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  • Krewe of Artemis rolls through downtown Baton Rouge Play Video

    February 18, 2017 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Marching bands, floats all decked out, and some real fancy cars highlighted the Krewe of Artemis Saturday night. The parade, composed of an entirely female krewe, was started by parade captan Joanne Harvey 16 years ago. "Our whole reason why he started it to be... more »
  • Saturday parade guide for downtown Baton Rouge

    February 18, 2017 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two major parades will make their way through downtown Baton Rouge Saturday afternoon. KREWE MYSTIQUE Founded in 1976, Mystique is Baton Rouge's oldest krewe and remains dedicated to being a family-friendly parade. Krewe Mystique rides on Saturday at 2 p.m. in downtown Baton Rouge. ... more »
  • Sheriff's Office: 895 arrests during Mardi Gras

    March 6, 2014 2:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman says there were 895 arrests during the 2014 Mardi Gras season that started Feb. 21 and ended Tuesday. Of those arrests, Gusman's office said that 440 were made on state charges, 330 on municipal charges and 125 for traffic violations. Charges ranged... more »
  • Jefferson Parish fines Mardi Gras krewes

    March 27, 2013 8:49 AM

    GRETNA- Six Mardi Gras krewes have been fined from $100 to $2,500 for violating Jefferson Parish's parade ordinance during Carnival 2013. According to public records released Tuesday, The Times-Picayune reports most of the infractions involved unmasked riders and smoking on floats, although two krewes were cited for having too few... more »
  • 3rd man booked in pre-Mardi Gras shooting

    February 17, 2013 3:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a third man has turned himself in to face charges from a shooting on Bourbon Street three days before Mardi Gras. Officer Hilal Williams says 19-year-old Malcolm Hall was booked Saturday with four counts of attempted first-degree murder. An online jail roster indicates... more »
  • DOTD: No lane closures during 'Super Gras'

    January 24, 2013 10:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Because of the magnitude of special events surrounding Super Bowl and a full slate of parades associated with New Orleans' carnival season, state transportation officials say they are suspending lane closures on all bridges, freeways, expressways and arterial roadways near those activities. The Louisiana Department of Transportation... more »

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