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  • Worst road in parish now the best

    July 28, 2015 11:28 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Years after becoming one of the most dreaded roads in Livingston Parish, South Point Drive is now a beacon of hope. The street, which was compared to streets in war-torn countries like Iraq by some who live on it, has been repaved. A Livingston Parish official... more »
  • Police chase ends after suspect rams two cruisers

    July 16, 2015 8:08 PM

    SATSUMA - A two-parish police chase ended shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday when officers from various departments were able to apprehend the suspect. Police in Hammond said Andrew Baker stole a TV from Walmart and tried to run over workers who tried to stop him. Police said when they... more »
  • Livingston Parish man not missing, just gone fishing

    July 13, 2015 10:38 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Investigators said they've confirmed a Livingston Parish man who was reported missing was actually out fishing. Family members initially told News 2 that Shane Paul Gaudin Sr. called them Tuesday and said he'd been at a friend's camp fishing in the deep woods for the past few... more »
  • 19-year-old dies from injuries in crash

    July 4, 2015 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old died from injuries sustained in a crash earlier this week, the Louisiana State Police said Saturday. Lolene Collyer of Denham Springs died Friday night. Collyer died at a hospital in Baton Rouge a day after the crash in Watson. Thursday, Collyer turned into... more »
  • Man dies trying to help tuber

    June 14, 2015 5:52 PM

    WATSON, La. - An Opelousas man died Saturday of what appeared to be a drowning. Ketni Thomas, 32, was allegedly trying to swim upstream to assist a distressed, younger tuber, when he became exhausted and went under water. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the Upper Amite... more »
  • Livingston man accused of sex with teen in town park

    June 10, 2015 2:35 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Police arrested a 28-year-old man Tuesday accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl twice in public locations. Investigators say they received a complaint from a resident that Jason Lee Kelly was seen entering a women's restroom in the park across the street from the Livingston Police... more »
  • Busy Livingston highway scene of log truck crash Monday Play Video

    June 8, 2015 5:05 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - On schedule, State Police opened a stretch of highway that was closed for the evening rush after a log truck overturned. For about three hours Monday, Highway 1019 north of Hunstock Road was closed. The highway was down to just one lane because of an... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash with big rig

    June 4, 2015 9:54 PM

    ALBANY - A man from East Feliciana Parish was killed when the motorcycle he was driving slammed into a big rig in Livingston Parish. The accident happened near Highway 43, north of Albany. State Police say Walter Booker, Jr., 42, came around a curve, couldn't stop in time, and... more »
  • No injuries when ultralight crashed into the Diversion Canal check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 2, 2015 9:03 PM

    MAUREPAS - No one was hurt when an Ultralight aircraft crashed into the Diversion Canal shortly before sundown Tuesday. The recreational aircraft was partially submerged in the canal on the Ascension Parish side near Highway 22 and River Highland Road. The operator told sheriff's deputies later, he had engine... more »
  • Man dies when his truck leaves road in Livingston Parish

    May 28, 2015 7:37 AM

    LIVINGSTON- State police say a 29-year-old Holden man died in a single-vehicle crash in Livingston Parish. Troopers were called to Louisiana Highway 42 about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, where they discovered the body of Mark Lineske. Authorities believe he was driving a pickup eastbound when he ran off the road entering... more »
  • Accused flasher faces more charges

    May 15, 2015 9:46 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Deputies added more charges to ones a man already faced related to an obscenity complaint earlier this week. Friday, Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies said they charged Logan Casey with three more counts of obscenity and one count of attempted obscenity. Casey already faced charges after being arrested... more »
  • Mugshot released of teen suspect in officer-involved shooting case

    May 4, 2015 4:50 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The parish jail released the booking photo of Matthew Peyronnin Monday afternoon. Peyronnin, 19, was booked into jail Friday evening on attempted second-degree murder of a police officer charges. The charges stem from an altercation last week where Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies shot Peyronnin when he appeared... more »
  • Election results for May ballot

    May 2, 2015 11:56 PM

    Baton Rouge - All ten tax proposals got a yes from voters in the WBRZ viewing area. Nine of them were renewals and one of them was a new tax. In east Baton Rouge parish, two tax proposals from the St. George Fire Department Passed. A Renewal tax which... more »
  • Man sought in thefts from RV park

    April 30, 2015 1:17 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Detectives asked for the public's help Thursday identifying a man seen using credit cards which were stolen from an RV park in the town of Livingston. Sheriff's office spokesperson Lori Steele said overnight April 12 and into the 13th someone broke into a number of campers and... more »
  • Entergy customers still without power

    April 28, 2015 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Entergy says about 90 percent of its Louisiana customers impacted by Monday morning's bout of severe storms will have power restored by Tuesday night. Nearly all others can expect to have their electricity back on by Wednesday. Entergy spokesperson Will Johnson III says a crew of... more »
  • Skipping jury duty becomes more of a pain than serving for some

    April 14, 2015 10:51 PM

    AMITE - Nine people who skipped jury duty in Tangipahoa Parish had to pay a small fine, promise to sit on a jury this year and do a bit of community service to avoid jail time for contempt of court. Judge Robert Morrison of the 21st Judicial District, which... more »
  • Livingston hopes to sway voters to approve school tax renewal

    April 14, 2015 8:48 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The school district is hoping to convince voters to renew a tax that has been on the books for sixty years. The district begged voters in a press release Tuesday, to renew the tax that funds maintenance projects for "every school building in the school district." ... more »
  • Livingston parish Relay For Life check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 14, 2015 8:47 AM

    LIVINGSTON- It's a relay that ignites the community against cancer, and it's coming to Livingston parish. Hundreds of people will gather in Denham Springs to honor cancer survivors, their caregivers, and to pay tribute to those for whom the cure did not come soon enough. The American Cancer... more »
  • People promise to picket with trailers if they are forced to move check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 9, 2015 10:43 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A group of people in Livingston Parish now have 30 days, instead of 15, to leave a Denham Springs subdivision after violating state law. Members of the Magnolia Estates subdivision who live in travel trailers - or "campers" - recently came home to an eviction notice,... more »
  • Woman booked in shooting

    April 3, 2015 7:47 PM

    WALKER - Deputies booked a 28-year-old woman into jail Friday night, accused of shooting a man in the leg earlier in the day. Jamie Henson faces attempted second degree murder charges. Investigators said they are not sure why Henson shot the man, though. The shooting happened at a... more »
  • Man caught after fleeing traffic stop

    April 1, 2015 9:13 PM

    WALKER - Deputies and local police spent a few hours Wednesday night looking for a suspect who ran during a traffic stop. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office identified the man as Leonard Morgan. They believe Morgan violated his probation and took off running instead of being arrested. Just... more »
  • New facility to create & retain jobs in Livingston

    March 21, 2015 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A food distribution company plans a $16 million capital investment to build a new facility in Walker. Gov. Bobby Jindal and Larry Daigle, general manager of Louisiana operations for The Martin-Brower Company, say the project will help retain 160 existing jobs and create 30 new jobs. Martin... more »
  • Livingston Parish votes to move forward with road projects check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 17, 2015 10:26 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The parish council approved a road overlay project list Tuesday night after more than a year of arguments and delays. Dozens of roads in the parish need major repairs. A special meeting was called over concerns about whether or not the road list followed state law. ... more »
  • Livingston deputy shot while searching for drugs, suspect arrested

    March 10, 2015 11:49 PM

    WALKER - A Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputy's bullet proof vest saved his life when a man shot at him Tuesday evening. The sheriff's office said the deputy was in the process of conducting a search warrant related to drugs at the intersection of Johnson Lane and Sycamore Street when... more »
  • Man killed, a second injured in Livingston Parish crash

    March 10, 2015 8:21 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A Walker man was killed and a second passenger injured in a crash in Livingston Parish late Monday night, Louisiana State Police say. Garrett Minard, 21, died in the single-car accident on LA Hwy 1019, east of LA Hwy 16. Crash investigators say he was driving... more »
  • Ricks announces plans for second term

    March 5, 2015 10:26 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Parish President Layton Ricks announced Thursday, he is running for re-election. In a news release Thursday, Ricks touted his last three years in office when there has been a surge in new developments and infrastructure improvements. The Juban Crossing development opened for business late last year and... more »
  • EPIC Piping to establish fabrication, headquarters

    March 4, 2015 4:21 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Gov. Bobby Jindal and EPIC Piping President Kent Shepherd says the company will make a $45.3 million investment in Livingston Parish to establish an advanced pipe fabrication facility and corporate headquarters. The entire 200,000-square-foot facility, with future expansion to 300,000 square feet, will be air-conditioned workspace, with advanced... more »
  • Deputies freezin' for a reason in Gonzales

    February 28, 2015 6:48 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension, Livingston and East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies joined forces to take a dive into some chilly waters Saturday morning at the 7th Annual Polar Plunge. The teams jumped into the freezing waters at Cabela's in Gonzales all to raise money for athletes in the Louisiana Special... more »
  • Friday night crash closed Juban Road

    February 20, 2015 8:25 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Police closed Juban Road for part of Friday evening after a crash south of I-12. Video captured by a WBRZ photographer on the scene shows a damaged, large truck and a mangled, smaller sedan. Witnesses said at least one person was taken to the hospital.... more »
  • Some charges dropped against Livingston contractor

    February 19, 2015 11:23 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Some charges against contractor Corey Delahoussaye were dropped Thursday. Delahoussaye is accused of over-billing Livingston Parish for work related to Hurricane Gustav clean up. Twenty-two of the 81 counts against him were dropped by the district attorney in the area. The dropped charges are related to... more »
  • Residents want state to fix site of deadly crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 13, 2015 5:06 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Another fatal crash took place on Highway 63, south of Highway 449. According to the The Department of Transportation and Development, It's the second fatality to happen in that area within recent years. Louis Gurka III, 55, of Baton Rouge was traveling north on the highway... more »
  • After wreck, airlifted driver dies at hospital

    February 13, 2015 7:47 AM

    LIVINGSTON - A Baton Rouge man was killed in a single-car accident in Livingston Parish Thursday night, according to Louisiana State Police. The wreck happened around 8:30 p.m. on LA Hwy 63 south of LA Hwy 449. Crash investigators say Louis L. Gurka, III, 55, wasn't wearing a seatbelt... more »
  • Taxes placed on Livingston May ballot

    February 12, 2015 11:06 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Parish leaders approved putting two tax measures on the May ballot Thursday night. One is the second attempt for the fire department covering the Holden area. A tax renewal failed in December. The department believes low voter turnout and knowledge about the renewal caused the defeat. ... more »
  • Driver accused of smashing into bus has $19,000 bond

    February 4, 2015 10:06 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The man accused of driving under the influence and slamming into a bus loaded with children remained in the Livingston Parish Jail overnight Wednesday on a $19,208 bond. Brandon Vince faces twenty charges following the wreck on Tuesday. He was booked after being released from the hospital.... more »
  • Off-duty deputy involved in deadly shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 3, 2015 3:39 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man died after a shooting involving an off-duty Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputy and a woman at a house on Country Club Lane Tuesday afternoon. Specific details about the incident have not been released by State Police, the lead agency on the case since the sheriff's... more »
  • Iconic marina closes doors for good Saturday

    January 30, 2015 10:38 PM

    MAUREPAS - An icon of Livingston Parish, Val's Marina, will close for good Saturday. On Facebook , managers posted daily updates about the last crowds visiting and eating along with pictures that mark joyous moments in the restaurant's more than 50 year history. Mangers posted most of the menu... more »
  • Baton Rouge area home sales increase in 2014

    January 21, 2015 10:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge area home sales increased by 3.2 percent in 2014, thanks to more activity in Livingston and Ascension parishes. There were 8,903 homes sold in the nine-parish area during 2014, compared with 8,625 in 2013, according to figures released Tuesday by the Greater Baton Rouge Association... more »
  • Task force wants to talk to Congress about slow-moving Comite project

    January 13, 2015 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A task force set up to monitor the slow-moving Comite River Diversion Project met for the final time Tuesday. The group, set up by an act of the legislature last year, has been discussing ways to get the program to move faster. The canal project is years... more »
  • Deputies play Santa in Livingston Parish check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 19, 2014 1:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies in Livingston Parish will be playing Santa this weekend. Hundreds of gifts were delivered to children across the parish as part of Sheriff Jason Ard's Christmas Crusade. Dozens of deputies battled the rain Friday morning to load up their cruisers with toys donated by the... more »
  • Livingston Parish has an $11 million flood plan check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 15, 2014 9:49 PM

    MAUREPAS - There's an $11 million plan to purchase flood-prone properties in Livingston Parish and either tear them down, or raise them above flood levels. In the next year and a half, the parish plans to tackle about 90 low-lying properties. Most of them will be elevated to comply... more »
  • Two years later, Jade keeps helping animals check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 15, 2014 8:00 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Jade Mitchell raised more than $10,000 for area shelters over the past two years, and even adopted a pet of her home. This morning on 2une In, we went back to the shelter where Jade began her dedicated to taking care of animals. Workers at Denham... more »
  • Livy deputies preparing to play Santa check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 12, 2014 7:14 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Santa hats and sirens don't usually go together, but they do in Livingston Parish. Sheriff's deputies are doing their part to be Santa's helpers on the streets for their annual Christmas Crusade for the Children. So far 1,200 kids have had their Christmas wishes granted, but... more »
  • Council makes changes, paves way for gravel pit check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 11, 2014 10:27 PM

    WATSON - The Livingston Parish Council voted for tougher rules and regulations for gravel pit companies planning to build. For months, most of the Oak Hills subdivision off Highway 16 in Watson has been fighting against a gravel pit company building feet from their 230 home neighborhood. A... more »
  • Council discusses pay raise, parish president's absence check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 24, 2014 10:49 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Members of the Livingston Parish Council are upset they aren't moving forward in the direction they would like. The council is concerned about the Master Plan and proposed changes to the Home Rule Charter that are up to voters on Dec. 6. Councilman Ricky Goff chastised... more »
  • LPSO cracks down on drugs during roundup check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 21, 2014 4:21 PM

    LIVINGSTON - More than a dozen accused drug dealers were busted in Livingston Parish Friday during a narcotics roundup. The suspected dealers got a rude awakening as deputies worked parish-wide to crack down on drugs. "The mission here is to make sure we get any and every drug... more »
  • Livingston Parish pushing for community college

    November 21, 2014 6:42 AM

    LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish School Board has agreed to give 12.3 acres of undeveloped land to the state in exchange for a community and technical college. Under the terms of the cooperative endeavor agreement, the school board will transfer a tract of land behind the Livingston Parish Literacy and... more »
  • Tornado damage confirmed in Livingston Parish check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 17, 2014 7:59 AM

    LIVINGSTON - The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that storm damage overnight in Livingston Pairsh was caused by a tornado. A survey team confirmed damage found north of Livingston indicated an EF 1 tornado. This means winds gusted in the range of 85-110mph. The storms were caused by... more »
  • Mosquito money still a problem in Livingston check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 11, 2014 9:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- As the end of the Mosquito Abatement program nears in Livingston Parish, current director Jeanine Tessmer is working hard to secure funding that could keep the program alive. "We will not be spraying in 2015 and that's going to allow the mosquitoes to grow in the numbers... more »
  • Livingston schools expand after increase in students

    November 11, 2014 3:19 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Some students in Livingston Parish could come back to new classrooms after Thanksgiving break. With the number of students growing in the parish, schools are looking to expand. After a rise in students, sixth graders at Doyle Elementary transferred to Doyle High School in the town of... more »
  • Three charged with stealing innocence of country living

    October 22, 2014 8:10 PM

    WATSON- Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested three people in a burglary ring where as many as 30 vehicles were hit by thieves this week. Racey Ford, Jacob Anderson and Michael Terrell face burglary and resisting an officer charges. Authorities said the group hit unlocked vehicles in the Richmond Place... more »
  • Baton Rouge home sales post slight drop in September

    October 22, 2014 6:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Home sales in metro Baton Rouge were down by 1 percent in September, despite increased sales in Ascension and Livingston parishes. According to figures released Tuesday by the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, there were 725 home sales that closed in September in the eight-parish area.... more »
  • Shampine spending another weekend on the lam

    October 17, 2014 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A wanted man will enter his second weekend on the run Saturday and has managed to spend the last week without being noticed. Dennis Shampine has been running from authorities since the second week of October. He has not been seen since Friday, October 10 when a... more »
  • Deputies honored for Hollywood-style river rescue

    October 16, 2014 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Four deputies from three different departments were honored by the East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff Thursday. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy John Buie and Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Sergeant Carl Childers were given the Medal of Valor award. Two deputies from the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Livingston Mosquito Abatement shutting down check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 16, 2014 3:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Mosquito abatement in Livingston Parish will come to an end sometime next week. The program is running out of money after voters struck down a fee that would have tacked on to property taxes. Mosquito Abatement Director Jeanine Tessmer says drivers will spray until the chemicals... more »
  • Juban Crossing officially opens its doors check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 15, 2014 4:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - After years of delays and funding setbacks the Juban Crossing shopping center opened Wednesday for business. Delay after delay put doubt in the minds of some Livingston Parish residents as the wait for the shopping center lingered on. "Oh forever, I didn't think it would... more »
  • Neighbors worried wanted man is hiding in woods, feet from houses check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 12, 2014 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sunday night, people kept eyes on the dark woods behind their homes on Riverside Park Drive since a convict is likely lurking in the shadows. Dennis Shampine's run from the law has lasted through the weekend and approaches the one week mark since he bolted from police... more »
  • Still no sign of wanted man after late Friday night search

    October 10, 2014 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A convicted felon continued his run from the law late Friday as a slew of authorities trailed him again overnight. Dennis Shampine has been eluding authorities since Tuesday when the first manhunt to find him, this one in Walker, put schools on lockdown after lunch. He was... more »
  • Manhunt ended for wanted sex offender check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 10, 2014 9:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State police say the manhunt for a sex offender now wanted for robberies in Livingston Parish was called off around 11 p.m. Thursday. Dennis Shampine remains at large. Shampine was spotted Thursday morning walking near the Amite river bridge by a state trooper, prompting an... more »
  • Livingston Parish fire company to deal with underground fires

    October 9, 2014 11:07 PM

    HOLDEN- Ferrara Fire Apparatus has been hired to extinguish underground fires at the Harrelson Materials Management landfill in Shreveport. The Department of Environmental Quality announced the deal Thursday. The DEQ forced the landfill to cease operations after the owner failed to make plans about how to deal with subterranean... more »
  • Mayor, police chief want audio tapes thrown out check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 2, 2014 6:17 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The longtime mayor and police chief of Springfield went to court Thursday facing felony charges for allegedly covering up a DWI arrest. The pair is accused of reducing charges of an April 2011 DWI to reckless operation. Both were arrested three years ago and face charges of... more »
  • Lawmakers angry over failed progress at Comite Diversion Canal check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 29, 2014 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tense meeting unfolded at the State Capitol Monday as lawmakers argued over the stalled-out Comite River Diversion Project. The meeting got heated as the group met with project leaders about the lack of progress recently. If the project is ever finished, it should ease flooding... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in Thursday crash

    September 25, 2014 10:10 PM

    MAUREPAS - State Police believe speed was a factor in a crash where a motorcyclist died Thursday evening. Irvin W. Lachney, 35, died in the single vehicle wreck on LA Hwy 22 east of LA Hwy 16. Lachney appears to have lost control in a curve, drove into a... more »
  • Couple busted for drugs with 4-year-old at home

    September 24, 2014 4:58 PM

    SORRENTO - Deputies said they arrested a man and his wife after the couple tried to deal drugs to undercover agents with their four-year-old girl in the home. Deputies from Ascension and Livingston parishes took Donald Sanford, 36 and his wife Chelsea Sanford, 22, into custody on Monday after... more »
  • Boil Advisory in Livingston Parish

    September 21, 2014 10:35 AM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - French Settlement Water Co. Says there is a boil advisory for people living in French Settlement for at least two days. The water company will test the water Monday in hopes of lifting the advisory by noon Tuesday. Officials say it is due a main... more »
  • DHH: One death and 11 new cases of West Nile virus

    September 19, 2014 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials reports one new West Nile virus death out of 11 news cases in the state. Officials say the new cases bring this year's total to 103 cases. According to the report the death in DHH Region 3 which encompasses St. Mary, St. James,... more »
  • Livingston automotive class preps students for real world check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 18, 2014 4:27 PM

    WALKER - High school students from all across Livingston Parish get hands on experience fixing real world problems with cars, all while earning college credit. It's part of a dual enrollment program at the Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center. Students in the class learn everything from brakes and... more »
  • No fire protection, no problem check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 11, 2014 9:32 PM

    THREE RIVERS ISLAND - A man tired of waiting for fire protection in his neighborhood built his own makeshift fire hydrant. "This isn't a cure-all, it gives us some piece of mind," said Sanford Kreisler. Three Rivers Island has about 80 homes, 30 of them house permanent residents... more »
  • Boil advisory in Livingston

    September 8, 2014 8:43 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A boil advisory has been issued in Livingston Parish effective immediately. The advisory affects those who live in Denham Springs on Amite Church Road due to a busted water main. Water District #2 says people living in those areas should boil their water before drinking... more »
  • DHH: 2 new West Nile deaths in the state

    September 5, 2014 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials report two new West Nile virus deaths in the Capital Area Region and in Northwest Louisiana. Officials also reported nineteen new cases, bringing this year's total to 80 cases. The Department of Health and Hospitals' weekly report shows six new neuroinvasive disease cases... more »
  • Baton Rouge area home sales post gain in July

    August 26, 2014 8:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Home sales in metro Baton Rouge increased by 2 percent in July, thanks to increased sales in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes. There were 856 home sales that closed in July in the nine-parish area. That's according to figures released Monday by the Greater Baton Rouge... more »
  • DHH: 2 new cases of chikungunya in La.

    August 22, 2014 8:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State health officials report two new cases of chikungunya fever but none of dengue fever in Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, in its weekly Arbovirus Surveillance Summary released Friday, said so far there have been 10 cases of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness... more »
  • DHH confirms 13 new cases of West Nile in Louisiana

    August 15, 2014 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Health officials confirmed 13 new case of West Nile in the state Friday. The Department of Health and Hospitals reported multiple cases in East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Caddo, Calcasieu and Livingston. Officials say the 13 new cases were reported in the state's latest surveillance report, bringing... more »
  • No action taken on legal fees in middle of feud check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 14, 2014 4:37 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Thursday night, the Livingston Parish Council did not act on dealing with legal fees related to a lawsuit involving council members. The council wanted the parish to pay attorney fees for two council members, but Parish President Layton Ricks wants to wait until a judge makes a... more »

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