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  • Searchers: Missing jet isn't in most likely zone

    May 29, 2014 2:10 AM

    CANBERRA, Australia - An Australian agency says investigators have concluded that the missing Malaysian jet is not within an area thought to be its most likely resting place after an unmanned submersible found no sign of the plane. The Joint Agency Coordination Center said Thursday the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21... more »
  • Schools to decide on driving while talking cell phone ban

    May 21, 2014 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- School districts and its schools will decide whether or not restrictions in specific school zones should include a ban on using handheld cell phones while driving through the area. A watered down version of the law was approved by lawmakers and heads to the governor's desk for... more »
  • Reality TV lures out-of-state gator hunters to La.

    August 27, 2013 11:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Reality television may be bringing more out-of-state alligator hunters to Louisiana. State alligator program head Noel Kinler says licenses issued to out-of-state trappers are on pace to eclipse last year's record of 507. The 30-day season opens in eastern Louisiana on Wednesday and on Sept.... more »
  • Police looking for Auto Zone burglar

    August 20, 2013 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a security photo of a man they said broke into a Baton Rouge auto parts store and stole several items. Cpl. Don Coppola said it happened around 2 a.m. Aug. 3 at the Auto Zone on Florida Boulevard. He said the burglar busted out... more »
  • ACLU's suit over Super Bowl "clean zone" settled

    January 28, 2013 2:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans have agreed to a settlement resolving the group's lawsuit over the city's plans to enforce a "clean zone" where the use of banners, signs and flags would be restricted during Super Bowl week. The... more »
  • Tweaks considered for 'enterprise zone' tax break

    December 11, 2012 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret says he'll propose changes to a tax credit program that was designed to spur development in depressed communities. The program has instead often benefited big companies investing in affluent areas. Moret told a legislative committee Monday that Louisiana granted $91 million in... more »
  • Tiger Stadium expansion benefits other LSU sports Play Video

    May 3, 2012 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Applications are available for the new suites and club seats in Tiger Stadium's South End Zone expansion. The 60 Tiger Den Suites and 3000 Stadium Club seats will be awarded to fans who request them on a priority point basis. A donation of $69,000 is required... more »
  • LSP still investigating I-12 wreck this morning Play Video

    December 13, 2011 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers faced gridlock along I-12 in East Baton Rouge Parish today after an 18-wheeler lost its load of pipes in a construction zone near the Amite River bridge. Traffic was backed up for hours while crews cleared the wreck. Six people were injured, but none killed.... more »
  • School Zone Safety

    August 10, 2011 6:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - School officials,and Baton Rouge police want you to slow down. School zone speed limits are in effect. Police will be shooting radar throughout the city cracking down on speeders. This morning, at least ten tickets were issued in one school zone. School zone times... more »
  • GO Zone bond deadline extended for another year

    January 21, 2011 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Congress has extended the deadline for tapping into a tax-free hurricane recovery bond program, and two projects already are in line to use up the remaining $301 million. Applications by Georgia-Pacific and a Covington nursing home for the Gulf Opportunity Zone bond program would... more »
  • Truckers diagnose I-12 problems

    January 10, 2011 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Both lanes of I-12 eastbound are back open after traffic officials put recovery operations on hold for a crashed 18-wheeler. The truck, which was hauling potatoes, rolled onto its side in the construction zone near the Amite River Bridge this morning. There were no injuries, and... more »
  • LSP: I-12 back open after truck crash, could close again tonight

    January 10, 2011 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Both lanes of I-12 eastbound are back open after traffic officials put recovery operations on hold for a crashed 18-wheeler. The truck, which was hauling potatoes, rolled onto its side in the construction zone near the Amite River Bridge this morning. There were no injuries, and... more »
  • Pinnacle gets zoning for BR casino

    November 16, 2010 7:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. has received final zoning approval for its $357 million riverboat casino-hotel project in Baton Rouge. Las Vegas-based Pinnacle won approval last month from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board to double the size of its hotel to 200 rooms and add an 800-space parking garage.... more »
  • Security zone put in place around Deepwater Horizon

    October 27, 2010 3:35 PM

    Federal authorities have ordered a security zone be created around the Deepwater Horizon’s wreckage in order to protect any evidence that may still be near the blown well. The zone extends 750 feet in all directions from the wreckage site and its debris field, and companies that could enter the... more »

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