Posted 7:30 PM 9/30/2023 by Logan Cullop
BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement is looking for a person who set fire to a vacant house along Eaton Street on Saturday.
According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, a home in the middle of Eaton Street was set on fire shortly before 5 p.m.
Firefighters said the flames started in the living room. There was $20,000 worth of damage done to the home.
Anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the arsonist should call (225) 389-2050.
Posted 4:54 PM 9/30/2023 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department is now the focus of a class action lawsuit alleging that officers habitually strip-searched individuals without justification.
The lawsuit filed Friday alleges that numerous people had their rights violated by Baton Rouge police (More)
Posted 2:06 PM 9/30/2023 by Adam Burruss
BATON ROUGE - Several Metro Council members are planning a "Stand With Chief Murphy Paul Rally" outside of the Baton Rouge Police Department Headquarters Monday in support of the embattled police chief.
According to the Office of Public Information, Cleve Dunn, Jr. (More)...
Posted 9:43 PM 9/29/2023 by Alexis Marigny
BATON ROUGE - After four Baton Rouge officers were charged with corruption, the East Baton Rouge District Attorney's office now has to start reviewing previous investigations.
The four Baton Rouge officers, Deputy Chief Troy Lawrence, Jesse Barcelona, Todd Thomas, and Doug Chutz are (More)
Posted 5:49 PM 9/29/2023 by Jonathan Shelley
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge General on Saturday hosts the second of two September flu shot events, with a clinic at 5353 Florida Blvd.
Shots will be administered from 8 a.m. until noon to those ages 3 and older. The location is the site of BRG's Primary Care Group Clinic.
In most (More)
Appeals court blocks hearings on drawing a second majority-Black congressional district in Louisiana
Posted 4:02 PM 9/29/2023 by Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge’s plan to hold hearings next week to draw up congressional boundary lines giving Louisiana a second majority-Black district was blocked Thursday by a divided appeals court panel.
Supporters of establishing a second such district had hoped a (More)
Posted 6:11 PM 9/29/2023 by Hunter McCann
Best Bets is back!
Hunter McCann and Michael Shingleton are back again this week, to give you the Best Bets for College Football and the NFL!
Week 5 of College Football:
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Posted 11:38 AM 9/29/2023 by WBRZ Staff
Early voting is underway across Louisiana as its residents pick a governor to replace term-limited John Bel Edwards.
Fifteen people filed paperwork seeking to replace the two-term Democrat. Pre-election polling suggested no candidate appeared to have enough support to win the seat outright (More)
Posted 11:32 AM 9/29/2023 by WBRZ Staff
Voting opens for the 2023 primary election Saturday and will run through Saturday, Oct. 7. Topping the slate are more than a dozen candidates hoping to replace the term-limited Gov. John Bel Edwards and four other statewide offices.
Also being considered statewide are four proposed (More)
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