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Baton Rouge, Louisiana is located in East Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Baton Rouge, LA include 70894, 70807, and 70814. The median home price in Baton Rouge is $179,900. More Baton Rouge information.

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Local news for Baton Rouge, LA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Boy, 7, killed in drive-by shooting in Baton Rouge, $10k reward...

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux holds a picture of 7-year-old Terrez Coleman, who was struck and killed in a drive-by shooting on Saturday, Aug. 16. .

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2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man accused of brutal child abuse has long drug-related criminal history

Court documents reveal a long criminal history for the man accused of abusing his 5-year-old child.

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2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Officials release image of vehicle involved in drive-by shooting death of 7-year-old

Leaders from several north Baton Rouge churches gathered to discuss the shooting death of a 7-year-old boy.

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3 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Former hospital worker wanted on theft charges for unauthorized charges on company credit cards

Police are looking for a former cancer hospital employee accused of making more than $15,000 worth of unauthorized charges using corporate credit cards.

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6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Being gay in Baton Rouge: five perspectives on what it's like

In light of recent public debate about an ordinance mulled by the Baton Rouge Metro council banning discriminaiton based on sexual orientatoin, Baton Rouge residents share their experiences about what it's like to be a gay person living in the city.

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10 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

Known 'card cheat' admits using invisible ink to mark cards at Mohegan Sun

A man flagged by casino security officials as a "known card cheat" pleaded guilty Wednesday in New London Superior Court to using invisible ink to mark cards at Mohegan Sun on Sept.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Aug. 21, 2014

MINDFUL MEDITATION: 10 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Eden Park Branch. Learn how to meditate at the library.

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The Advocate

Appeal issued in Baton Rouge for Type O blood donors

The United Blood Services in Louisiana has announced it is in urgent need of Type O blood donors, part of a national trend to step up donations in the last weeks of August.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Sheriff to hold 5 p.m. news conference on shooting death of 7-year-old

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux will hold a 5 p.m. news conference to announce a new development in this weekend's deadly shooting of a 7-year-old boy.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Authorities search businesses connected to embattled Palermo

The 6th Annual Cajun Castaway Kayak Fishing Tournament will be held from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 23 in Lake Charles.

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WBRZ

Houmas House Plantation's Tahini Grouper with Couscous Salad

Fete Baton Rouge is now less than two weeks away. Many of Louisiana's top chefs will come together for a night of fine food, wine and celebration.

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The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

WINE & JEMINI VENTURE: 6 p.m., Rennaissance Hotel of Baton Rouge, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. The Baton Rouge-based band will perform original acoustic music as well as covers.

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NOLA.com

Common Core backers take court victory over Gov. Bobby Jindal

A Baton Rouge judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of a New Orleans charter school group and the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in their fight to proceed with national Common Core tests .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Les Miles Radio Show debuts Wednesday

The Les Miles Show will have its 2014 debut on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. from TJ Ribs on Acadian Thruway.

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The Advocate

Baton Rouge man accused in rash of Ascension auto burglaries

Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man Tuesday in a rash of vehicle burglaries last month in the Geismar area, said Maj.

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The Times-Picayune

Dog-friendly Baton Rouge: Our guide to the bars and restaurants that welcome pups

Heading out on the town with your pooch? It's always nice to make sure they're well-dressed for the occasion.

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WBRZ

Restraining order issued against age restriction

Louisiana court officials facing new age restrictions that could oust them from office will instead be allowed to sign up for re-election bids next week.

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NOLA.com

Baton Rouge woman ordered to pay nearly $44 million in restitution for Medicare fraud scheme involving mentally ill

The Baton Rouge owner of three mental health centers was sentenced Monday to pay $43.5 million in restitution and serve 8-and-a-half years in federal prison for a Medicare fraud scheme.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Dashcam video shows fiery I-10 accident as it happens

A video posted Sunday to YouTube shows the moment when a Lincoln Towncar and an 18-wheeler collided last Monday on I-10 in Gulfport.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Advocate

Public hearing on red snapper draws record crowd at the Hyatt Place

Going by the title "Sector Separation" given the plan by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, Reef Fish Amendment 40 will divide recreational fishing for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico into "private" and "for-hire" sectors.

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