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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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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for Aug. 1, 2014

Firefighters responded twice to emergency calls at the same home just a few blocks north of LSU Thursday morning - first to a suspected arson and later to a fire without an immediately clear cause.

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5 hrs ago | The News-Star

New laws set new restrictions on La. drivers

While those recommendations seem like sound advice while driving Louisiana's streets, roads and highways, starting Friday they're also the law.

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6 hrs ago | The Advocate

Ralphie May brings a delightfully dirtya comedy to Baton Rouge

For the last 25 years, May has made a living by saying what's on his mind, and despite now being a married guy with two kids, he has no intentions of cleaning up his act.

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10 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

18-wheeler on I-110 North goes over concrete wall

A scary crash involving an 18-wheelers that could have ended up much worse blocked I-110 South near the Governor's Mansion Curve.

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15 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Top schools in New Orleans, Baton Rouge areas achieve high Advanced Placement scores

Almost all New Orleans- and Baton Rouge-area schools with top scores on national Advanced Placement tests are long-time high achievers.

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19 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Firefighters investigate another arson at home set on fire two months ago

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said it started on Alliquipa Street between Wyandotte and Winnebago streets a little after 9:15 p.m. Mark Miles with BRFD said firefighters arrived on the scene to find the house filled with flames, but it only took them about 10 minutes to get the fire under control.

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21 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Two healthcare company operators plead guilty to fraud

The operators of a healthcare company face prison time after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WBRZ

Driver identified after killing himself at busy BR eatery

The driver of a truck that was reported stolen by Enterprise Rental Car in Metairie killed himself in a restaurant parking lot after a short pursuit on I-12 in Baton Rouge Wednesday.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man arrested for shooting a man in the face

A second suspect has been arrested in connection to a case where the victim was shot in the face while attempting to protect a child.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man commits suicide in restaurant parking lot after police chase in stolen truck

Reports say police tried to pull over a pickup truck around 10:50 a.m. on I-12 West near Millerville for following too closely.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Bond raised to $75k for man accused of raping woman he met on Tinder app

In a new viral video, a little girl is thrown into hysterics over the idea of her little brother growing up.

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WBRZ

Flex your golden pipes in Baton Rouge

Auditions are now underway for the 2014-15 Baton Rouge Symphony Chorus. Everyone in the Baton Rouge area is invited to try out.

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The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building. NAP will have tents with art supplies for the community to create art for free.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WBRZ

Sheriff's office plans school supply giveaway

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said their annual school supply event will be Saturday, Aug. 2nd from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Glen Oaks High School.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge woman accused of terrorizing

Pacific Gas & Electric is accused of lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.

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NOLA.com

LSU official offers safety tips amidst alleged rape in Baton Rouge spawning from Tinder app date

An alleged rape involving a man and woman near LSU over this past weekend has sparked much conversation about the incident.

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WBRZ

Ethel woman accused of stealing $40,000 from church

Detectives arrested a woman accused of using a corporate credit card to steal over $40,000 from the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge over the past three years.

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WBRZ

PoPs and the population complication

The WBRZ Weather team works all year long to pinpoint and explain those pesky PoPs-as they are such a crucial forecast aspect of often showery South Louisiana summer afternoons.

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WBRZ

New magnet programs in Baton Rouge schools include Mandarin Chinese, broadcasting

If you still have not decided where to send your child to school when class resumes this fall, there are some new magnet programs in Baton Rouge schools that could help you make up your mind.

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WYLD-FM

New Expressway For Baton Rouge?

Traction is starting to build for a proposed new four-lane highway on the west side of the Mississippi and a new bridge across the river.

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