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Teenager hurt in shooting on North Sherwood Forest Drive

BATON ROUGE - A teenager was hurt in a shooting shortly after 3 p.m. Monday near the corner of North Sherwood Forest Drive and Bard Avenue. The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the shooting, but have not released the teenager's condition. No more information about what led to the...
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Juvenile shot Monday on Sherwood Street

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Emergency officials responded Monday afternoon to a reported shooting on Sherwood Street. According to Baton Rouge Police Department, a juvenile was shot in the leg in the 2000 block of Sherwood Street. This is a developing story. Check back for more details.
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Here's what LSU baseball is paying new pitching coach Wes Johnson, ex-Minnesota Twins coach

LSU baseball pitching coach Wes Johnson, who was hired on Monday, has signed a three-year term sheet worth $1.14 million. LSU released Johnson's contract information to The Advertiser on Monday after a public records request. The term sheet has a $380,000 yearly base salary and runs through June 30, 2025. He also receives an $800 per month vehicle allowance and a $25,000 relocation incentive. ...
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Conservative Christians Rejoice After Supreme Court Rules on Abortion

“I pumped my fist a bunch of times in the air and I let out a big ‘Yes!’” a beaming Alita Bryant said as she recalled her reaction Friday when she heard the momentous news she had been waiting so long to hear. The U.S. Supreme Court had overturned a constitutional right to abortion, leaving it up to states to decide whether to permit, restrict or ban the procedure that has been legal nationwide for nearly 50 years.
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Southern Pearl Is a Jewel in the Baton Rouge Culinary Tiara

With an outstanding history of legendary local restaurants stretching back for decades, who would think that an out-of-town entry would crack our list of culinary favorites in Baton Rouge? We came of age when names like Ralph and Kacoos, Mike and Tony's, Jack Sabin's, Jake Staples and the original Phil's Oyster Bar dominated the who's who in the Capitol City restaurant scene.
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St. Landry Road in Gonzales improvements underway

There will be road work taking place today and Tuesday on St. Landry Road in Gonzales. Construction begins at West Edenborne Parkway and moves north through Forestwood Avenue. There are lane closures, and as soil cement processes are underway, traffic will be limited to 2 mph.
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Work on University Lakes project picks up steam

Heavy equipment lined City Park Lake near LSU this morning, as the University Lakes restoration project picks up steam, WBRZ-TV reports. The first phase of the project, which local and state officials announced in April, has been fully funded and includes dredging the lakes to improve water quality and reduce the risk of flooding. On top of making the lakes deeper, later phases of the project will also improve the area aesthetically, adding walking paths and recreation features.
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Real estate agent sentenced to 30 years for beating 60-year-old to death outside Pontchartrain Hotel

A Baton Rouge real estate agent was sentenced Monday to 30 years behind bars for the 2018 beating death of a 60-year-old man on St. Charles Avenue. During the six-day trial last month, both sides agreed that 29-year-old Garrett Ward drunkenly fought Arnold Jackson, administering kicks and punches that broke the older man's jaw and caused severe bleeding to his brain. Two weeks after the Jan. 6, 2018, incident in the 2000 block of St. Charles Avenue, Jackson died in the hospital from blunt force injuries, the New Orleans coroner said.
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Inside Iverstine Farms Butcher’s new dine-in location

At Iverstine Farms Butcher’s new digs on Perkins Road, shoppers will find the same high-quality cuts of meat the brand has come to be known for in the Baton Rouge area, but now they can order breakfast or lunch during their grocery trip, too. At a traditional lunch counter,...
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Deputies join community for Pack the Park event

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office (EBRSO) remain vigilant in efforts to protect, serve, and simply get to know members of the local community. Over the weekend, EBRSO officers participated in Pack the Park, which is a yearly anti-violence event that...
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