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Louisiana’s Largest Hunting & Fishing Show Announces Changes
From the marshes of southwest Louisiana near Lake Charles to the great Cajun Prairie near Eunice to the rolling hills and pine forests of central and northern Louisiana one thing is certain, we love the outdoors. Whether it's fishing on one of north Louisiana's record-breaking bass lakes or hunting ducks in the early morning hours near Guyedan people in Louisiana are hooked on fishing and hunting in our state's great outdoors.
When will the Walmart on Burbank in Baton Rouge reopen? Here's the company's latest estimate.
The Walmart on Burbank that was damaged in an arson Sunday is expected to reopen as early as March 6 or near that date, a corporate spokesperson said. The St. George Fire Department responded to the fire around 8 p.m. and found the store had been evacuated. The sprinkler system...
Thousands of Louisiana drivers told their licenses could be revoked
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Nearly 2,500 Louisiana motorists have received letters in the mail, saying they have been “convicted” and their driver’s license will be suspended unless they get an eye exam. The letters also warn that “failure to comply will result in police enforcement.”
‘Ignored her children’s pleas for help’: Mom and friend charged after 3-year-old beaten to death by other kids while adults were at casino, police say
Terica Scott, Dineshia Yates, and two juveniles have been arrested in Louisiana in connection with a 3-year-old girl who was beaten to death. The post ‘Ignored her children’s pleas for help’: Mom and friend charged after 3-year-old beaten to death by other kids while adults were at casino, police say first appeared on Law & Crime.
History: How did Louisiana cities like Baton Rouge, New Orleans get their names?
Ever wondered where the name of the Louisiana cities came from?
Fire Intentionally Set in Louisiana Walmart Store
Investigators are working to determine who may have intentionally set a Walmart store on fire in Louisiana. According to WBRZ, the Walmart store on Burbank Dr. in Baton Rouge is closed until further notice due to damage sustained in the building as a result of a fire. Fire crews were...
Arrest made in Baldwin Mardi Gras shooting
BALDWIN, La. (KADN) — Baldwin Police Chief Anthony Gibson said officers have arrested the man wanted in connection with a shooting on Mardi Gras. Chief Gibson said Kelvin Porter Jr. of Baton Rouge was taken into custody on Wednesday, Feb. 20. He added Porter is charged with two counts...
Listen to live music, bring the family to Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening Room Heritage Museum
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening Room has brought music lovers together since it opened in 2014, but the club is also a museum. Southern Louisiana music is Henry Turner Jr.’s first and foremost influence. The venue opened in 2017 and focuses on Blues, R&B and other roots music. “The museum covers […]
Craving a taco, burrito or quesadilla? Try something new at Baton Rouge restaurants
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Looking for restaurants that offers tacos and other popular Mexican dishes? Baton Rouge has several restaurants that you will be wanting to try for their selection of different Mexican dishes. Menus around the capital city provide a variety of options including tacos, quesadillas, burritos, fajitas and tamales. These shops in […]
Members of Baton Rouge church reflect on devastating fire
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – In the midst of a strong smell of smoke, the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is in ruins. Rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Bryan Owen says, “it’s just immense sadness, you know, to see this, to continue to smell it.”
Traffic closures coming to the Capital Area this week
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Several traffic closures are happening in the Capital Area this week that could impact your drive. On Wednesday, February 21, the following closures will take place:. I-10 Westbound Perkins Road on-ramp: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Airline Highway at Prescott Road: 8 a.m. to 3...
Pastor discovers bullet holes in facade of Gus Young Avenue church
BATON ROUGE — Police are trying to figure out who fired shots at a Baptist church along Gus Young Avenue. The pastor of St. Michael Baptist Church, Melissa Dunn, found eight bullet holes in the side of the building after services on Sunday, but no one is entirely sure when the shots were fired.
Cajun specialty meat market opening new stores in Baton Rouge, Central this spring
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A Cajun specialty meat market is expanding with two new locations in Baton Rouge and Central over the coming months. “We are so excited to be expanding and bringing our home-cooked meals and Cajun specialties to so many more people,” said Tressy Leindecker, owner of Chris’s Specialty Foods.
Crews on Amite River clearing decades of debris
BATON ROUGE - Work to clean out waterways in the Baton Rouge area continues. Crews are currently on the Amite River pulling out decades of debris that has piled up. "We're working all the way from East Feliciana down to Ascension Parish," Transportation and Drainage Director Fred Raiford said. Since...
Auto shop on Plank Road ruled total loss after early-morning fire
BATON ROUGE - An automotive shop on Plank Road was ruled to be a complete loss after a fire claimed the building early Tuesday morning. The Baton Rouge Fire Department said the fire on Plank and Wyandotte was fully involved sometime around 5 a.m.. Fire officials believe the building as well as the building next door were both empty at the time of the fire and there were no immediate reports on any injuries.
Humane Society looking for more piglets given away over Mardi Gras
The story of a little piggy, being thrown around like a football in the Faubourg Marigny during Mardi Gras, has led to reports of more Mardi Gras piglets, and it’s concerning animal welfare groups. “We’re trying to connect the dots, here…
FIRST ALERT: Dense morning fog gives way to afternoon sunshine
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Today’s Forecast: Areas of fog to start the day will give way to plenty of sunshine by mid to late morning. The sunshine and southerly winds will help highs climb into the mid to upper 70s, or about 10 degrees above normal for the date.
After stalled negotiations due to landscaping costs, DOTD transfers Government Street project to City-Parish
BATON ROUGE - It's no secret that the 35 medians on Government Street are in need of constant upkeep. Landscaping costs have been the culprit of stalled negotiations between City-Parish government and DOTD since the 'Road Diet' project was completed in 2021. A spokesperson for DOTD says between routine maintenance and damage from careless drivers, the planter boxes require work at least once per month.
Convicted of gunning someone down in a Baton Rouge OYO hotel stairwell, he got life
Five weeks after a jury found him guilty of gunning a man down outside his room at a Baton Rouge hotel in 2022, a 19th Judicial District judge on Tuesday sentenced Raymond Veal to life in prison. Veal was tried last month for the Feb. 16, 2022 shooting of Jacob...
CONSUMER REPORTS: The truth about olive oil
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Olive oil - it’s a popular choice over other oils because of its supposed health benefits. But are those benefits real? Consumer Reports pored through the research to find the truth about its reputation and tested 26 olive oils to find the best tasting.