Man shot in face while holding his one-year-old son; child's mother drove off with suspected shooterwbrz.com2 DAYS AGO
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Trucker facing four felony counts, including murder, after shooting of woman from Baton Rougewbrz.com2 DAYS AGO
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Brew at the Zoo returns next Friday in Baton RougeTina HowellNewsBreak Contributor
Celebrate the Boucherie and Balloon Festival in SorrentoTina HowellNewsBreak Contributor
Major retailer opens another location in LouisianaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Popular Food Truck Vendor, Chicky Sandos, Moving into Permanent Restaurant Location on Burbank DriveM HendersonNewsBreak Contributor
FBI investigates alleged abuse in Baton Rouge police building called the 'Brave Cave'
The FBI said Friday it has opened a civil rights investigation into allegations in recent lawsuits that police in Baton Rouge, La., assaulted drug suspects they detained in the obscure warehouse.
Weekly Safety Report: Multiple Shootings, Threats, and Robbery Raise Concerns in Baton Rouge
This week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include a deadly double shooting, a man being shot in the face while holding his one-year-old son, a shooting at an event center, a man threatening a teacher at an elementary school, the sentencing of individuals involved in a meth ring, and a stabbing and robbery. These incidents highlight the need for increased vigilance and security measures in Baton Rouge.
LSU Cheerleader Is Going Viral Before Saturday Night's Game
ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit and Chris Fowler will be on the call of Saturday night's game between LSU and Arkansas. Ahead of kickoff, an LSU Tigers cheerleader is trending on social media. The Tigers dance team and cheerleading squad is one of the most-followed units in the country. They have thousands ...
East Baton Rouge deputy injured after crash near Mall of Louisiana
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – An East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputy was injured in a crash on I-10 Saturday afternoon. According to a Baton Rouge Traffic post on social media, the two left lanes were blocked on I-10 East at the Mall of Louisiana due to an accident around 1 p.m. Saturday. Congestion reached Essen Lane before both lanes opened around 2 p.m.
Weekly Safety Report: Gang Activity, Unexplained Death, and High School Shooting Impact Port Allen
There have been several incidents in Port Allen, Louisiana this week that have raised concerns about safety. These incidents include the discovery of gangs posting videos with guns on social media, the finding of a body behind a business (with no foul play suspected), and the aftermath of a deadly shooting at a high school football game.
After this homeowner has been without power for a week, there are no solutions in sight
BATON ROUGE - Without electricity for a week, a Baton Rouge homeowner says a neighbor's tree limb fell on her powerline. The incident opened the homeowner's eyes to more issues. Deborah Ross lives on Frey Street in Baton Rouge. She says the limb came down last Saturday night, and since...
EBRSO motorman injured on I-10 near Bluebonnet
BATON ROUGE — An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office motorman was injured Saturday on I-10 near Bluebonnet Blvd. Officials tell UWK that two motormen were going to pickup an escort for the LSU football game when a driver cut them off. One of the motormen crashed. The...
5 Top Hole-in-Wall Restaurants in Baton Rouge
We’ve delved into the world of five top hole-in-wall restaurants in Baton Rouge, each offering a unique and unforgettable experience. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is home to a thriving culinary scene that extends far beyond its well-known dining establishments. From the Southern comfort cuisine at Dorothy’s Soul Food Kitchen to the Italian authenticity of Bistro Italia, and the Cajun flavors of Backstreet Lounge, these hidden gems have shown us that exceptional food often resides in unassuming places.
Road Rage Shooting on I-20 in Texas Leaves Louisiana Woman Dead
SHREVEPORT, LA - A road rage incident on I-20 in northeast Texas leaves a Louisiana woman dead. The incident happened earlier this week in Van Zandt County. 31-year-old Caitlin Elizabeth of Baton Rouge was shot and killed while she was a passenger in a car on the interstate. Deputies believe a truck driver opened fire on the car Elizabeth was in. She was hit in the face and was pronounced dead at the scene.
LSU Transit bus drivers threaten to walk off job if they weren't paid, company says issue is resolved
BATON ROUGE - Friday is payday for the LSU transit bus drivers, except sources told WBRZ around lunchtime they had not received their paycheck. The drivers even threatened to walk off the job Saturday, as many LSU fans are sure to flood Baton Rouge for the game and need transportation.
APSO Arrest Report for the Week of September 14-21
Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the Week of September 14-21: Alexander Zarlengo, 29, 5234 Courtyard Dr, Gonzales was charged w/ DWI-1st Offense, and arrested pursuant to a bench warrant;. Charles Watkins, 25, 3055 Amarillo St, Baton Rouge was charged w/ Theft, and Forgery;. Byron Keller, 30, 5336...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Baton Rouge, LA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Baton Rouge.
What channel is LSU football vs. Arkansas on today? Time, TV schedule for Tigers
BATON ROUGE — LSU football will try to stay undefeated in conference play this weekend, as the Tigers host Arkansas in their SEC home opener on Saturday (6 p.m., ESPN). No. 13 LSU (2-1, 1-0 SEC) defeated Mississippi State to open its conference slate last Saturday, 41-14. Quarterback Jayden Daniels completed 23 of his opening 24 attempts, including his first 13 passes, to lead the Tigers to a 24-7 lead at halftime.
LSP charges alleged drug dealer from Baton Rouge after traffic stop
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A traffic stop on Goodwood Boulevard ended with Derrick Keys, 40, of Baton Rouge being taken into custody. A little before 11:40 p.m. on, Tuesday, Sept. 19, Keys was driving a white GMC Sierra. Troopers with the Louisiana State Police saw the vehicle cross the fog line more than once and that was the reason for the stop.
Student arrested for terrorizing & forcing school on lockdown
BATON ROUGE — An Istrouma High student was arrested Thursday following a threat that placed the school on lockdown. Officials say the student was on the phone speaking about a potential situation that staff members overheard. The alleged threat the student mentioned was that her dad would come to...
Sample fare from 8 food trucks at BREC’s first Food Truck Frenzy Sept. 23
Embark on a culinary adventure this Saturday, Sept. 23, when BREC debuts its first-ever Food Truck Frenzy event. From noon to 4 p.m., eight food trucks will be parked inside BREC’s City-Brooks Community Park. But it’s not just about the food—the Food Truck Frenzy will boast live music by...
Humidity Rises on Weekend Weather, Tropical Storm Develops in the Atlantic, Rain Expected
This weekend's weather will be slightly humid, with temperatures reaching up to 90 degrees in some areas and staying in the low 90s in others, setting the stage for sporting events. The LSU game is expected to begin with a temperature of around 84 degrees, which will later decrease to 81 degrees.
I-TEAM: Legal analyst questions if former officer was adequately charged in battery case
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Troy Lawrence, Jr., the former Baton Rouge Police officer who resigned amid a flood of allegations of misconduct was arrested Wednesday, September 20, 2023 and charged with simple battery. Now a legal analyst questions if those who arrested him went after the appropriate charge. “It...
Hear the blues, reggae at the Taste of Deep South music festival
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Different genres of music can be enjoyed at A Taste of Deep South Festival that will be held in early October. A Taste of Deep South will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and Sunday, Oct. 8 at the Riverfront Plaza. The event is free and […]
Citing 'high demand,' Entergy halts applications for bill assistance program
BATON ROUGE - Entergy announced it would be giving out $1 million in bill assistance to qualifying customers starting Friday. Customers can apply for a one-time $200 credit to go toward their Entergy bills after the company partnered with local agencies. The credit aims to help customers with the "higher-than-expected...