Family pleads for information after teenager killed in hit-and-run

Friends and family released 18 balloons on what would've been his 18th birthday.

Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.
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  Holly, jolly Christmas: Employees to receive $20,000 in bonuses from Michigan company

The bonuses will be based on longevity of service and shared through cash bonuses and special gifts to employees' retirement accounts.

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BRPD donates toys to students at Geo Prep Academy

White House pulls back from shutdown threat over wall funds

Trump signs order to create US Space Command

New call center to create 160 jobs in Baton Rouge

Two new call centers will bring 240 new direct jobs to the state of Louisiana in 2019, with over two-thirds of the jobs coming to Baton Rouge.
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In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

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Health department investigating Hepatitis A outbreak in Louisiana

Carnival: Passenger reported missing on cruise from Alabama

1 transported, driver arrested after pedestrian struck on Thomas Delpit Drive

Saints one step closer to securing home-field advantage

TRUCE program using love to stop violence

Law enforcement seeing spike in package theft during holiday season

NFL player pays layaway balances for Baton Rouge shoppers

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  Report skewers VA for neglecting suicide prevention outreach

The report shows a lack of leadership from the Trump administration is directly impacting the VA’s ability to reach suicidal veterans.

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Brees named a starter in the NFL Pro Bowl

Saints one step closer to securing home-field advantage

The Saints are 4-0 in the last two season when Drew Brees doesn't throw a TD pass

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  More than 20k tax notices in EBR Parish returned as ‘undeliverable’

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office Tax Office mailed out about 205,000 tax notices starting in mid-November, however, the sheriff’s office has started receiving many of those notices back marked as "undeliverable as addressed."
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  Actor, director Penny Marshall dies at 75

Penny Marshall, who starred in the hit TV show “Laverne & Shirley” before becoming an acclaimed film director, has died at the age of 75.

Louisiana leaders exchange barbs over health care ruling

Man, woman arrested in child trafficking investigation

Missouri poacher ordered to repeatedly watch ‘Bambi’

ALERT: Police warn of phony Netflix emails that could steal your information

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