The Latest: Azar condemns Capitol riot in resignation letter

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s impeachment and the fallout from the Jan. 6 attack of the Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists.

  Biden’s virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet President-elect Joe Biden's goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration, and advance his objective of reopening most schools by the spring.
  • COVID-19

  Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

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  State education leaders, Mayor Broome introduce new superintendent of EBR schools

LA State Police report on cadet cheating released

‘It was worth the tear gas’: La. man faces criminal charges for entering U.S. Capitol

Murder suspect in custody, according to Baker Police

  West Baton Rouge officials discuss new solar panels

If you’ve driven past the vast empty fields in Port Allen located on Rosedale Road, you’ve most likely come across quite a few solar panels as well.
  • National

  Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it ‘vote of conscience’

A single article of impeachment — for “incitement of insurrection” — was approved by the House on Wednesday, one week after a violent mob of Trump supporters invaded the Capitol.

  Sito Narcisse selected as new EBR Schools superintendent

  Mayor Broome says EBR Parish will stay in modified Phase 2 for now, but COVID-19 situation must improve

  103-year-old survivor of Spanish Flu pandemic receives COVID-19 vaccine in Baton Rouge

Officials find no ‘substantiated threat to life’ regarding planned protests in Louisiana

  Baton Rouge businesses working together to stay afloat amid pandemic

Livingston Parish deputies asking for help locating fugitive

Bending the rules to create a better infrastructure for our environment

Driver of stolen vehicle killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on I-10

  • National

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million amid vaccine rollout

The milestone was reached just over a year after the coronavirus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

SPORTS

Pelicans suffer 5th-straight loss with 112-95 defeat at Lakers

  Southeastern starts spring football camp

Southeastern has hit the football field again, about five months after starting fall camp for a season that was postponed. They are now preparing for a shortened six-game schedule.

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Fired BRPD officer Siya Creel accused of being dishonest

Bike BR creates petition calling for an end to ban on residents biking to drive-thrus

ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19

Pope Francis gets first dose of COVID vaccine

Julia Letlow announces run for Congressional seat left vacant after husband Luke Letlow’s death

Julia Letlow, wife of the late U.S. Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, has announced she will run for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District seat in the upcoming special election.
  • National

  Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

An Associated Press review of public records, social media posts and videos shows at least 21 current or former members of the U.S. military or law enforcement have been identified as being at or near the Capitol riot, with more than a dozen others under investigation but not yet named.

  WHO team arrives in Wuhan to investigate coronavirus pandemic origins

Child hit by a car near Florida Blvd Thursday morning expected to be okay

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunny skies but still chilly as highs climb into upper 60s

Powerball jackpot hits $640M as Mega Millions grows to $750M

BUSINESS

  Dillard’s at Cortana Mall closing in April

  Some Mid-City residents not happy with new business development

  More coronavirus relief on the way for small businesses