Report: Man arrested after starting high-speed chase, crashing into police unit

A man was arrested early Saturday morning after he led police on a high-speed chase before crashing into a patrol vehicle.

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Portions of the Central Plains and Mississippi Valley and much of the East Coast were still expected to see temperatures approaching nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius).
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Portman is Thor, Ali is Blade and more from Marvel’s Phase 4

Everything from "Black Widow," the "Doctor Strange" sequel, "Thor 4" to "Shang-Chi" to "The Eternals," is coming up for Marvel in 2020 and 2021.

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Dozens of businesses issued permits to sell CBD products in La.

Louisiana State Police seek help to find juvenile correctional escapee

VIDEO: Drivers slosh through high water much to car owner’s dismay

  Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program graduates 171 cadets

  Community fights for peace through prayer march

Dozens of people marched through the streets of Baton Rouge with hopes to use their voices to promote peace across the parish.
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Plan would make multimillion-dollar mansions eligible for disaster aid

A proposed massive overhaul of the protection system to correct mapping mistakes and other errors would lift the prohibition for more than 900 other structures along the East Coast from New Hampshire to Virginia.

Police say it’s too hot to commit crimes, advises everyone stay inside and watch movies instead

  Report: Baton Rouge man charged with first-degree rape of 13-year-old

Report: Man arrested for starting vehicle fire after argument

Listeria prompts recall of packaged salads, sandwiches sold at Fresh Market, Target

Fireman sent to hospital after crews battle ‘suspicious’ house fire in Central

  2019 Back-to-school events, supply drives

  First steps taken toward third Baton Rouge bridge

  Man accused of killing civil rights activist argues DNA was illegally seized, planted at crime scene

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ becomes highest-grossing movie, surpassing ‘Avatar’

Disney said the superhero movie has now brought in more than $2.7 billion worldwide.

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Colonels open their season at Kansas State

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Gov. Edwards announces the building of third methanol plant in Geismar

  Dogs evacuated due to Hurricane Barry now housed in a barn until homes can be found

While most were preparing for the brunt of Hurricane Barry, animal shelters around the area were scrambling to get pets out of the way and into a safe home. Many of those dogs ended up in a Good Samaritan’s shop and now need to be adopted.
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  Elderly man, woman dead after shooting at Delaware nursing home

A spokesperson for the nursing home says staff is “shocked and saddened by the isolated tragedy.”

  Under Max Gruver Act, hazing now considered a felony

  Justice of the peace, former BRPD officer accused of severely beating, waterboarding children for more than a decade

FDA warns restaurants and retailers in Texas and Louisiana about possible raw seafood contamination

  State investigates big fish kill at Myrtle Grove