Map on St. George website has boundaries going straight through homes

There are plenty of opinions on how the lines for St. George were drawn, but it’s got some spinning in circles more than others.

Neighbors Day 2019 celebrated in Baton Rouge

  Lena’s Closet: St. Helena Parish schools helping students feel confident in the classroom

  Emerge School for Autism accepting applications for 2020-2021 kindergarten class

  Woman’s Hospital offers mobile mammograms

St. George residents sound off on incorporation

  City of St. George incorporates

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  Hotels sold out across town as fans pour into Baton Rouge for big weekend

  St. Francisville paints the town pink for cancer awareness

  Buckle up for a busy weekend in Baton Rouge

  Bobby Kennedy Jr. speaks in Baton Rouge about importance of Atchafalaya Basin

  EBR Parish Housing Authority cuts ribbon on new affordable housing development

  Benefit concert to help legendary Baton Rouge blues musician Henry Gray now in hospice care

Baton Rouge toy drive to benefit kids in The Bahamas receives ‘overwhelming response’

One couple is giving back to kids affected by Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamian islands by hosting a toy drive.

  SHOWCASING LOUISIANA: Message in a bottle from Louisiana found in Missouri

It’s an idea that started in 2018 involving some paper, colored pencils, and a grandmother.

Latest death a reminder of the signs of domestic violence

Advocates against domestic violence say this case is yet another reminder of the perils caused by domestic violence and should serve as a reminder to look out for the signs of abuse.

  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: School system looks into bus driver filmed speeding down roadway

Livingston Parish Public Schools officials have “spoken with” a driver captured on video racing down a road.

  Organizers host last-ditch effort forum about proposed St. George incorporation ahead of election

  La. elementary school partners with Uganda class to deliver care packages, letters

WATCH: U.S. Military special forces fly into Tiger Stadium, deliver game ball at match against Florida

  Heart of Louisiana: Cajun Radio

‘Grow with Google’ workshops to provide free training, job development to Baton Rouge residents, business owners

Free children’s costume giveaway on Oct. 12

  First responders, loved ones say final goodbye to BRFD captain killed in drowning

Family, friends, and other first responders paid their respects to a Baton Rouge fire captain Wednesday, Oct. 9.

  BREC Outdoor Adventure hosts Great Family Campout 2019

Grab a tent and enjoy an evening being active with other families, make a s’more, sleep under the stars and wake up refreshed in a beautiful BREC park!

  Woman, boyfriend each shot 5 times share details of domestic violence shooting

It’s a story of survival. A Baton Rouge woman says her ex attacked her and her current boyfriend, shooting them both five times back in June.

  Mural that captures the spirit of the city unveiled in downtown Baton Rouge

Visit Baton Rouge wanted a painting in the Raising Cane’s River Center that would highlight the soul of Baton Rouge, and now it’s done.

Pop-Up Pink Pumpkin Patches at BRG Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

Six-thousand pink pumpkins arrived overnight in a pop-up pumpkin patch at Baton Rouge General as part of the hospital’s breast cancer awareness campaign promoting annual mammograms for women 40 and over.

  Parents Against Bullying meets to discuss recent events in EBR Parish schools

On Monday, Oct. 7, Parents Against Bullying met at the Main Library at Goodwood.

  Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event held to honor victims killed in domestic violence incidents

Monday night (Oct. 7) in downtown Baton Rouge, a crowd dressed in purple gathered to remember those lives lost to domestic violence.

Three women competing for title of Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana 2020

Three contestants are vying to be the next Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana.

Baton Rouge Veteran’s Parade 2019: Mayor releases festival details

The City of Baton Rouge is hosting the Capital Region Veteran’s Parade in downtown on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

  Ascension Parish authorities and school officials launch anti-bullying campaign

Authorities and public school officials in Ascension Parish are working together to address 'acts of unkindness' in schools.

Best Buy hosting hiring fairs for holiday workers

Hiring fairs will take place at all Best Buy stores on Oct. 10 and 11 from noon to 7 p.m. local time.

  Baton Rouge school back in session following flu scare

A school in Baton Rouge will remain closed through Friday, Oct. 4 in order to safeguard students and staff from the flu.

  Walk held in Baton Rouge for families of babies that passed in pregnancy or infancy

Woman’s Hospital has partnered with The Anna’s Grace Foundation in putting on "The Walk to Remember.” It’s a walk around the Independence park area of Baton Rouge for families of children that died during pregnancy or infancy.

Travel around the world for Global Community Day in Baton Rouge

You can get a taste of different cultures from around the world during the Global Community Day in Baton Rouge.

Denham Springs Fall Festival attracts crowds

Over 150 vendors served attendees at the Denham Spring Fall Fest held Saturday, Oct. 5.

  Habitat for Humanity celebrates 30 years in Baton Rouge with mortgage burning

Habitat for Humanity celebrated 30 years of operating in Baton Rouge. Part of the celebration was a mortgage burning ceremony for homeowners who completed paying their mortgages through the program.

Baton Rouge General program boosts confidence for women with cancer

Baton Rouge General will host a free national public service program for women who are undergoing cancer treatment in October.

  Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital opens its doors to patients

The highly anticipated new children’s hospital in Baton Rouge officially opened its doors early Saturday morning.

  Tiger fans preparing for early start to Saturday’s game

Saturday, Oct. 5 is going to be a hot day for an 11 a.m. kickoff for the LSU Tigers.

  Action Jackson helps Baton Rouge neighborhood get city-parish’s attention

People living near E Belfair and W Belfair drives and Fairfield Avenue say they are fed up with the lack of maintenance in their neighborhood.

Baton Rouge bishop blesses new OLOL Children’s Hospital before grand opening

The grand opening of the new freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital is set to take place Saturday, Oct. 5.

  Live After Five returns for fall 2019

Organizers of the Live After Five free concert series have announced the lineup for this fall.

  Stats show Louisiana ranks high for deadly domestic violence cases each year

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and advocates in the Capital City are discussing what a problem it is in Louisiana.

  New OLOL Children’s Hospital features advanced pneumatic tube system to make facility more efficient

The new freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital officially opens Saturday, Oct. 5. The state-of-the-art facility has the latest technology to make patient care more efficient. One system in particular is mutually beneficial for its staff and patients.

  Mayor calling for unity ahead of St. George vote; supporters of incorporation say it’s time for change

An ad sponsored by the No City of St. George PAC might be a last-ditch effort to sway voters, but it’s an effort some homeowners in the proposed city limits can stand behind.

Bayou Airgun Club hosts 2019 AAFTA Field Target Nationals

The best field target shooters in the world will be in the Capital City this weekend for the 2019 American Airgun Field Target Association Field Target Nationals.

  Santa’s Baton Rouge workshop prepares for the season

Joe Santa modifies toys... but they probably aren't things you'd want to give your kids for Christmas.

  Gonzales residents take buyouts to move from flood-prone area

Sandbags line the houses along Silverleaf Street in Gonzales. Homeowners say they left them in preparation for the next heavy rain that will inevitably bring flood waters.

  Job fair being held with special focus on former inmates looking for work

A job fair geared toward people trying to rebuild their lives is schedule for Thursday, Oct. 3.

‘Take Back the Night’ candlelight vigil planned during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Several organizations in Ascension Parish are hosting “Take Back the Night,” an annual event that shines a light on domestic violence.

Create fire safety plans ahead of Fire Prevention Week

The St. George Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association for Fire Prevention Week.

  Heart of Louisiana: Glassblowing studio teaches 2,000 year old art

It’s a form of art that dates back more than 2,000 years, where molten glass is blown into different shapes of glassware. And you can watch how it’s done at a studio in Algiers called the Rosetree Blown Glass Studio.

Free professional development workshop for Baton Rouge area arts teachers

Professional development workshops are brought to you this Fall by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.

  Krispy Kreme demolition has these brothers in their feelings

It's so hard to say goodbye to Krispy Kreme.

  BRPD hosts Night Out Against Crime

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Baton Rouge Police Department celebrated the National Night Out Against Crime, a chance for people to meet face to face with local officers and deputies to learn how they keep the community safe.

  Study could determine if regulations needed for short-term rentals in Baton Rouge

Cities all across the country, including New Orleans, are taking advantage of short-term rentals like airbnb, Flip Key, and HomeToGo. In Baton Rouge however, people can rent a home or apartment for the night without any trouble or regulations, but that could be changing soon.

Boil advisory lifted for some Walker residents after water main rupture

More residents in Walker are being asked on Tuesday to boil water after the city issued a precautionary boil advisory the previous day.

  Man whose dog was left in stolen truck to die pays for surgery for dog whose legs were cut off

Three people have been arrested after a dog was found with its back legs sawed off in Slidell. Now, a man who recently lost his dog in a tragic way is stepping up to help the abused dog, Buddy the dachsund.

  Mayor’s homelessness outreach initiative moves forward

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and the Louisiana Housing Corporation’s Continuum of Care have now reached an agreement in the hope of alleviating homelessness across the parish.

Home Builders Association to host housing industry expert with statewide panelist

The Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge will host the National Association of Home Builder’s Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Housing Policy Dr. Robert Dietz.

My Louisiana Equality & Equity Summit this week in Baton Rouge

The My Louisiana Equality and Equity Summit, hosted by the Louisiana-based nonprofit The Justice Alliance, is set to kick off this week in Baton Rouge.

  Seniors meet law enforcement, learn helpful tips to fight scams

The SALT expo celebrates senior citizens with a side of crime awareness.

  Visit Baton Rouge hosts Travel & Tourism forum

City officials got together Tuesday to talk about a big way to bring money to Baton Rouge businesses.

Endymion announces entertainment lineup for 2020 extravaganza

The 2020 Extravaganza will be held at the convention center due to Superdome construction

Ochsner announces October breast self-awareness initiatives

October is widely recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month; however, Ochsner Cancer Center Baton Rouge continues to put a new spin on that theme.

  Giving away animals as prizes could put them in danger, Humane Society of Louisiana says

The Humane Society of Louisiana (HSL) is encouraging organizers of fairs and carnivals to not give away live animals as prizes.

The Who is headed to The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest)

Who is coming to Jazz Fest. There’s no question mark because, more specifically, The Who.

DSHS kicker Cameron Beall featured on Sunday Night Football for pediatric cancer campaign

DSHS's kicker Cameron Beall was featured on Sunday Night Football for his "Kick Cancer" campaign.

LSU AgCenter opens corn maze and 2019 fall activities

The LSU AgCenter has opened its corn maze for 2019 and is encouraging people to bring their families to enjoy games, food, animals, and more.

  Livingston community mourns daycare owner killed in shooting

A popular Livingston daycare is without its superhero. Carol Hutchinson, or as she called herself, Wonder Woman, was killed Saturday, Sept. 29, allegedly by a man that friends say was her boyfriend.

  Baton Rouge residents have chance to hear from candiates at upcoming forums

Baton Rouge residents will have more chances to hear from candidates hoping to score their vote in upcoming elections.

  Louisiana agencies honor families of service members killed in line of duty

The Louisiana Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day recognition ceremony, the first state-led Gold Star ceremony, was held at the Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park Sunday, Sept. 29 to ensure woman and men killed in the line of duty and the families they leave behind are not forgotten.

  Life of LSU athlete Wayde Sims celebrated with butterfly release one year after death

One year has passed since LSU basketball player Wayde Sims was shot to death along Harding Boulevard in Baton Rouge. His family and friends released butterflies in his memory at the Resthaven Cemetery on Jefferson highway Saturday, Sept. 28.

Two people rescued from capsized vessel near Tiger Pass

The Coast Guard rescued two people from an overturned boat about 500 yards south of Tiger Pass near Joe’s Bay Friday, Sept. 28.

  Baton Rouge City Court offers ‘Saturday Court’ to address over 100K outstanding bench warrants

Officials hosted an event in which citizens could have their outstanding warrant recalled without fear of arrest, or handle a criminal or traffic matter if their court date has passed.

  ‘Bear-y’ close encounter for one man in Erwinville

One video by R Schexnayder & Sons, llc. shows the latest bear spotting in Louisiana in Erwinville.

  Retired WAFB anchor, Donna Britt, inducted into La. Justice Hall of Fame

Long-time WAFB anchor, Donna Britt, has been inducted into the 2019 Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.

Cajun Navy Relief collecting supplies for Texas residents affected by Imelda

Cajun Navy Relief, a non-profit organization, is asking for donations to take to those affected by Tropical Storm Imelda, which caused the most significant damage to the state since Hurricane Harvey in 2017.