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Malfunctioning dryer sparked early-morning blaze at Baton Rouge apartment

Malfunctioning dryer sparked early-morning blaze at Baton Rouge apartment

Posted 6:43 AM 6/27/2022 by Sarah Lawrence

BATON ROUGE - An apartment complex went up in flames early Monday morning due to a malfunctioning dryer, the fire department reported.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department arrived at Park Place Apartments on South Harrells Ferry Road at around 4 a.m. to find that all 10 residents of the (More)

6/25/2022

BRPD responds to woman found dead inside her home on Renoir Avenue

BRPD responds to woman found dead inside her home on Renoir Avenue

Posted 9:57 PM 6/26/2022 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a homicide after finding a woman dead at 6700 block of Renoir Avenue late Friday night.

According to authorities, police responded to the scene around 11:00 p.m. where they found 49-year-old Kimberly Dean dead inside her home from what (More)

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Myles Brennan prepping to be QB1 for LSU this fall

Posted 10:29 PM 6/26/2022 by Corey Rholdon

BATON ROUGE - From this time three years ago, Myles Brennan came to the Manning Passing Academy as Joe Burrow's understudy not knowing that both he and Burrow would be involved in one of the most historic college football seasons of all time.

Fast forward three years to now, he's still in (More)

Yesterday

Deputies looking for vehicle linked to catalytic converter thefts

Deputies looking for vehicle linked to catalytic converter thefts

Posted 9:00 PM 6/26/2022 by Logan Cullop

AMITE - Deputies are looking for a car that has been linked to the theft of several catalytic converters. 

According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, several catalytic converters were stolen from a home on LA-16 near LA-1054 in Amite. 

Deputies are asking for the public's help in identifying the vehicle and possible suspects involved with the theft. 

Anyone with information should call (800) 554-5254. 

6/24/2022

Roe v. Wade overturned: What does it mean for Louisiana?

Posted 10:35 AM 6/26/2022 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - With Roe v. Wade overruled, a Louisiana trigger law installing aggressive abortion restrictions will now take hold, banning the procedure within the state. 

The U.S. Supreme (More)

Yesterday

BRFD investigating house fire on North 23rd Street

BRFD investigating house fire on North 23rd Street

Posted 10:22 AM 6/26/2022 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Fire Investigators are looking into what caused a house fire on the 1700 block of North 23rd Street.

Crews arrived on scene to find the fire coming from the eave of the house. Firefighters found more fire coming from the bedroom near the back of the building. Crews were able to stop the flames from spreading to nearby buildings.

The home was vacant at the time and is considered a total loss.

The fire is still under investigation.

6/23/2022

Deadly gunfight at Perkins Road car wash: 19-year-old booked for murder, another shooter on the run

Posted 9:46 PM 6/25/2022 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Three people were involved in a shootout at a busy gas station that left a man dead. 

Baton Rouge Police swarmed the Benny's car wash and B-Quik gas station on Perkins Road around 1:20 p.m. in response to the shooting. Richard Eackles Sr., 27, was found dead next to a (More)

6/25/2022

Russia fires missiles across Ukraine, cements gains in east

Russia fires missiles across Ukraine, cements gains in east

Posted 9:06 PM 6/25/2022 by Associated Press

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces were seeking to swallow up the last remaining Ukrainian stronghold in the eastern Luhansk region, pressing their momentum after taking full control Saturday of the charred ruins of Sievierodonetsk and the chemical plant (More)

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