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State halts Medicaid payments to detox center, leaving void for thousands
Report: Former LSU player Rohan Davey says Funes funneled more than $100,000 to his family
Sunshine Bridge to partially close Thursday night for post-collision inspection
BATON ROUGE – For months, homeowners have voiced their frustrations with Republic Services saying they're aren't getting what they're paying for. A Republic Services employee is matching that frustration telling... More >>
3 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:22:55 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in Top Story
BATON ROUGE- The State Department of Health confirmed Tuesday that Medicaid stopped paying the Baton Rouge Detox Center on Foster Drive reimbursements over a lack of accreditation. The accreditation from... More >>
8 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:50:16 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in Top Story
BATON ROUGE – Former LSU quarterback Rohan Davey said it’s his family referenced as “Individuals A and B” in court documents first reported by WBRZ related to the federal investigation... More >>
10 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:35:41 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in Top Story
DONALDSONVILLE - There will be intermittent closures on the Sunshine Bridge later this week. According to DOTD, the closures will be between 8 p.m. and 12 a.m. Thursday night.... More >>
16 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:38:45 AM CDT June 18, 2019 in Top Story

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NEW ROADS - Unpaid traffic tickets have turned into a major headache in one Pointe Coupee town. Officials are cracking... More >>
6 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:20:00 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
BATON ROUGE - The American Heart Association hosted an art therapy class in the capital city for stroke survivors on... More >>
6 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:04:00 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
UPDATE: Republic Services announced Tuesday it will hold a press conference Wednesday to detail plans to improve service. The... More >>
7 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 6:40:00 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
SIMSBORO - A state highway worker is dead after being struck by a semi-truck while performing road work Tuesday morning.... More >>
7 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 6:37:00 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed Louisiana's $30 billion operating budget at an elementary school... More >>
8 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:59:19 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his... More >>
8 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:51:53 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
HAUGHTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana authorities say a burglar effectively caught himself red-handed, unwittingly livestreaming his theft of a neighbor's... More >>
9 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:46:00 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
BATON ROUGE – A technical call during a pickup basketball game organized by BREC resulted in a brawl and injuries,... More >>
9 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:28:00 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the... More >>
9 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:24:39 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
UPDATE: The sheriff's office says the truck driver has been identified as Roy McWillie Jones, who works for a Mississippi... More >>
10 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:51:00 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
LAKE CHARLES - Officials say four people are facing charges related to human trafficking after a missing girl was found... More >>
11 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:33:00 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana’s former secretary of state, who resigned last year amid sexual harassment allegations, wants the state... More >>
12 hours ago Tuesday, June 18 2019 Jun 18, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:01:27 PM CDT June 18, 2019 in News

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