In 2013, according to a study done by the Violence Policy Center, Louisiana had the second highest rate of gun deaths in the nation per capita. This is a step down from 2012 when our state was ranked first.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal took another step to stop common core in our state. Jindal gave parents the green light to remove their students from the Parcc exam and told school districts to come up with another way to measure their succes
A faulty bathroom heater sparked a fire early this afternoon that damaged 6 apartments, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.
It started around 1:45 p.m. at the Broadmoor Plantation apartment complex on Florida Boulevard.
Police are looking for a black woman who spent over $3,000 with credit cards she stole from a women’s locker room.
It happened at the Spectrum Fitness in the 7000 block of Perkins Road on January 9, 2015.