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Glasper calls on feds to investigate East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court’s Office

Former Metro Councilman Darrell Glasper is asking the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Louisiana to investigate...

Holden to ask Metro Council for property tax to fund road projects

Seeking to fund one last road project, Mayor Kip Holden will ask the Metro Council later this year to put a 5-mill property tax...
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Riegel: A tale of two leaders

In times of crisis, we see the true colors of our elected officials. During the recent protests following the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling,...

Two weeks after Alton Sterling’s death, business, political and community leaders are still searching for...

(Photo by The Associated Press) The protests have quieted down for now and the national media, for the most part, has turned its attention elsewhere....

Together Baton Rouge adopts request to lead community policing initiative

Together Baton Rouge said today it has adopted a request from the U.S. Justice Department and the Louisiana Governor’s Office to spearhead a program...

Publisher: All children in Baton Rouge deserve to dream

Editor's note: The editorials below by Rolfe McCollister and Gary Chambers have been updated since they went to press on July 14 due to...

Graves nixes GOP convention trip after Baton Rouge shootings; Cassidy undecided

Two of Louisiana’s GOP congressional lawmakers cancelled or delayed plans to attend the Republican National Convention here this week in the wake of the...

Law enforcement outlines Sunday’s attack on Airline Highway, still trying to piece puzzle together

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards called Sunday’s ambush-style attack on law enforcement on Airline Highway an act of “pure, unadulterated evil” that is not...

Transportation task force meets for first time, gets marching orders from governor

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ newly minted task force on transportation began its months-long work today, with the governor directing the group of legislators, appointed...

Holden criticized for absence in wake of Alton Sterling shooting, questions why he should...

In the wake of protesters’ calls for his resignation and media noting his unusual absence after the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling by a...

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