Walmart Employees in Baker, LA Go On Black Friday Strike

27 November 2014, 9:08 pm

Walmart employees in Baker, LA, say they'll be part of a strike Thursday. Organizers say it's part of 1,600 strikes at Walmart stores across the country.... Read More »

Road closures scheduled for Star City Half Marathon

21 November 2014, 3:19 am

The Star City Half Marathon and 10K Run will be taking place on Saturday, November 22, leading to several road closures throughout the city. ... Read More »

Smoke shop receives delivery of synthetic marijuana during bust

19 November 2014, 2:29 pm

Deputies with the Delta Narcotics Task Force and Baker Police were investigating Mr. Happy's novelty and smoke shop on Plank Road Wednesday when the shop received a large delivery of synthetic marijuana.The investigation into Mr. Happy's novelty and smoke shop comes a day after authorities r... Read More »

Landrieu faces lopsided air war in Louisiana

14 November 2014, 3:01 pm

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Senate contender Bill Cassidy and his conservative allies have overshadowed endangered Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu by roughly a 180-to-1 margin on television since their campaign went into overtime, according to an analysis released Friday.... Read More »

Conservatives out-spending Landrieu on television ads in Louisiana runoff

14 November 2014, 1:10 pm

BATON ROUGE, La. — Republican Senate contender Bill Cassidy and his conservative allies have overshadowed endangered Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu by roughly a 180-to-1 margin on television since their campaign went into overtime, according to an analysis released Friday.... Read More »

Special Lynchburg Grand Jury decides daycare fire charges

14 November 2014, 1:50 am

A special grand jury meets Friday in Lynchburg to decide if charges are needed after two children died in a daycare fire.... Read More »

Strauss: Billionaires can’t always get what they want

5 November 2014, 3:33 pm

But they try.... Read More »

6th Congressional District race has 11 choices

2 November 2014, 4:31 pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy’s bid for the U.S. Senate has attracted a diverse field of candidates vying for the 6th Congressional District seat the Republican congressman is leaving behind as he tries to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.... Read More »

The Final Mission: While Louisiana troops return from Afghanistan, the fight is far from over

31 October 2014, 3:16 pm

American involvement in Afghanistan is winding down, but the war goes on. For nine months, FOB Apache has been home to the 927th Sapper Engineer Company. The unit is headquartered in Baton Rouge, attracting soldiers from across south Louisiana.... Read More »