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Bally Total Fitness in Perkins Rowe to shut down 4/29

Thursday, hundreds of Baton Rouge residents found out through the mail that Bally Total Fitness in Perkins Rowe will close on Tuesday, April 29.

LSU's Joe Broussard named to Stopper of the Year watch list

LSU junior right-hander Joe Broussard is among 50 players that have been named to the mid-season watch list for the 10th annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA

Local resident upset after medicaid expansion bill failed

Some people in our community are in disarray after a bill that would have bypassed the governor to let you decide on medicaid expansion failed in committee.

Land use issues cause tension at Metro Council meeting

Land use caused a lot of emotional debate at Wednesday's Metro Council meeting. Much of it stemmed from the rezoning of the controversial Rouzan development.

Johnson picked as Interim Chief for Brusly Police Department

Richie Johnson is a colonel at the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, and a veteran of the Brusly Police Department.

Concert for Change: LSU students hold concert to create awareness about marijuana reform

Marijuana reform is a hot topic right now all over the country and right here in Louisiana.

BRPD: Violent crime dropped 15 percent in 2013

The crime rate has been a highly discussed topic in Baton Rouge the last few years. Perhaps the intense interest in improving public safety is paying off.

LSU defeats Tulane, 6-0, for 13th shutout of the year

Sixth-ranked LSU defeated Tulane, 6-0, Tuesday night for the Tigers’ 13th shutout of the year at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Southern’s Devin Jenkins named men's SWAC Track & Field Athlete of the Week

Position: Sprints Class: Sophomore Hometown: Kapolei, HI