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Former congressman Anthony ‘Buddy’ Leach Jr. dies at 88

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Former state representative and Democratic Party chairman Anthony C. “Buddy” Leach Jr. died on Saturday at 88. Governor John Bel Edwards said Leach Jr. was a friend and a mentor. Buddy Leach dedicated his life to serving our great state. From the Louisiana Legislature to Congress to his many civic […] → Read More

2 men arrested after found with drugs, guns, over 21k in Houma

HOUMA, La. (BRPROUD) – Two Houma men were arrested on multiple drug and firearm charges after running from authorities on Thursday. The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office began investigating Cedric Anthony Banks, 30, and James Darnell Diggs III, 26, in May after deputies learned that the two men were connected to distributing heroin and fentanyl into […] → Read More

Louisiana police officers searching for drive-by shooting suspects

HAMMOND, La. (BRPROUD) – The Hammond Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that caused damage to an innocent bystander’s car. Police responded to a shooting at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 4 at the intersection of West Church Street and Pecan Street. Officers found a vehicle that was damaged from bullet holes that were […] → Read More

WATCH: LSU Head Coach Brian Kelly introduces new coaching staff

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Louisiana State University Head Football Coach Brian Kelly will introduce his new coaching staff on Wednesday, Feb. 23, and Thursday, Feb. 24. The defensive staff and special teams coordinator will be introduced on Wednesday. The offensive staff will be introduced on Thursday, according to an official press release. Both announcements […] → Read More

Original sugar cane planter designed by Louisiana man to be entered into museum

DONALDSONVILLE, La (BRPROUD) – Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is honoring a Donaldsonville man for Black History Month. Leonard Julien Sr. was born into a family of sugar cane farmers, according to a Facebook post by the sheriff’s office. Julien Sr. patented a design that made farming sugar cane easier to produce, build and operate. Julien […] → Read More

Ochsner Baton Rouge delivers twins on New Year’s Day

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Everything is better in two! Ochsner Baton Rouge has delivered the first birth of the new year, twins! Aubrien Monae was born at 12:13 a.m. with her little brother, Ahmir Mike, shortly behind her at 12:15 a.m. Aubrien is five pounds and three ounces. Ahmir is five pounds and seven […] → Read More

Louisiana State Police investigate fatal crash on I-10 involving pedestrian

LOBDELL, La (BRPROUD) – Louisiana State Police (LSP) are investigating a fatal crash involving an unidentified pedestrian that was hit by multiple vehicles on I-10 east of La Hwy 415 in West Baton Rouge Parish. Around 4 a.m. on Saturday, LSP responded to a fatal crash and learned that the pedestrian was in the eastbound […] → Read More

Louisiana Dept. of Health recommends Johnson & Johnson recipients get booster shot

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) gives a briefing on the updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots on Friday at 2 p.m. on Zoom. State Immunization Director Dr. Frank Welch said everyone who has received the Johnson and […] → Read More

Louisiana councilman issued citation for simple battery after fight with client

PRAIRIEVILLE, La (BRPROUD) – Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) confirmed that an altercation occurred between Ascension Parish Councilman Corey Orgeron and his client on Friday, Oct. 15. “On October 15, deputies were called out to Orgeron’s law Office in Prairieville; at this time I’m not aware of who placed that 911 call. Orgeron advised deputies […] → Read More

LDH to host webinar on breast cancer detection, early prevention

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) will hold a virtual talk on early breast cancer detection and prevention on Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 4 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. central time. Breast Cancer Awareness: Early Detection Saves Lives will be hosted by Dr. Chancellor Donald, Dr. Shawn McKinney, Gerrelda Davis and Cynthia Rabalais. → Read More

St. James Parish to hold pumpkin-themed 5k run later this month

GRAMMERCY, La (BRPROUD) – St. James Parish will have a pumpkin-themed 5k run just a few days before Halloween. The 5k run is the kick-off fall festival activity for the parish’s pumpkin patch. A full list of fall-fest events will be announced on the St. James Parish website. The 10th Annual Pumpkin Patch Classic 5k […] → Read More

Kennedy announces two million dollars to support wetlands and birds

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy announced two million dollars in funding to support wetland conservation and bird populations in southeast Louisiana. “I am pleased to see these resources flow into in Southeast Louisiana and Vermilion Parish to support bird habitats,” Kennedy said in a press release. The two million comes from […] → Read More

Terrebonne Parish announces disaster recovery supply sites for Sunday

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Terrebonne Parish residents can pick up water, ice, MRE’s and tarps at the certain locations in the parish beginning at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The locations are listed below: • Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd. in Houma • Bayou Dularge Fire Dept. (Central Station), 1767 Bayou Dularge […] → Read More

LIST: Shelters announced in Louisiana parishes

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Here is a list of shelters that have been announced in parishes that are expected to be hit by Hurricane Ida. This list is continuously updated. Check back frequently for your parish. Ascension Parish: Ascension Parish Government will open 2 evacuation shelters at 8:00 am Sunday August 29for residents fleeing […] → Read More

Gov. Edwards says Ida will test the state; residents have little time to prepare

“The people of Louisiana will be tested. We are resilient and tough people and we’re gonna get through this.” Gov. John Bel Edwards in Saturday’s weather update on Hurricane Ida UPDATES: Hurricane Ida is now located in the Southeastern Gulf of Mexico All areas currently under watch and warnings need to rush their preparations to […] → Read More

Mayor-President Broome to brief EBR on Hurricane Ida

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome will address the community about Hurricane Ida and the projected impact on East Baton Rouge Parish on Saturday, August 28 at 11 a.m. The conference will be at the Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness located at 3773 Harding Blvd in Baton Rouge, La. → Read More