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LDH responds to “COVID-19 misinformation” during La. House Committee on Health and Welfare meeting

BATON ROUGE, LA (Dec. 6, 2021) - A debate about adding the COVID-19 vaccine to required school shots is taking place during the Health And Welfare Committee meeting. → Read More

Search and rescue crews may have found boat belonging to missing boaters in Pearl River

BOGALUSA, La. (BRPROUD) – It has been one week since 50-year-old Joseph Newby, of Franklinton was found by search and rescue crews. A search ensued for a second missing boater identified as 47-year-old Eric Josh Williams, of Holden. Members of the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana Division of Wildlife and Fisheries conducted a […] → Read More

SPLC Pledges $100 Million in Voter Engagement Programs in the Deep South through 2032

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) today announced a $100 million reinvestment from its endowment to its Vote Your Voice program over the next decade – increasing its commitment by more than three-fold from the $30 million pledged initially in 2020 – for non-partisan voter outreach, democracy advocacy and civic engagement efforts across the Deep South. → Read More

Hammond PD investigating accident involving eighteen vehicles over the weekend

The Hammond Police Department was called to an accident around 5:20 a.m. on Saturday, December 4. → Read More

LDWF offering chance to win up to $1,000 during search for chronic wasting disease in Louisiana deer

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is monitoring whether chronic wasting disease has made its way into the state. → Read More

99 percent of Ochsner Health employees follow COVID vaccination policy, 280 let go over mandate

Out of the almost 30,000 employees, 280 were let go after choosing to not get the COVID-19 vaccine or get the approved medical or religious exemption. → Read More

Jury deliberating after closing arguments in Livingston Parish sex abuse case

LIVINGSTON, La. (BRPROUD) – It has been an emotional week in the Livingston Parish Courthouse. On Tuesday, jury selection began for the third suspect in the Livingston Parish sex abuse case. Day two of the trial against Melanie Curtin saw the jury watch a pornographic video that allegedly showed Curtin’s involvement in raping an unconscious […] → Read More

Baton Rouge man facing multiple counts of pornography involving juveniles after lengthy investigation

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Louisiana Bureau of Investigation Cyber Crime Unit initiated an investigation during March of 2021. That investigation started after a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. According to the affidavit, that tip led to a search of videos from Facebook that belonged to 53-year-old Alberto Barragan, […] → Read More

WATCH: New LSU head football coach news conference at noon

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The new head football coach at LSU arrived in Baton Rouge on Tuesday afternoon. A New Era of LSU Football pic.twitter.com/ngkwZAYZGj — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) December 1, 2021 On Wednesday, Brian Kelly takes the next step at a noon press conference. The press conference is taking place in the Lawton […] → Read More

“Callin’ Baton Rouge:” Garth Brooks is coming to Tiger Stadium in April

Legendary country music performer Garth Brooks is coming to Tiger Stadium in 2022. → Read More

‘Extremely rare’ event could happen soon at the Audubon Zoo

NEW ORLEANS, La. (BRPROUD) – An extremely rare birth is on schedule to take place at the Audubon Zoo sometime in the next two months. A 12-year-old orangutan named Menari is expecting twins. According to the Audubon Zoo, “Twinning is extremely rare in orangutans–there is only about a 1% chance of this happening.” The birth […] → Read More

Louisiana authorities searching for pair as ‘persons of interest’ in 2012 homicide case

NEW ORLEANS, La. (BRPROUD) – The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating two individuals who they believe are from Baton Rouge. Detectives with the NOPD Homicide Unit would like to speak with 30-year-old Richard Chambers and 64-year-old Joyce Whitfield. Chambers and Whitfield are considered persons of interest “in the ongoing […] → Read More

LSU welcomes new head football coach to Death Valley

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The search is over! LSU has a new head football coach. Brian Kelly is the 34th head football coach in LSU history. Kelly’s contract is for ten years and it is worth $95 million, plus incentives. The new LSU head football coach is set to arrive in Baton Rouge on […] → Read More

Trial set to begin for third suspect in Livingston Parish sex abuse case

LIVINGSTON, La. (BRPROUD) – Melanie B. Curtin, 41, of Denham Springs was arrested in February of 2020. Curtin would later plead not guilty to video voyeurism and rape charges. The 41-year-old woman is facing one count of aggravated rape and one count of video voyeurism. On Tuesday, November 30, Melanie Curtin is scheduled to go […] → Read More

COVID-19 vaccine available at Bayou Classic events this weekend

NEW ORLEANS, La. (BRPROUD) – The Bayou Classic is almost here and among many of the events surrounding the game is the chance to get a free COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is available courtesy of the Louisiana Department of Health. LDH is offering an incentive to those who choose to get the vaccine. Children and […] → Read More

LPSO: Suspected drug dealer arrested for second time in two weeks

For the second time this month, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 46-year-old Reggie Estay, of Larose → Read More

Impairment suspected after truck barrels through library wall in Louisiana

FARMERVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Farmerville Police Department responded to an accident call involving a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado on Tuesday, November 16. Officers arrived around 7:20 p.m. and found that a truck had driven through a wall of the Union Parish Library. The library is located at 202 W Jackson St. and as you can […] → Read More

Shooting threat at Plaquemine Sr. High School leads to juvenile arrest

PLAQUEMINE, La. (BRPROUD) – “Don’t go to school, there will be a will be shooting on Monday.” Those were the words found on the walls of a restroom at Plaquemine Senior High School on Wednesday, November 10, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office. There was no school for students on Thursday and Friday at […] → Read More

Louisiana PD arrest multiple people on charges including prostitution, drugs and guns

ZACHARY, La. (BRPROUD) – The Zachary Police Department has been busy with investigations focusing on narcotics distribution and prostitution over the last few months. ZPD says, “These investigations were specifically to target illegal distribution of narcotics and sales of illegal acts.” Detectives obtained seven search warrants which led to multiple arrests and the seizure of […] → Read More

Well known TV show coming to Louisiana next year and you could be a part of ‘HISTORY’

American Pickers on The HISTORY Channel is stopping in a few states next year in search of more ‘great picks.’ → Read More