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Past articles by Donovan:

ACTION JACKSON: Renters learn next steps after new eviction moratorium

First, the eviction moratorium was gone, but now, it’s back for a limited time for folks hurting because of the pandemic. → Read More

Star of Tyler Perry’s hit Show Sistas brings musical to Baton Rouge

Native Brian Jordan Jr., who plays Maurice in Tyler Perry’s hit tv series ‘Sistas,’ returns to Baton Rouge to produce his new musical, 'Riley' → Read More

Insurance commissioner explains flood protection for renters

It is important to understand that a landlord’s insurance policy generally does not cover a tenant’s damaged items by a flood event or the costs associated with vacating the apartment or home. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Edwards holds news conference on severe weather across South La. Thursday

Governor Edwards will discuss this week’s severe weather, Louisiana’s response to COVID-19 and the legislative session. → Read More

Murder suspect takes his own life at BR motel

A murder suspect reportedly took his own life as police surrounded his location in Baton Rouge early Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Port Allen High School remembers their classmate Jasmine Woods

Port Allen High School allowed students to break from class to remember their classmate Jasmine Woods during a balloon release ceremony. → Read More

CDC: No new travel guidance until more vaccinated

The CDC says travel guidance won't come until more people are vaccinated. → Read More

Mayor Broome announces Emergency Rental Assistance Program

East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced her office is launching the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to help provide financial relief to landlords and renters who have been impacted during the pandemic. → Read More

BREC investigates inappropriate activity at Farr Park Equestrian Center

BREC staff was notified of allegations that an employee at Farr Park Equestrian Center exchanged inappropriate communications with a teenager taking lessons at the facility. → Read More

ACTION JACKSON: Things you should consider before purchasing a home warranty policy

Sandy Stacker says she purchased a policy with a home warranty company in 2020. The company is now refusing to pay for the parts to repair her central heating system; although, she claims that was part of their contract agreement. → Read More

Group of young businessmen working to restore historic Baton Rouge landmark

The Hotel Lincoln, built in the 1950′s is a historic landmark in Baton Rouge where musical legends like James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and many others stayed while visiting the Capital City. Now, it just an abandoned building, like so many other sites near south Baton Rouge. → Read More

Zachary family struggles to find housing after eviction

“I would do anything for my kids, but I could not save them from this,” testified Arielle Butler during a house judiciary meeting. → Read More

Barber shop normally filled with chatter is quiet as all eyes focus on historic inauguration of Biden, Harris

Barbershops are normally filled with chatter between barbers and clients but one of Louisiana’s oldest barber shops was quiet on Wednesday, Jan. 20 as all eyes were focused on history in the making. → Read More

Group of young entrepreneurs working to revitalize parts of North and South Baton Rouge

A group of young entrepreneurs is working to reinvest in parts of North and South Baton Rouge. → Read More

Baton Rouge woman facing issues rebuilding after 2016 flood

Some Baton Rouge families are still rebuilding after the 2016 flood years later. → Read More

Residents of Baton Rouge nursing home eager to receive first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Residents at the Ollie Steele nursing home in Baton Rouge were eager to receive their first round of the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, Jan. 4. → Read More

ACTION JACKSON: Things to remember when buying/selling a used car

Nathaniel King bought a car in June, but still hasn’t received a title or registration. → Read More

Two people killed in St. Martinville house fire

State Fire Marshal (SFM) deputies are investigating a house fire in St. Martinville that killed two people . → Read More

Family speaks after losing three children in house fire on Nottingham

Ca’Mayah Riley, Cardia Riley, and Janaya Richardson died just days apart after a house fire on Nottingham Street. → Read More

BRFD wants to remind families to take proper safety precautions as winter approaches

The Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD) wants you and your family to stay safe as the winter season approaches and help prevent house fires. → Read More