West Baton Rouge Parish shook with booming thunder and strong gusts of wind on Monday as South Louisiana endured a tornado warning throughout the morning and severe thunderstorms in the evening.
Louisiana State Troopers arrested three individuals after discovering 27 pounds of cocaine within two vehicles on the night of April 19 and on the morning of April 20 in in West Baton Rouge Parish.
The arrests came after troopers stopped the two vehicles on I-10 in WBR for traffic violations.
Local leaders and residents met with state Rep. Regina Barrow (D - Baton Rouge) to discuss West Baton Rouge’s needs during the 2015 legislative session in the Capitol, on April 16 in the Port Allen City Hall.
Children in West Baton Rouge might find themselves riding a different yellow engine for the 2015-2016 school year after the WBR School Board’s approval of a five-year contract for Student Transportation Specialists (STS), a school bus system based out of Texas.
Two destroyed vehicles on Vaughn Drive in Brusly were the center of attention as first responders carried student actors away from a scene filled with fake blood, shattered glass and beer cans in front of an audience of Brusly High School students on April 15.