Shooting Flannery Road Baton Rouge
Crime

Four Separate Weekend Shootings Leave Three Dead Including a 3-year-old Child

Baton Rouge Police are investigating 4 separate shooting incidents over the weekend that left a 3-year-old child and 2 others dead, along with 3 others injured by gunfire. The first shooting took place early Friday when someone found a body at Tiger Plaza Apartments in Tiger Land. The victim, Pauliqua Evans, 22, died after suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The second shooting, which took the life of a 3-year-old child,
Republic Services Baton Rouge
Community

WBR: Republic to Conduct Normal Trash Pickup Monday

From WBRZ: Republic Waste Management services will conduct its normal rounds of garbage pick Monday ahead of Tropical Storm Marco.  The company says it will not be doing recycling pickup.  Republic announced that trash collections may have to start earlier out of precaution and that Tuesday and Wednesday pickups will be decided after 4 p.m Monday. Trash collection in Iberville parish is said to run as scheduled however that is
St George Fire Department
Community

15 Residents Displaced After Late Night Fire on Macbeth

Around 10:00PM Wednesday night, the St. George Fire Department responded to a fire in the 5600 block of Macbeth Drive, off of Jones Creek in the southern portion of East Baton Rouge Parish. Arriving firefighters reported flames visible from the second story of an apartment there. Two residents from that apartment had escaped unharmed after being alerted by a smoke alarm. According to St. George, firefighters had the blaze under