Iconic band The Doobie Brothers performed a concert at Champions Square in New Orleans on Sunday.
Art Melt strives to promote professional artists throughout the state of Louisiana while providing an opportunity for the public to experience the best of local fine art, music, performing arts, and culinary creation.
Lafayette’s Acadian Village will be more than 100 vendors, including 30 different hot sauce makers, nine bloody mary mix makers, and arts and crafts makers.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus reacted to the threat of a bomb.
A Malaysia Airlines flight traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur over Ukrainian airspace has exploded and suspected of being shot down.
Mourners gather at Mt. Calvary Baptist Chuch to pay final respects to Talaija Dorsey in St. James Parish. Twelve year-old Talaija was reported missing on July 1 and her body was found on July 6 in near a sugar cane field.
French costumed characters, a French vintage car and a brass band clear the way for the racers, who started from Washington Artillery Park and ended on Ursulines Avenue.
BREC and the Walls Project is teamed up for a beautification project in Gayosa Park. The groups paired up to do a mural reflecting the community, similar to one done previously at Conventions St. Park.
The East Baton Rouge Library’s new 3-D printers can create almost anything you can dream up.
The first day of the Manning Passing Academy begun on Friday. The Manning Family (Archie, Cooper Peyton and Eli) provided a camp at Nicholls State that teaches the fundementals of the quarterback position.
A balloon release was held in the parking lot of Lutcher Town Hall in memory of Talaija Dorsey, the 12-year-old who disappeared on July 1 and whose body was found on Sunday. A community prayer and candlelight vigil were held across the river in Vacherie after the release,
One year after Baton Rouge began funding a modest program to bus homeless people back to their families — most to cities in other states — funding has been doubled to $10,000 and homeless advocates are calling the program a success.
Essence Festival Highlights: July 5
Prince played in front of a sold out crowd at the Mercedes Benz Superdome.
Images from the Red, White and Blue Festival organized by the local Lion’s Club Fourth in Clinton held just north of the city at the American Legion Park.
A vehicle driving eastbound flipped over the Interstate 10 guardrail and landed near the Perkins Road overpass around 9:15 p.m.
The 2014 Essence Festival kicks off in the Crescent City.
Images from Fourth of July festivities in Downtown Baton Rouge.
Boosie returns home to Baton Rouge for a concert. The concert is his first in the city since his release from prison.
Nearly two dozen Baton Rouge teens spent Saturday morning learning life lessons from mentors before heading outdoors at BREC’s Perkins Road Community to play flag football and compete in other sports.
Kenilworth Civic Association held its 42nd annual Independence Day Parade Thursday evening, with walkers and floats from area organizations, political campaigns and governmental groups participating. Starting at Kenilworth Science & Technology School, the parade focused its spotlight on American Red Cross volunteers, and the parade’s grand marshal was Ruark Chick, chairman of the board of directors of the Louisiana Capital Area Red Cross. He has served with the Red Cross for seven years and was named chairman of the board of directors this month. The parade also honored Bob Mathews as the 2014 Kenilworth Resident of