August is an unusual month for flooding around Baton Rouge and this one breaks records.
- 3 June, 2016 France declares flood emergency as death toll rises Two killed in France after River Seine reaches highest water level in 35 years, while Germany reports 10 deaths.
- 12 September, 2016 Louisiana struggles a month after devastating US floods Piles of debris and rubbish line streets in flood-hit neighbourhoods as repairs move at a snail's pace.
- 31 March, 2018 White Baton Rouge policeman fired over shooting of black man A white Louisiana police officer was fired on Friday and a second suspended for the killing of Alton Sterling, a black man shot in a 2016 incident that inflamed the U.S. debate on racial bias in law enforcement, a police official said. Baton Rouge off...
- 31 March, 2018 Louisiana police officer who fatally shot black man is fired The officer who shot dead a black man in the southern US state of Louisiana has been fired, the Baton Rouge police chief told journalists Friday. News of the disciplinary measures came days after the state's attorney general said officers Blane Salamo...
- 31 March, 2018 1 Baton Rouge officer fired, 1 suspended in deadly shooting BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana police chief on Friday fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store nearly two years ago, a killing that set off widespread protests.