Baton Rouge Headlines

  • Apple to close iPhone security hole that police use to crack devices

    Apple has long positioned the iPhone as a secure device that only its owner can open. That has led to battles with law enforcement officials who want to get information off them, including a well-publicized showdown with the FBI in 2016 after Apple refused to help open the locked iPhone of a mass killer. The FBI eventually paid a third party to get into the phone, circumventing the need for Apple's help. Since then, law enforcement agencies across the country have increasingly...

  • States battle for workers amid low unemployment

    When Wisconsin officials pitched the Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn on building a mammoth new factory in their state, they promised billions in tax breaks and other economic incentives, as well as infrastructure to accommodate the facility.

  • Oakland’s Marshawn Lynch, Marcus Peters tout community ties, violence prevention

    Marshawn Lynch began his NFL career in Buffalo and won a Super Bowl in Seattle. Josh Johnson has spent time with 11 NFL teams over the past decade. Marcus Peters was drafted out of college by the Chiefs and made two Pro Bowls in Kansas City. But the three Oakland natives have never lost a connection with their hometown, which is why each spent Wednesday evening at the Impact Hub Oakland co-working space, participating in a forum on community interests and violence prevention. ...