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EBRSO: Courthouse escapee caught near USS Kidd

EBRSO: Courthouse escapee caught near USS Kidd

Posted 11:47 AM 9/17/2014 by Russell Jones, AE Stevenson

BATON ROUGE - An inmate escaped custody briefly Wednesday near the state courthouse downtown.

According to the sheriff's office, Clayton Holland was being taken to the 19th Judicial District Courthouse when he got away from Pine Prairie corrections officers. He was at the courthouse for a (More)


Judge rules LSP retirement hike unconstitutional

Judge rules LSP retirement hike unconstitutional

Posted 1:05 PM 9/16/2014 by Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - A state district judge ruled Tuesday that a last-minute retirement hike lawmakers gave to the state police superintendent violates Louisiana's constitution.

Judge Janice Clark issued the ruling after a hearing Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge.

State Sen. Dan Claitor, a (More)


Red Jacket CEO trying to escape Hayden's scandal

Posted 9:17 AM 9/12/2014 by Ryan Naquin

BATON ROUGE - The CEO of Red Jacket Firearms is working to fix the company's tarnished image after the face of the company was accused of molesting women.

"Maybe I was being manipulated. Maybe what he was saying wasn't fully true. Maybe it wasn't true at all," Joe Meaux said.

Meaux (More)


Firefighters honor 9/11 victims

Posted 11:00 AM 9/11/2014 by Caroline McDougall, Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Members of the Baton Rouge Fire Department gathered for a moment of silence Thursday morning to honor those who died in the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago.

Throughout the day, many organizations in the Baton Rouge community will host multiple events to honor and give their (More)


NAACP meeting held to address cop's alleged racist text messages

Posted 8:45 AM 9/10/2014 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - The NAACP met for the first time Tuesday since a WBRZ Investigative Unit report found a police officer had been accused of sending racially charged text (More)

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