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Family: Gary Plauche has died

Posted 8:57 AM 10/22/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- Gary Plauche died Monday family members told WBRZ News 2.

Plauche, 68, shot and killed his son's karate instructor at the Baton Rouge airport in 1984. The man, Jeffrey Doucet, was accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting Plauche's son, Jody.

Plauche waited for (More)


After freak death, mother planning daughter's funeral on birthday

Posted 7:33 AM 10/21/2014 by Ryan Naquin

BATON ROUGE - A mother started planning her daughter's funeral on the 21-year-old's birthday Monday. 

Taylor McGonigle, 21, died Sunday after being hit in the head by a column from a building in the French Quarter.  Police said a drunk driver lost control and hit the column (More)


Shampine spending another weekend on the lam

Shampine spending another weekend on the lam

Posted 8:23 AM 10/20/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- A wanted man will enter his second weekend on the run Saturday and has managed to spend the last week without being noticed.

Dennis Shampine has been running from authorities since the second week of October. He has not been seen since Friday, October 10 when a woman said she (More)


EXCLUSIVE: Police department under civil service investigation

Posted 9:01 AM 10/17/2014 by Ryan Naquin

DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Civil Service Commission voted to investigate the town's police department following allegations about misconduct made against the chief and two other officers.

Former officer, Jared Kreamer, accuses Chief Scott Jones, Captain Steve Kistler and Sergeant (More)


Ebola scare shows holes in state education procedure

Posted 8:54 AM 10/16/2014 by Ryan Naquin

BATON ROUGE - The Ebola scare has prompted precautionary measures from top state educators.

Wednesday, the State Department of Education along with the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education met with the Department of Health and Hospitals and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security (More)

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