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Mistrial motions rejected in murder trial

Posted 9:22 PM 10/31/2014 by WBRZ Staff

PORT ALLEN - Attempts by defense attorneys to end a murder-for-hire trial in West Baton Rouge Parish failed today.

Judge Robin Free rejected motions for a mistrial filed by defense attorneys in the murder trial of Monique Kitts and Karl Howard in Port Allen. The attorneys claimed multiple (More)


Prosecution's witnesses paint guilty picture of suspect

Posted 9:25 PM 10/30/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

PORT ALLEN- The trial over an alleged murder-for-hire plot became even more salacious Thursday as jurors heard from witnesses for the prosecution that painted the wife accused of killer her husband as money-hungry killer who wanted to collect soon after the man's death.

Corey Kitts' wife (More)


Woman seeing yellow after restriping incident

Posted 6:09 AM 10/31/2014 by Brittany Weiss

ST. FRANCISVILLE - A woman says a state vehicle restriping the highway painted her car yellow and she's getting the run-around to fix it.

Around 11:30 a.m. Monday, Danielle Landry was driving along Highway 10 in St. Francisville when a Department of Transportation and Development truck was (More)


Feed a Family wraps up Friday

Posted 4:53 PM 10/30/2014 by Ambria Washington

BATON ROUGE - WBRZ's "Feed A Family" food drive is still collecting non-perishable foods through Friday.

Food bank officials said this summer has been harder than most, but so far they've collected thousands of canned goods and donations that can provide more than 200,000 meals.


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