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  • Recall petitions filed for Gonzales city council members

    April 23, 2014 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of State's office to recall a pair of city councilmen in Gonzales. A group called "Save Gonzales" wants councilmen Timothy Vessel and Gary Lacombe recalled. They say the two are more concerned with playing politics, instead of serving the... more »
  • Family mourns loss during candlelight vigil

    April 19, 2014 9:39 PM

    GONZALES - A community held a candlelight Saturday night to remember the mother and son who were allegedly killed by the husband and father early Thursday morning. "It's hard, real hard, you know. This is something here that should have never happened," said family member Robert Wright. More... more »
  • Search for suspected family killer continues

    April 18, 2014 4:14 PM

    GONZALES - The driveway at Dewona Green's house in Gonzales is turning into a memorial for her and her 12-year-old son who were killed Thursday morning. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has not found the alleged killer Ronald Green Sr., who may have gone through with his plan to... more »
  • Man accused of killing family still missing

    April 18, 2014 9:04 AM

    GONZALES - Authorities are still searching for the man accused of killing his wife and son Thursday morning. The bodies of 40-year-old Dewona Green and her 12-year-old son were found in their home on Lakeway Cove Ave. Investigators are looking for her estranged husband Ronald Green Jr. in connection... more »
  • Family 'heartbroken' after man kills wife and son Play Video

    April 17, 2014 4:27 PM

    GONZALES - A family is coping with the tragic loss of two loved ones after a man allegedly murdered his wife and their 12-year-old son. Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies say Ronald Green Sr. shot and killed his wife, 40-year-old Dewona Green and his son, Ronald Green Jr. Grief-stricken... more »
  • Deputies: Man murders wife and son in Gonzales

    April 17, 2014 6:36 AM

    GONZALES -The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office say Ronald Green Sr. murdered his wife and son. They believe he jumped off of the Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. John Parish into the Mississippi River. Two people were found dead in a home on Lakeway Cove Ave. off of LA-44 early... more »
  • Coroner: man drowned while running from police

    April 14, 2014 2:36 PM

    GONZALES- The Ascension Parish coroner said a man who died while running from police last week was not shocked by a stun gun, despite what the man's family told WBRZ News 2 after the incident. Jerrick Lane, 25, dove into a canal and never resurfaced a week ago. Police... more »
  • Police: Stun gun not used on man who drowned Play Video

    April 9, 2014 5:57 PM

    GONZALES - Police are standing firm that no stun gun was fired when they chased Jerrick Lane, 25, during a domestic disturbance call on Abe Avenue Tuesday night. Gonzales Police were responding to a call that Jerrick Lane had a gun and was harassing a woman. When the officer... more »
  • Man likely drowned running from police

    April 8, 2014 11:05 PM

    GONZALES- It appears a man drowned while he tried to run from an officer who was dispatched to a domestic disturbance late Tuesday night. Police said Jerrick Lane, 25, ran when a Gonzales Police officer arrived at the scene on Abe Street. Police said Lane had a gun and... more »
  • Gonzales man kills wife, tries to kill himself Play Video

    April 3, 2014 9:20 AM

    GONZALES- A man in Ascension Parish is in the hospital, after deputies say he killed his wife, then tried to kill himself. It happened just after midnight Thursday at their home on Roddy Road near the corner of Black Bayou Road in Gonzales. Deputies say Gerardo Lua, 38,... more »
  • Lawsuit filed over Gonzales zoning issue

    April 2, 2014 10:12 PM

    GONZALES- Owners of a 25-acre tract of land near I-10 are suing the city and council members for denying a rezoning request earlier this year. South Park Business Center, Inc. is asking for $3 million and its rezoning request to be accepted. Mentioned in the suit are councilmen Gary... more »
  • Six girls arrested after fight at school

    March 24, 2014 5:21 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested six girls after a fight Monday at Central Middle School in Gonzales, according to a department spokesperson. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said the fight stemmed from an ongoing social media feud between two of the girls, which boiled over at the school. Bacala... more »
  • DEQ: Husband and wife ran inspection sticker scheme Play Video

    March 20, 2014 8:43 PM

    GONZALEZ - A husband and wife running an inspection sticker business are accused of cutting corners and putting unfit cars on the road. Louisiana State Police and the Department of Environmental Quality arrested Chad Ledet and Yolande Ledet for falsifying public documents. The two run Terry's Express in Gonzales... more »
  • Gonzales council approves zoning permit for company Play Video

    March 17, 2014 9:36 PM

    GONZALES- After a zoning vote that would keep one electric company out of the city, the Gonzales council approved a special zoning permit for Summit Electric Supply to build a new facility on LA 44. The company was seeking the special permit on the plot of land already zoned... more »
  • Woman assaulted, held against her will

    March 7, 2014 12:27 PM

    A Gonzales man is behind bars for holding a woman against her will, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies say David Caillier, 55, assaulted the woman for several hours and threatened to kill her if she left. When authorities arrived at the home witnesses said they... more »
  • Armed robber sought in Ascension Parish

    March 5, 2014 4:34 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators said they're looking for a the armed man who held up a Dollar General Store in Gonzales this week. Deputies said the man came into the store on Highway 44 around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, and demanded money from an employee at the register. ... more »
  • Mother, son arrested in teen party investigation

    February 28, 2014 4:21 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish woman and her 15-year-old son after a party where investigators said they found marijuana and alcohol. Deputies arrested 33-year-old Allison Michel's son on Feb. 21, then arrested Michel after investigators said they found evidence she bought alcohol for the party. ... more »
  • Gonzales fails to secure construction project Play Video

    February 27, 2014 3:36 PM

    GONZALES - City leaders said they're upset after Gonzales' council failed to approve a zoning ordinance for a big-money construction project. The council voted 2-1 Wednesday night to approve the zoning change for Crawford Electric's 54,000 square foot warehouse. However, the measure still failed because a majority of the... more »
  • After public dispute, council narrowly approves rezoning Play Video

    February 24, 2014 9:39 PM

    GONZALES - The city council voted 2-1 to award a rezoning request so Crawford Electric can build a warehouse on five acres of PriceCo land. Crawford Electrical Supply Co. wants to build its multi-million dollar, 54,000 square-foot facility on Highway 44 east of I-10. The plot is zoned as... more »
  • Councilman: rezoning fight suggests city is closed for business Play Video

    February 11, 2014 10:41 PM

    GONZALES - City leaders cannot agree on rezoning a vacant piece of land that could become a giant warehouse and the mayor worries it means the city will lose out on new jobs. Crawford Electrical Supply Co. wants to build its multimillion dollar, 54,000 square-foot facility on Highway 44... more »
  • The Flies That Bind: A Lesson In Fly Tying Play Video

    January 14, 2014 10:05 PM

    GONZALES - Darrell Crawford has been teaching local anglers how to tie fly fishing flies for 11 years, and loves passing his knowledge along to his student. When asked why he was so passionate about teaching his craft to others, he said, "I don't want to see it die,... more »
  • Group of teens busted for boosting six cars in three weeks

    January 9, 2014 8:09 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a group of teens accused of stealing six cars over a three week period in Gonzales. According to Gonzales Police, two 17-year-olds and two 16-year-olds burglarized and stole multiple cars from residential neighborhoods. Detectives said the car thefts occurred from December 16, 2013 to January... more »
  • Ascension eyes traffic fix for La. 30

    December 27, 2013 8:07 PM

    GONZALES - A proposed facility at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center could create traffic tie-ups on La. 30. Leaders in Ascension Parish want to avoid the congestion, and they are looking at ways to alleviate traffic congestion. Proposed plans include replacing traffic signals with roundabouts, widening St. Landry Road,... more »
  • Eight arrested after restaurant shooting and standoff

    December 23, 2013 11:38 AM

    GONZALES - Eight people have been arrested in Gonzales after a shooting at La Mexicana Restaurant. The incident took place Saturday night around 11:30 p.m. Police officers were flagged down by employees and found three people with gunshot wounds outside the restaurant. Five people were detained immediately... more »
  • Councilman fined for trying to use neighbor's power

    December 11, 2013 11:43 PM

    GONZALES- A city councilman will have to pay a fine or spend a limited amount of time after he was found guilty in connection with a theft of electricity case . Timothy Vessel was accused of using his neighbor's utilities to power his property while rebuilding from a fire.... more »
  • Ascension officials eye park, recreation upgrades

    December 9, 2013 5:45 AM

    GONZALES- Ascension Parish officials say they will unveil a plan later this week to spend $20 million to $25 million upgrading recreational facilities on the parish's fast-growing east bank. Projects under consideration include renovations to existing playgrounds and ball fields, adding new splash pads and walking and jogging trails and... more »
  • Accused test driving thief selling cars as his own Play Video

    December 5, 2013 10:23 PM

    GONZALES - A man is accused of stealing cars from people and car dealerships and selling them as his own. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and Baton Rouge Police Department are looking for 42-year-old, Shane Richey of Maurepas. Richey's wanted on felony theft. "I don't consider myself... more »
  • Black Friday shoppers supporting Gonzales Play Video

    November 29, 2013 1:59 PM

    GONZALES - Black Friday shoppers avoided the crazy crowds and helped Gonzales grow at the same time. "We went last night to Walmart and it was packed but since we got here it was ok I guess. I like this better," said Lamaria Phillips at Tanger Outlet Mall. ... more »
  • Gonzales woman killed in car crash

    November 28, 2013 12:10 PM

    CONVENT - A Gonzales woman was killed in a crash last night in St. James Parish. 48-year-old Griselda Davis died after the two vehicle crash on La. Highway 70 west of La. Highway 3125. State Police say the a 46-year-old St. James resident, Elaine Lewis, crossed the centerline... more »
  • Veterans honored in Gonzales Play Video

    November 11, 2013 5:54 PM

    GONZALES- Hundreds showed up at Ascension's Veteran's Memorial Park today to honor the men and women who fight for America's freedom. It was the largest annual gathering at the park, which featured more than 150 school choir members and service men and women from every branch. "I appreciate... more »
  • Don't knock here! City passes new sales law

    October 28, 2013 11:01 PM

    GONZALES- City leaders here got tough on door-to-door salespeople. After Monday night's vote, and passing of a new law, peddlers will need a special permit. They would also need to wear identification. People complained about solicitors and asked city leaders to do something. However, some people are... more »
  • New Ascension school ready Play Video

    October 10, 2013 5:22 PM

    GONZALES- The new GW Carver Primary School on Cornerview is just days away from welcoming its first students. The school will replace the old campus, where renovations weren't cost effective. Today, crews worked to pack up the last of the school as students continue to learn despite the... more »
  • 7th District Fire Station nearing completion Play Video

    October 8, 2013 5:14 PM

    GONZALES - Volunteer firefighters won't have to wait much longer for repairs to the 7th District fire station in Ascension Parish, which was damaged in a tornado. Crews have just a few more days of work left on the building's facade and the garage area, and the station will... more »
  • Karen becoming less of a threat Saturday

    October 5, 2013 11:57 AM

    GONZALES - A tropical storm watch remains in effect for some south Louisiana parishes, even though Karen continues to deteriorate. Winds are expected to reach 20 to 30 mph with wind gusts to 40mph. While there is concern coastal areas could be flooded with up to three feet of... more »
  • Balloonists take shots as competition soars Play Video

    September 27, 2013 11:06 AM

    GONZALES- The Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship is well underway as the country's top balloonist took the skies this morning for the first leg of the three day contest. Competitors had a short period of time to make their way to the Lamar Dixon Expo Center through the air... more »
  • Council approves zoning change for future development

    September 23, 2013 10:49 PM

    GONZALES- City leaders approved a change in zoning to allow for a large-scale development of land near I-10. The Evans' property sits at the intersection of the interstate and Highway 44. It will now be zoned commercial instead of residential. Owners hope it will become a mixed-use community... more »
  • Another city plans to get tough on door-to-door sales Play Video

    September 23, 2013 10:25 PM

    GONZALES - For years, solicitors in Ascension Parish have not had guidelines for door-to-door sales. Mayor Barney Arceneaux says lately, there have been an increase in solicitors and new rules are necessary for the city of Gonzales. At the next city council meeting, the city will propose a new... more »
  • Ascension may borrow to build sewer system

    September 22, 2013 11:31 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish government will apply for a $60 million loan through a fund overseen by the state Department of Environmental Quality to jump start plans to build a regional sewer system. Parish officials say the loan would pay for a phase of sewage treatment systems in a heavily... more »
  • 8 La. WWII veterans receive French Legion of Honor

    September 11, 2013 3:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Eight World War II veterans from Louisiana have received the French government's highest medal, the Legion of Honor, including a veteran from Gonzales. They include a soldier in the "Ghost Army" that tricked the Germans, one who led 55 days of fights behind enemy lines in Normandy... more »
  • Gonzales EMS approved to hire outside billing service Play Video

    September 9, 2013 10:46 PM

    GONZALES - The city council here unanimously agreed to the Gonzales Fire Department's request to use an outside billing service for the city's emergency ambulance service at the city council meeting Monday night. "Tonight was a step forward in our EMS program," Fire Chief Tracey Normand said. For... more »
  • EMS changes wanted in Gonzales Play Video

    September 9, 2013 5:27 PM

    GONZALES- The EMS service provided by the Gonzales Fire Department wants to out source its medical billing to save time and bring in more money. The service has been in place for seven years and doesn't charge Gonzales residents for ambulance care by recouping costs from insurance companies instead.... more »
  • Child dies after getting stuck in open car window

    September 9, 2013 2:53 PM

    GONZALES - A three-year-old died after his head got stuck in an open car window, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the child was able to climb onto the car and was trapped when he put his head through the partially open window at a house... more »
  • Gonzales Police Chief calls out councilmen Play Video

    September 4, 2013 5:37 PM

    GONZALES - The chief of Gonzales' police department recently called out members of the city council who he said were standing in the way of progress. "I don't know if they're being rebellious, I'm not sure of what direction they want to head, but I can tell you, we're... more »
  • Gonzales man arrested for dispute involving gun

    September 4, 2013 3:07 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A man accused in a disturbance involving a gun in Ascension Parish is now behind bars. On August 29, deputies went to 15009 Beau Jon Ave. in Prarieville, where they found two men fighting on the floor of a bedroom. Carlos Jackson then began fighting with... more »
  • Zoning board approves controversial rezoning request

    September 3, 2013 11:04 PM

    GONZALES- The zoning commission here approved the rezoning of some 350 acres near I-10 and Highway 44. The owners of the vast, empty property wanted it rezoned to hopefully sell it for as much as $10 million. Their plan would be for a developer to create a mixed-use type... more »
  • Gonzales man dies in motorcycle crash

    August 29, 2013 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is dead after a crash involving a motorcycle in East Baton Rouge Parish early today. It happened around 6 a.m. in the area of 18100 Petroleum Drive. Deputies say 61 year-old James Dunn, of Gonzales was headed east, when he hit the back... more »
  • Suspect shot by police out of the hospital

    August 21, 2013 4:15 PM

    GONZALES - Police said a man shot after a confrontation with one of their officers this weekend is out of the hospital and on his way to jail. Sgt. Steven Nethken with Gonzales Police said Daniel West, 33, was being interviewed by their detectives and deputies from the Ascension... more »
  • Exclusive: Pizza driver robbed at gunpoint tells story Play Video

    August 19, 2013 6:21 PM

    GONZALES - Tonight, the pizza delivery driver police said was robbed in Gonzales shared with News 2 what happened before officers shot the suspect. "It was kind of surreal," said Louis Wright, who was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night. "I thought someone was playing a joke on me, basically... more »
  • Robbery suspect shot by police expected to survive Play Video

    August 19, 2013 12:24 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators said an armed robbery suspect shot in a confrontation with Gonzales Police is in critical but stable condition, and expected to survive. Sgt. Steven Nethken said Daniel West, 33, was shot through the neck Sunday night by Sgt. Gary Ferrari, an 11-year veteran of the force,... more »
  • Second suspect surrenders in pregnant woman's shooting

    August 19, 2013 11:39 AM

    GONZLAES - Sheriff's deputies said a second suspect wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a pregnant woman turned herself in to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office today. Deputies said Tiffany Victor, 27, is the girlfriend of the primary suspect, Cowan Collins, whom they said shot 25-year-old Kenyia... more »
  • Second suspect sought in shooting of pregnant woman

    August 16, 2013 11:45 AM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said they're looking for a second suspect in the shooting of a pregnant woman this week. Detectives are looking for 27-year-old Tiffany Victor as an accessory after the fact to attempted murder. Investigators said she is the girlfriend of the alleged shooter,... more »
  • Police searching for armed daiquiri shop robber

    August 15, 2013 2:47 PM

    GONZALES - Police said they're looking for an armed man who robbed a daiquiri shop in Gonzales this week. Investigators said it happened around 9:35 p.m. Wednesday at New Orleans Daiquiri on Airline Highway and Church Point Road. Police said an armed man wearing a hooded sweater and... more »
  • Man accused of shooting pregnant ex-girlfriend

    August 14, 2013 5:14 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he tried to kill his pregnant ex-girlfriend in Ascension Parish this morning. Investigators arrested Cowan Collins, 27, on suspicion of attempted murder, attempted feticide, and illegal use of a weapon in the shooting of Kenyia Houston, 25, of... more »
  • Authorities worry heroin is more popular

    August 13, 2013 10:24 PM

    GONZALES - New ways to manufacture heroin has made it more appealing, authorities worry. Unlike black tar heroin seen decades ago that could only be shot up with a needle, brown heroin gives addicts a choice. They can snort it, smoke it or shoot it. "We've started seeing... more »
  • Ascension Parish plans around 70 road repairs Play Video

    August 13, 2013 4:01 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish officials plan to repair around 70 roads by the end of 2014. Carla Drive off Highway 44 was slated for repair work for next year's road maintenance project, but was pushed up to this year's project after the road base failed. Ascension Parish Chief Engineer... more »
  • Crooks targeted by new cell phone app Play Video

    August 12, 2013 9:37 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives in Ascension Parish are getting tips instantly and anonymously. "It's absolutely one hundred percent full proof anonymous," Ascension Parish Sheriff Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said. The 'APSO Tips' app is available for all Android and iPhone users and gives residents a new way to stay... more »
  • Families worried after graves destroyed in Gonzales Play Video

    August 12, 2013 5:36 PM

    GONZALES - For the second time in a year, Cornerview Cemetery is the victim of a rogue driver. A man swerved off a bend of Cornerview Road near Chester Diez Road, slamming into graves at the cemetery and exposing one casket. People who have loved ones buried there... more »
  • Gonzales police officer arrested for domestic abuse

    August 9, 2013 11:43 AM

    GONZALES - A Gonzales Police Department officer has been arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Battery. 34-year-old Davin Miller was arrested by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office was called in on the case by the Gonzales Police due to Miller working for the police department.... more »
  • Man wanted in Gonzales attempted bank robbery

    August 7, 2013 2:38 PM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales are on the lookout for a man wanted for an apparent attempted bank robbery. They say around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the subject walked into the Capitol One on South Burnside Avenue and wrote something on a deposit slip. Investigators say after standing in... more »
  • Man dies, woman and child injured in I-10 wreck

    August 1, 2013 3:25 PM

    GONZALES - Police said one person died and two others were injured when a pickup crashed on I-10 near Gonzales. Sgt. Steven Nethken with Gonzales Police said the truck was caught by a blowout near the 179 mile marker while heading west on the interstate. He said a... more »
  • Gonzales man arrested for child pornography

    July 30, 2013 2:14 PM

    GONZALES- A suspected child predator from Gonzales is now behind bars. Thomas Preston Newman Jr., who is 26 years old, was booked into the Ascension Parish Prison on nine counts of pornography involving juveniles. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison on each count. The... more »
  • Shots fired at Gonzales home while children inside

    July 26, 2013 8:45 AM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said they're searching for two men believed to be involved with a recent shooting. Deputies said early Thursday morning someone fired shots into a home in Gonzales on Richard Miles Road. They said three children were inside the home at the time,... more »
  • Gonzales roundabouts planned for Highway 30

    July 23, 2013 8:04 AM

    GONZALES - After more than a year of studies, a plan for roundabouts on La. 30 near Interstate 10 could be coming public soon. Gonzales City Engineer Jackie Baumann says she and other local officials have worked with the state Department of Transportation and Development for months, exploring the best... more »
  • Businesses buckle down for hurricane season Play Video

    July 22, 2013 5:37 PM

    GONZALES - Creature comforts like the buttery sizzle of charbroiled oysters or even just a warm bed can disappear in an instant when there's a hurricane bearing down on the Gulf Coast. Wesley Robert knows better than most. He operates a few hotels and a Mike Anderson's in Gonzales.... more »
  • Slain girl remembered at funeral Play Video

    July 22, 2013 5:17 PM

    GONZALES - Dozens of friends and family members of Ahlittia North, the six-year old girl killed last weekend, gathered to send her off and remember her life at The Christian Assembly Full Gospel Church this morning. Family wore pink, North's favorite color, to honor the young girl. "She... more »
  • Funeral for slain 6-year-old girl moved to Gonzales

    July 21, 2013 4:27 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - The funeral for a slain 6-year-old whose body was found in a trash can is now scheduled for Monday in Gonzales. Police found the Ahlittia North stabbed to death in Harvey, where she was living with her mother. Investigators arrested Matthew Flugence in connection with the killing.... more »
  • Ascension schools mull athletic facility upgrades Play Video

    July 17, 2013 5:49 PM

    GONZALES - The fieldhouse at East Ascension High School has become a point of pride, from Glenn Dorsey's jersey hanging in the lobby to the building's geographical convenience. "We jog out on the sidewalk to the track. We have practice fields ten yards away," said Paul Bourgeois, the school's... more »
  • Gonzales actress featured on 'Southern Fried Homicide' Play Video

    July 12, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shanna Forrestall is a local actress from Gonzales is a host and narrator in Southern Fried Homicide. It's airs on Investigation Discovery. Forrestall is also currently working on another movie filming in the area. more »
  • Savvy thieves pull a fast two

    July 11, 2013 10:48 PM

    GONZALES- Police here are looking for crooks who were able to pull off two TV heists at Wal-Mart. Investigators are trying to identify the men seen on security stealing two 50-inch television sets and a surround system. Officers said the men use a store exit where there is... more »
  • Gonzales police looking for TV thieves

    July 9, 2013 11:29 AM

    GONZALES - Gonzales Police released photos of a pair of men they said stole two big-screen televisions from a Walmart, and asked for the public's help identifying them. Police say the two stole the TV's from the Gonzales store on Saturday, June 22 around 9:30pm. They said the... more »
  • Rim and tire theft at Gonzales car lot

    July 8, 2013 2:20 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives asked for the public's help figuring out who stole four tires and rims from a 2008 GMC Yukon at Duplessis GMC in the 2500 block of S. Burnside Avenue in Gonzales. They say the tires and rims, which were valued over $1,000, were believed to be... more »
  • Diesel thieves "hacked" fuel pumps Play Video

    July 3, 2013 6:10 PM

    DUTCHTOWN- Ascension Parish deputies arrested a couple from Violet, after patrols spotted their suspicious van stealing diesel early Tuesday morning. Deputies charged Brandon Angelety, 32, and his wife, Jairomeora Angelety, 30, with felony theft of diesel fuel. Investigators said the pair were first spotted on surveillance footage at... more »
  • Man arrested for desertion after child's disappearance Play Video

    June 28, 2013 10:41 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a Gonzales man after they said he passed out while watching a young child, then reported her missing when he woke up and found she wasn't there. Officers charged John Peppers Jr., 24, of Gonzales with child desertion after the 6-year-old girl was found at... more »
  • Police spend evening searching for missing child

    June 27, 2013 8:30 PM

    GONZALES- A very visible search effort was underway for much of Thursday evening here, after a six-year-old girl was reported missing. Police said the child's godfather filed the complaint after he woke-up from a nap and the child had vanished. The man said he was watching the child when... more »
  • Gonzales Police host active shooter class

    June 20, 2013 10:47 PM

    GONZALES - Law enforcement said "it's always best to be prepared," and talked about safety when a gunman is involved in an incident. An active shooter class was hosted by the Gonzales Police Department and the Ascension parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and provided guidance to... more »
  • Ascension Parish solicits input on sewer plan

    June 17, 2013 8:06 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish officials hope to give information out and get some in return during a pair of public meetings this week regarding a proposed parish-wide sewer project. The first meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center gymnasium. A second meeting... more »

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