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  • Mayor accused of breaking the law during budget talks

    July 28, 2014 10:55 PM

    GONZALES - City leaders got personal, tossing around allegations of malfeasance and misconduct, during a budget meeting Monday night. Councilman Gary Lacombe accused Mayor Barney Arceneaux of breaking the law when appointing people to the city's planning and zoning board. Prior to the meeting, Lacombe asked the Attorney General's... more »
  • Gonzales man killed in Ascension Parish crash

    July 21, 2014 5:56 AM

    GONZALES - State police say a 22-year-old Gonzales man died when the car he was riding in was involved in a crash with another vehicle in Ascension Parish. Trooper Jared L. Sandifer says Patrick Breaux was a front seat passenger in a car driven by 22-year-old Sara Andrews, of Baton... more »
  • In latest budget talks, police take cut Play Video

    July 14, 2014 10:10 PM

    GONZALES - The city council met to vote on a second budget proposal Monday evening but a vote won't take place for another two weeks since two amendments were made and accepted dealing with the spending plan. The amendments were passed by the same 3:2 vote and create a... more »
  • Gonzales PD looking for hospital purse thief

    July 14, 2014 11:53 AM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public's help Monday identifying a woman who was caught on camera stealing a purse from a Gonzales hospital. Gonzales Police said the victim contacted them after her wallet was stolen from an office in St. Elizabeth Hospital's Medical Plaza on June 16. Surveillance... more »
  • Gonzales PD investigates vending machine break-ins

    July 10, 2014 3:01 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for help identifying two men accused of breaking into vending machines at a local hotel earlier this month. According to Gonzales PD two unknown males entered a hotel in Gonzales on July 1 and broke into several vending machines on different floors. The man pictured... more »
  • Gonzales PD look to ID accused credit card thief

    July 8, 2014 2:50 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public's help identifying a man who used a stolen credit card on July 4 at a convenience store in Gonzales. The victim said they were not sure where the card was stolen from, but said their account history shows a total of five... more »
  • 18-wheeler fire closes I-10W near Gonzales

    July 3, 2014 4:17 PM

    GONZALES - Authorities closed I-10 West near Gonzales after a tractor trailer caught on fire during the afternoon rush. It happened near the LA 30 exit on I-10 West. DOTD said congestion is back to Sorrento. The left lane re-opened at 4:20 p.m. Traffic officials asked drivers in... more »
  • Firemen's butts help community Play Video

    June 27, 2014 6:03 PM

    GONZALES - Firefighters cooked more than 500 Boston butts as part of the annual "Best Butts on Da' Bayou" fundraiser today. The Gonzales Firefighter's Association uses the event to raise money for their fund, money they then dole out to other charities in the community. "We do it... more »
  • Gonzales recall breaks halfway mark Play Video

    June 26, 2014 6:03 PM

    GONZALES - The effort to recall two Gonzales city councilmen passed the halfway mark recently as supporters continue to search for signatures. The Save Gonzales campaign needs 2,145 signatures to trigger a recall election for both Gary Lacombe and Timothy Vessel. The group started going door to door early... more »
  • Budget stalemate could continue in Gonzales Play Video

    June 23, 2014 9:47 PM

    GONZALES - The city council accepted a second budget proposal Monday evening after Mayor Barney Arceneaux vetoed the original last month. Arceneaux did not support amendments that were made by the council. The mayor warned when submitting another proposal, he will likely veto the budget again if the council... more »
  • APSO: 3 wanted as Operation No Show continues

    June 19, 2014 11:27 AM

    GONZALES - Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office released information on three more individuals wanted on felony bench warrants for failure to appear in court as a part of the ongoing Operation No Show. Operation No Show has been underway in the parish for just over two years... more »
  • Man talks about rescuing people from car in bayou Play Video

    June 18, 2014 9:39 PM

    GONZALES - A few days after an SUV carrying two people drove off of Coontrap Road and into New River, people are talking about the dangers the road brings for drivers. "It's a fairly smooth road, but people speed through that curve," Gonzales Fire Chief Tracy Normand explained. Normand... more »
  • WATCH: man, woman rescued after car crashes into bayou Play Video

    June 16, 2014 9:19 PM

    GONZALES- The driver of an SUV was likely impaired when he drove into New River Monday evening, police told WBRZ News 2. The unidentified man and a female passenger had to be rescued by eyewitnesses. In video, captured by someone who saw the incident, a man is seen on... more »
  • Former lawmaker Melvin Irvin Jr dies

    June 10, 2014 5:14 PM

    GONZALES - Former state Rep. Melvin Irvin Jr. has died. Family friend Tanzie Jones said Tuesday that Irvin, who's also a former president of the Ascension Parish School Board, died Saturday of cancer. He was 72. Irvin was elected in 1983 to the Louisiana House of Representatives, serving... more »
  • Bikers rally together for a good cause

    June 7, 2014 9:17 PM

    GONZALES - The Nubian Kruzers United held their seventh annual motorcycle rally at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center Saturday. Part of the proceeds from the money raised this weekend will go to the Battered Women's Shelter of Baton Rouge. Over the past seven years, the group has given more... more »
  • Investigation leads to Gonzales drug bust

    June 5, 2014 3:38 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives from Ascension Parish and the Gonzales Police Department said they seized large quantities of drugs and arrested a suspected dealer following an investigation on Wednesday. Shandolan Carey, 36, of Gonzales is being charged with possession with intent to distribute several narcotics including cocaine, heroin, marijuana and... more »
  • Police: Man stabbed woman over missing money

    May 30, 2014 4:32 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies accused a Gonzales man of stabbing a woman multiple times during an argument this week about money missing form his residence. Authorities arrested Gregory Davis, 64, on suspicion of aggravated second-degree battery and false imprisonment Wednesday. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said deputies were called to... more »
  • Two accused of forcing children to beg for money Play Video

    May 30, 2014 12:59 PM

    GONZALES - Police said they arrested two people for dropping a pair of children off in a Gonzales parking lot and forcing them to beg for money. Officers said they received a call stating that there was a young child in the park lot of a store in Gonzales... more »
  • Red Cross closes shelter in Gonzales

    May 29, 2014 11:17 AM

    GONZALES - The American Red Cross shelter that opened on Wednesday night after area flooding at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center Gym is now closed. A Red Cross spokesperson said the shelter was opened for residents who were forced from their homes after Wednesday's downpours, but closed the shelter... more »
  • Deputies identify man found dead in flooded parking lot

    May 28, 2014 6:19 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish identified a man found dead in a flooded parking lot Wednesday afternoon as Danny Deville, 56. Deville was from Melville, deputies said. He was found outside the business he worked at on Babin Road around 4:30 p.m. Deputies said the business... more »
  • Gonzales home invader arrested on burglary charges

    May 22, 2014 2:33 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office deputies said they arrested a man in the process of burglarizing a residence on Tuesday. Law enforcement said they caught Damon Delmore, 36, of Gonzales in the process of invading several homes in Bayou Grand South Subdivision and arrested him after a chase... more »
  • Gonzales mayor vetoes budget Play Video

    May 21, 2014 11:30 AM

    GONZALES - Mayor Barney Arceneaux announced Wednesday that he'd vetoed the budget recently passed by the Gonzales City Council. "it is irresponsible and reckless to cut needed equipment from both the police department and the fire department, which directly affect the safety, health and welfare of our citizens, in... more »
  • Save Gonzales effort ramps up for recall Play Video

    May 16, 2014 6:21 PM

    GONZALES- An effort to oust two councilmen is gaining steam as the organization, known as Save Gonzales, plans drives to collect signatures on their recall petition. The effort takes aim at councilmen Gary Lacombe and Timothy Vessel, who voted for a budget that many citizens thought took an axe... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy hero saves drowning boy Play Video

    May 15, 2014 6:23 PM

    GONZALES - Today, a sheriff's deputy who saved a young boy from drowning said he did what anyone would have done in the situation. Sergeant Chad Stafford said he heard the child screaming from across the apartment complex he was patrolling, ran about 75 feet to find the two-year-old... more »
  • Sheriff's Office to hold memorial in Gonzales

    May 12, 2014 11:14 AM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office announced they are holding a memorial ceremony to honor fallen officers on Friday. The annual ceremony takes place during National Police Week and offers a chance to show gratitude to officers killed in the line of duty during the past year, according... more »
  • State Police: man drives drunk to police station

    May 11, 2014 7:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police say a Gonzales man drove himself to the police station while drunk, where he was arrested for DWI. Troopers say Patrick Ruffner, 31, went to the station to fill out a crash report after he was involved in a hit and run crash on... more »
  • Ag Dept. says campaign report filing broke the rules Play Video

    May 6, 2014 6:24 PM

    GONZALES- The Department of Agriculture and Forestry confirms that rules were broken when Catrina Irvin faxed campaign finance documents from her state-owned fax machine to the ethics commission. On at least two dates, Irvin faxed candidate's reports for both Terance Irvin and his fellow councilman Timothy Vessel. The... more »
  • Murder suspect's bank accounts inactive, deputies confident he jumped off bridge

    May 5, 2014 11:54 PM

    GONZALES- Authorities said Monday, it is likely a man did jump off a river bridge after murdering his estranged wife and son in April . Ronald Green has not been spotted, nor has he used any of his bank accounts, since the April 17th double murder. "Detectives are... more »
  • Man wanted for theft at Tanger Mall in Gonzales

    May 5, 2014 3:22 PM

    GONZALES- Authorities in Gonzales are on the lookout for an employee at the Polo Store in the Tanger Mall in Gonzales wanted for theft. Police say Lyndon Pack stole over $41,000 in merchandise from the store. They say Pack made fraudulent transactions dating back to November of last... more »
  • Council approves attorney fees, despite recommendation Play Video

    May 2, 2014 6:38 PM

    GONZALES - A vote to pay attorney fees to a company following a lawsuit with Gonzales is raising some eyebrows. The issue stems back to a lawsuit with a contractor who was hired to build the spray pad at Jambalaya Park in Gonzales. The city stopped paying Quality Design... more »
  • Councilman raises conflict of interest questions Play Video

    April 30, 2014 6:31 PM

    GONZALES- After a trio of councilmen forced changes to the city's budget to fund an $800,000 road study, some questions are being raised as to whether or not Terance Irvin has a conflict of interest in the vote. The study would look at a possible service road connecting LA... more »
  • Councilmen bump, dodge tough questions Play Video

    April 28, 2014 10:27 PM

    GONZALES - Council members facing a recall effort dodged and bumped their way through a town hall Monday night. It was the first meeting since the SaveGonzales group filed a recall petition with the state against councilmen Timothy Vessel and Gary Lacombe last week. Voters want the pair... more »
  • 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 »

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