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  • 83-year-old Gonzales grandmother wins the jackpot

    February 9, 2018 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE – An 83-year-old grandmother won a Louisiana Lottery jackpot of $525,000, the state lottery office revealed Friday. Josephine Prendergast of Gonzales had the sole winning ticket for the January 20 th Lotto jackpot. “I was reading the numbers and checking them each off thinking ‘that’s not... more »
  • Developers in Gonzales could see spike in building permit fees Play Video

    February 8, 2018 5:25 PM

    GONZALES- If the Planning and Zoning Commission gets its way in the City of Gonzales, developers might have to pay 80 percent more for building permits. Currently, the City of Gonzales charges developers $10 per lot that is developed. Ascension Parish charges $100, according to Gonzales Chief Administrative Officer... more »
  • Roadway in Gonzales reopened after closure to due to chlorine leak Play Video

    February 5, 2018 9:27 AM

    ASCENSION PARISH- Authorities say a chlorine leak temporarily closed a roadway early this morning. The leak was reported on Ashland Road between Highway 30 and Highway 75 in Gonzales, just before 7:30 a.m. Drivers were asked to avoid the area. As of 8:17 a.m., the roadway was reopened.... more »
  • Overturned 18-wheeler jammed traffic on I-10 East

    December 18, 2017 7:19 AM

    GONZALES- All lanes are now open on I-10, after a crash involving an overturned 18 wheeler jammed the morning commute. A witness tells WBRZ the truck flipped over, and nearly in half. The crash occurred near mile marker 176, on I-10 East, about one mile before LA 30... more »
  • City of Gonzales and City's Police Chief slapped with federal lawsuit Play Video

    December 6, 2017 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A former police officer with the Gonzales City Police Department filed a federal lawsuit in Baton Rouge against the City of Gonzales and the City's Police Chief, Sherman Jackson. Moses Black alleges he was retaliated against by Jackson when he blew the whistle on his colleagues. He claims... more »
  • Group arrested following afternoon shootout on busy Gonzales highway

    November 10, 2017 4:01 PM

    GONZALES – Four people were arrested and a group in another car are sought after an afternoon shootout on city streets Friday. Police said there was an argument at a gas station on S Burnside near I-10 around 1 o'clock between people in two cars. After leaving the store,... more »
  • Authorities looking for two Gonzales robbery suspects

    November 1, 2017 2:31 PM

    GONZALES- The Gonzales Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery at the Tanger Outlet mall. Officers said the suspects stole items from the POLO store around 1:34 p.m. on October 14. Both males selected a large amount... more »
  • Expect strict security plan at upcoming music festival here Play Video

    October 2, 2017 1:25 PM

    GONZALES – Authorities announced a coordinated safety plan for an upcoming country music festival scheduled for this weekend at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. Festival promoters and Ascension Parish officials met Monday morning following the mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas. More than fifty people were... more »
  • Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival begins this weekend Play Video

    September 22, 2017 6:53 AM

    GONZALES-The 27th Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival kicks off Friday afternoon at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. The center is located at 9039 S. St. Landry Ave in Gonzales. The two-day festival will run from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. Friday and 12 p.m. until 10 p.m. on... more »
  • Gonzales road closures

    August 30, 2017 8:03 AM

    GONZALES- Some roads are holding water or are completely closed in Gonzales, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post early Wednesday morning. Roads that have water and are passable: W. Edenborne Pkwy. Melancon at Hwy. 936 Roads that are completely closed: ... more »
  • Streets flood as storms prompt nuisance flooding alert

    August 29, 2017 10:30 AM

    GONZALES – Streets took on water and some were closed Tuesday morning as torrential rain bands of Harvey moved over the area. The storm prompted an “areal” flood alert from meteorologists – essentially a warning of nuisance flooding or flooding in areas of poor drainage. Parts of Ascension and... more »
  • Lawson fails to appear in court for Matassa bribery case

    August 14, 2017 1:02 PM

    GONZALES - Monday morning, former Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa was in court for a motions hearing regarding his bribery charges . However, the man who accused Matassa of offering him money, was not. Wayne Lawson, says Matassa and a Gonzales business man offered him cash to drop out... more »
  • Tips from public lead to couple arrested for bank robbery in Gonzales, police say

    July 31, 2017 12:29 PM

    GONZALES – A couple has been arrested after a bank in Gonzales was robbed on Thursday, police say. The Regions Bank located on Airline Highway in Gonzales was robbed on Thursday around 12: 30 p.m. when a man walked into the lobby and approached a teller with... more »
  • Gonzales bank robbed at lunchtime Thursday

    July 27, 2017 2:25 PM

    GONZALES – Gonzales officers are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a bank on Thursday afternoon. The Region's Bank at the corner of Airline and Weber City Road was robbed around 12:30 Thursday, police said. According to the Gonzales Police Department, a black man walked into the... more »
  • Public meeting scheduled for proposed LA 44 corridor in Gonzales

    July 10, 2017 5:55 PM

    GONZALES – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will hold an open house meeting for the proposed LA 44 corridor from I-10 to LA 22 in Gonzales. Phase One proposes a multi-lane roundabout south of Loosemore Road and completion of the four- lane section from I-10... more »
  • Suspect known as 'Jelly Roll' rolled by police after chase Friday

    June 16, 2017 5:22 PM

    GONZALES – A teenage suspect tied to a crime spree in Ascension Parish couldn't get out of a sticky situation and got himself busted Friday. “Jelly Roll” Thompson, whose real name is Devontia, was arrested after a brief chase. “Jelly Roll” tried to hide in some woods on W... more »
  • Cop's alleged racist messages on gay chat app under investigation Play Video

    May 23, 2017 11:54 AM

    GONZALES – A conversation purported to involve a Gonzales Police officer and another man on a gay dating app is under investigation for racist language. The conversation happened around 3 a.m. recently on a smart phone dating app called Grindr where the officer discussed his dissatisfaction with an African... more »
  • Store surveillance spots stolen steaks stuffed in slacks

    May 10, 2017 2:28 PM

    GONZALES – Two men were arrested after a Gonzales grocery store spotted them stealing steaks by stuffing them in their pants. According to Ralph’s Market, the crime happened around noon Tuesday at the Galvez location. “We try to keep our prices down and something like this hurts... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to cocaine distribution, sentenced to 15 years

    May 9, 2017 1:14 PM

    GONZALES – A Gonzales man will serve 15 years in jail after pleading guilty to charges of cocaine distribution, according to the 23rd Judicial District of Louisiana. Derrick Clark, 31, pleaded guilty to distribution of a schedule II controlled dangerous substance and possession of cocaine. The guilty plea was... more »
  • City of Gonzales approves resolution for 10 percent sales tax Play Video

    May 8, 2017 10:18 PM

    GONZALES - Voters in Gonzales will decide on possibly raising the sales tax by a half-cent this October. The City of Gonzales council passed a resolution to allow a half-cent sales tax increase, which will hike the city's sales tax to 10 percent if voters approve it on October's... more »
  • Kenny Matassa pleads not guilty to bribery charges Play Video

    May 8, 2017 10:23 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa pleaded not guilty to charges that he offered a bribe to get a man running for office in Gonzales to drop out of the race. Audio recordings released last year by the Pelican Post Newspaper appeared to show Matassa and another businessman... more »
  • Gonzales City Council to discuss potential sales tax increase Play Video

    May 5, 2017 6:58 PM

    GONZALES – The Gonzales City Council will be considering a half-cent sales tax increase at its next meeting. The money from the sales tax will be used for public safety, police and fire protection. If the council passes the resolution for the tax increase, it will be placed on... more »
  • Ascension Parish deputies host prescription drug takeback

    April 25, 2017 3:15 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE – Deputies in Ascension Parish are hosting an unwanted prescription drug takeback Saturday in Gonzales and Donaldsonville. The Sheriff’s office is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency to provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by dropping off dangerous, unused and unwanted drugs. ... more »
  • Lane closures on LA 621 in Gonzales start Wednesday

    April 25, 2017 11:18 AM

    GONZALES – Drivers in Gonzales should expect periodic lane and bridge closures on LA 621 this week due to bridge repairs on Black Bayou. According to DOTD, the periodic closures will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday just east of the intersection of LA 621... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery, simple burglary

    April 12, 2017 9:09 AM

    GONZALES – Police in Gonzales are looking for a man wanted for armed robbery robbery and simple burglary. Police say Devontia Thompson, AKA “Jelly Roll” is believed to be in the Baton Rouge or Ascension Parish areas. He is wanted for two separate incidents in the Gonzales area. ... more »
  • Gonzales Police receive first batch of body cameras Play Video

    April 6, 2017 8:03 PM

    GONZALES – The Gonzales Police Department received a shipment of body cameras for officers to use. Chief Sherman Jackson said that the cameras could change how the department does business. "Maybe this could make the difference and tell the story," Jackson said. "This will help us we'll... more »
  • One arrested; others wanted for shooting near Bishop Woods Road

    March 22, 2017 12:00 PM

    ASCENSION – One man was arrested and several others are wanted after a shooting near Bishop Woods Road on Tuesday. Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to the area of Josh Brown Road and Bishop Woods Road in reference to shots fired. Deputies discovered a blue vehicle in the... more »
  • Parish councilman renews call for Matassa's resignation Play Video

    March 13, 2017 8:00 PM

    GONZALES- A stalwart opponent of Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa plans to officially call for the leader's resignation at Thursday's parish council meeting. Councilman Daniel "Doc" Satterlee had the resolution ready Monday, saying Matassa can't be an effective leader with a bribery indictment hanging over his head. "I... more »
  • Driver ejected through windshield in fatal Ascension Parish crash

    March 10, 2017 11:11 PM

    GONZALES - One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish, according to Louisiana State Police The crash occurred near LA 431, east of Airline Highway just before 10:00 p.m. Sources say the driver hit a tree and was ejected through the windshield of their vehicle.... more »
  • Flood victim claims to now be victim of government red tape Play Video

    March 1, 2017 5:17 PM

    GONZALES- A family devastated by the August floods can't seem to catch a break. The Hutchinson family applied for and was approved for an Small Business Administration loan last year. However, nearly five months after getting that approval, they still don't have their money. Patience is now wearing thin. "Stressful,... more »
  • Former Gonzales teacher pleads guilty to sexual conduct with teen

    February 15, 2017 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A former East Ascension High School health teacher has pleaded guilty to prohibited sexual conduct with a 17-year-old, per reports. According to District Attorney Tyler Cavalier, 34-year-old Louis Carl Aguillard will avoid jail time due to his plea to a lesser charge. He must also pay... more »
  • Gonzales woman dies after single-vehicle crash in Livingston Parish

    February 13, 2017 6:50 PM

    WATSON – A single-vehicle crash on LA 447 in Livingston Parish resulted in the death of a Gonzales woman on Monday afternoon. The crash occurred around 1 p.m. when 49-year-old Kimberly Picard was traveling eastbound on LA 1019 in a GMC Sierra, according to Louisiana State Police. Picard ran... more »
  • Piglet, 2 rabbits dead in Sac's Western Store fire Play Video

    February 12, 2017 8:23 PM

    GONZALES - Some animals at a popular Gonzales store did not survive after a fire broke out Sunday evening. The Gonzales Fire Department responded to a fire at Sac's Western & Feed Store on Burnside Avenue just before 6:20 p.m. Investigators determined the cause of the fire to be... more »
  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: City leaders admit "mistake" cost thousands of dollars Play Video

    January 31, 2017 5:36 PM

    GONZALES- Taxpayers are on the hook for nearly a quarter of a million dollars to repair the flooded out City Hall in Gonzales. Despite being in a flood zone, city leaders opted out of carrying flood insurance. City leaders said they never imagined the building would flood. "It never flooded,"... more »
  • Human skull found behind Ascension Parish home; foul play not suspected Play Video

    January 30, 2017 7:00 PM

    GONZALES- The family dog brought a human skull to the front door Monday afternoon in Ascension Parish, much to its owners' horror. "My dog was out in the back woods, my wife called for him and he came back with something in his mouth," said Gonzales homeowner John Boyden.... more »
  • Gonzales daycare license revoked but someone hid the notice Play Video

    January 27, 2017 6:03 PM

    GONZALES– Someone hid a public notice posted on the front door of a daycare after the state revoked its license to operate. The Adventures in Learning child care center, located at 14469 Highway 44 in Gonzales, had its license revoked Friday morning after the Louisiana Department of Education received... more »
  • State shuts down driving school that left students out in the cold Play Video

    January 18, 2017 6:36 PM

    GONZALES- The State Office of Motor Vehicles revoked the license of a local driving school after it fell behind on 3,000 students waiting to take the driving portion of their education. Stephen Cherry is still dizzy from the ride he says he went on with Smart Start Driving School. "I've... more »
  • Gonzales man faces child desertion charges after leaving infants at gas station

    January 6, 2017 5:02 PM

    DUTCHTOWN – A Gonzales man faces drug and child desertion charges after deputies say he left his two children at a gas station table to use the bathroom Thursday. Brian Chadwick, 31, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, disrupting the peace and child desertion. ... more »
  • Sears closing in Cortana Mall, Kmart closing in Gonzales company says

    January 4, 2017 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Kmart store in Gonzales and a Sears store in Baton Rouge will close in the spring, the Sears Holdings company announced Wednesday. The Kmart store is located on South Airline Highway in Gonzales and the Sears store in Cortana Mall. According to the company,... more »
  • Juvenile arrested for vandalizing Gonzales Christmas decorations

    December 28, 2016 2:48 PM

    GONZALES – Police say one person has been arrested after employees found Jambalaya Park vandalized earlier this year . According to a spokesperson for Gonzales Police, one female juvenile has been charged with simple criminal damage. Police say the juvenile is not cooperating with investigators. Earlier this month,... more »
  • 42-year-old statue of saint vandalized in Gonzales

    December 26, 2016 5:15 PM

    ASCENSION – A 42-year-old statue of a saint, that stands outside of a church, was vandalized in Ascension Parish. The statue was of Saint Mark located at the Saint Mark Catholic Church in Gonzales. Pictures show parts of the statue broken to pieces on the ground. The Ascension Parish... more »
  • Former Gonzales fire chief pleads guilty to child porn charges

    December 20, 2016 4:14 PM

    GONZALES – The former Gonzales Fire Chief has been convicted of child pornography charges, according to U.S. Attorney Walt Green. Former Gonzales District Fire Chief Kristopher Johnson , 36, was convicted of four counts of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. Johnson pleaded guilty... more »
  • 6 arrested after drug bust at Gonzales home, 1 still at large

    December 16, 2016 10:40 AM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested six people following a drug bust at a Gonzales home with one suspect still at large. The sheriff's office executed a search warrant on Dec. 13 at a home in Josh Brown Road following a month long investigation into drug... more »
  • Decision to block property developments in Ascension reversed Play Video

    December 14, 2016 10:22 PM

    GONZALES - Developers went head-to-head with Ascension Parish officials to reverse a decision to deny two subdivision proposals. Today, that decision was reversed. Only two board members remained at the hearing, since a third resigned last night. In October, they decided to block one development that would build at... more »
  • Gonzales celebrates tree lighting despite vandalism Play Video

    December 6, 2016 11:37 PM

    GONZALES- Less than 48 hours after it was vandalized, the City of Gonzales celebrated its annual tree lighting Tuesday evening. Someone tore down Christmas ornaments and damaged the ladies restroom located at Jambalaya Park on East Cornview Street. City workers spent Monday morning putting everything back in place. Barney... more »
  • Christmas decorations, bathroom vandalized at Jambalaya Park in Gonzales Play Video

    December 5, 2016 11:55 AM

    GONZALES – Police are investigating after city employees found Jambalaya Park in Gonzales vandalized Monday morning. On Monday, Gonzales City Hall employees found ornaments were taken from the city's tree and smashed on the ground, lights in Jambalaya Park were ripped from the fences and shattered and toilet paper... more »
  • Two Gonzales men arrested for child exploitation

    December 1, 2016 12:24 PM

    GONZALES – Two Gonzales men have been arrested for child exploitation, according to the attorney general's office. Treyon Gray-Reider, 19, was arrested on one count of indecent behavior with juveniles and one count of computer aided solicitation of a minor. Sean Sherlock, 47, was arrested on 300 counts of possession... more »
  • Man wanted for exposing genitals in Gonzales convenience store

    November 29, 2016 4:42 PM

    GONZALES – The Gonzales Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying a man wanted for exposing his genitals while at a convenience store. On Nov. 13, police say that a man went into a convenience store, exposed his genitals and began masturbating. When the man approached the... more »
  • Parents demand answers after disabled child breaks leg at school Play Video

    November 22, 2016 6:36 PM

    GONZALES- The parents of a disabled child are demanding answers over her injury. She fell at East Ascension High School this month and broke her leg. Her parents claim they were not notified of the incident. The school system confirmed there was an accident at East Ascension High School this... more »
  • Repairs to flood-damage graves completed in Ascension Parish

    November 10, 2016 10:07 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish officials say a Gonzales-based tomb company has completed the restoration or re-interment of 60 graves disturbed in the August floods. The historic high water affected eight graveyards in the Prairieville, Sorrento, St. Amant and Galvez areas. Some caskets were sent floating into the water in St.... more »
  • Gonzales voters re-elect Mayor Barney Arceneaux

    November 8, 2016 6:15 PM

    GONZALES – Voters have decided to re-elect Mayor of Gonzales Barney Arceneaux rather than choosing new leadership for the role. The two candidates, both Democrats, in the race were Mayor Barney Arceneaux and Councilman Terance Irvin. Arceneaux has been serving as mayor of the city since January 2009.... more »
  • Man on the run after robbing Gonzales auto parts store

    October 14, 2016 12:03 PM

    GONZALES – Deputies in Ascension Parish are searching for a Baton Rouge man who robbed an Advance Auto Parts store in Gonzales Thursday. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the robbery happened at the Advanced Auto Parts on Highway 44 just before 9 p.m. Chief Deputy Bobby... more »
  • Federal grand jury indicts former Gonzales Fire Chief on child porn charges

    October 5, 2016 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A federal grand jury decided Wednesday to indict a former Gonzales district fire chief with distributing and possessing child pornography. United States Attorney Walt Green, 36-year-old Kristopher Johnson distributed text messages with child pornography on four different occasions between Nov. 6 and 7, 2015. Johnson... more »
  • New 'no turn' sign in Gonzales after serious crashes

    September 29, 2016 12:22 PM

    GONZALES – Drivers in Gonzales will no longer be able to turn left onto Highway 30 at Murphy’s and Walgreens. According to the Gonzales Police Department, the temporary change was approved to improve public safety. Gonzales Police and Fire Departments have worked several serious crashes at the location. ... more »
  • Help needed identifying those in graves disturbed by flood

    September 28, 2016 10:00 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish officials are meeting with family members to discuss plans to reinter the bodies of people whose graves were disturbed in last month's flood. Parish officials say they need the public's help in identifying graves that were disturbed inside eight cemeteries in Sorrento, Prairieville, St. Amant and... more »
  • All lanes now open on I-10 WB

    September 15, 2016 7:51 AM

    ASCENSION - All lanes are now clear on I-10 westbound. Thursay morning, there was an accident I-10 WB before Highway 73 that caused a five mile backup. The delay from this incident remains between LA 73 and LA 30. News 2's Ashley Fruge is monitoring the... more »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested after kicking in ex's door, kidnapping her

    August 26, 2016 4:06 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies arrested a man accused of kicking in his ex-girlfriend’s door and kidnapping her after she placed a restraining order on him. 35-year-old Thomas Guillot, of Donaldsonville, was arrested and charged with violation of a protective order, simple robbery, false imprisonment and home invasion. APSO Chief... more »
  • Ascension Parish dials back estimate of house flooding

    August 26, 2016 10:08 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish government has significantly reduced its estimate of house flooding, one day after parish officials announced flooding had affected 30,000 to 40,000 homes. Officials said Thursday revised numbers suggest 16,000 to 19,000 structures were affected to some extent, similar to earlier numbers released about the flooding after... more »
  • Annual Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival cancelled

    August 26, 2016 9:06 AM

    GONZALES - Officials in Ascension Parish say that this year’s Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival is cancelled due to recent historic flooding and in anticipation of any further weather events. “We are hurting, but on the mend, in Ascension Parish. Over 50% of our annual attendees at the Hot... more »
  • Man dead after domestic disturbance ends in shooting

    August 20, 2016 9:09 PM

    GONZALES – Deputies say one man was killed Friday after a neighbor responded to a domestic disturbance in Gonzales. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19 on Fox Run Drive in Gonzales. Deputies say they arrived at the scene... more »
  • 9,500 may lose power if waters rise at Gonzales substation

    August 16, 2016 8:39 PM

    GONZALES – Entergy officials say that about 9,500 customers may lose power if waters continue to rise at the Gonzales substation. Entergy is asking customers to be prepared in case the substation needs to be shut off. The boundaries of the customers that could potentially affected are from Black Bayou... more »
  • APSO searching for stolen trailer with $100K of equipment, motorcycles inside

    August 2, 2016 2:28 PM

    GONZALES – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance is finding a stolen trailer with more than $100,00 worth of equipment and motorcycles inside. The trailer, a 2007 Continental cargo box trailer, was stolen on Thursday, July 28 at a residence on Coontrap Road in Gonzales.... more »
  • Body found under bridge in Ascension Parish

    July 26, 2016 4:48 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies are investigating the discovery of a body under a private bridge over the New River canal Tuesday afternoon. Deputies said the body is of a male between 20 and 40-years-old. The body was not identifiable, but authorities released specifics about clothing and other apparel in hopes... more »
  • 13 arrested in Backpage.com prostitution sting

    July 8, 2016 2:15 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - 13 people were arrested on prostitution charges Thursday night as sheriff’s deputies carried out a B ackpage.com sting operation. APSO narcotics detectives, Gonzales Police and EBRSO deputies began the undercover operation by contacting several potential prostitutes and arranging meetings with them. Frequently, the services of... more »
  • Impairment suspected in crash that killed Gonzales woman

    July 8, 2016 11:01 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police say impairment is a suspected factor in a crash that killed a Gonzales woman in Ascension Parish overnight. Troopers were on the scene of the single-vehicle wreck just after 3 a.m. Friday on LA 621 east of LA 73. 37-year-old Christine Reaux, of Gonzales, was... more »
  • Gonzales man charged with kidnapping homeowner

    July 7, 2016 5:36 PM

    GONZALES – Deputies in Ascension Parish charged a man with kidnapping and damage to property after they say he stole money from a home and kidnapped the owner. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Austin Roddy refused to leave a Gonzales home Wednesday night. Deputies say Roddy... more »
  • Hwy 22 closed for 2 hours after man shoots fiance in mouth, killing her Play Video

    July 5, 2016 12:02 PM

    SORRENTO - Highway 22 is back open and a man is in custody after a shooting kept the roadway closed for more than two hours early Tuesday morning. 26-year-old Jarvis McNair, of Sorrento, was booked on charges of second degree murder, aggravated assault and other charges. Police said... more »
  • Man stealing tips from restaurant caught on security camera

    June 30, 2016 8:03 PM

    GONZALES - Restaurant owners are searching for answers after security video caught a man stealing a tip jar. The video shows a man taking the jar from a window at the Jambalaya Shoppe off of Airline Highway. The man then walked away from the window and left in a... more »
  • Man sentenced for having sex with 13-year-old runaway

    June 14, 2016 9:28 AM

    GONZALES - A 26-year-old Gonzales man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old runaway. Prosecutors in Ascension Parish said sheriff's deputies pulled over Noel Williams Jr.'s car after the young girl was reported on Oct. 27 as having left a... more »

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