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  • Greensburg Mayor quits amid WBRZ Investigative Unit report Play Video

    May 19, 2016 10:39 PM

    GREENSBURG- The longtime Mayor in the Town of Greensburg resigned amid a report that aired Thursday on WBRZ-TV. The Investigative Unit uncovered he has been living in a completely different parish than the town he represents. An ordinance on the books in the town mandates, "The Mayor... more »
  • Residents mark 15 years since Clinton toddler's disappearance

    May 15, 2016 11:09 PM

    CLINTON – Family members of a missing toddler who vanished from a Clinton home marked a somber anniversary Sunday. Wesley Dale Morgan disappeared without a trace from his Clinton home 15 years ago Sunday, May 15, 2016. He was last seen May 15, 2001 at his home off of... more »
  • Sanders picks up another win; still a long shot

    May 10, 2016 11:29 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Republican-side of the Presidential Race is all but decided with Donald Trump the presumptive nominee. Nonetheless, he picked up victories Tuesday night in both West Virginia and Nebraska. The race is tighter on the Democratic-side. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) remains a long-shot to win the... more »
  • School board denies only bid for historic school

    May 10, 2016 11:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Feliciana Parish School Board will have to once again discuss what to do with the old Clinton High School after declining the only bid they received Tuesday night. Superintendent Carlos Sam told News 2 the bid for roughly $10,000. The school board had previously... more »
  • Mother has questions for former coroner after son's death Play Video

    May 5, 2016 5:40 PM

    CLINTON- The mother of a 19-year-old who died in February is demanding an apology from the former East Feliciana Parish Coroner, Laura DeJohn. It comes one week after the WBRZ Investigative Unit showed you the former coroner kept no written records in her office. State law requires her to... more »
  • Trump, Clinton closer to nomination after victories Tuesday

    April 27, 2016 12:22 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Donald Trump is more than three-quarters of the way toward clinching the Republican nomination for president. With 950 delegates, Trump has 77 percent of the delegates needed to win the nomination. He needs to win slightly more than half of the remaining delegates to get there. Trump... more »
  • Trump, Clinton expand lead with wins in New York

    April 20, 2016 12:43 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is picking up a majority of New York's delegates with her win Tuesday over Bernie Sanders. With 247 delegates at stake, Clinton will pick up at least 135. Sanders will win at least 104. Eight remain to be allocated pending final vote... more »
  • Committee suggests pursuing lease-purchase agreement for old Clinton High

    April 5, 2016 12:48 AM

    CLINTON - A buildings committee is recommending the East Feliciana Parish School Board use a different strategy to find a taker for the old Clinton High School. Superintendent Carlos Sam says the committee signed off on pursuing a lease-purchase agreement on the building that has been vacant since the 1980s.... more »
  • Trump, Clinton win big; Rubio suspends campaign

    March 15, 2016 11:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tuesday night Donald Trump (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) expanded their leads in their parties presidential primaries. Trump won the winner-take-all state of Florida, as well as North Carolina and Illinois. At the time of this post, he's currently in a back-and-forth race with Sen. Ted... more »
  • Trump, Clinton win Mississippi presidential primaries

    March 8, 2016 8:26 PM

    JACKSON, MS - Donald Trump (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) each won the presidential primary in Mississippi Tuesday night, following wins in Louisiana Saturday, but it was a mixbag of results in other primaries. With 95% of precincts reporting, Trump has secured 47.4% of the vote. He also won... more »
  • 'Super Tuesday' super for Trump, Clinton

    March 2, 2016 12:42 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Donald Trump (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) were the big winners of 'Super Tuesday'- a day consisting of presidential primaries in 11 different states. Donald Trump won seven states, most among republicans, including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. He's also expected to win... more »
  • Clinton middle school teacher accused of sexting with student Play Video

    February 3, 2016 12:54 PM

    CLINTON - Police say a middle school teacher was arrested Wednesday after a parent complained that he was sending inappropriate messages to a student’s cell phone. Clinton Police say Louis N. Smith, Jr. was charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile, computer aided solicitation of a minor and prohibited... more »
  • School system hopes to get about $200,000 for Old Clinton High School

    February 2, 2016 7:46 PM

    CLINTON - Again Tuesday, school leaders in East Feliciana Parish agreed to try to find someone to buy the Old Clinton High School on Plank Road near downtown. The building was built in 1903 and has been empty since the 1980's. The school district hopes to sell it to... more »
  • Walmart stores close Thursday; Local businesses are glad Play Video

    January 27, 2016 7:15 PM

    CLINTON - Hundreds of Walmart will be closing its doors on Thursday, including the store in Clinton. Some empty aisles were taped off, and only a few canned items remained on shelves as many people splurged on the closing sales. Curry Pharmacy is located just a few blocks... more »
  • Stores in Clinton, Independence impacted by sweep of Walmart closures Play Video

    January 15, 2016 12:51 PM

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Walmart announced the closure of 154 locations across the country Friday, including several within the state. Locally affected stores include the recently opened Clinton Walmart, which is one of the corporation’s smaller “Neighborhood Market” locations. Other stores on the list for closure in Louisiana include Walmart... more »
  • School district leaders won't give up on abandoned school building

    January 5, 2016 11:31 PM

    CLINTON - School system leaders are determined to save an abandoned school. Tuesday night, the school board agreed to re advertise for bids seeking a buyer for the Old Clinton High School on Plank Road. At the end of November , no bids were submitted in the first attempt... more »
  • State launches investigation after WBRZ reports on exposed skull in cemetery Play Video

    December 20, 2015 10:43 PM

    CLINTON - Some residents in Clinton are demanding action over a disturbing situation at the Hickory Nut cemetery. Several graves at the cemetery are in bad shape but not as bad as one that shows exposed bones. Frederick Boyd enjoys taking walks through the Hickory Nut cemetery. He's lived in... more »
  • Data breach has Sanders, Clinton campaigns pointing fingers

    December 18, 2015 6:45 PM

    WASHINGTON - A data breach in the Democratic National Committee voter database led to a firing, a lawsuit, and a lot of pointed fingers between the top two Democrats running for president. The DNC temporarily barred Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' campaign this week from accessing their massive trove of... more »
  • School board hopes to give old school a second chance

    December 18, 2015 12:48 PM

    CLINTON - A committee of the East Feliciana Parish School Board suggests advertising for bids again after the first try at saving the Old Clinton High School failed. Not a single bid was placed with the school system when it put the building up for sale recently . The... more »
  • State Police identify victims in Clinton double murder

    December 8, 2015 1:03 PM

    CLINTON - Louisiana State Police have identified the victims of a double murder that happened in Clinton Sunday afternoon. The victims are 46-year-old Kem Smith of Clinton and 39-year-old Clifton Cowan, Jr. of Zachary. East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s deputies and State Police reported the arrest of 31-year-old Eric... more »
  • Suspect arrested in murder of man and woman in Clinton Play Video

    December 7, 2015 4:42 PM

    CLINTON - Sheriff's deputies in East Feliciana Parish say they've arrested a man in connection with the apparent murder of a Clinton couple. Eric Sanders, 31, was taken into custody as a suspect Monday afternoon. He was booked on two counts of first degree murder. Deputies believe Sanders is behind... more »
  • EFPSO: Two bodies found near Clinton Play Video

    December 6, 2015 6:24 PM

    CLINTON – Deputies in East Feliciana Parish are investigating a murder after two bodies were discovered near Clinton Sunday afternoon. According to the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office, the two bodies were found near LA Hwy 10 east of Clinton. Investigators told WBRZ that foul play is suspected.... more »
  • Not a single person wants to buy this hundred-year-old school

    November 30, 2015 11:37 PM

    CLINTON - The school board will have to decide what to do with a hundred-year-old school since no one seems to be interested in buying it. At the beginning of November, the East Feliciana Parish School System announced plans to sell the Old Clinton High School on Plank Road.... more »
  • Clinton releases plan to help coal country adapt to climate

    November 12, 2015 11:07 AM

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton has a $30 billion plan to help coal country adapt to climate policy. Clinton says her proposal will protect health benefits for coal miners and their families and help them retrain for new jobs. The Democratic presidential front-runner says the plan would help coal-dependent communities... more »
  • Board approves putting old school building up for sale

    October 6, 2015 10:05 PM

    CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish School Board voted to move forward with a plan to sell a 77-year-old school building. Tuesday, the board approved having the building appraised. After an appraisal, the school building will be put on the market. Board members said the building, called the... more »
  • Clinton area water system issues boil advisory

    October 5, 2015 11:29 PM

    CLINTON - Water officials issued a boil order late Monday night. The order is for people in Water District 7 and includes Highway 961 between Highway 10 and Rist Road, all of McConnell Lane and Cox Lane. The order only impacts a few dozen homes in the area. ... more »
  • US: Clinton email storage safe not secure for some messages

    September 28, 2015 4:26 PM

    WASHINGTON - The State Department says it didn't provide Hillary Rodham Clinton's lawyer with a secure-enough method to read now-highly classified material from her homebrew email server because it didn't anticipate the messages would be deemed so secret. Officials installed a safe at her lawyer's office after the government... more »
  • Clinton to introduce prescription drug plan this week

    September 20, 2015 11:41 AM

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton says she'll roll out a new plan this week to control the cost of prescription drugs. The 2016 Democratic presidential front-runner said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday that she often hears complaints about the "skyrocketing" costs of prescription drugs. She added that the proposal... more »
  • Deadly wreck investigated in Clinton Play Video

    August 18, 2015 10:41 AM

    CLINTON - State police said an Amite man died and nine people were hurt in a three-vehicle wreck Tuesday morning in East Feliciana Parish. Troopers said 51-year-old James McFadden III died in the wreck on Plank Road north of LA 959 around 8 a.m. Investigators said an 18-year-old... more »
  • Hate crime prosecution historic for East Feliciana Parish Play Video

    July 29, 2015 6:42 PM

    CLINTON- A hate crime arrest in Clinton Tuesday, is the first of its kind in East Feliciana Parish according to District Attorney Sam D'Aquilla. Ronnie Barnes, 54, was arrested accused of pulling a child's pants down and calling him the "n word." It happened at a gas station in... more »
  • Man accused of hate crime against child Play Video

    July 28, 2015 3:47 PM

    CLINTON - Sheriff's deputies charged an East Feliciana Parish man with a hate crime after investigators said he pulled down the pants of a 12-year old child and called him a racial slur in public. Deputies charged 54-year-old Ronnie Barnes with misdemeanor simple battery on Saturday. Tuesday, he was... more »
  • Jindal back on campaign trail

    July 28, 2015 1:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal is back on the campaign trail, taking jabs at Hillary Clinton on Twitter Tuesday. Jindal, who suspended his presidential campaign after the deadly theater shooting in Lafayette last week, criticized Clinton's refusal to take a stance on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.... more »
  • In Iowa, Clinton says climate plan will promote renewables

    July 26, 2015 7:10 PM

    AMES, Iowa - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is unveiling a plan aimed at combating climate change that includes revisions in the tax code to promote renewable energy. In Iowa, the nation's second-leading wind energy producer, Clinton says people are "just not paying attention" if they don't acknowledge... more »
  • In South Carolina, Clinton hails Confederate flag's removal

    July 23, 2015 11:47 AM

    WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. - Hillary Rodham Clinton has praised South Carolina leaders for removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. But the Democratic presidential candidate says that action was only symbolic, and that all people in the country should unite behind the rallying cry - "black lives matter." During... more »
  • Clinton campaign vows to disclose its biggest fundraisers

    July 13, 2015 6:44 PM

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it will make public a list of its biggest fundraisers, a promise no other 2016 candidate has yet made. Campaigns are not required to provide a list of "bundlers" - people who ask their friends and family to write checks in support... more »
  • East Feliciana residents to see drop in fire insurance rates

    June 17, 2015 4:10 AM

    CLINTON- Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon says some East Feliciana Parish residents will see a drop in fire insurance rates. Homeowners living in Jackson, outside of Jackson corporate limits, and Wilson, outside of the Wilson corporate limits, can expect significant reductions in their fire insurance premiums. The reduced rates... more »
  • Court orders State Dept. to release Clinton emails monthly

    May 27, 2015 4:10 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal judge has ordered the State Department to release batches of Hillary Rodham Clinton's email correspondence from her time as the nation's top diplomat every 30 days starting on June 30. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras also laid out completion targets for the agency to meet, as... more »
  • $3.5 million in federal funds given to 6 La. health centers

    May 6, 2015 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Six Louisiana health centers have been awarded $3.5 million in federal funds. The centers will use the funding from the Affordable Care Act to provide primary health care services in needy communities. Two community health centers in New Orleans and one in Clinton are among the six... more »
  • East Feliciana School Board chooses new superintendent

    April 22, 2015 8:33 AM

    CLINTON- The East Feliciana Parish School Board has voted to offer a contract as superintendent to Carlos J. Sam, an associate superintendent in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system. Sam, also a finalist for superintendent of Lafayette Parish schools, tells The Advocate he would withdraw from the scheduled Wednesday... more »
  • Wistful, humorous Romney looks back as he ponders '16

    January 29, 2015 3:25 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mitt Romney still says he's thinking about running for president again in 2016. But he's doing his best not to tip his hand. At Mississippi State University on Wednesday, Romney acted like a candidate when he shook hands and posed for pictures at a local barbecue joint.... more »
  • Boil advisory in East Feliciana

    November 22, 2014 5:46 PM

    CLINTON - Some residents in East Feliciana are under a boil advisory. Officials say people living along La. hwy 960 in Clinton will need to boil their water before consuming it. No word yet on what caused the boil advisory or when it will be lifted. more »
  • Celebrate Halloween a day early Play Video

    October 30, 2014 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Halloween isn't until Friday, but there are plenty of spooky celebrations scheduled tonight across the area. The Baton Rouge Police Department is hosting Boo with the Blue from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The event is family-friendly and will include a haunted house, food and games a costume contest.... more »
  • RSVP for Clinton and Landrieu campaign event

    October 18, 2014 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's campaign asks voters who plan on attending the campaign rally with Former President Bill Clinton to RSVP before the afternoon event. This will be the second time Clinton visits Louisiana for Landrieu, whose main GOP opponents are U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy and... more »
  • Clinton, Bush launching new scholars program

    September 8, 2014 3:10 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are launching a new scholars program at four presidential libraries, aiming to help academics and business leaders learn more about presidential leadership. The 42nd and 43rd presidents are speaking at an event Monday at the Newseum to announce the... more »
  • Clinton FD put out fire at dental office

    September 1, 2014 10:55 AM

    CLINTON - Firefighters and police responded to a Clinton dental office Monday morning after the owner called to report his office was on fire. Dr. Carl Anderson contacted authorities around 8 a.m. when he arrived at his office on 12242 Silliman Street in Clinton Monday morning and saw flames... more »
  • Child injured after hit getting off bus Play Video

    August 26, 2014 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 7-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after she was hit by a passing truck as she was getting off the school bus in Clinton yesterday. The girl is listed in serious condition, suffering from several broken bones. One woman who saw the wreck broke... more »
  • LSP: Vehicle passed school bus, hit child

    August 25, 2014 4:51 PM

    CLINTON - State Police said a child was hurt after they got off their school bus in Clinton and was hit by another vehicle. Troopers said it happened around 3:15 p.m. on Highway 67. State Police said a vehicle passed the stopped bus and hit the child, who... more »
  • This OMV only has one employee Play Video

    August 15, 2014 8:19 PM

    CLINTON - State lawmakers say the wait times are too high at Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles locations, and it's created a problem for those who need to get their paperwork organized on time. Rep. Kenneth Havard says he's had constituents call complaining of 90 minute wait times. In... more »
  • Boil advisory in East Feliciana

    August 10, 2014 3:05 PM

    CLINTON, La. - A boil advisory has been issued in East Feliciana effective immediately. The advisory affects those who live in Clinton along La. hwy 960, Gilead Road, Hatcher Road and River Road. Water District #7 says people living in those areas should boil their water before drinking... more »
  • More Clinton White House records to be released

    July 16, 2014 9:02 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Archives says it will release previously restricted records from the Clinton White House on Supreme Court nominations, Osama bin Laden and Vice President Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign. About 1,000 pages of documents will be released Friday through the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock,... more »
  • Clinton to host two festivals Play Video

    July 3, 2014 5:05 PM

    CLINTON - People in East Feliciana Parish are celebrating the July Fourth with two events this year. The Red, White and Blueberry festival will kick off at noon on Friday and at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning in downtown Clinton. A second event called the Red, White and... more »
  • Woman killed in East Feliciana crash

    June 30, 2014 5:42 AM

    CLINTON - According to State Police, a Jackson woman was killed in a single-car accident in East Feliciana Parish late Sunday night. Investigators say 66-year-old Jo Ann Ryals was not wearing her seat belt as she drove west along LA Hwy 10. They do not know why her SUV... more »
  • Renewed effort to find missing child in Clinton Play Video

    June 18, 2014 3:21 PM

    CLINTON - There's a renewed push to find Wesley Dale Morgan after he vanished from his home 13 years ago. On Wednesday his family members fought the hot summer heat to hang the latest age progression flyers in area businesses. Last week the National Center for Missing and Exploited... more »
  • Clinton boy still missing after 13 years Play Video

    June 14, 2014 5:21 PM

    CLINTON - After being missing for more than 13 years, the family of a missing boy has a new picture of what he would look like today. In May of 2001, search crews combed all around Clinton looking for a toddler who vanished. Wesley Dale Morgan was last seen... more »
  • New age-progression shows missing child at 15-years-old

    June 13, 2014 11:35 PM

    CLINTON- A new age-progression image of Wesley Morgan was released Friday. It's the first computer generated image in a years suggesting what Morgan, who disappeared when he was 2-years-old, would look like. The latest image shows Morgan possibly at 15. Morgan vanished on May 15, 2001. He was... more »
  • Boil advisory lifted for East Feliciana residents

    June 13, 2014 3:23 PM

    CLINTON - A rural water district lifted the boil order Friday issued a week ago for some East Feliciana Parish residents. Residents who live on Highway 432 east of Highway 961 no longer have to boil their water, according to Water District No. 7. The district issued the... more »
  • FBI promotes $10k reward in missing toddler cold case

    May 15, 2014 10:53 PM

    CLINTON- Recently, the FBI announced a $10,000 reward for a cold case involving a missing toddler. Wesley Dale Morgan disappeared 13-years-ago Thursday from East Feliciana Parish. In a recent report from The WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit, the team uncovered there is a renewed effort to find the boy,... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Missing toddler cold case reopened Play Video

    May 12, 2014 6:30 PM

    CLINTON - This week, family members of a missing toddler who vanished from our area will mark a somber anniversary. Wesley Dale Morgan disappeared without a trace in Clinton 13 years ago. Tonight there's a renewed effort to find him. The FBI plans to release an updated age progression... more »
  • Woman accused of tossing shoe at Clinton released

    April 11, 2014 3:05 PM

    LAS VEGAS- Authorities say a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a Las Vegas speech has been freed after being given a misdemeanor disorderly conduct summons. Prosecutors said Friday that 36-year-old Alison Michelle Ernst was freed by Las Vegas police after being questioned by... more »
  • Boil Advisory in East Feliciana

    February 23, 2014 2:53 PM

    CLINTON, La. - Officials in District #7 have issued a boil advisory for some people in East Feliciana parish. People who live along Hwy 960 in Clinton are advised to boil their water for the time being. Officials will lift the advisory when tests for the water supply... more »
  • Boil order lifted in East Feliciana

    September 26, 2013 10:15 AM

    CLINTON - Officials have lifted a boil order enacted last week for some residents in Clinton. The advisory applied to Water District 7 and affected the area of River Road between Hwy. 10 and Rattlesnake Rd. more »
  • Boil advisory issued for parts of Clinton

    September 19, 2013 2:35 PM

    Clinton- A boil advisory has been issued for parts of Clinton in East Feliciana Parish. The advisory is for Water District number 7, which includes River Road between Highway 10 and Rattlesnake Road. Residents in these areas are urged to boil their water before using it for consumption.... more »
  • Deputies find meth labs under flowerpot

    September 12, 2013 7:22 AM

    CLINTON - East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a 31-year-old man on drug counts after investigating a domestic disturbance. Detective Don McKey says deputies went to the home of Brandon Cupit Wednesday to answer a complaint that he had allegedly struck his wife during an argument. McKey says... more »
  • People looking for ways to bring back Clinton curfew

    August 19, 2013 10:31 AM

    CLINTON - Support for an overnight curfew in Clinton continues even after the town's original, wide-ranging curfew ran into legal trouble. The town canceled the curfew after a lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of Clinton resident Tommy Mead. The measure banned pedestrians and drivers from the town's... more »
  • Town succumbs to ACLU, cancels curfew

    August 1, 2013 10:41 PM

    CLINTON- The city rescinded its 11 p.m. curfew Thursday, the deadline a judge gave the city to respond to a lawsuit arguing the law is unconstitutional. The two-month-old curfew bans people from milling about on city streets from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. The American Civil Liberties Union... more »
  • Town ordered to get new lawyer for curfew suit

    July 29, 2013 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A temporary restraining order hearing involving the town of Clinton's curfew has been set for Monday, Aug. 5. The hearing was scheduled during a telephone conference with Chief Judge Brian Jackson along with the plaintiff and defendant's attorneys. During the call, the judge also ordered the town... more »
  • ACLU files lawsuit to stop Clinton curfew Play Video

    July 24, 2013 11:45 AM

    CLINTON - The ACLU of Louisiana filed suit on behalf of a Clinton resident today asking a judge to strike down the town's wide-reaching curfew. The ordinance requires everyone in town, including drivers, to be off the streets after 11 p.m. or face a $500 fine and possibly 30... more »
  • Families allowed to review Gerald pre-sentence report Play Video

    July 23, 2013 5:36 PM

    CLINTON - An attorney representing family members who lost seven loved ones in a drunk driving crash last year, called a pre-sentence report she read today "shocking." Today, family members got the opportunity to review that document, and what's not included in it is raising serious questions. Gerald killed... more »
  • Family of seven killed in crash protest sentencing

    July 23, 2013 10:56 AM

    CLINTON - Family members of seven people killed by a drunken driver in Slaughter rallied outside the Clinton courthouse today, where they will finally get to review a pre-sentence report for Brett Gerald. The family members held signs claiming judicial racism on the part of the judge in the... more »
  • Clinton's police chief making good on promise to bust outlaws

    July 15, 2013 11:41 PM

    CLINTON- People who skipped court and skipped a second chance at getting issues cleared with the town's police department are being arrested. Police Chief Fred Dunn arrested people Monday, the second day of busts related to his amnesty program. Saturday morning he started his round up. "When we... more »
  • Police chief plans to arrest hundreds overnight Friday Play Video

    July 12, 2013 9:43 PM

    CLINTON - A town's amnesty program ends at midnight Friday evening, and the police chief has planned to round up hundreds of offenders. "Come take care of your citation or your warrant or you will be arrested, plan and simple," Clinton Police Chief Fredrick Dunn said. The program... more »
  • Town curfew extended further, ACLU calls it unconstitutional Play Video

    July 10, 2013 9:55 PM

    CLINTON - Town leaders extended a measure to reduce crime even though some groups call it imprisonment of residents. "We looked at the numbers, and it's like 60 percent less crime," Clinton Police Chief Fredrick Dunn said. Dunn, the town's mayor and council agreed to put a curfew... more »
  • Time's running out for Clinton amnesty program Play Video

    July 2, 2013 5:45 PM

    CLINTON - People with outstanding fines in Clinton have less than two weeks to pay up, or be locked up. The town is offering an amnesty program to help clear more than 1,000 warrants. Offenders can either pay in full or if they choose to take part in the... more »
  • Entire town under curfew for summer nights

    June 11, 2013 9:59 PM

    CLINTON - A small town in East Feliciana Parish is taking a drastic measure to stop crime. The Clinton mayor, the entire city council and the police chief have decided to implement a curfew for anyone in the town. The curfew started May 30th and will last until... more »
  • Deputies investigate murder near Clinton

    May 24, 2013 4:58 PM

    CLINTON- Deputies in East Feliciana are working a murder outside of town a department official told WBRZ News 2. Deputies confirmed that one person was dead at a house on Highway 10, about six miles east of town, and that a second person is in the hospital related to... more »
  • School leaders to talk about four-day school week

    April 18, 2013 9:48 PM

    CLINTON- School system leaders in East Feliciana Parish are considering a four-day school week. Monday, it will be discussed at a special board meeting. Earlier this month, voters said no to a property tax that would have funded system improvements. In October, Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. warned... more »
  • Superintendent says struggling district needed tax money

    April 7, 2013 7:17 PM

    CLINTON- More than 70-percent of voters rejected the property tax that would fund schools in East Feliciana Parish. "The election was for our students. And so we know what is needed for our students and so we were hoping for um a victory last night," says Superintendent Henderson Lewis.... more »
  • Police jury adopts new mobile home ordinance

    April 3, 2013 7:53 AM

    CLINTON - East Feliciana Parish Police Jury has approved a new ordinance regulating the placement of mobile homes in unincorporated areas of the parish. On Monday the jury chose a version supported by the parish's Planning and Zoning Commission over a proposal jury official Joe Rouchon said he developed in... more »

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