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  • Council approves settlment involving former police chief

    October 22, 2014 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Metro Council agreed to pay a woman who claims she was violated because she knew former police chief Dewayne White. The parish attorney asked the council to pay a $35,000 settlement to Kim McCants, who sued the department, the city-parish government and police officers for... more »
  • Council approves controversial ride-sharing service Play Video

    June 25, 2014 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There will soon be another form of transportation in the capital city since city leaders approved plans for ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to hit the streets. Uber, the only ride-sharing company present at Wednesday's Metro Council meeting, allows people to use an app... more »
  • The St. George Facebook fiasco Play Video

    May 8, 2014 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Facebook account metro councilman Ryan Heck has been using to discuss topics dealing with city government is no longer active. When searched, the page returns a "sorry, this page isn't available" note from Facebook. The account had been named "Ryan E Heck." The account was... more »
  • Councilman says legal action will stop St. George Play Video

    December 26, 2013 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Councilman John Delgado has an idea he thinks will stop any proposed incorporation of St. George. Delgado said he can seek legal action to stop St. George from incorporating into a separate city. "I think it's inherently unfair to citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish... more »
  • Support for annexation of proposed St. George area

    December 5, 2013 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Councilman John Delgado said he will sponsor an ordinance for property owners that request to become a part of the city of Baton Rouge. The announcement comes on the heels of a report prepared by LSU economists that said the proposed city of St. George... more »
  • New security measures at City Hall Play Video

    July 18, 2013 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Four security doors were recently installed on the third floor of City Hall. Metro Councilman John Delgado requested them after reports of people walking freely into personal council offices during meetings. "This is a public building. We want to make it accessible to people, but... more »
  • Delgado, Nunez community colleges to lay off staff

    May 8, 2013 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Delgado Community College in New Orleans plans to lay off more than a hundred employees, including dozens of faculty members, while Nunez Community College in Chalmette also is letting go staff. Both moves were approved Wednesday by the schools' governing board and come as the campuses seek... more »
  • Delgado to close Covington campus next year

    March 20, 2013 8:57 AM

    COVINGTON- Delgado Community College will close its Covington campus at the end of the spring 2014 semester. School officials say classes will slowly be phased out in the months ahead. The Times-Picayune reports students will be directed to growing course offerings from Delgado's sister institution, Northshore Technical Community College, and... more »
  • Delgado to lay off 46 employees next month

    January 29, 2013 11:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- About 10 percent of Delgado Community College's 465 employees will be laid off at the end of next month. Chancellor Monty Sullivan said Tuesday the layoffs are a consequence of the school's $13 million deficit and declining enrollment. Sullivan says no teachers will lose their jobs in this... more »

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