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  • City puts 'weed lien' on unmaintained properties Play Video

    July 31, 2014 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People in one Baton Rouge neighborhood finally get help after living with what they call an "eyesore". The city's public works went to empty lots on Dan Drive in East Baton Rouge Parish Thursday to chop, hack and rip away years worth of unhealthy growth and... more »
  • Together BR to discuss "grocery gap"

    July 28, 2014 8:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Together Baton Rouge will hold a public meeting Monday night to discuss the "grocery gap" in East Baton Rouge Parish. The EBR Food Access Policy Commission was started by Together BR and the Mayor's Health City Initiative to address the lack of grocery stores in some... more »
  • Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to be honored today Play Video

    July 25, 2014 8:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and seven others will be inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame today. "I am humbled by the honor of being recognized by my colleagues and the community," Sheriff Gautreaux says. "I entered a career in law enforcement... more »
  • Lawsuit likely after school board votes to drop two members

    July 24, 2014 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members refused to leave Thursday's meeting before making a decision on whether or not to eliminate the number of seats on the board. About six hours after the meeting began, the board voted to eliminate two seats and move forward with... more »
  • Democrats come out against school redistricting

    July 24, 2014 6:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The executive committee for the East Baton Rouge Parish Democratic Party has come out against proposals up for debate to reduce the size of the parish School Board. The Democratic Party's opposition to the school board redistricting follows on the heels of opposition by the local Republican... more »
  • School vice principal arrested, accused of sexting student

    July 22, 2014 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A vice principal was placed on paid suspension after being booked into jail on charges of computer aided solicitation of a minor Tuesday. Edwin Chastang, one of the top educators at Southeast Middle School, admitted to police that he exchanged nude photographs with a 15-year-old student. The... more »
  • GOP against shrinking Baton Rouge school board

    July 22, 2014 6:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish's chapter of the Republican Party has come out against a proposal to reduce the number of members serving on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board from 11 to a smaller number. The local GOP's executive committee voted 13-1 to urge the school... more »
  • Search warrant issued in bank robbery case

    July 21, 2014 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies are still investigating the robbery of a bank on O'Neal recently . There is a search warrant related to the case involving a woman named Terri Larrieu. Larrieu's DNA was found on the note used in the heist, court documents revealed Monday. The bank robbery... more »
  • Drainage problems years away from solution

    July 18, 2014 8:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A parish-wide fix for drainage issues is still years away, although half of the sewer projects are complete. The sewer rehabilitation project in East Baton Rouge is a part of the parish's master plan and comes with $1.2 billion price tag. According to the Department of... more »
  • NAACP wants more, not fewer school board members

    July 17, 2014 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The NAACP protested with signs outside Thursday's East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meeting. The group believes talks about redistricting the board and possibly reducing the number of seats will lead to segregation and discrimination among the board. Plans are being considered to move from eleven members... more »
  • Buses are stuffed, time to unpack Play Video

    July 17, 2014 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - We raised $67,000 worth of school supplies yesterday for students in Ascension and Baton Rouge Parishes during our annual Stuff the Bus drive. Now it's time for the hard part: unpacking all those buses. Volunteers will Unstuff the Bus today. 2une In's Rebecca Buchanan visited... more »
  • Volunteers help WBRZ 'Stuff the Bus' Play Video

    July 16, 2014 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Volunteers helped WBRZ stuff school buses with more than $67,000 in donated school supplies Wednesday. The buses in Baton Rouge and Gonzales were filled to nearly overflowing with paper, crayons, pencils, and more to help kids in need this coming school year. Schools supplies were... more »
  • EBRSO: Wigged man tried to rob pharmacy

    July 10, 2014 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they've looking for a man in a red wig who tried to rob a pharmacy in East Baton Rouge Thursday morning. Witnesses told deputies that the wig-wearing man went into the CVS on George O'Neil Road around 9 a.m. and gave a note... more »
  • Search for bank robber continues in Baton Rouge

    July 7, 2014 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a bank on O'Neal Lane was robbed around noon Monday in East Baton Rouge Parish. A sheriff's department spokesperson said a man went into the Chase Bank on O'Neal and passed the teller a note, which demanded money and claimed he had a... more »
  • Man wanted in connection with school rape arrested

    July 4, 2014 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested an East Baton Rouge man nearly a year after they said he was a lookout for another teen who raped a girl while they were at school. Deputies booked Dwayne Reed, 19, Thursday on charges of being principal to forcible rape. Reed also had... more »
  • Two Fla. men arrested after high-speed chase Play Video

    July 2, 2014 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police identified two men arrested after a high-speed chase Wednesday morning as a pair of Floridians, one of whom was wanted for cocaine charges in that state. Authorities arrested Alexander Madison, 24, and Alvin Carter, 25, of Pensacola after the chase which started in West... more »
  • West Nile Mosquito pools test positive

    June 23, 2014 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge officials have reported two mosquitoes pools found positive for West Nile, and West Baton Rouge reported only one positive test. Todd Walker, Director of Mosquito and Rodent Control, said they received the results on Friday and determined that two mosquito pools with West... more »
  • EBR School Board considers Taylor's contract

    June 16, 2014 6:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board plans to determine Superintendent Bernard Taylor's future with the district during its Thursday meeting. Taylor, who started in 2012, has almost completed two years of a three-year contract, which expires in June 2015. The board is considering whether to: extend... more »
  • Police: teen playing with gun arrested for killing 14-year-old

    June 10, 2014 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 14-year-old was shot and killed when a revolver accidentally fired as a 16-year-old was playing with the gun in the backseat of a car Tuesday. Brandon Bindon died. Bindon was sitting in the front seat of a car, parked on North 48th Street,... more »
  • 14-year-old shot, killed in East Baton Rouge Play Video

    June 10, 2014 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Coroner's office confirmed a teen shot in the parish earlier Tuesday has died. Family members said 14-year-old Brandon Bindon was shot in the side on N. 48th near Gus Young. Relatives said Bindon was unresponsive when EMS took him to the hospital.... more »
  • EBRSO look for help IDing man accused of battery

    June 6, 2014 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives asked for the public's help Friday identifying a man who investigators said attacked and beat up an East Baton Rouge Parish store's employee recently. Sheriff's deputies said it happened on May 30 at a business in the southern part of the parish. Deputies said... more »
  • Program reunites kids and inmate mothers

    June 3, 2014 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Today, the sheriff's office reunited female inmates and their children at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in an effort to strenghten family bonds. The "One Day with Kids" event started as a way for inmates who are also mothers to develop a more positive relationship with... more »
  • Local issues remain intact after session Play Video

    June 3, 2014 5:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers are now back home after concluding a busy, but relatively quiet, legislative session that may be best remembered for what failed as opposed to what passed. Three months ago lawmakers on both sides of the aisle had East Baton Rouge issues in their crosshairs, from... more »
  • Plans to reduce EBR school board members gets delayed Play Video

    May 29, 2014 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A special meeting for East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is cancelled because members did not show up. EBR School Board only had five members present for a special meeting to introduce plans for reapportionment of the districts. This is after a committee gave them the green... more »
  • Baton Rouge school board to consider downsize

    May 29, 2014 6:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will consider new maps that could shrink its membership from 11 members to nine, or perhaps fewer. On May 1, a deeply divided board voted 6-5 to hire Redistricting LLC to redraw school board maps 18 months after the board... more »
  • Legislators set to discuss school board changes

    May 28, 2014 6:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A heated debate is expected at the capitol today, as lawmakers discuss changes to how the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board operates. A bill on the table would take power away from the superintendent and give it to the principals. They would be given authority... more »
  • Victim of Bayou Manchac crash identified

    May 23, 2014 4:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Memorial Day weekend is off to a deadly start on the roadway in Baton Rouge. A car drove off the interstate and into Bayou Manchac near the East Baton Rouge-Ascension Parish line just after midnight Friday. It happened off of I-10 East just past the... more »
  • Plenty of options with library summer reading programs Play Video

    May 20, 2014 7:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - School is out for summer, but learning and reading never stop. You and your kids can continue to explore new books through the East Baton Rouge Parish Library's Summer Reading Program. Pabby Arnold joined us on 2une In Tuesday to tell us all about it. ... more »
  • EBRSO searching for escaped trustee

    May 19, 2014 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said an East Baton Rouge Parish trustee walked away from their job Monday afternoon. Deputies said Joseph Pomares, 42, was last seen around 1 p.m. at the Central Substation. He's 5'9" and weighs around 130 pounds. Records showed Pomares was arrested April 5... more »
  • Board, BRAC at odds over legislation dealing with principal powers

    May 15, 2014 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Public school system leaders denounced a legislative plan to give more power to principals and slash the power of school boards. The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board approved a resolution opposing Senate Bill 636. Two board members, David Tatman and Barbara Freiberg, abstained. Essentially, the bill... more »
  • Holden: parents are the problem with education Play Video

    May 14, 2014 10:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor-President Kip Holden believes the problem with education in Baton Rouge isn't the schools or the teachers, but the parents. Throughout the St. George effort, schools and education have been the driving force behind the move to form a new city. In a speech to the... more »
  • WBRZ poll: Undecided votes could carry annexation decision today Play Video

    May 13, 2014 9:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some council members are changing their minds when it comes to the annexation of the Mall of Louisiana and Baton Rouge General. "I'm asking the city to stand down," councilman Buddy Amoroso said. Amoroso has stood strong against the annexation and believes at Wednesday's meeting,... more »
  • Summer lunch program for EBRP

    May 13, 2014 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Children 18 years old and younger in East Baton Rouge will be eligible for free meals this summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program provides the meals, regardless of household income. There will be more than 80 dining centers in East Baton... more »
  • Councilman scolds BR leaders, backs St. George Play Video

    May 6, 2014 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Councilman Buddy Amoroso accused city leaders of playing "politics" and became the first metro council member to formally announce he's backing the City of St. George Incorporation. "I can not remain silent any longer," Amoroso wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday. "As of today, I am... more »
  • Saturday is election day in Louisiana

    May 1, 2014 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Saturday is election day across Louisiana with polls opening at 7:00 a.m. and closing at 8:00 p.m. Secretary of State Tom Schedler says 35 parishes are holding elections May 3. In East Baton Rouge, Central voters will choose between Jason Ellis and Ralph Washington in... more »
  • EBRSO: Homeless person found dead in camp Play Video

    April 28, 2014 2:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a homeless person was found dead in a camp he'd constructed behind a well-known Baton Rouge restaurant. "There were two men, that were sleeping back in a wooded area, they found another man deceased in the area, it looks like he's been there... more »
  • Man accused of prostitution with juvenile

    April 28, 2014 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies accused an Ethel man of prostitution with a juvenile in East Baton Rouge after investigators said they caught him in the act. Deputies arrested Verginald Smith, 41, Sunday on suspicion of prostitution and indecent behavior with a juvenile. According to arrest records, deputies... more »
  • Pet fee increase introduced by Metro Council Play Video

    April 23, 2014 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It may cost more for pet registration in East Baton Rouge Parish. The Metro Council introduced a fee increase for the Companion Animal Alliance shelter. An amendment asks for money to help get control of strays. Each year pet-owners would pay $3 more for spayed or... more »
  • Five arrested in synthetic marijuana investigation

    April 23, 2014 12:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Five arrests were made with drugs, guns, and money seized in an investigation by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office into the sale of synthetic marijuana. Narcotics detectives along with SWAT, K-9, and Baton Rouge Police SWAT executed three search warrants early Wednesday morning. Detectives seized... more »
  • Early voting begins Saturday

    April 18, 2014 11:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Early voting begins Saturday for the May 3rd elections in Louisiana, continuing through April 26. Secretary of State Tom Schedler says 35 parishes are holding elections May 3. In East Baton Rouge, Central voters will choose between Jason Ellis and Ralph Washington in a runoff... more »
  • Students arrested for Instagram school threats

    April 17, 2014 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the School Drug Task Force arrested two students in East Baton Rouge Parish after they said the pair posted threats against their school on the social media network Instagram. An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson said the Westdale Middle School students made threats... more »
  • Career Academy closing, parent meeting tonight

    April 16, 2014 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Administrators for the Career Academy Charter High School in Baton Rouge announced they would close at the end of May because they had to move facilities and there were no buildings to house their 243 students. A spokesperson for the charter school said the EBR Parish... more »
  • St. George incorporation could need parish-wide vote Play Video

    April 14, 2014 10:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - St. George Incorporation leaders are 'confident to be on November ballot' but that ballot might include votes from the entire parish. State Representative Ted James filed HB 1212, which if passed, would change the state constitution and the more than 100-year-old Lawrason Act. "This effort... more »
  • Education tips from former college stars Play Video

    April 2, 2014 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two former college football stars are visiting East Baton Rouge Parish schools to give students a pep talk about education. Former USC Trojan Keith Davis and Florida State Seminole Clarence Lee stopped by Merrydale Elementary, Ryan Elementary and Glen Oaks Park Elementary to give students advice... more »
  • Government Street redesign unveiled Play Video

    March 19, 2014 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - City-parish officials revealed plans Wednesday to redesign Government Street in Baton Rouge from a four-lane road to a two-lane highway with a dedicated turning lane and bicycle lanes. Mayor Kip Holden said the multi-million dollar project, which stretches from I-110 to Lobdell Avenue, will be covered... more »
  • Burglary patrol to randomly inspect vehicles

    March 18, 2014 10:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies announced plans Tuesday to start randomly checking vehicles in East Baton Rouge Parish to see how easily burglars could break into them. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said deputies would check for unlocked doors, open or cracked windows, valuables in plain sight and other things that... more »
  • Holden talks Lt. Gov run to students

    March 14, 2014 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor Kip Holden brought up his interest in the lieutenant governor's office again Friday while reading to fourth-grade students in Baton Rouge. Holden was asked by students at The Dunham School about his career plans, and said once he was finished with his term as mayor... more »
  • School bus tickets dismissed because of conflicting law Play Video

    March 13, 2014 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Conflicting state and local laws may have busted a camera program that busts drivers who speed through a school bus stop where a bus has activated its flashing lights, warning students are around. The cameras are mounted on the sides of school buses In East Baton... more »
  • Two sought in rash of vehicle burglaries Play Video

    March 5, 2014 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives released pictures Wednesday of two women investigators are seeking in connection with a string of recent vehicle break-ins in East Baton Rouge Parish. Sheriff's deputies said the women tried to cash a stolen check made out for $1,800 on Feb. 18 at a bank on... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman sought after using stolen card

    March 5, 2014 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help identifying a woman seen using a stolen bank card on Jan. 1. Detectives said card was reported stolen from a Baton Rouge restaurant, and was used to make several purchases at other businesses in the city. Deputies then... more »
  • EBRSO: Man found with meth material

    February 18, 2014 12:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he was caught with the material to cook meth. Deputies arrested Polo Mouton, 31, after they said he admitted to cooking meth during a traffic stop. Detectives said they'd received a tip about someone cooking... more »
  • Mother arrested in truancy case

    February 18, 2014 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested a Baton Rouge mom after they said she refused repeated attempts to help her get her kids back in school. According to jail records, Baton Rouge Police arrested Kenyetta Criss after she refused to appear for an appointment with truancy officers. Investigators said if... more »
  • Driver killed after hitting pole

    February 18, 2014 7:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a man killed in a wreck this morning in East Baton Rouge was driving at a high rate of speed before the crash. Investigators said Brian Richoux, 20, was driving north on Millerville Road when he hit a signal light pole at the... more »
  • Mom of truant kids skips truancy meeting Play Video

    February 13, 2014 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman in trouble with the law for the truancy of her kids defied authorities again Thursday. Kenyetta Criss is wanted for allowing her kids to miss a combined 137 days of school. She was suppose to meet with East Baton Rouge truancy administrators but... more »
  • EBRSO: Man used fake credit cards at toy store

    February 13, 2014 1:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help finding a man who used counterfeit credit cards at a toy store in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said the man used the cards on Jan. 8 to buy car seats, an iPad and an Xbox One video game... more »
  • Woman sought after using card reported stolen

    February 13, 2014 1:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos Thursday of a woman they said bought gift cards with a stolen credit card back in December. Detectives said the woman was seen using the card at the Mall of Louisiana on Dec. 15 around 5:30 p.m., and bought $800 worth of... more »
  • People say council member is dodging requests Play Video

    February 10, 2014 9:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some residents in East Baton Rouge claim their council member is not answering questions about a buyout of dozens of homes. "I've tried to contact her at least 15 or 20 times," Greg Mitchell said. He's been trying to reach Chauna Banks-Daniels, who represents his area.... more »
  • Heavy rain affects traffic, outages reported

    February 4, 2014 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Heavy downpours moving through East Baton Rouge Parish are affecting some people's drive home, and knocked out power to thousands. The Department of Transportation and Development said at 5:40 p.m. that high water was blocking the right and center lanes of I-110 South at Capitol Access.... more »
  • Schooled: drivers surprised they've been breaking the law Play Video

    January 30, 2014 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands of drivers are putting your kids in danger, according to state law. For about a year, video recording devices have busted more than 3,500 people running the stop arm on side of East Baton Rouge school buses. The sheriff's office reviews the evidence and... more »
  • BREC offers day camp for closed EBR schools

    January 23, 2014 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BREC officials said they would offer a one-day winter camp for kids who are out of school Friday in Baker, Central, and Zachary. The following BREC facilities will hold the day camp from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at a cost of $10 per child. Kids... more »
  • EBR District Attorney Hillar Moore with latest on home invader Play Video

    January 23, 2014 9:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Distict Attorney Hillar Moore stopped by 2une In Thursday with the latest on the Vorris Mouton case. A hearing is expected to possibly increase bond for the man accused of two of the recent home invasions in Baton Rouge. His bond is set at... more »
  • Cheating allegations raise concerns for BESE Play Video

    January 14, 2014 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A BESE representative is upset after what they said was lack of communication over allegations of cheating at East Baton Rouge Schools. Lottie Beebe says she was highly disturbed to find out the East Baton Rouge School System is being investigated for allegations of cheating on... more »
  • Sources: Cheating scandal rocks EBR schools Play Video

    January 8, 2014 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ confirmed Wednesday afternoon that state education officials are investigating allegations of cheating within the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Sources told WBRZ News 2 Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto that the Department of Education has learned "there may be discrepancies in academic records." WBRZ... more »
  • Curbside Christmas tree collection starts Monday

    January 3, 2014 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Curbside Christmas tree collection starts Monday in East Baton Rouge Parish, except in Baker and Zachary. Trees placed on the curb will be picked up through January 18. They will be collected on normal trash pick up days by separate rear loaders or brush trucks. ... more »
  • Two arrested, one sought after interrupted theft

    December 30, 2013 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they caught two teens who tried to rob an East Baton Rouge home Monday, and are looking for a third believed to be involved. Deputies arrested Khamal Ross, 18, and a 14-year-old male during a search near the scene of the crime. ... more »
  • Prisons work to give kids a Merry Christmas

    December 20, 2013 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Inmates at East Baton Rouge Prison earn time with their families for Christmas. Almost 30 inmates celebrated the holiday with their families at the Christmas Toy Give-a-way. Male and female inmates who graduated from programs like Second Chance 2 Recover, Reality Behind Bars, and Communities Committed... more »
  • One dead, one injured in EBR shooting Play Video

    December 11, 2013 7:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're continuing to investigate a deadly shooting that happened early Wednesday morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. A department spokesperson said one person died and another person was injured in the shooting, which happened around 5 a.m. at 9143 Ridge Pecan Drive. ... more »
  • EBR fire district's rating drastically improves Play Video

    December 7, 2013 7:19 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - A struggling fire district in East Baton Rouge is changing its reputation. In 2012, the Alsen St. Irma Lee fire district earned an ISO ten rating, the worst rating possible (one is the best). The change in ratings came with a switch up to the administration.... more »
  • Grand jury indicts 3 in drug deal slaying

    December 5, 2013 6:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An East Baton Rouge grand jury has indicted three men in the Aug. 2 slaying of a Baton Rouge man during a drug deal. District Attorney Hillar Moore III says Julius Thomas, Darren Paul, both of Baton Rouge, and Jarvis Fleming, of Greenwell Springs, were each indicted for... more »
  • School memo promotes do-overs on tests Play Video

    November 20, 2013 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new policy endorsed by the East Baton Rouge Parish School System Central Office grants students at certain schools the right to re-do assignments and re-take tests regardless of their grade. Belaire and Tara High Schools were the first to roll out the new policy defining... more »
  • Man charged with sex crime against teen

    November 7, 2013 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies accused a man of molesting a teenager while she was at his home. Investigators said Kenneth Bolden sexually assaulted a 16-year-old female while she was at his house. Detectives said the teenager told her mother, who then called authorities. ... more »
  • Sight-in for EBR hunters scheduled

    October 29, 2013 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is holding its annual sight-in for hunters starting this week. It gives hunters the opportunity to make sure their weapons are ready for the start of hunting season. The event will run from Oct. 31 through Nov. 4 at... more »
  • Husband, wife arrested on incest charges

    October 17, 2013 10:31 PM

    ZACHARY- Two people face incest charges after a seven-year-old girl reported being assaulted. Deputies arrested William Hebert and Whittney Hebert, his wife. Investigators said Hebert inappropriately touched a child in the middle of the night, sleeping in their house. His wife is accused of knowing about what... more »

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