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  • Jindal agrees to new housing protections for abuse victims

    July 1, 2015 7:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims of domestic violence are receiving new housing protections in state law. Gov. Bobby Jindal's office announced Wednesday that the governor has signed the bill by Baton Rouge Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, a Democrat, that sets up the new guidelines. In addition to allowing victims to break... more »
  • Bill allowing abuse victims to break lease passes committee

    April 28, 2015 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A measure that would allow victims of domestic abuse to move out of their homes without penalty for violating a lease has received approval from a Senate committee. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, a Baton Rouge Democrat, would also bar landlords from evicting abuse... more »
  • La. House rejects eviction protection bill

    May 29, 2014 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers in the House rejected a proposal to give domestic violence victims new protections from eviction in Louisiana, amid concerns it would take away landlords' rights and lead to lawsuits. The Senate had unanimously passed the anti-discrimination measure (Senate Bill 233) by Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, D-Baton... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym owners evicted check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 25, 2013 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Powerhouse Gym owners Ronnie and Connie Olah were evicted from the property on Sherwood Forest Boulevard in court this morning. An attorney for the gym's landlord told News 2, "they've handed over the keys." John Kovalcik created signs for the gym in 2011, but was never... more »
  • Powerhouse Gym owners evicted

    January 25, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Powerhouse Gym owners Ronnie and Connie Olah agreed to an eviction from the property on Sherwood Forest Boulevard in District Court today, according to an attorney associated with the case. The embattled gym took more than a year to begin fulfilling promises to clients, who signed up... more »
  • Standoff ends at Livingston apartment complex

    January 24, 2013 9:08 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A standoff at an apartment complex ended Thursday evening, a few hours after it began. A man barricaded himself in his apartment as he was being served with an eviction notice. Deputies were told he had a gun. He was the only person inside. Some... more »
  • Deputies in standoff with evicted tennant

    January 24, 2013 5:10 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to an apartment complex where a person being evicted barricaded themself inside the unit. It happened this afternoon at the Boardwalk Place Apartments in Denham Springs. The man is armed according to deputies, but does not have a hostage. Sheriff's... more »
  • Constables find stash of weapons during eviction in Baton Rouge

    August 14, 2012 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge City Constables found a stash of weapons inside a home on Webb Street today while serving an eviction there. Constables found a shotgun and two rifles hidden in the wall of the home. This comes a day after a constable serving an eviction in... more »
  • Police: Texas gunman was getting eviction notice

    August 13, 2012 4:39 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Police say a gunman was being served an eviction notice before he opened fire from inside a home near Texas A&M and killed a law enforcement officer. College Station Assistant Police Chief Scott McCollum says Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann was among three people, including the... more »

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