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  • Illegal immigrant charged in bloody beating death of former roommate

    August 11, 2017 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A 19-year-old was arrested for his former roommate's death, deputies said Friday. David Bueso was charged with second degree murder. Investigators said Bueso beat Jhoel Brizuella, 22, to death in early August inside a Gardere-area apartment. In records filed at the jail pertaining to the... more »
  • Kids suspected of shooting out windows of parked cars in Baton Rouge

    August 2, 2017 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Sheriff's deputies fielded reports of a renegade group of kids who shot at cars recently. Four vehicles were damaged, deputies said, by the kids who shot out windows. The cars were parked at homes along Elvin Drive, off Burbank. One person posted on social media that... more »
  • State Police identify pedestrian struck, killed on Gardere Lane Play Video

    April 14, 2017 8:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Louisiana State Police suspect impairment may be a factor in a deadly crash on Gardere lane in Baton Rouge Friday morning. According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened around 6 a.m. near the intersection of Gardere Lane and Santa Rosa Avenue. The crash took the... more »
  • Construction to begin in months on Gardere sidewalks Play Video

    March 31, 2017 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Many people who use Gardere Lane on a daily basis say they're anxiously waiting for a sidewalk project to get started. There are no sidewalks along Gardere Lane in South Baton Rouge. It's a state highway many people walk along between Nicholson and Burbank. Over the... more »
  • EBRSO searching for missing 14-year-old

    November 26, 2016 10:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are searching for a 14-year-old who investigators say was last seen by her family at her home on Gardere Lane Friday. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, Katlyn Patterson was seen around 11:30 p.m. Friday wearing a black t-shirt, black jeans and multi-colored shoes.... more »
  • At least 1 injured in stabbing on Gardere Ln.

    September 13, 2016 9:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE -At least one person was injured in a stabbing on Gardere Ln. It happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday in between Old Hermitage Rd. and GSRI Ave. Police responded to a fight at the shopping center on Gardere. According to officials, one man was stabbed multiple times... more »
  • Firefighters treated for heat-related issues after fire

    July 22, 2016 9:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Several St. George firefighters were treated for heat-related issues following an apartment fire in the 2300 block of Gardere Lane Friday afternoon. The St. George Fire Department was called to a reported attic fire in an apartment building there around 1:50 p.m. When they arrived, smoke... more »
  • New info: Victim identified after drowning at Gardere wastewater treatment plant

    June 11, 2016 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators have released the name of a man who drowned at a Gardere area sewage treatment plant on Saturday afternoon. Police identified the individual as Michael Preston, and said an autopsy will be performed on the man at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13. The additional... more »
  • Crimes go unreported in Gardere because of language barrier Play Video

    March 25, 2016 12:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Catching criminals in the Gardere area of Baton Rouge has become a problem. Many residents don't speak English, creating a barrier with law enforcement that has crimes going unreported. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is hoping to break the silence. Several people told News 2... more »
  • Crews respond to 3 fires overnight in Baton Rouge

    February 25, 2016 5:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities have responded to three fires throughout the Baton Rouge area since Wednesday night. The first fire broke out around 10 p.m. in the 1300 block of Oleander Street. A spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Fire Department says the blaze was determined an arson fire and is being... more »
  • Father arrested in missing child search had recently spent time in a mental health facility Play Video

    February 19, 2016 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The suspect in a missing child case overnight had just been released from a mental health facility and was wanted for a threatening tirade at a fast food restaurant hours before the child went missing, arrest documents obtained by WBRZ indicate. Donoven Bessie, 23, was arrested... more »
  • Grinches target one Gardere neighborhood Play Video

    December 8, 2015 7:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some grinches are up to no good in one Baton Rouge neighborhood. The Old Hermitage subdivision off of Gardere Lane has been hit particularly hard the last couple of months. Residents said the thieves are stealing decorations and packages. Surveillance video shows what appears to... more »
  • River Road house fire prompts arson investigation by St. George FD

    December 7, 2015 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities say a house fire that happened on River Road early Sunday morning was suspicious in nature, and they’re now investigating what they say is a potential case of arson. Units from the St. George Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 10400... more »
  • Woman dies after shooting near Gardere

    December 4, 2015 1:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting at 8338 Amy Drive near Gardere Friday morning where a woman was shot in the head. EBRSO spokesperson Casey Hicks said 27-year-old Louisa Garcia was transported to a local hospital where she later died. Hicks said Juan Angel Delarca... more »
  • Witnesses: Accused shooter shot victim dead when asked to stop selling drugs Play Video

    November 14, 2015 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A weekend arrest of a man accused of murder does not help ease the pain following the shooting death of Charles Barney. Barney was murdered Friday night in Gardere, trying to stop people from selling drugs. Witnesses said there was an argument and Ronald Joseph, 29,... more »
  • Kids brave hot temperatures, clean up Gardere area

    August 8, 2015 8:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of kids braved the heat today to clean up the Gardere-area. Jalen Lands is 12 and says he's happy to see others care about the community as much as he does. "It feels good knowing they want to pick up instead of just leaving trash on... more »
  • Girl, 7, fighting for her life after near drowning

    July 18, 2015 9:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials tell WBRZ that a 7-year-old girl nearly drowned but is still fighting for her life in Baton Rouge. It happened at around 8 p.m. at an apartment complex on Nicholson Drive near Gardere Lane Saturday night. Emergency crews say the girl wasn't breathing when... more »
  • Power failure at wastewater plant forced flood Play Video

    April 28, 2015 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Monday's deluge turned out to be a test for the city-parish's $1.5 billion sewer project. The storms knocked out power to the South Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Gardere area and left some people nearby in feet of water, forcing them to sludge through the mess.... more »
  • Council approves plan to build sidewalks on deadly road

    January 28, 2015 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Council approved two items Wednesday dealing with sidewalk construction . The approvals allow DPW to move forward with accepting federal money to build sidewalks in Gardere and a neighborhood in North Baton Rouge. The city will used surplus money from similar projects to fund its... more »
  • Sidewalk plan for deadly street Play Video

    January 27, 2015 9:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A street that has become deadly for pedestrians could see improvements soon. There are no sidewalks along Gardere Lane. Ditches line either side of the road in some places, at times forcing people to walk or ride their bike in the street. There are dirt paths... more »
  • Man accused of DWI after hit and run that injured 2

    October 28, 2014 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police said a man will face DWI and other charges after a Sunday night hit and run that sent two people to the hospital, according to Louisiana State Police. Law enforcement reported that the crash happened on Gardere Lane south of GSRI Avenue shortly... more »
  • Dangerous area of town getting safer Play Video

    August 8, 2014 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- There has been a steady drop in crime in Gardere, an area famous for issues. A review of the crime reports, obtained by WBRZ, show things are changing for the better. There has been a downward trend since 2008. Most recently, theft, burglary, narcotics, and reports of... more »
  • Vehicle hits restaurant, breaks gas line

    January 21, 2013 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A vehicle ran into a restaurant in the Gardere area this afternoon, breaking a gas line inside according to authorities. It happened in the 9400 block of Burbank Drive around 3:45 p.m. Authorities closed the eastbound lanes of Burbank as a result, and told drivers to... more »

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