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  • Man dead after domestic disturbance ends in shooting

    August 20, 2016 9:09 PM

    GONZALES – Deputies say one man was killed Friday after a neighbor responded to a domestic disturbance in Gonzales. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19 on Fox Run Drive in Gonzales. Deputies say they arrived at the scene... more »
  • 9,500 may lose power if waters rise at Gonzales substation

    August 16, 2016 8:39 PM

    GONZALES – Entergy officials say that about 9,500 customers may lose power if waters continue to rise at the Gonzales substation. Entergy is asking customers to be prepared in case the substation needs to be shut off. The boundaries of the customers that could potentially affected are from Black Bayou... more »
  • APSO searching for stolen trailer with $100K of equipment, motorcycles inside

    August 2, 2016 2:28 PM

    GONZALES – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance is finding a stolen trailer with more than $100,00 worth of equipment and motorcycles inside. The trailer, a 2007 Continental cargo box trailer, was stolen on Thursday, July 28 at a residence on Coontrap Road in Gonzales.... more »
  • Body found under bridge in Ascension Parish

    July 26, 2016 4:48 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies are investigating the discovery of a body under a private bridge over the New River canal Tuesday afternoon. Deputies said the body is of a male between 20 and 40-years-old. The body was not identifiable, but authorities released specifics about clothing and other apparel in hopes... more »
  • 13 arrested in Backpage.com prostitution sting

    July 8, 2016 2:15 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - 13 people were arrested on prostitution charges Thursday night as sheriff’s deputies carried out a B ackpage.com sting operation. APSO narcotics detectives, Gonzales Police and EBRSO deputies began the undercover operation by contacting several potential prostitutes and arranging meetings with them. Frequently, the services of... more »
  • Impairment suspected in crash that killed Gonzales woman

    July 8, 2016 11:01 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police say impairment is a suspected factor in a crash that killed a Gonzales woman in Ascension Parish overnight. Troopers were on the scene of the single-vehicle wreck just after 3 a.m. Friday on LA 621 east of LA 73. 37-year-old Christine Reaux, of Gonzales, was... more »
  • Gonzales man charged with kidnapping homeowner

    July 7, 2016 5:36 PM

    GONZALES – Deputies in Ascension Parish charged a man with kidnapping and damage to property after they say he stole money from a home and kidnapped the owner. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Austin Roddy refused to leave a Gonzales home Wednesday night. Deputies say Roddy... more »
  • Hwy 22 closed for 2 hours after man shoots fiance in mouth, killing her Play Video

    July 5, 2016 12:02 PM

    SORRENTO - Highway 22 is back open and a man is in custody after a shooting kept the roadway closed for more than two hours early Tuesday morning. 26-year-old Jarvis McNair, of Sorrento, was booked on charges of second degree murder, aggravated assault and other charges. Police said... more »
  • Man stealing tips from restaurant caught on security camera

    June 30, 2016 8:03 PM

    GONZALES - Restaurant owners are searching for answers after security video caught a man stealing a tip jar. The video shows a man taking the jar from a window at the Jambalaya Shoppe off of Airline Highway. The man then walked away from the window and left in a... more »
  • Man sentenced for having sex with 13-year-old runaway

    June 14, 2016 9:28 AM

    GONZALES - A 26-year-old Gonzales man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old runaway. Prosecutors in Ascension Parish said sheriff's deputies pulled over Noel Williams Jr.'s car after the young girl was reported on Oct. 27 as having left a... more »
  • LA 22 in Gonzales to see first upgrades in 20 years Play Video

    June 7, 2016 5:51 PM

    GONZALES - LA 22 in Gonzales is a worn down stretch of road that hasn't been fixed in 20 years, but the state and city are uniting to make the roadway smoother and safer. "It needs to be redone, a lot of big trucks travel on there, its real... more »
  • Neighbors concerned after teacher is arrested on sex charges Play Video

    May 25, 2016 5:06 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Neighbors of a teacher who was arrested on accusations that he had an inappropriate relationship with a student say Louis Aguillard kept to himself. Gonzales Police arrested the 34-year-old occupational health teacher and assistant athletic trainer at East Ascension High School, Wednesday afternoon. He has been fired... more »
  • Women behind graduation ceremony brawl released from jail

    May 18, 2016 8:46 AM

    GONZALES - The four women arrested in connection with a brawl that started during a recent graduation ceremony at East Ascension High School have been released from jail without posting bond, according to online records. 17-year-olds Destiney Thompson and Delencia Williiams, 18-year-old Rodneisha Patterson and 20-year-old Travonshay Mills were... more »
  • Police arrest "infamous" purse-swinger in viral video

    May 13, 2016 2:30 PM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales have arrested a fourth woman in connection with a brawl at a high school graduation ceremony earlier this week. Travonshay Mills, 22, was arrested Friday evening for the brawl that erupted at East Ascension High School’s graduation ceremony Wednesday night . Gonzales Police say... more »
  • Police: Cabela's employee accidentally shoots himself with gun

    April 28, 2016 8:37 PM

    GONZALES - Gonzales Police say they were dispatched to Cabela's Thursday afternoon after an employee shot himself in the hand while showing a handgun to a customer. Investigators say the .22 caliber fired, sending a bullet through his palm and into the floor. He was treated at the hospital... more »
  • Gonzales man sentenced to 42 years for burglary of 3 homes

    April 15, 2016 10:54 AM

    GONZALES - A judge sentenced a 38-year-old man from Gonzales to 42 years in prison for aggravated burglary of three homes. Damon Delmore was found guilty of one count of aggravated burglary and two counts of unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling on Nov. 10 of last year. In May... more »
  • Gonzales moves forward with new zoning codes

    April 5, 2016 12:29 AM

    GONZALES - The Gonzales Planning and Zoning Commission moved forward with plans to revamp the city's zoning codes Monday night. The commission approved zoning codes that could pave the way for new, larger residential developments. Zoning has been a contentious issue in Gonzales in the past. Some want the city... more »
  • DOTD: LA 30 near Gonzales now open after closed due to down power lines

    March 30, 2016 10:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - DOTD tweeted that LA 30 is closed due to down power lines Wednesday morning. DOTD states that both directions of LA 30 will be closed east of I-10 (Gonzales) and advises drivers to take an alternative route. LA 30 is closed in both directions east... more »
  • Pit bull chained to tree in rising flood water causes social media stir

    March 11, 2016 4:17 PM

    GONZALES - Photos of a white pit bull dog chained to a tree in rising flood water outside of a Gonzales residence have created a social media sensation and garnered the attention of the Humane Society of Louisiana in the process. Thousands of people have now expressed their concern... more »
  • Ascension Parish pumping stations ready for duty Play Video

    March 10, 2016 7:28 PM

    GONZALES - Public schools in Ascension Parish are already cancelled, and the parish has its pumps up and running as they are trying to keep the water from rising. Three different pumping stations in Ascension Parish are responsible for keeping floodwaters from sinking residents and their property. Each pump... more »
  • First from WBRZ Investigative Unit: Area fire chief arrested on child porn charges Play Video

    March 10, 2016 11:21 AM

    GONZALES- A District Fire Chief in the City of Gonzales is locked up, accused of possessing child porn. According to booking records, 35-year old Kristopher Johnson was charged with possession of child porn and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction. Johnson was booked on 11 counts of pornography involving... more »
  • APSO: Tip from public and DNA evidence leads to Gonzales burglary arrest

    March 8, 2016 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tip received from the public and DNA results assembled by the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab helped detectives make an arrest in connection with a burglary in Gonzales that happened last fall. 23-year-old David Holcombe Jr. was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on charges... more »
  • Questions about soccer complex construction in Ascension Play Video

    March 3, 2016 12:48 PM

    GONZALES - Parents of children who play in a local soccer league are frustrated a soccer complex promised by parish officials more than a year ago is encountering too many delays. Last year, Ascension Parish approved a $4 million soccer complex at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. "There were... more »
  • Teen accused in stabbing death due in court for change of venue hearing

    February 26, 2016 8:54 AM

    GONZALES- A teenager accused of murder will head back to court Friday. Attorneys are trying to get the case against Jacob Westbrook, 16, moved to a different location. Westbrook is facing second-degree murder charges in the death of 18-year-old Todd Toups back in October. According to Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff... more »
  • Man arrested for causing December train crash in Gonzales

    February 24, 2016 12:17 PM

    GONZALES - Police say they arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of causing a train collision in Gonzales back in December. 39-year-old Harry White was booked on charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless operation after he was arrested on Monday. According to Gonzales PD, White was traveling... more »
  • Vehicle recovery operations close 1 lane of I-10 East near Gonzales

    February 15, 2016 5:36 PM

    GONZALES - The left lane of I-10 East past LA 30 near Gonzales is blocked as crews work to recover a vehicle from the median. Traffic is passing through in the right lane at this time with minimal congestion related to the accident. Rainy conditions could quickly cause... more »
  • Ascension deputies arrest man on child cruelty charge

    February 4, 2016 7:22 AM

    GONZALES- Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Gonzales man on a child cruelty count over allegations he did not care for his son's burns for two months, allowing the wound to become infected. Sheriff's Office Maj. Kevin Hanna said in a news release Wednesday deputies found 30-year-old Joseph Babin... more »
  • Gonzales Police look for man behind deposit slip fraud

    January 26, 2016 12:49 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public’s help Tuesday in locating a man accused of rewriting deposit slips from his job to make a profit for himself. Investigators say LeMichael Munson was identified on surveillance as being at the Red River Bank in Dutchtown on the days in question.... more »
  • New surveillance cameras a big help in fighting crimes

    January 25, 2016 8:12 AM

    GONZALES- A string of six armed robberies of Gonzales businesses over the course of a year galvanized Police Chief Sherman Jackson's pursuit of police surveillance cameras. The break in the case came after surveillance video from a business gave officers a glimpse of a car at the scene of one... more »
  • Gonzales Police report rash of IRS scam phone calls

    January 21, 2016 11:39 AM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales say they have received several reports from area residents about an ongoing phone scam where victims report receiving calls from someone claiming to represent the IRS and stating a lawsuit has been filed against the victim. Investigators say the calls are being made now... more »
  • Man wanted by Gonzales PD in connection with October attack

    January 21, 2016 11:33 AM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public’s assistance Thursday morning in locating a man accused of an attack at a Gonzales convenient store last fall. Gonzales Police say 23-year-old David Foreman is wanted for second degree battery, stemming from the incident that happened on Oct. 28. Law enforcement said... more »
  • Ascension voters face April bond election to build 4 schools

    January 19, 2016 11:55 AM

    GONZALES - As the Ascension Parish school district looks to an April election on a bond issue, it hopes voters will approve for construction of four new schools. The school board has gone through cycles of new construction and renovation in recent years in an effort to meet population... more »
  • City council appoints replacement for Matassa's seat

    January 11, 2016 9:35 PM

    GONZALES - The city council here appointed David Guitreau to fill the rest of former councilman Kenny Matassa's term. Matassa was elected parish president in December. He had to resign from the council to run the parish. The vote Monday night is the second time Guitreau, a contractor,... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in 25-year-old Ascension Parish murder case

    January 8, 2016 6:06 PM

    GONZALES - A man confessed he killed a woman 25 years ago inside an Ascension Parish courthouse this afternoon. Kenneth Lavigne, who is now 50 years old, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and second degree kidnapping charges for the death of his uncle's ex-wife, Jeannie Lavigne, who was 38 years... more »
  • Ascension Parish Coroner IDs body found in Gonzales last weekend

    December 30, 2015 2:36 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Coroner’s Office has identified a man’s body found last weekend in Gonzales. The coroner says the body belongs to 54-year-old Jasper Morris. They also said they believe based on the autopsy performed that the case will be considered a murder. The Gonzales Police... more »
  • Gonzales Police continue to seek ID of body found Saturday

    December 29, 2015 11:25 AM

    GONZALES - A Gonzales police detective says investigators believe a man whose body was found on the side of a city road Saturday was the victim of a homicide. Detectives say police still were trying to determine the man's identity and were awaiting autopsy results. Police Chief Sherman Jackson... more »
  • Ascension Parish resident may see higher sewer rates

    December 29, 2015 9:18 AM

    GONZALES- The sole bidder to provide regional sewer service to East Ascension Parish says it can deliver service after the parish government was unable to create a system on its own. Ascension Environmental LLC says having the customers is critical to financing the $300 million plan to bring public sewage... more »
  • Deputies: Drunk woman accidentally fired gun into neighboring apartment Play Video

    December 28, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gonzales woman Sunday night after they say she accidentally fired a gun into an adjacent apartment. Lauren Lee, 20 of Gonzales, noted she was intoxicated early Sunday morning and pulled the trigger of a gun she thought wasn't... more »
  • Ascension Parish officials to hold Christmas tree drop-off in Gonzales

    December 28, 2015 3:44 PM

    GONZALES - Officials in Ascension Parish say the parish government will hold a Christmas tree drop-off event starting early next week. The event will be held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, located at 9039 St. Landry Road in Gonzales, from Saturday, Jan. 2 through Sunday, Jan. 10. Parish... more »
  • Gonzales police seeking help to identify body

    December 26, 2015 6:40 PM

    GONZALES – Police are asking for help to identify a man’s body found Saturday in Gonzales. The Gonzales Police Department said they received a call Saturday morning about a body found on the south side of Edenborne Parkway. Police said it appears someone dumped the body at that location.... more »
  • Police identify driver hit by train in Gonzales

    December 15, 2015 4:46 PM

    GONZALES - Police have identified the driver who was hospitalized after his truck was hit by a train in Gonzales Monday morning. Gonzales Police say 38-year-old Harry L. White of Baton Rouge was crossing the railroad tracks on Felix Street when his pickup truck was hit by an oncoming... more »
  • Driver in critical condition after truck hit by train Play Video

    December 14, 2015 9:41 AM

    GONZALES - Officials say a man is hospitalized after his truck was hit by a train in Gonzales Monday morning. The crash involving a train and a truck happened at the railroad crossing on N. Felix Avenue just before 7 a.m. The truck was hit at the crossing, which... more »
  • Deputies look to identify men behind cigarette carton heist

    December 3, 2015 11:31 AM

    GONZALES - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish are looking to identify two suspects who stole about $850 worth of cartons of cigarettes from the Airline Highway Dollar General in Gonzales last month. Deputies said both suspects were captured on video leaving the store in what appeared to be a... more »
  • Developer looks to expand industrial park in Ascension

    November 16, 2015 11:24 AM

    GONZALES - A New Roads land developer's plan to expand an Ascension Parish industrial park has hit some approval snags. L.J. Grezaffi is hoping to expand into the 345-acre interior of his Ascension Commerce Center, which has become home to industrial service businesses that line Louisiana Highway 30 and... more »
  • Crowds gather in Gonzales for annual Veterans Day ceremony

    November 11, 2015 12:35 PM

    GONZALES – Crowds gathered in Gonzales Wednesday at the Ascension Veterans Memorial Park to honor our nation’s heroes for Veterans Day The annual Veterans Day ceremony in Gonzales kicked off at 11 a.m. at the park’s amphitheater. This year’s guest speaker was Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez. Event... more »
  • Small plane crashes near St. Elizabeth hospital in Gonzales Play Video

    November 6, 2015 1:42 PM

    GONZALES - Officials at St. Elizabeth Hospital said a small plane with one man in it crashed into a field next to the medical offices. The man was able to get out of the plane and paramedics took the pilot to Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in... more »
  • Estranged husband indicted for wife's brutal death

    October 9, 2015 11:55 PM

    GONZALES - Friday, a grand jury indicted David Johnson, 38, on first degree murder and violation of a protective order charges in relation to his estranged wife's death earlier this summer. Prosecutors said Johnson beat the woman, Monica Johnson, to death with a baseball bat outside of their home... more »
  • Owner of Gonzales bar arrested for operating without permit

    October 7, 2015 5:33 PM

    GONZALES - Alcohol and Tobacco Control agents and Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man accused of operating a bar without a valid state alcohol permit. An ATC agent went to Weber City Bar, located on Weber City Road in Gonzales, after the agency received a complaint concerning... more »
  • Sheriff praises domestic violence victim for fighting back

    October 6, 2015 9:48 PM

    GONZALES - In a news release Tuesday, the sheriff's department praised a woman for protecting herself from an ex-boyfriend. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the woman was threatened by Jonathan Beaureau, 35, on September 27. The woman said Beaureau left her a disturbing voice mail and ransacked her... more »
  • LSP unit, DOTD vehicle damaged in crash with impaired driver

    September 23, 2015 1:26 PM

    GONZALES - A Louisiana State Police patrol unit was damaged after an impaired driver from Florida crashed into it in the early morning hours of Wednesday. State police said a trooper was investigating a crash on LA 30 at Ashland Road in Gonzales when a Ford F-350 pickup truck,... more »
  • Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival Play Video

    September 22, 2015 9:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- People from all over Louisiana will be in Gonzales this weekend for the annual Ascension Balloon Festival. This year's festival will feature more than 30 different hot air balloons from all over the country, including three uniquely shaped balloons. The event will feature live music, delicious southern Louisiana... more »
  • Ascension Parish drivers fear rock attacks Play Video

    September 17, 2015 5:36 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Drivers say they fear they could be the next victim in a string of rock attacks. "I'm worried because you never now what's going to happen or who's going to be with me and the most important person is my son, he's only two so I'm... more »
  • Woman pleads guilty to embezzling $25K from furniture store

    September 17, 2015 11:20 AM

    GONZALES - A 40-year-old woman will serve five years of supervised probation and pay restitution after she pleaded guilty to embezzling thousands of dollars from a Gonzales furniture store. Shannon Desira, of St. Amant, will go to a restitution hearing Oct. 13 to determine how much she should pay... more »
  • Area leaders push for passenger rail service Play Video

    September 16, 2015 6:03 PM

    GONZALES - Area leaders met today to show their support for a passenger rail service. It would build stations in Gonzales, Baton Rouge, Kenner and New Orleans. Despite the overwhelming support, leaders have not disclosed how much the system would cost. A March 2014 study estimates the service would... more »
  • Carport fire destroys home, vehicle in Gonzales

    September 16, 2015 5:05 PM

    GONZALES - Firefighters say a carport fire at a house in the 1600 block of South Augusta Street completely destroyed the residence, along with a vehicle in the carport, Saturday morning. City of Gonzales firefighters were dispatched to the scene on Sept. 12 at 6:30 a.m. when the fire... more »
  • New Orleans-to-Baton Rouge commuter railway championed

    September 16, 2015 4:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Parish leaders along the busy industrial corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans are championing the idea of creating a railway commuter line to connect the state's two largest cities and economic hubs. Gathering in Gonzales on Wednesday, parish presidents and representatives from seven parishes along the... more »
  • Deputies look for suspects behind rock throwing in Gonzales

    September 16, 2015 12:49 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help Wednesday in identifying suspects who were reported to be seen throwing rocks from the side of the road onto Hwy 30 last Friday, damaging several vehicles in the process. Deputies said the rocks were thrown on the... more »
  • Gonzales PD looking for missing man

    September 13, 2015 4:23 PM

    GONZALES, La. - The Gonzales Police Department is asking for the community's assistance in searching for a missing man. Terrance Duplish, 47, was last heard from at 11:30 pm on Friday, after he had received dialysis treatment. Duplush's 2004 Toyota Camry was recovered Saturday night around 9:00 pm.... more »
  • Car chase passenger in custody on drug charges; driver still at large

    September 8, 2015 12:58 PM

    GONZALES - Police said the passenger of a vehicle involved in a car chase last Friday is in custody on drug charges, and they're still searching for the driver. The passenger of the vehicle, Ahmad Johnson, was booked on charges of unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, possession of... more »
  • Deputies arrest Gonzales man accused of cyber stalking

    September 2, 2015 3:08 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish reported Wednesday morning the arrest of a Gonzales man accused of cyber stalking. 30-year-old Keith Carlin turned himself into authorities shortly before 10 a.m. after a warrant for his arrest was issued by deputies after an investigation revealed that Carlin was sending... more »
  • Man accused of raping guest at his home

    August 28, 2015 11:21 AM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's detectives charged a Gonzales man with rape and sexual battery for an assault which authorities said happened this week. Deputies arrested 56-year-old Carl McKinley after they said he sexually assaulted a woman who was staying with him and his wife. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley... more »
  • 1 arrested after firing shots outside Gonzales restaurant

    August 24, 2015 2:27 PM

    GONZALES - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of firing shots during a fight outside of a Gonzales restaurant Sunday night. Gonzales PD said they responded to reports of shots fired at Quaker Steak and Lube, located a 2706 South Cabela's Parkway, just after 9 p.m. Once... more »
  • 4 arrested in Gonzales for meth distribution, gun charges

    August 20, 2015 3:59 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish say they have arrested four individuals Wednesday on an assortment of charges including drug distribution and weapons charges. A joint investigation over the course of two months carried out by undercover detectives from the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police... more »
  • Police say woman 'betrayed' elderly to buy luxury car

    August 19, 2015 11:55 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a 23-year-old Gonzales woman after they said she stole an elderly woman's personal information and used it buy a luxury car. Police charged Brelle Ford with one count of bank fraud and one count of felony identity theft. Investigators said Ford used false information... more »
  • Gonzales arson leaves one suspect dead, second suspect clinging to life Play Video

    August 18, 2015 4:28 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators in Ascension Parish say one suspect is dead and another is clinging to life following an act of recent arson that destroyed a Gonzales home. On the night of Friday, Aug. 14, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a fire at a residence on Tom... more »
  • Two arrested, three wanted in jewelry store heist

    August 12, 2015 2:01 PM

    GONZALES – Police arrested two men and said three other suspects are at large Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery of a Gonzales jewelry store last month. Louisiana State Police arrested one suspect, 21-year-old Jacquendes Octave of Harvey, early Wednesday morning. Authorities in Georgia also arrested Casey Johnson,... more »
  • Air pollution settlement pays for Ascension Parish solar panels Play Video

    August 5, 2015 6:33 PM

    GONZALES - Energy company NRG spent over $1 million on an Ascension Parish solar project as part of an air pollution settlement. More than 1,000 solar panels were installed at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Complex. The facility houses a number of parish government offices with 150 employees. The solar panels... more »
  • Gonzales FD respond to call from N. Airline Piccadilly

    July 29, 2015 4:02 PM

    GONZALES - City of Gonzales Firefighters responded to a call from the Piccadilly Cafeteria on N. Airline Hwy Tuesday night. Firefighters responded to the scene at around 8 p.m. to find a sprinkler head had opened and was spraying large amounts of water inside the restaurant. Investigators said the... more »
  • Gonzales Police searching for Walmart shoplifter

    July 21, 2015 4:34 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public's help Tuesday tracking down a man who investigators said stole a weed trimmer and pressure washer from the Gonzales Walmart recently. Gonzales PD said on June 22 the man took a weedeater worth $167 from the store. At the time security camera... more »
  • Ascension, St. James Airport gets more land

    July 20, 2015 8:07 AM

    GONZALES- The Louisiana Regional Airport just outside Gonzales grew by about 30 acres last week. The Ascension-St. James Airport and Transportation Authority, which operates the airport, purchased 28.3 acres of undeveloped woodlands south of the airport for just over $677,000. Jared Amato, a member of the airport authority, says the... more »
  • Gonzales man and 16-year-old runaway arrested on drug charges

    July 17, 2015 12:07 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish deputies charged a Gonzales man for illegal possession of drugs and stolen firearms Thursday. Deputies received a complaint that Fabian Mills, 40, went to a woman's house and demanded to find her son, who allegedly stole $5,000 worth of heroin and a firearm from Mills.... more »
  • Man found dead from possible overdose in Gonzales parking lot

    July 6, 2015 6:06 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish say a 26-year-old man was found dead from a possible drug overdose in his car parked in a Gonzales parking lot. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday morning, deputies responded to reports of a man slumped over in his vehicle in the... more »
  • Upscale development finalized for Gonzales

    July 3, 2015 9:38 AM

    GONZALES- Developers of a mixed-use community coming planned in Gonzales have finalized the $8 million purchase of 345 acres. Southern Lifestyle Development, of Lafayette, will build the upscale development, called Conway Plantation, on Louisiana Highway 44 just south of Interstate 10 in Gonzales. Formerly the cattle ranch of the late... more »
  • Upscale development finalized for Gonzales

    July 2, 2015 12:30 PM

    GONZALES - Developers of a mixed-use community coming planned in Gonzales have finalized the $8 million purchase of 345 acres. Southern Lifestyle Development, of Lafayette, will build the upscale development, called Conway Plantation, on Louisiana Highway 44 just south of Interstate 10 in Gonzales. Formerly the cattle ranch of the... more »
  • Gonzales firefighters cook for a good cause Play Video

    July 1, 2015 6:19 PM

    GONZALES - The Gonzales Firefighters Association has been raising funds for retired firefighters and the community for the past six years. Cooking and selling Boston butt is how they do it. "I think it's a little bit of molasses, a little bit of sugar and Cajun seasoning. Maybe some... more »
  • Former healthcare executive pleads guilty to stealing over $200,000

    July 1, 2015 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former healthcare executive from Gonzales pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $200,000 from nursing homes throughout Louisiana and Arkansas. The Department of Justice says 36-year-old Travis Templet was convicted of engaging in a wire fraud scheme to defraud a non-profit health care organization. ... more »

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