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  • Neighborhood fighting back to save pool

    June 27, 2015 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the pool at Gus Young Park set for demolition in August, some supporters are pushing back and looking for a way to keep the pool open. The pool has been closed the past few summers as the price to maintain the 50-year-old pool became too... more »
  • Gus Young Pool meeting

    June 18, 2015 8:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge neighborhood is voicing concerns about the closing of a historic community landmark. Council woman C. Denise Marcelle is inviting people to join the fight to save the Gus Young pool. The pool was once a hot-spot for people in its low-income neighborhood, but the... more »
  • Police investigating deadly shooting near Gus Young

    June 9, 2015 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police responded to a deadly shooting Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge. BRPD said around 6 a.m. 33-year-old Jarvis Tucker was found shot to death inside his home on North 48th Street. Officers said the man had been shot multiple times, but did not release any... more »
  • Police say girl taken from park and assaulted

    December 22, 2014 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help Monday identifying a car involved in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a young girl in Baton Rouge. A BRPD spokesperson said on Dec. 13 a 7-year-old girl was playing at Gus Young Park when a man lured her over... 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Some BREC pools will remain closed for summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 29, 2014 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With summer time right around the corner, BREC is prepping for waves of kids to head to its pools. Liberty Lagoon will open for the first time this year on Saturday, May 3. Kids can also take a dip in the City-Brooks Park pool and the... more »
  • Fires hit three homes in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 21, 2014 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said an overloaded electrical outlet caused a fire which damaged three Baton Rouge homes Friday afternoon. The fires all happened around 1:15 p.m. at 36th Street and Gus Young. No one was hurt, but two dogs died in the fires. The Red Cross was... more »
  • Man dies from injuries in shooting on North 38th

    December 13, 2011 2:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are searching for the gunman in an early morning shooting that left one man dead. It happened around 1:00 a.m. in the 1600 block of North 38th St. across from Gus Young. When police arrived on the scene, they found the... more »
  • BRPD arrest juvenile for attempted murder after chase

    February 25, 2011 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge arrested a 16-year-old male after a foot chase today for trying to shoot and kill someone back in January. The teen had been wanted since Jan. 16 for second-degree attempted murder after a shooting on north 31st Street and Lula Avenue. ... more »
  • Police: Man runs down street, fires shots

    December 15, 2010 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two people are recovering from gun shot wounds after a random person ran down Gus Young Road and opened fire Tuesday night. The two victims- a 18 year-old- woman and 19 year-old-man- told Baton Rouge Police they were standing on the side of the street in the 4500... more »
  • Community service projects honor MLK

    January 18, 2010 11:28 AM

    Hundreds of people took part in community service projects in Baton Rouge honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. City Year Louisiana and the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Gus Young Avenue partnered for what they called a "day ON, not a day off." Volunteers... more »

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