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  • Alabama Senate votes to allow concealed carry without permit

    April 18, 2017 9:26 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Senate has voted to allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a getting a permit. Senators approved the bill on a 25-8 vote Tuesday. It now moves to the Alabama House of Representatives. The bill has been heavily criticized by some law enforcement officers... more »
  • BRPD to offer concealed handgun class for women Feb. 18

    January 30, 2017 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering a concealed handgun class for women on Feb. 18. The class will be taught by BRPD firearm instructors from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Joint Law Enforcement Training Center located at 999 W. Irene Road in Zachary. The... more »
  • BRPD to offer concealed weapon permit class Nov. 26

    November 9, 2016 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering a concealed handgun permit class later this month. The class will be offered on Nov. 26 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and will be held at the Joint Law Enforcement Training Center located at 999 W. Irene Road... more »
  • UPDATE: Man from Geismar wanted for aggravated assault turns himself in

    May 11, 2016 11:46 AM

    ASCENSION- A man from Geismar who was wanted by the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office for illegal use of weapons, aggravated second-degree battery and aggravated assault with a firearm turned himself into authorities on Wednesday afternoon. 45-year-old Andre Scott was wanted by authorities following an incident that happened on May... more »
  • Man accused of pointing gun at another driver, fleeing accident

    April 29, 2016 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man Thursday after they say he caused an accident on Joor Road, pointed a firearm at the other driver and then fled the scene. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies charged 59-year-old Michael Mannino with aggravated assault with a firearm, reckless operation,... more »
  • Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale

    July 28, 2015 11:42 AM

    CARROLLTON - John Russell Houser's mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theater. A federal background check came back clean, the pawn shop said, with no red flags raised... more »
  • Two students arrested after gun found at junior high

    October 9, 2013 11:33 AM

    MANDEVILLE - Two students were arrested after a loaded handgun was found in a boy's restroom at Mandeville Junior High School. The school was placed on lockdown and parents were informed with a "robo call". Police say students alerted school officials about rumors that a student had a... more »
  • Facebook ban while driving is among La.'s new laws

    July 31, 2013 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Starting Thursday, tweeting while driving can get you a ticket. Posting the names of people who apply for concealed handgun permits can land you in jail. And selling cakes and cookies you bake at home face looser regulation. Those are among nearly 250 statutory changes that hit... more »
  • Man accused of shooting at sheriff's deputy

    February 7, 2013 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An Iberville Parish man is in jail, accused of trying to kill an East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy. Stephen Gordon, 23, was reported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office last night when he was seen on Chippendale Drive, off of Tiger Bend Road, holding... more »
  • Police: Florida clerk's gun beats thief's cattle prod

    January 10, 2013 12:42 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man has been arrested after he tried to rob a convenience store with a cattle prod but was thwarted by a clerk with a gun. The Leon County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Lance Tomberlin went into a store just outside Tallahassee on... more »

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