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  • Teen Town Hall Meeting to discuss violence Monday Play Video

    June 30, 2014 7:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor Kip Holden, District Attorney Hillar Moore and Sheriff Sid Gautreaux are hosting a Teen Town Hall Meeting Monday as part of the BRAVE (Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination) Initiative. More than 100 students from across the area will submit questions to the panel about efforts... more »
  • Mills' lawyer disputes arrest story Play Video

    June 17, 2014 9:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There are two sides to every story and the lawyer for LSU cornerback Jalen Mills is hoping that the East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office is persuaded by the suspect's version of what took place leading up to his arrest last week. "It's my belief, that... more »
  • Inmates could get work release sooner Play Video

    February 20, 2014 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Repeat offenders could get out of jail on work release six months earlier if a proposed bill passes through legislature this session. Rep. Pat Smith, D-Baton Rouge, pre-filed the bill that would allow eligible habitual offenders to enter work release a year before their sentence is... more »
  • EBR District Attorney Hillar Moore with latest on home invader Play Video

    January 23, 2014 9:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Distict Attorney Hillar Moore stopped by 2une In Thursday with the latest on the Vorris Mouton case. A hearing is expected to possibly increase bond for the man accused of two of the recent home invasions in Baton Rouge. His bond is set at... more »
  • DA gives opinion on LSU murder acquittal Play Video

    October 8, 2013 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - District Attorney Hillar Moore disagrees with a jury's decision to acquit two men accused of killing a pair of LSU grad students in 2007, but respects the process. "At the end of the day, they followed the law according to them," Moore said of the jury.... more »
  • Man gets prison for threatening district attorney

    June 29, 2013 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A Baker man has been sentenced to two years in prison for threatening East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III during a rapper's murder trial last year. The Advocate reports that 22-year-old Dedrick Deandre Green didn't say anything before state District Judge Richard Anderson... more »
  • Local leaders lend a hand at St. Vincent de Paul Play Video

    November 21, 2012 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - District Attorney Hillar Moore, Mayor "Kip" Holden, LSU Gymnastics Coach D-D Breaux or Constable Reggie Brown could have carved your Thanksgiving Day turkey, if you eat at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The group of 12 local leaders competed in the 3rd Annual Community... more »
  • Community servant, business leader dies Wednesday night

    November 14, 2012 7:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hillar Moore, Jr., a philanthropist and retired business leader has died. Moore, 87, passed away Wednesday evening after having a heart attack almost two weeks ago. Moore was retired from Associated Grocers, where he was president for 20 years. Prior to that he worked for another... more »
  • Hillar Moore, Jr. named Grand Marshal of St. Pat's parade

    September 13, 2012 8:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Hillar Moore, Jr., was named the 28th Grand Marshal of the Baton Rouge St. Patrick's Day Parade "The Wearin' of the Green." Moore was surprised by friends, family, and parade organizers at Ivar's Thursday night. Moore was the CEO of Associated Grocers and founded the Marine... more »
  • Commission to review Baton Rouge murders Play Video

    August 21, 2012 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The DA wants to adopt even more out-of-state tactics for curtailing crime. The latest is a homicide review commission designed to dig into the causes of murder. The idea comes from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to Hillar Moore, a commission of 60 to 80 people, consisting... more »
  • Teen accused of shooting Loupe's son to be tried as a juvenile Play Video

    March 9, 2012 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - District Attorney Hillar Moore plans to fight juvenile court Judge Pam Johnson's decision to keep a 16-year-old accused of shooting Councilman Chandler Loupe's son in a juvenile detention center. "Obviously we disagree. You know it's hard enough we have to fight the criminals and now having... more »
  • EBR District Attorney talks about Gas for Guns program Play Video

    November 17, 2011 12:42 PM

    East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore spoke with John Pastorek Thursday morning about the governor's child protection order, the Gas for Guns program, and how communities can resolve conflicts peacefully. more »
  • Jefferson to testify before grand jury next week

    September 21, 2011 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The attorney for suspended LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson said his client will testify before a grand jury next week about a bar fight that led to his and another player's arrest. Jurors gathered today to hear testimony and evidence in the fight outside a bar south... more »
  • Grand jury to get witness statements in fight case, no DNA tests

    September 19, 2011 10:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- District Attorney Hillar Moore says when he takes the second-degree battery case involving LSU football players Jordan Jefferson and Josh Johns to a grand jury this week, he'll be bringing witness statements, but won't have DNA results. Moore says the tests done on both players shoes, following... more »
  • Jefferson, Johns case going before grand jury Wednesday

    September 19, 2011 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Prosecutor Hillar Moore said today a grand jury will hear the battery case against two suspended LSU football players on Wednesday. Jordan Jefferson and Josh Johns surrendered Aug. 26 to charges of second-degree battery in connection with a brawl outside a bar south of the LSU... more »
  • D.A. Moore: We need more money

    August 11, 2011 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore said his office needs more money. For years they've had to dip into reserve funds to the tune of $300,000 to $500,000 a year just to make payments to employee benefits. Their reserve account is dwindling fast. Moore... more »
  • Truancy Center opening delayed by paperwork

    August 10, 2011 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A truancy center in Baton Rouge won't open anytime soon. It's been in the works for two and half years and was originally slated to open today, but authorities said they knew months ago that wasn't going to happen. "It's not that people aren't agreeing... more »
  • Police, DA prosecute parents of juvenile criminals

    June 16, 2011 7:11 PM

    BATONR ROUGE - Now that kids are out of school, law enforcement agencies wants to make sure they stay out of trouble. If not, their parents could end up in trouble with them. Rickey Jones, 18, says he's the leader of a Baton Rouge gang called the "City Boyz".... more »
  • LSP still investigating threats against EBR DA's office

    June 15, 2011 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A State Police spokesperson said the investigation into threats made against District Attorney Hillar Moore's office is still ongoing, and that it led to more charges against Baton Rouge rapper Torrance Hatch, also known as "Li'l Boosie". Lt. Doug Cain said Hatch was arrested May 26... more »
  • Violent Crime Unit opens its doors to media

    February 11, 2011 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities credit the public in the arrests of 2 men charged with first degree murder. Kendrick Johnson and Patrick Ramirez were arrested this week after aledgedly killing 2 people and stuffing them in a trunk on Dutton Street. For hours after the bodies were found, detectives... more »
  • Burglar killed over the weekend arrested for murder 2 years ago

    January 31, 2011 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- News 2 has learned the man shot and killed after burglarizing a home in Baton Rouge over the weekend was arrested in 2009 for murder. East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore said Keith Brown was never formally charged. Meanwhile, questions are being raised over... more »
  • Body found shot in Baton Rouge cemetery

    November 17, 2010 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A body was found with gunshot wounds in Gilbert Cemetery in Baton Rouge this morning. Detectives were called out to the cemetery near the corner of Greenwell Springs Road and North Ardenwood shortly after 10:00a.m. this morning. Police say the victim was 38 years old, but have... more »
  • D.A. Hillar Moore says office facing major budget problems

    November 11, 2010 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore is asking the Metro Council for $500,000 more for his office, and changes in future budget processes. The D.A.'s office in East Baton Rouge is not fully funded by the parish, unlike most parishes. He says something must be done... more »
  • Truancy programs on state chopping block

    June 25, 2010 10:29 PM

    A program to keep kids off the street is on the state's chopping block, putting potentially thousands of at-risk children in harm's way. The state's Truancy Assessment Service Center started more than ten years ago. The legislature just cut half the program's budget. That leaves less than $2 million to... more »
  • Salute 2 Hometown Heroes: Hillar Moore

    June 25, 2010 6:01 PM

    One veteran has a familiar name, thanks to his son, the District Attorney for East Baton Rouge Parish. Hillar Moore hasn’t always followed the rules though. News 2’s Rob Krieger got answers on why a little fib sent the marine and hometown hero to the front lines during World War... more »
  • EBR DA says joint investigation until body identified

    June 9, 2010 5:18 PM

    Update: News 2's Kristy Davis spoke to East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore. He said that he has been out to St. Gabriel to look at the body. Moore said it's a joint investigation between Baton Rouge and St. Gabriel authorities until the body is identified. The... more »
  • Budget cuts threaten anti-truancy program

    April 20, 2010 7:42 AM

    District Attorney Hillar Moore says state budget cuts are threatening an anti-truancy program in Baton Rouge. Moore says the yearlong effort between his office and the East Baton Rouge Parish school system appears to be working. The campaign includes automated phone calls with Moore's voice to families with children not... more »
  • DA's office talks about guns in schools

    March 25, 2010 1:41 PM

    Tonight at 6pm on News 2, we talk with District Attorney Hillar Moore about the reaction from parents to recent cases involving guns in our schools, and what can be done to hold other parents accountable. DA Moore tells me while there are no laws on the books that... more »
  • Mistake keeps Baton Rouge woman in jail for months

    February 25, 2010 10:19 PM

    A Baton Rouge woman, jailed with no charges, was freed yesterday. There are a lot of pieces to the puzzle of how Melissa Poche ended up behind bars for eight months. She was never charged or had lawyer appointed to her, and it all started with simple paper work. Poche,... more »
  • Former suspect back in jail

    December 1, 2009 5:31 PM

    A former suspect in a Baton Rouge murder is back in jail, this time for a shooting on Chippewa Street. Denako Duheart was arrested over the weekend, after police say he shot a man in the back two weeks ago. District Attorney Hillar Moore feels confident in the... more »
  • Domestic violence victims get help

    September 21, 2009 6:01 PM

    District Attorney Hillar Moore announced today the addition of an assistant district attorney to solely handle cases of domestic violence. Nearly 700 cases of domestic violence come into the DA's office every year and often get put on the back burner. "We need to make sure the victims... more »

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