Bill looks to open city jail permanently

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Posted 4:53 PM 3/4/2014 : Bill looks to open city jail permanently

BATON ROUGE - In an effort to reduce crime in East Baton Rouge Parish, one state legislator is looking for ways to keep the city jail open 24 hours a day.

The city jail can hold up to 150 people, but sat empty on Tuesday because of the Mardi Gras holiday. A bill filed by Representative... Read More

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