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Nakamoto: Emails show State Police looked at ways to limit liability after Ronald Greene's death

Posted 11:35 AM 6/30/2021 by Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE - Top brass at Louisiana State Police discussed how to reduce the agency's liability as public opinion wavered in the wake of a controversial in-custody death.

Emails obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit Friday show 18 months after Ronald Greene's death, agency leaders and (More)


Court filings indicate disgraced deputy had sex with handcuffed woman during traffic stop

Posted 10:31 PM 6/26/2021 by Chris Nakamoto

LIVINGSTON - Salacious new court filings are detailing even more wrongdoing tied to a couple accused of sex crimes against children in Livingston Parish. Those documents indicate Dennis Perkins is seen (More)


Top State Police attorney abruptly reassigned amid Nakamoto reports

Posted 4:38 PM 6/24/2021 by Trey Schmaltz and Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE - The top attorney for Louisiana State Police was removed from her position Wednesday amid a handful of Chris Nakamoto and WBRZ Investigative Unit reports about State Police emails obtained by the TV station showing how top brass messaged to spin liability for the death of Ronald (More)


Nakamoto: Fallout grows after State Police email thread suggests agency sought ways to limit death liability

Posted 4:46 PM 6/22/2021 by Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE- Attorneys representing the Ronald Greene family said emails obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit show a coverup continued at Louisiana State Police even after questions surrounding his death came to light.

Emails published by the WBRZ Investigative Unit Friday showed that (More)


Nakamoto: D.A. to review in-custody death in wake of BRPD drug squad corruption allegations

Posted 4:00 PM 6/16/2021 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney will review a previously-closed internal Baton Rouge Police investigation into a man's death after a violent encounter with drug squad agents eight years ago.Dontrunner Robinson died, choking while trying to swallow a bag of (More)


INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: 19-year-old arrested in triple murder was out on 3 different bonds

Posted 5:51 PM 6/11/2021 by Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree murder tied to the College Drive triple murder, was out on three different bonds according to court records (More)


Mother of teen charged in triple murder says son did not own a gun

Posted 10:31 AM 6/10/2021 by Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE - The 15-year-old accused in a triple murder last week that left a toddler dead appeared in a juvenile courtroom Wednesday where his name was released.

Darrell Edwards is charged with three counts of principal to first-degree murder and illegal discharge of a firearm.


Mayor: We've 'had it' with this senseless violence; Leads pouring in to catch baby's killers

Posted 1:11 PM 6/8/2021 by Chris Nakamoto

UPDATE: Police will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the shooting investigation.

WBRZ will air the conference live on WBRZ.com and WBRZ+.


BATON ROUGE - Amid relentless reporting focused on the (More)

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