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1/23/2020

'They sent her right back': Man who filmed grandmother's abuse says case was mishandled

Posted 4:55 AM 1/25/2020 by WBRZ Staff

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BATON ROUGE - A woman accused of beating her 93-year-old mother with a belt is back in jail just a day after video of the alleged abuse went viral on social media.

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Child shot in hand at motel off Siegen Lane

Posted 5:45 PM 1/24/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to reports of a child shot in the hand Friday afternoon.

The incident was reported around 3:30 p.m. at a motel on Rieger Road, near I-10 and Siegen Lane. Authorities said a 5-year-old was reportedly hurt inside one of the rooms. 

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says the child is expected to be OK.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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