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Local law enforcement says state background checks down amid ransomware attack fallout

Posted 9:51 PM 11/21/2019 by Trey Couvillion

BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement agencies reportedly can not get into the state's background check system, meaning no access to criminal histories or active warrants.

They've been blocked out for four days since the ransomware attack on state computers.

Police departments in the area (More)


Suspect beaten, shot while fleeing botched home invasion in Baton Rouge

Posted 3:37 PM 11/21/2019 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Officials say a group of home invaders was sent running after one of them was met with fists inside the victims' home.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says it responded to a (More)


New owners reopening Bogie's Bar Friday night

New owners reopening Bogie's Bar Friday night

Posted 3:31 PM 11/21/2019 by Drew Balkin

BATON ROUGE - New owners are expected to re-open the popular LSU bar "Bogie's Bar" this weekend.

Ross Cook, one of the new owners, confirmed the doors are expected to open around 8 p.m. Friday night. Cook and business partner Tyler Lourens, as TRC Management Group and Blackthorn Partners (More)

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