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Two WBR deputies out of a job for misconduct
After disclosing affair with judge, chief deputy disciplined and demoted
Ad hoc judge assigned to hear cases for judge at center of investigation into affair
Police form task force to solve killings of three homeless people in Baton Rouge
PORT ALLEN - Two West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies are no longer employed with the department due to misconduct. The sheriff's office said Deputy George Bowen, misplaced his department-issued... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, January 23 2020 Jan 23, 2020 Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:35:44 PM CST January 23, 2020 in News
NAPOLEONVILLE - Assumption Parish Chief Deputy Bruce Prejean has been demoted and disciplined one week after he admitted to having a lengthy affair with Judge Jessie Leblanc. That disclosure... More >>
4 days ago Monday, January 20 2020 Jan 20, 2020 Monday, January 20, 2020 4:21:33 PM CST January 20, 2020 in News
NAPOLEONVILLE- An ad hoc judge has been appointed to hear cases for a judge at the center of an investigation over the judge's relationship with a criminal investigator. The... More >>
1 week ago Tuesday, January 14 2020 Jan 14, 2020 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:35:43 PM CST January 14, 2020 in News
UPDATE: Police have arrested a suspect in the killings. Click here for the full update. **** BATON ROUGE- A task force made up of members from local law... More >>
3 weeks ago Tuesday, December 31 2019 Dec 31, 2019 Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:38:03 PM CST December 31, 2019 in News

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NAPOLEONVILLE- Dozens of criminal cases could be affected after a possible conflict was revealed the week before Christmas. Judge Jessie... More >>
3 weeks ago Monday, December 30 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Monday, December 30, 2019 4:31:00 PM CST December 30, 2019 in News
LIVINGSTON - For the first time since Cynthia and Dennis Perkins were arrested back in October, we were given insight... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, December 19 2019 Dec 19, 2019 Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:40:00 PM CST December 19, 2019 in News
DENHAM SPRINGS - Just days after Cynthia and Dennis Perkins were formally charged on 150 combined counts , the couple... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, December 19 2019 Dec 19, 2019 Thursday, December 19, 2019 11:58:00 AM CST December 19, 2019 in News
***WARNING: This story contains material that some readers might find disturbing**** Watch WBRZ News 2 at 4:00, 5:00,... More >>
1 month ago Wednesday, December 18 2019 Dec 18, 2019 Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:57:00 PM CST December 18, 2019 in News
WATSON - The parent of a child with Down syndrome said she received quite the shock Monday when a letter... More >>
1 month ago Tuesday, December 10 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:51:00 PM CST December 10, 2019 in Video
BATON ROUGE - The Middle District of Louisiana updated their website Tuesday with information about jury duty scams after a... More >>
1 month ago Tuesday, December 03 2019 Dec 3, 2019 Tuesday, December 03, 2019 7:00:00 PM CST December 03, 2019 in News
PITTSBURGH, Penn.- The embattled former East Baton Rouge Parish school superintendent known for his combative attitude and abrasive behavior landed... More >>
1 month ago Monday, December 02 2019 Dec 2, 2019 Monday, December 02, 2019 4:29:00 PM CST December 02, 2019 in News
BATON ROUGE - Nearly a month after an alleged fall sent a resident of a group home to the hospital... More >>
1 month ago Wednesday, November 27 2019 Nov 27, 2019 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:12:00 PM CST November 27, 2019 in News
BATON ROUGE - A convicted thief who was on probation for crimes involving his fake businesses was sentenced to prison... More >>
2 months ago Thursday, November 21 2019 Nov 21, 2019 Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:43:00 PM CST November 21, 2019 in News
UPDATE: The Livingston Parish school system confirmed Thursday that Edwin Elsey has been fired. School officials released the following... More >>
2 months ago Thursday, November 14 2019 Nov 14, 2019 Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:40:00 PM CST November 14, 2019 in News
PORT ALLEN- For five years (2013-2017), hundreds of thousands of dollars were overpaid to the federal government in taxes after... More >>
2 months ago Monday, November 11 2019 Nov 11, 2019 Monday, November 11, 2019 4:51:00 PM CST November 11, 2019 in News
LIVINGSTON- At Thursday's School Board meeting in Livingston Parish, Superintendent Joe Murphy made a fast dash out of the door... More >>
2 months ago Thursday, November 07 2019 Nov 7, 2019 Thursday, November 07, 2019 9:27:00 PM CST November 07, 2019 in News

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