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Baker, Louisiana is located in East Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Baker, LA include 70704, and 70714. The median home price in Baker is $101,900. More Baker information.

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7 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to be inducted into Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and six other inductees will be inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame Friday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Southeast Middle vice principal charged with solicitation of a minor

The vice principal of Southeast Middle School in Baton Rouge has been arrested and charged with computer aided solicitation of a minor.

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The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 23, 2014

A Monday night shooting in the 5500 block of St. Gerard Street left a 23-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his upper and lower torso, but his injuries are not considered life threatening.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Man pleads guilty to investment fraud scheme

A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to two counts of mail fraud for executing a $13 million investment fraud scheme that included victims in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 12, 2014

Sheriff's deputies arrested a 43-year-old Baker man for forcing a 7-year-old girl to perform oral sex on him on July 1. The 7-year-old's family thought they were dropping off their child at 4212 Rue Splendeur, Baker, where a 14-year-old girl was supposed to could baby-sit the child for a few hours, according to the arrest warrant.

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The Advocate

James R. Holdman

Baker businessman James R. Holdman filed bankruptcy cases in 2001 and 2011 before a federal grand jury in Baton Rouge indicted him Feb. 28 on 18 counts of mail fraud.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

'RIP' shirts have changed how people mourn in South Louisiana

Scott Freshwater runs Images on South Choctaw. It's a silk-screening and embroidery business with digital printing.

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WBRZ

Homeowners fighting feathered invaders

People who live in Central and Baker told News 2 that the birds are not only pesky, they're actually starting to cost them money.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Advocate

Officials warn of insurance rate hikes if Baker budget keeps deep cuts to fire, police

Deep cuts to public safety, such as police and fire, are possible under a proposed $15.2 million Baker city budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

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The Advocate

Police ID motorcyclist killed in north BR accident Monday

A 34-year-old Baker man died Monday night after his motorcycle ran into a SUV that moved into his lane, Baton Rouge Police announced.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

NOLA.com

LSU lands 8 recipients of NSF graduate research fellowships

The National Science Foundation has recognized eight LSU students as 2014 Graduate Research Fellows, marking the largest number of students ever awarded the fellowship from LSU in a single year.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police: Man leads police on chase with child in the vehicle

A man believe to be on drugs is locked up on a slew of charges after leading police on a dangerous chase with his 9-year-old son in the vehicle Saturday night, according to investigators.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Advocate

EBR homicide midyear rate: Holding steady with 2013 downturn; BRAVE gets credit

East Baton Rouge Parish logged its first homicide this year when Michael Taylor Sr. was beaten with a tire iron during a family brawl New Years Day and died a week later.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Advocate

Lawsuits filed over triple slayings at Baker Civic Club

Advocate staff file photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Caution tape used at the crime scene spills from an overturned garbage can in the parking lot of the Baker Civic Club in the aftermath of the March shooting.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

WBRZ

300 busted in illegal booze, tobacco sales

State Alcohol and Tobacco Control say the summer months are prime for underage drinking.

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The Advocate

Baker SB settles lawsuit in librarian incident

The School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to settle a suit filed against the board by a parent who alleged a Baker Heights Elementary School librarian choked her son in 2011.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Advocate

Piccadilly, a Mid City landmark, closes its doors

Hundreds of people packed the parking lot at the Westmoreland Village Shopping Center on Sunday to pass through the buffet at the Piccadilly Cafeteria one last time.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Advocate

Apostle Thomasa questioning shows flesh, blood of Jesus

Apostles pictured in Leonardo da Vincis Last Supper are, from left, Bartholomew, James Minor, Andrew, Peter , Judas Iscariot, John, Jesus, Thomas, James Major, Philip, Matthew, Thaddeus, Simon the Canaanite .

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WBRZ

Apartment flooding traps residents inside complex

For a group of people who live in Baker, rain is proving to be much more than an inconvenience.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Advocate

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Come Thursday evening, the site of the former Jetson Center for Youth will be ready to absorb the incarcerated population of Bridge City Center for Youth in New Orleans - 132 juveniles - in the event of a hurricane evacuation.

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