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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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1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

Boy, 7, killed in drive-by shooting in Baton Rouge, $10k reward...

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux holds a picture of 7-year-old Terrez Coleman, who was struck and killed in a drive-by shooting on Saturday, Aug. 16. .

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7 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Church leaders hold news conference to address murder of 7-year-old

The church clergy from north Baton Rouge gathered Wednesday morning to address the death of a 7-year-old boy who was shot while riding in the car with his family.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Mother of 7-year-old boy killed in shooting: 'I saw my son go down.'

An emotional Coleman family spoke with our news crew, sitting together, recalling the tragic events of the night.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WBRZ

This OMV only has one employee

State lawmakers say the wait times are too high at Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles locations, and it's created a problem for those who need to get their paperwork organized on time.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Advocate

EBR police and fire briefs for Aug. 16, 2014

A 21-year-old Baker man who was freed from jail on a $100,000 bail on two attempted second-degree murder charges from a 2013 drive-by shooting was arrested again on Thursday - after police say he almost ran over a police officer with his car.

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WBRZ

Man accused of attempted murder after chase

A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Zachary now faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said he tried to run over a police officer during a high speed chase.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Advocate

Pie flap prompts call for Baker council presidenta s resignation

A Baker citizen brandishing a marshmallow pie called for the resignation of city council president John Givens at the council's meeting Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Thunderstorms cause power outages in Baton Rouge area Monday

Thunderstorms moving through the Baton Rouge area Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, contributed to power outages in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes affecting approximately 1,550 customers.

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The Advocate

Baker chamber names executive director

LaTania Anderson has been named executive director of the Baker Chamber of Commerce.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Advocate

RSD a rebootsa charter school effort in EBR parish

After nearly three years in the making, the Recovery School District in Baton Rouge is finally launching an extensive reboot, starting with five new charter schools opening their doors to children Monday.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Advocate

Baker council president jailed after Marshmallow Pie incident

Days after Baker's City Council President John Givens was accused of trying to steal a 50-cent pastry from Ragusa's Meat Market, the councilman surrendered to police Thursday while sales of the sweet treat have exploded, with customers dubbing them "Givens Pies."

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Safest Cities in Acadiana

Three Acadiana cities are ranked in the top ten safest places to live in Louisiana.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baker Workforce Development Center will train residents for refinery jobs

Louisiana State Police said a man suspected of being impaired was flown to the hospital by helicopter after a head-on collision Wednesday night that caused the other vehicle to flip over.

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The Advocate

Officials laud Baker workforce development program

More than 130 students have completed skilled trade classes in welding, electrical, millwright, pipefitting and water operations since the Baker Workforce Development Center opened in January, and area officials say it's the kind of program that should be replicated around the state.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baker police investigating possible theft involving city councilman

Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps confirmed to 9News Tuesday that his department is investigating a possible theft involving Baker Councilman John Givens.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Daily World

Editorial: Campaign finance laws need to be rethought

And well they should. The campaign finance laws at the state and federal levels were created with the intention of reducing the possibility of corruption.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man faces rape charge after reports of juvenile being sexually assaulted

A man was arrested on a rape charge after authorities received reports that a juvenile had been sexually assaulted.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Two healthcare company operators plead guilty to fraud

The operators of a healthcare company face prison time after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

One year later, BRPD chiefa s leadership lauded

Since officially taking the helm of a divided and downtrodden department one year ago, Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. has spent his time at the top mollifying the troops, gradually lifting what many described as a once widespread mood of frustration among the rank and file.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Advocate

Ex-Jetson guard fired again for probe of actions

Hours after darkness consumed one of the shortest days of last year, a scene of utter chaos unfolded inside a juvenile corrections dormitory, pitting the young convicts locked inside against one another in a raucous battle.

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