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Police planned Friday to present their case to prosecutors on whether charges should be filed against an 80-year-old man who fatally shot of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.
One suspect has been arrested for his alleged connection to an incident where a man was shot in the face while attempting to protect a child.
Two shopping centers experienced fires caused by blown transformers. Both occurred at within an hour of each other.
The shady Southern pine trees on the outskirts of Shreveport, La., serve as a year-round "New England" set for the television series Salem, one of many shows and movies being filmed in the state.
Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Proponents and opponents of a fairness ordinance crowd into the East Baton Rouge Metro Council chambers hoping to speak during the regularly-scheduled Metro Council meeting Wednesday night.
Piano man and raconteur Armand St. Martin is bringing his songs, stories and keyboard skills drenched in the music of his native New Orleans to the Summer Sounds at St. James Concert Series next week.
According to the probable cause report submitted by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the incident happened on Wednesday, July 23 shortly before 6 p.m. The suspects, Todd Banks, 51, and Sam West, Jr., 58, live together with the 53-year-old victim at a home on Upland Ave. "While inside the residence, [Banks] and [West] became involved in a ... (more)
A Baton Rouge man tuned himself into Gonzales, LA detectives Thursday morning after being accused of firing shots into a house full of people.
The two companies are the parent companies of Business First Bank and American Gateway Bank.
Business First Bancshares Inc. is acquiring American Gateway Financial Corp., combining two Baton Rouge banks into a financial institution with $1 billion in assets and 16 locations.
The new J.K. Haynes Charter School in Baton Rouge wants to help you get your kids ready to go back to school and showcase some of its program.
The U.S. Youth Soccer Association Southern Regional Championship brought record-setting revenues to the Baton Rouge area in June, generating more revenues than the Bayou Country Superfest and Miss USA Pageant combined.
Edwin Chastang, vice principal of Southeast Middle School in Baton Rouge, was released on a $20,000 bond.
Members of Metro Council will have to give the final approval to pay $495,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit over an officer-involved shooting where a drunken man was shot and killed in 2011.
A reporter for The Advocate who wrote a recent article about the unsolved 1985 slaying of Baton Rouge lawyer Joel Porter's wife can't be forced to testify in Porter's defamation lawsuit against a detective quoted in the article, the reporter's attorney argued to a federal magistrate Wednesday.
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Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:30 am
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