Taxpayers may have to pay for care of murder suspect
Taxpayers could be on the hook for significant expenses to provide health care to the undocumented worker accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife and then shooting himself in the head.
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Friday Apr 18
Ronald Green Jr., left, and Dewona Wright Green
The search continued Friday for the body of Ronald Green Sr., who authorities believe jumped from a Mississippi River bridge after killing his wife and son at their home in Gonzales on Thursday.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Investigators: Man kills estranged wife and their son
Authorities said a man broke into the home of his estranged wife, killing her and their 12-year-old son, early Thursday morning.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Deputies: 2 people found dead in home
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out what happened on Lakeway Cove Avenue, which is off LA 44, between Gonzales and Prairieville.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Efforts to revive Sorrento police appear to be floundering
Efforts to revitalize the town's Police Department seem to be stagnating while the police chief's position sits vacant and the days pass without anyone actively seeking liability insurance for the department.
Napoleonville man killed in Ascension Parish crash
Louisiana State police say a two vehicle crash on LA Hwy 70 south of LA Hwy 22 in Ascension Parish claimed the life of 36-year-old Shelby G. Johnson of Napoleonville.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Coroner: Fleeing Gonzales man drowned, not shot with stun gun
The autopsy of a man who drowned Tuesday night in Bayou Francois while fleeing city police turned up no indications that the man was injured by officers before he went into the bayou, the Ascension Parish Coroner's Office said Monday.
6 Louisiana men hospitalized after smoking synthetic marijuana
GONZALES, La. -- Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala says the six men who went to the hospital Thursday night after smoking synthetic marijuana aren't saying where they got the substance and haven't been arrested.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Gonzales based National Guards awarded
As part of a Freedom Salute Ceremony, the 922nd Engineer Company based out of Gonzales was one of the units to receive the Louisiana War Cross as well as several other awards on Sunday, April 13th.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Monroe native to command National Guard unit
ERATH The Louisiana National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, welcomed its new commander, Monroe native and Lt.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Family of Gonzales man who drowned question police account
The family of a Gonzales man who drowned Tuesday night while fleeing police are questioning the account officers gave of the events leading to his death.
Louisiana Senate committee defers action on bill requiring court delays in oil and gas 'legacy lawsuits'
The Louisiana Senate Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday postponed action on legislation that would have required a suspension of all court proceedings involving a " legacy lawsuit " filed against oil and gas companies for environmental damage if one of the companies being sued makes a limited admission of liability.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Strong thunderstorms affecting St. James, St. John parishes Friday afternoon
A cluster of strong thunderstorms moving east are affecting St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Charles, Ascension, Livingston and southern Tangipahoa parishes Friday afternoon, according to a special weather statement from the Slidell office of the National Weather Service .
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Town Talk
Shreveport-area taxpayers seeing more public-private development
SHREVEPORT -- The concept of using public dollars to assist or attract private development is nothing new.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Advocate Staff Photo by David J. MitchellAscension Parish Sheriff's...
A Gonzales-area man who had been estranged from his wife fatally shot her in the head shortly after midnight Thursday in their mobile home and then turned the revolver on himself, Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies reported.
Sheriff's Office: Gonzales man kills wife, attempts to kill self
A Gonzales man killed his wife and then attempted to kill himself shortly after midnight Thursday, the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office announced.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Denied a zoning change, company sues Gonzales and three council members
A Baton Rouge company that has owned an undeveloped 25-acre parcel of land in Gonzales for more than 30 years is suing the city and three of the city's five council members after the council rejected its request to rezone the property.
Cooking school/restaurant offers elegant instruction
Clutching cocktails in plastic cups from Iggy's Bar around the corner, Greg and Cathy Heitman climbed aboard stools at the gleaming stone counter at Langlois Culinary Crossroads for a dinner class.
Coach accused of giving student steroids
GONZALES -- Sheriff's deputies say a Donaldsonville High School teacher and coach is accused of giving steroids to a 16-year-old student athlete.