Thursday Apr 10
Way of the Cross/Way of Justice procession is April 18 in New Orleans
The 31st annual Way of the Cross/Way of Justice will be held Good Friday, April 18, through the New Orleans Central Business District.
Thursday Apr 10
Indictment charges 28 BR Block Boyz gang members with racketeering, drug offenses
Leaders, members and associates of the "Big Money Block Boyz" gang have been charged by an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury in separate indictments on drug-related counts ranging from racketeering and conspiracy to attempted murder and obstruction of justice.
Give Alaska back to Russia
It's been reported that the petition has garnered 18 000 signatures, about a fifth of that required for a formal White House review.
Toll roadway study among Baton Rouge area projects Bobby Jindal agrees to fund
Baton Rouge traffic, a frequent complaint of many area residents, could be eased with construction of a proposed toll-operated alternate roadway that bypasses the city.
Man charged in hit-and-run death of NOPD officer wrongly set free for 3 weeks, WDSU reports
Kenneth Halley, who is charged with manslaughter and obstruction of justice in the death of NOPD Officer Rodney Thomas, was wrongly released from the state prison in St. Gabriel on Feb. 12 and remained free until he was booked into the Orleans Parish jail March 5,.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Man charged in fatal hit-and-run of NOPD officer accidentally released in Feb.
Legal analysts said it's a situation that could have been potentially problematic given the allegations the man is facing.
Early voting starts Saturday on two Iberville tax renewals
Iberville Parish voters will get the opportunity on April 5 to vote up or down on two 10-year tax renewals that generate revenue for fire protection in parts of the parish.