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  1. Baker man faces rape, sexual battery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Officials reported he was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of aggravated rape and sexual battery. Lake Charles Mayor-elect Nic Hunter held a news conference on Monday morning at City Hall located at 326 Pujo Street in Lake Charles.

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  2. Man accused of stabbing man in head during 'knife-wielding rampage,' Baker police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | The Advocate

    A 46-year-old man was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly went on a "knife-wielding rampage," threatening his family members and cutting a man in the head, according to an arrest report. Shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, Baker police responded to a stabbing at the Baker Civic Center on North Magnolia Drive.

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  3. Over the objections of the mayor, Baker Council introduces ordinance...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... because of the findings but also for missing the December deadline to submit the audit to the state. The state gave Baker an extension to March 30 due to the August flooding, but the city also missed that deadline. Davis submitted the completed ...

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  4. Water tower overflow leads to problems for Baker homeownerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Nancy Lawson's home in Baker sits in the shadow of one of the city's water towers. On Tuesday, she says her husband woke to find water from the tower flowing into their yard, puddling several inches deep in some spots.

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  5. New gun club opens in Port AllenRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... a warehouse to store equipment and inventory like clay pigeons. The range is around 40 acres, says manager Eddie Baker, who previously worked for Hunters Run. Since Bridgeview's soft opening two weeks ago, the club has attracted around 100 members ...

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  6. Around Zachary for May 4, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... by searching "Zachary Community School District" to find the page. Stop by the park's gazebo at 3325 Groom Road, Baker, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and receive a free portrait for Mother's Day. To contact the city during off hours, visit cityofzachary.org ...

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  7. Book This: Library events for the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Library has programs planned for all ages and interests at branches throughout the Baker and Zachary area. CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK - READ PHOTOS: Thursday and Friday, Zachary Branch and Baker Branch libraries.

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  8. Baker council wrestles with negative audit findings, freeze on state grant moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Newly sworn in Baker Mayor Darnell Waites, at lectern center, addresses the crowd following the ceremony as previous Mayor Harold Rideau, left, and wife Spril Waites, right, applaud after the inauguration of new Baker officials including mayor, police chief and council, Friday morning July 1, 2016. Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Newly sworn in Baker Mayor Darnell Waites, at lectern center, addresses the crowd following the ceremony as previous Mayor Harold Rideau, left, and wife Spril Waites, right, applaud after the inauguration of new Baker officials including mayor, police chief and council, Friday morning July 1, 2016.

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  9. Police arrest 7th suspect wanted in Baker murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The seventh and final suspect wanted in connection with a murder in Baker is behind bars Tuesday morning, according to officials. According to reports from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, Dominique Guidry, also known as "Black," 27, of Baton Rouge, was arrested Monday evening.

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  10. Seven arrested after a feud between two couples leads to fatal shooting in BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    Seven people were arrested in a fatal shooting Saturday night in Baker that stemmed from a feud between two couples, according to the Baker Police Department. The shooter, Dominique Dewayne Smith Guidry, 27, killed his best friend, 26-year-old Curtis P. Labode, following a texting and social media dispute between both of the men's girlfriends, said Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn.

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  11. Baker Police officer arrested for allegedly covering up details in shots fired investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    An officer with the Baker Police Department has been arrested for allegedly withholding details in an investigation about shots that were fired at the Walmart in Baker in April. The report states that on April 27 just before 10 a.m., detectives were summoned by Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn to investigate the actions of Sgt.

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  12. Warrant: Baker cop allegedly told Sheriff Sid Gautreaux's son 'no...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Advocate

    A 28-year-old Baker police officer is facing arrest on counts of malfeasance in office and obstruction of justice for his allegedly shoddy investigation into gunfire from the backyard of the adult son of East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux. The officer, Sgt.

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  13. Park hopes to connect Zachary residents with community backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... moved back to the area, she returned to BREC working as the center supervisor at the Greenwood Community Park in Baker. She stayed there until the Zachary BREC Recreation position became available. "I knew I had found my niche," George said. "I knew ...

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  14. Baton Rouge man accused of hitting person with beer bottle, pointing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... shooting was "a bunch of foolishness" that started over jealousy over a woman. In June 2011, Arthur Armstead, 29, of Baker, fatally shot another man after an argument in the parking lot of the business, then called Club Tri-Ambient. Armstead also ...

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  15. Baker Council approves pay raise for Police Chief Carl DunnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... took office the next month, replacing Mike Knaps. Knaps retired after 10 years as chief and 25 years of service in the Baker Police Department and earned about $83,000 per year plus benefits, although his exact salary was debated Tuesday night with ...

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  16. 5 arrested after brawl, shooting over $20 drug disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    On April 21, detectives with the Baker Police Department were called to the scene of a shooting in the area of the 1700 block of Landry Dr. in Baker. Detectives were later told the suspects in the shooting fled the area in a silver Dodge Charger and were believed to be fleeing to Rileyville in Clinton.

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  17. Failed $20 drug sale leads to large fight, drive-by shooting in Baker on Friday, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    A failed $20 drug transaction led to a shooting in Baker involving over a dozen people on Friday, according to arrest records. In an affidavit of probable cause, Baker police said that Jordan Bradford, 19, had failed to provide a male juvenile with $20 worth of marijuana the juvenile had purchased from him.

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  18. Greenwell Springs man arrested hiding under porch; Tells deputy:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... $200 from a vehicle, and public intimidation and retaliation. Klinkhammer also has multiple outstanding warrants from Baker related to vehicle issues. He was being held on $4,630 bond.

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  19. Here's how East Baton Rouge school board looks to change more than 12 schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... Superintendent Warren Drake said that idea that could reemerge in the future. White Hills Elementary, which is near Baker and has just 150 students, has been on the chopping block for years. Drake saved the small school from closure in 2015 and now ...

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  20. Baker man arrested in robbery of Whitney Bank last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Baker man is accused of robbing approximately $3,400 from a Whitney Bank location last week, according to an arrest report. Baker police arrested Marcus Moore, 40, in connection with the robbery, which occurred shortly after 11 a.m. Friday at the Whitney Bank at 3040 Ray Weiland Drive in Baker.

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