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  1. Baker Police bookings for Feb. 3-9, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from Feb. 3-9. BROOKS, RONDEREK: 32, 991 W. Plains Port Hudson, Zachary, bench warrant for failure to appear for open container in vehicle, simple battery and simple criminal damage to property.

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  2. Commission to determine if Baker man, accused of threatening to kill police, was mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    A 20-year-old Baker man may have been mentally ill when he allegedly told authorities last fall he had instructions from a radical group to kill police officers and civilians, his court-appointed attorneys contend. Noel Marquell Beauchamp Jr. also may lack the mental competency to assist in his defense against a terrorizing charge lodged against him in December, according to a court filing by the East Baton Rouge Parish Public Defenders Office.

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  3. Judge Don Johnson tackling big backlog of outstanding traffic court bench warrants in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Advocate

    Metro council district 12 candidate Barbara Freiberg speaks during a citizen's assembly put on by Together Baton Rouge, Thursday, November 17, 2016, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, La. Metro council district 12 candidate Barbara Freiberg speaks during a citizen's assembly put on by Together Baton Rouge, Thursday, November 17, 2016, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, La.

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  4. Jones, Cubs go the distance with 13 3-pointers in 6-3A win over BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | The Advocate

    Shooting a basketball can be as unforgiving as trying to perfect a golf swing. No matter how hard a player tries, some nights the shots won't go down.

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  5. Baker man arrested Tuesday following a dance floor attack at River Center eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Baker man is accused of attacking another man on the dance floor of the Baton Rouge River Center event Feb. 5, knocking the victim unconscious and causing internal bleeding, Baton Rouge police said. Gary Wintz, 44, of 9226 Monhegan Ave., was booked early Tuesday into East Baton Rouge Parish prison on a count of second-degree battery.

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  6. Baker Police: Woman arrested on warrants tried to expose EMS worker...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Advocate

    Baker police officers responding to a noise complaint in June ended up arresting a woman who violently resisted, attempted suicide with police handcuffs and bit an EMS worker after saying that she is HIV/AIDS positive, the arrest affidavit indicates On Thursday, Mckenzie, 29, 1338 Louisiana Ave., Baker, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on intentional exposure to the AIDS virus, simple escape, resisting an officer, simple battery, two counts of simple criminal damage to property, one count of resisting an officer, drug possession and theft.

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  7. Baker student accused of bringing loaded gun to class; 3rd incident in 2 days in EBR schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    For the third time in two days, there has been a gun-related incident at a school in East Baton Rouge Parish. The latest was on Tuesday at Baker High, where a 17-year-old student brought a loaded pistol to class, Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn said.

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  8. Fires destroy two trailers Sunday morning in Central, one a FEMA trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | The Advocate

    A family is once again displaced after their FEMA trailer was destroyed by a fire early Sunday morning in Baker, where they had been living since the August flood damaged their home, according to the Central Fire Department. All residents evacuated the trailer in the 10500 block of Tallowwood Avenue after smoke alarms went off around 1 a.m. Sunday, said Derek Glover, spokesman for the Central Fire Department.

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  9. Recovery is slow for flooded Louisiana state prison for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women offender Shanda Crain reacts as she recalls how the prison responded during the August 2016 floods, Friday, January 27, 2017, at the site of the now-closed Jetson Correctional Center for Youth in Baker, La. Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women offender Shanda Crain reacts as she recalls how the prison responded during the August 2016 floods, Friday, January 27, 2017, at the site of the now-closed Jetson Correctional Center for Youth in Baker, La.

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  10. Baker Police bookings for Jan. 13-19, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from Jan. 13-19. CHANEY, TIFFANY: 47, 879 U.S. 61, Lot 13, Jackson, bench warrant for failure to appear for no driver's license on person.

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  11. Nominations open for Baker Citizen of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    The nominee must have provided time and talents without pay that improved the quality of life for the residents of Baker and which was not within the applicants scope of job duties. Nominations may be mailed to P.O. Box 30, Baker, LA 70704-0030 or hand-delivered to 3121 Van Buren St., Suite A in Baker.

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  12. Ascension Athletics for Feb. 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    Lyle Johnson's grandson, Enoch Woest holds up his kokanee salmon, caught by jigging a spoon on Lake Dillon, Colorado. The St. Amant girls took on the Griffin girls in a district match Friday night.

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  13. Nine booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge between Saturday, SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | The Advocate

    Authorities arrested at least nine people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Saturday and noon Sunday, booking records show. Shecosta Baker, 35, 921 N. 31st St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation, driver's license not in possession, registration required and insurance required.

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  14. Around the Felicianas for Jan. 26, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    The deadline is fast approaching to register for soccer through West Feliciana Parish Parks and Recreation. Youths interested in joining age groups U6, U8, U10 and U12 have until Wednesday, Feb. 1, to sign up.

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  15. Comite River Diversion Canal still touted, even as officials also...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    Even as legislators excoriated the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the failure to build the Comite River Diversion Canal, experts told a committee Wednesday that the long-delayed project would not be the silver bullet to solve flooding in the Baton Rouge area. The state and federal governments have both poured money into the project over the years, thus far with little to show for it.

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  16. Baker city officials working with new city-parish administration to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    Baker officials are working with the new city-parish administration to address flooding concerns, including those concerning the Baker Canal, Mayor Darnell Waites said Tuesday. "I can't fix 30 years of problems, but we are going to try to bring the crisis down a little bit," Waites said.

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  17. Scotlandville, Madison Prep, East Ascension and Parkview Baptist lead ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    East Ascension's Tristen Washington drives to the basket as St. Amant's Megan Melancon defends Jan. 19 at East Ascension. 1. Scotlandville : Two District 4-5A wins and an exhibition loss to Madison Prep still leave this team at No.

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  18. Audit: Why only one of 27 components of Comite Diversion plan has been completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    Erratic and insufficient funding for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers is the key reason that little progress has been made on the Comite River Diversion Canal, Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera said Monday morning. Purpera, in a 37-page audit, said since 2000 only one of 27 components of the project has been finished after $117 million of spending.

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  19. Was Shelter at Home a success? Almost half of people surveyed by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    Baker's Robert Avriett is living inside of his gutted home, which was flooded in August. He received improvements from "Shelter at Home" but didn't move back until several weeks later, because he said the initial repairs were incomplete and didn't make the place livable.

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  20. Four killed, including 1-year-old, in head-on collision in BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    Three adults and a 1-year-old baby died of their injuries Thursday from a head-on crash on U.S. 190 in Allen Parish, said Louisiana State Police Troop D spokesman Sgt. James Anderson.

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