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  1. Four booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge from Sunday through TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... no proof of insurance and possession of an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle. Jezzreel Phillips, 39, 8360 Dyer Road, Baker, first-offense DWI, reckless operation and operating a vehicle while under suspension for a prior offense. Clifton Young, 54, ...

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  2. Morgan County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... drove vehicle without valid license on MCR 24 and MCR R on April 27 at 4:34 p.m. $2,500 bond. Brandon Ferguson, 27, Baker, LA, driving under revocation on MCR T and MCR 26 on April 22 at 3:03 p.m. No bond. Dale Evans, 47, Texarkana, Texas, drove ...

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  3. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    State audit for city of Baker provides 11 pages of missteps in accounting on how money gets spent, taken in Officials in Baker have struggled to keep their finances in order and 11 pages of a state audit describe holes in the city's finances. Monday, the state released the city's annual audit for the fiscal year that ended last June.

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  4. Baker man convicted in 1989 quadruple murder wants new trial, says lawyers did poor jobRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    One of two Baker men serving life prison terms in the 1989 drug-related slaying of four people inside a Zachary mobile home is asking a Baton Rouge federal judge to reverse his second-degree murder convictions. Freddie King Jr., 47, claims the performance of his court-appointed trial attorneys was constitutionally deficient - an allegation each of his former lawyers disputed Monday.

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  5. Baton Rouge police make arrest in attack on man robbed of $23Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... treated at a hospital for a stab wound and severe facial trauma, according to the report. Collins, 805 Charles St., Baker, was booked into Parish Prison on a count of armed robbery. His bond has not been set yet, according to online booking records.

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  6. Judge denies new trial for man convicted of killing his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A state judge has ruled a Baker man convicted in 2011 in the 2009 stabbing death of his wife in her downtown Baton Rouge office does not deserve a hearing on his innocence claim or a new trial. The Advocate reports Judge Bonnie Jackson, in a one-paragraph order signed last week and filed into the court record Wednesday, denied Greg Harris' request for an evidentiary hearing and his application for post-conviction relief.

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  7. Saints pick DT RankinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... the NFL Draft From the days when he used to buffalo his way over many who tried to derail this one man stampede from Baker, Louisiana...to becoming one of the hardest, most physical and flat out toughest Tigers from LSU...Hokie Gajan was hard as ...

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  8. Judge denies new trial request for a Baker man convicted of killing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Baker man convicted in 2011 in the 2009 stabbing death of his wife, lawyer Chiquita Tate , in her downtown Baton Rouge office does not deserve a hearing on his innocence claim or a new trial, a state judge has ruled. District Judge Bonnie Jackson, in a one-paragraph order signed last week and filed into the court record Wednesday, followed the recommendation of 19th Judicial District Court Commissioner Quintillis Lawrence and denied Greg Harris' request for an evidentiary hearing and his application for post-convicton relief , or PCR.

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  9. Judge asked to reconsider 50 year sentence on heroin chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A 32-year-old Baker man is asking a Baton Rouge state judge to reconsider the 50-year prison term he dealt him last month for attempting to sell heroin. The Advocate reports Kedric J. Williams must serve the maximum term for possession with intent to distribute heroin without benefit of parole.

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  10. Baker man convicted on heroin charge calls his 50 year sentence excessive, asks judge to reconsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Advocate

    Calling the sentence "needless imposition of pain and suffering," a 32-year-old Baker man is asking a Baton Rouge state judge to reconsider the 50-year prison term he dealt him last month for attempting to sell heroin on Airline Highway. Kedric J. Williams must serve the maximum term for possession with intent to distribute heroin without benefit of parole, District Judge Mike Erwin ordered March 15. Williams' attorney, James Rothkamm, argues in a motion to reconsider the sentence that Williams was employed at the time of his arrest, has two small children and has expressed sincere remorse for his crime.

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  11. Kedric J. WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Advocate

    Emphasizing that heroin dealers are not welcome in East Baton Rouge Parish, where deaths linked to the drug have recently skyrocketed, a Baton Rouge state judge sentenced a Baker man to the maximum 50 years in prison without benefit of parole for trying to sell heroin on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge. Kedric J. Williams' attorney, James Rothkamm, said he cannot remember another 19th Judicial District Court judge handing down such a stiff sentence on a charge of possession with intent to distribute heroin.

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  12. Auditor presents findings on city finances to Baker City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Baker City Council heard a report from an auditor about the city's finances and how Baker does business. The auditor told the council Tuesday night that the city had not seen any theft, but thought the audit did come back with some good news, there were still several issues.

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  13. Auditor tells Baker council city needs to improve its accounting practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    The city must improve its accounting practices, auditor Melvin Davis told the City Council Tuesday night during his presentation of the 2014-15 Baker city audit. The audit, which was supposed to have been submitted to the state legislative auditor by December 31, has now been turned in, Mayor Harold Rideau confirmed after the meeting.

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  14. News alert: Federal grand jury indicts Baton Rouge contractor Nathian HossleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Nathian Hossley, a Baton Rouge contractor who has been at the center of multiple state and federal lawsuits, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on multiple fraud counts in connection with work his company, First Millennium Construction, did as a subcontractor on the Impact Charter School in Baker. According to a statement from Walt Green, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, Hossley allegedly bilked the Michigan company that had hired him to do concrete work on the school out of nearly $1 million, submitting invoices for work on the project that hadn't been done.

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  15. Louisiana school vouchers face tougher time with John Bel Edwards in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... schools comprised a separate system in 2014 , they would have tied for fifth-worst in the state, with Bogalusa and Baker. But the funding cut wouldn't just hurt low-performing schools that take advantage of vouchers. High-performing schools, such as ...

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  16. Federal grand jury indicts Baton Rouge man accused of defrauding...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Advocate

    A federal grand jury on Friday indicted a Baton Rouge man whose company was hired as a subcontractor to help build a Baker charter school in 2014, charging him with defrauding the Michigan contractor that was building the school. Nathan D. Hossley, 50, is accused of bilking the Michigan company, Bouma Construction, out of tens of thousands of dollars between March 2014 and December 2014.

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  17. Louisiana man who stole car and abducted ex in Homestead is shot dead by copRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Somewhere around Baker, La,. a small town on the outskirts of Baton Rouge, Francis Scot Dufore stole a car, then headed for Miami.

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  18. Fire destroys Baker home, investigators say cause was electricalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The Baker Fire Department reported it responded to a fire on Hovey Avenue, which is off Groom Road, around 5:30 a.m. Officials said it took about 30 minutes to get it under control. Investigators have determined electrical problems caused the fire.

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  19. Fire causes extensive damage to Baker home, no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Baker Fire Department reported it happened on Hovey Avenue, which is off Groom Road, around 5:30 a.m. The sheriff's office said medics responded to the home for a woman who had broken her arm when they noticed a strong odor coming from the house. The sheriff's office said medics responded to the home for a woman who had broken her arm when they noticed a strong odor coming from the house.

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  20. Photos, video: Evening of Remembrance held for those lost to violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... Joseph Allen, Mark Allen, and Perry Allen died at the hands of Rodney Chemin in a September 2015 murder-suicide in Baker, La. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Barbara Mills, right, mother of the late Brittney Mills and grandmother to the ...

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