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  1. Geismar man arrested in October rape in East Baton Rouge ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | The Advocate

    A Geismar man accused of raping a woman in his car in October was arrested Friday, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reported. Jean Walston, 23, was with the woman at a friend's house in East Baton Rouge Parish on Oct. 23 around 3 a.m. when he asked her to join him in his car before he planned to leave, according to his arrest report.

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  2. Spring Green Day at zoo promotes reduce, reuse, and recycle educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Advocate

    Prairieville resident Eric D'Aquin, allows his 2-year-old son Owen, to touch antelope antlers as part of an interactive exhibit during Spring Green Day at the Baton Rouge Zoo. Families look touch various animal skins and antlers to experience what the skin of each animal actually feels like during Spring Green Day at the Baton Rouge Zoo.

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  3. State Police: Tank car moving too fast, punctured car holding hydrochloric acid in GeismarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Louisiana State Police --Hazmat personnel work to contain a railroad car hydrochloric acid spill in mid-January at the Canadian National Railroad yard in Geismar. The tank of the white car, right, was punctured by the coupler on the darker car, left, leading to the leak, Louisiana State Police said.

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  4. Grand jury indicts five in January shooting death of Geismar manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Advocate

    An Ascension Parish Grand Jury has indicted five men, each for second degree murder, in the shooting death of Kermit Jackson at his home in Geismar on Jan. 9. The grand jury returned the true bills of indictment on Friday for Javante Haynes, 22; Jyvariel Harvey, 20; Kentrell Lewis, 26 and Johnathan Darville, 25, according to the 23rd Judicial District Attorney's Office. Rachel Bueche, 37, was also indicted, for accessory after the fact to second degree murder, the D.A.'s office reported.

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  5. Geismar man accused of selling drugs from home, $20,000 worth foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Advocate

    With the help of an anonymous tip received in February and a joint investigation by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and Baton Rouge police, a Geismar man was arrested Thursday, after $20,000 worth of marijuana was found in his vehicle, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Chief Deputy Bobby Webre said. The two agencies began the investigation about a month ago after receiving an anonymous tip that Ron McZeal, of Geismar, was getting illegal narcotics shipped to his home, Webre said in a news release.

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  6. 6-year-old girl killed by drunk driver in Gonzales I-10 crash, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    A 6-year-old girl was killed Saturday night after a drunk driver hit her family's vehicle on Interstate 10 in Gonzales, according to Louisiana State Police. Samantha Keating, of Paulina, died from the serious injuries she sustained after a drunk driver hit her family's vehicle from behind at a high speed, causing both vehicles to enter the median and strike multiple trees.

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  7. Special election to replace Troy Brown set for April 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Advocate

    State Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville, center, enters a press conference where he resigned from the state senate effective immediately in Baton Rouge, La., Thursday Feb. 16, 2017. From left, Attorney Harry Isom; Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville; and Attorney Jill Craft.

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  8. Stephanie Grace: By any standard, it was past time for Troy Brown to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    State Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville, answers questions after he resigned from the state senate effective immediately in Baton Rouge, La., Thursday Feb. 16, 2017. And he did pretty well for himself.

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  9. Louisiana Spotlight: Senate moves past expulsion talk, back to budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    State Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville, center, enters a press conference where he resigned from the state senate effective immediately in Baton Rouge, La., Thursday Feb. 16, 2017. From left, Attorney Harry Isom; Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville; and Attorney Jill Craft.

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  10. Ascension firefighters, who responded to the flood while their own...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | The Advocate

    George Vogel, Jr., with the Geismar Fire Station 80, tells about how he and his fellow firefighters have dealt with a gutted station while dealing with their flooded homes, too. George Vogel, Jr., with the Geismar Fire Station 80, tells about how he and his fellow firefighters have dealt with a gutted station while dealing with their flooded homes, too.

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  11. Grace Notes: To the end, convicted abuser Troy Brown played the victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    State Sen. Troy Brown has managed to avoid going on trial twice, but only because he entered two no-contest pleas to domestic violence-related allegations in the space of four months. Yes, both convictions were misdemeanors, one for simple battery in New Orleans and one for domestic abuse battery in Ascension Parish, but the particulars were still chilling.

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  12. Troy Brown says 'it's pretty obvious' he'll be expelled; Senate rejects evidence requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | The Advocate

    State Sen. Troy Brown, D-Napoleonville, listens as his attorney Jill Craft, left, responds to reporters outside the Louisiana Senate Chamber, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, after an initial 32-Senator committee hearing into an historic effort to discipline one of its own, Brown, for pleading no contest twice in a four-month period to misdemeanor domestic violence charges in two separate incidents involving battery on women. State Sen. Troy Brown, right, D-Napoloeonville, looks over papers just after arriving in the Louisiana Senate Chamber, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, for an initial 32-Senator committee hearing into procedures for an historic effort to discipline one of its own, Brown.

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  13. Smiley: Help stamp out oily gatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    "I am claiming a most unusual milestone in my career as a 'nuisance alligator' hunter for the state," says John Currier, of Port Allen. "I was called to a minor oil spill site, with a 7-foot gator parked in the middle of it.

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  14. U.S. Attorney: Eight indicted, including four from Ascension, in multi-state drug ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Advocate

    Eight people, including four from Ascension Parish, have been charged in a wide-ranging drug investigation into the trafficking of cocaine and heroin in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi, U.S. Attorney Walt Green reported Wednesday. In an indictment unsealed on Wednesday, Green reported that an interstate operation used law enforcement officer from the FBI, East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes to conduct the multi-year operation known as Shivering Rabbit.

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  15. Sen. Troy Brown to begin 38-hour jail sentence Friday night, sheriff's office saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    Sen. Troy Brown will turn himself in Friday evening at the Ascension Parish jail in Donaldsonville to begin serving a 38-hour jail term for domestic abuse battery, according to the sheriff's office. Ascension Parish Sheriff's Chief Deputy Bobby Webre said that Brown was expected to be at the jail some time between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday.

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  16. Latest on Ascension acid spill: Rail car was 'split', leak stopped, officials unsure of causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by David Mitchell -- The scene in Ascension Parish after a rail car was damaged and began leaking hydrochloric acid. Update: 11:25 p.m.: The cleanup of a ruptured rail car that was leaking hydrochloric acid late Wednesday but has stopped could take "several hours" to complete, Ascension sheriff's deputies said.

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  17. Grace Notes: Troy Brown, convicted abuser, plays the victim card in amazing display of misdirectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Advocate

    That's right. Brown pleaded no contest last week to a misdemeanor domestic abuse battery charge, which means he doesn't dispute that he bit his wife during a struggle over a cell phone in their Geismar home last summer.

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  18. Ascension Parish shooting victim dies, counts against suspects upgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Advocate

    Kermit Jackson, the man who died in a hospital Thursday night after being shot down in Geismar on Monday is the third son in his family to die in a shooting, a cousin said Friday. Kermit, who was 39, lost his twin brother, Kim Jackson, who was 23 at the time, in 2002, when Kim was shot outside the Geismar fire station at a party, Rachel West, a cousin of the Jacksons', said Friday.

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  19. Geismar plant to pay $1.4 million fine for improperly disposing hazardous wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    Owners of a Geismar chemical plant have agreed to pay a $1.4 million fine for failing to properly dispose of hazardous waste, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday. New Jersey-based Innophos manufactures purified phospohoric acid at its facility on the Mississippi River in Ascension Parish.

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  20. Rep. Helena Moreno calls on Sen. Troy Brown to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Advocate

    On the day after state Sen. Troy Brown pleaded no contest to domestic abuse battery, much of the talk among legislators and politicos was about how to react. Senate President John A. Alario, who would preside at the hearing should senators want to force Brown's hand, said Thursday has been hearing from senators who are looking to suspend or expel should he not choose to resign.

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