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Family of man who died after alleged beating by Gonzales police files lawsuit

The new lawsuit, filed by Banks' family Tuesday, claims the injuries he sustained in custody caused his death. He was allegedly kicked, maced and suffered a hematoma after his head hit the floor.


Denham Springs man dead after driving vehicle off roadway Thursday without seat belt on, State Police says

Bradley Bozeman, 32, died at the hospital after the crash, which happened about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Dwight said.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-22 18:40:00

Suspect in Tuesday night homicide turns himself into police Friday, BRPD says

Witnesses told police that Paul and Joseph got into an argument over a dice game, and Paul took off his shirt as if preparing to fight, his arrest report says. Then Joseph pulled out a gun and fired, the report says.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-22 22:31:00

Man arrested in fatal shooting of 20-year-old on College Drive

Billy G. Pettice, 38, will be booked in Parish Prison on first-degree murder and theft of a firearm, Coppola said. Officers do not have an address for Pettice.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-21 23:47:00

Case of the Week : State v. Neames: Home Invasion ~ VIDEO

USA –-(Ammoland.com)-This week’s case of the week is, unusually, not an appellate court decision, but rather a recently concluded trial out of the town of Walker, Louisiana, which was brought to my attention by one of our Law of Self Defense Instructor Program graduates, and that I felt raised some


Gonzales officer fired after reporting his co-workers' alleged wrongdoing loses appeal

Black filed a federal lawsuit after he claimed his former boss, Gonzales Police Chief Sherman Jackson, retaliated against him after he reported his fellow officers for allegedly beating an elderly man while he was in custody back in 2015 and then lying on the official report.


The Latest: Tax deal reached, passed by Louisiana House

Morrell, a New Orleans Democrat, says it's not the favored approach. But senators worry that the House remains deadlocked on its sales tax bills.

RADIO.COM - 2018-06-22 20:30:59

BREAKING: Shooting Near Belaire High Schools Sends Man to Hospital

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BRPROUD.COM - 2018-06-22 03:21:24

Man shot in the hip on Winbourne Ave.

BATON ROUGE - One man is recovering after being shot in the hip overnight.According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting happened on Winbourne Avenue near Elm Drive around midnight.The victim appeared at a local hospital with a non-life threatening wound to the right side of his hip.No

WBRZ.COM - 2018-06-22 06:22:00

Tax deal reached, passed by Louisiana House

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -The Louisiana House broke through its tax logjam, agreeing to renew part of an expiring sales tax to avoid deep cuts to colleges and state programs.

KALB.COM - 2018-06-22 15:20:00

Suspect arrested in theft of man's wallet

DENHAM SPRINGS -- A suspect has been arrested in connection with an incident in which a man pretending to help another man who fell but took his wallet, the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office said.Matthew Cavin Morris, 29, of Geismar, was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on a count

LIVINGSTON PARISH NEWS - 2018-06-22 14:59:00

'Shame on you,' Baton Rouge woman's mother says as driver in fatal Lamborghini wreck sentenced

Jason Adams surrendered to authorities and was booked on a charge of vehicular homicide Tuesday, May 17, 2016. (Photo via WWL-TV)

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-22 15:25:00

The Rundown: 'Groundhog Day' again at the Capitol as House rejects another tax bill, plus more Louisiana politics news

Buy NowCory Stewart, House Communications Director, at lectern right, sings the National Anthem before Gov. John Bel Edwards addresses the joint session during the opening of this year's third Special Legislative Session to address the state budget Monday June 18, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La.ADVOCATE S

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-22 07:02:00

Civil service hearing over Gonzales police firing stretches into the night

At one point, Black's attorney, Chris Alexander, repeatedly pressed Jackson for concise reasons for his decision to fire the officer.


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THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-21 23:15:00

The Latest: Speaker: Louisiana House in 'extreme deadlock'

Republican House Speaker Taylor Barras and House GOP leader Lance Harris, along with many Republicans in the chamber, voted against the measure.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-06-22 02:02:44

Two cars hit and kill pedestrian overnight in Baton Rouge

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BRPROUD.COM - 2018-06-22 14:27:29

Civil service board upholds firing of Gonzales police officer

Black also says he previously reported “multiple incidents of racially charged, demeaning and derogatory text messages, pictures, and videos being circulated among certain officers at various times,” according to a lawsuit he filed against Jackson and the City of Gonzales.


Man arrested after repeatedly assaulting the mother of his child

Eventually, she managed to leave and hid in the complex's laundry room where she called BRPD. The victim advised that she and Kelley have a child together, but she no longer wanted to be in a relationship with him.


WATCH: Home security camera captures tornado moving through Gonzales Monday morning

The video was sent in by Sarah Fritts Livingston, courtesy of her neighbor Shawndell. In the video, wind visibly intensifies for a few moments, whipping around a tree and a trash can in view.