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Montgomery has served 54 years in prison for shooting East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's Deputy Charles Hurt in 1963, less than two weeks after Montgomery's 17th birthday. Last June, a state judge who resentenced Montgomery to life in prison with the possibility of parole called him a "model prisoner" ...
Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Friday and noon Saturday, booking records show. Story Continued Below. Those booked and the counts against them: Willie Alford, 46, 1034 ...

Comics and fandom are the main attractions of East Baton Rouge Parish Library's inaugural Mid City Micro-Con, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Main Library. The library system's first comic convention is free and features discussion panels, presentations, an Art & Comics Market, cosplay, workshops ...
An inmate who filed a federal lawsuit claiming he was raped last year as a 17-year-old at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and infected with the HIV virus was actually 18, the Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. The inmate also alleged in his suit filed Monday that he is mildly intellectually disabled, but East ...
Overdose deaths in East Baton Rouge Parish increased in 2017 by 25 percent compared to the previous year, a harrowing upward trend that officials have linked to the growing prevalence of, and addiction to, opioid drugs. At the same time, parish emergency medical responders administered more doses ...
The suit claims East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and Parish Prison Warden Lt. Col. Dennis Grimes knew or should have known that Eisley, a known high-risk sexual predator, was HIV positive, "yet allowed him to roam freely in general population rather than safeguarding the other inmates by ...

A new coalition was formed Thursday night to push for improving what members of the group describe as deplorable and inhumane conditions at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. The coalition is led by the families of relatives who have died while in custody of the Parish Prison and includes community ...
The proposed ordinance change in East Baton Rouge Parish would prevent law enforcement officers from taking someone in possession of a small amount of marijuana into custody. Instead, those found with marijuana would be required to either give their driver's license to the arresting officer or provide a ...
The East Baton Rouge Parish school system, while still one of the largest public school districts in Louisiana, is experiencing a drop in student enrollment for the third year in a row, though at a slower rate than in the past. That's the bottom line finding from the latest official state enrollment count, taken on ...
Gwynn Shamlin, spokesman for East Baton Rouge Parish schools, said students won't have to make up class time lost this week since the system includes more time than required in its calendar each year — three extra days every semester. If school is cancelled again this semester, administrators would ...
Essen Lane 5063: $800,000, Owner: David Thompson. Total square footage: 9,053. A two-story addition (first floor of 5,005 square feet plus second floor of 4,048 square feet) or 9,053 square feet added to an existing bank 4,279 square feet equals 13,332 square feet total and parking. Issued Jan. 5.
Below is a list of schools and offices who've announced they will remain closed Friday. (Note: Ascension Parish public schools will reopen Friday. East Baton Rouge Parish public schools will be open Friday as well, but Supt. Warren Drake said a select few campuses might be closed; more details to come.).
David Tatman was returned Thursday night without opposition to serve as president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, a position he held from 2013 to 2015. No one else was nominated Thursday night for the spot, not even Evelyn Ware-Jackson, who Tatman unseated from the job and who had ...
Update: According to WBRZ, authorities in East Baton Rouge Parish have identified and located the juvenile allegedly seen tossing two small dogs into the street by a leash in a video that went viral earlier this week. The juvenile suspect's name has not been released and deputies say they have submitted ...
CENTRAL - Three men have been arrested after they allegedly kidnapped and raped a woman in East Baton Rouge Parish late last month. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, the victim was taken from her Central home on Dec. 28. The victim says she was leaving her residence ...
Ben Hur Road 411: $250,000, Owner not listed. Total square footage: 2,061. Complete interior to finish out suite G for dentist office. Issued Feb. 6. Perkins Road East 18303: $100,000, Owner: Brian Campbell. Total square footage: 1,303. Complete interior to create suite space 112 for mercantile use.
Domestic violence cost the lives of 14 people and led to more than 5,000 arrests last year in East Baton Rouge Parish, District Attorney Hillar Moore III said Thursday as he presented his second annual report on a problem he says should be preventable. The number of deadly incidents doubled between ...

The recent snow days have forced many capital area public schools to add more classroom time this year even as they are planning their calendars for next year. The latest to do this is the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. The board approved its 2018-19 school calendar on Thursday. The Livingston ...
The extension will also require buy-in from local governments who must extend zoning waivers, but East Baton Rouge Parish leaders said they are ready to cooperate. Approximately 1,330 MHUs were still in East Baton Rouge as of mid-November, said Rowdy Gaudet, the mayor-president's assistant chief ...
Two years after purchasing a custom-made standardized test to screen applicants for its magnet schools, the East Baton Rouge Parish school system has decided to rely almost solely on tests that public and private school students already take to determine whether they are admitted. The in-house test, ...
Aniya Jenkins, 11, shows her delight with the new tablet computer she's picked out, as she shops with, from left, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reserve deputy Kenya Huggins, who's also her special education teacher at Scotlandville Middle School, her mother Nina Lee, sister Hailey Jenkins, 2, ...
East Baton Rouge Parish prosecutors urged the Louisiana Supreme Court on Friday to reinstate Wilbert Jones' 1974 conviction in the abduction and rape of a young Baton Rouge nurse. Jones, who spent nearly 46 years in prison for the crime, was released on bail Nov. 15 just two weeks after a state judge ...
Combined tax collections were down about 12.6% in September, the first year-over-year decrease since August 2016, according to newly-released data from the city-parish Finance Department. The big reason? This time last year sales were surging as thousands began the process of recovering from last ...
Facing a projected $17 million shortfall when the year started, the East Baton Rouge Parish school system managed to come out roughly even ...
With his 1974 rape conviction recently thrown out by a judge, Wilbert Jones of Louisiana walked out of the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison this ...
Income growth per capita in East Baton Rouge Parish fell slightly last year, putting it near the bottom of all parishes in Louisiana for income ...
Jupiter Drive 7310, Baker: $75,000, Owner not listed. Total square footage not listed. Foundation for future pump station 105, support and ...
Wilbert Jones walked through the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison gate around noon Wednesday and into the arms of his brother, sister-in-law ...
After multiple failed attempts to build a center that would keep the mentally ill out of the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, local officials are ...
The box is the third in East Baton Rouge Parish, following previous installations at the Zachary and Southern University police departments, ...
The son of former Westwego councilman Larry Warino was named by authorities in East Baton Rouge Parish as the man suspected of carrying ...
Meanwhile, East Baton Rouge Parish, which lost 16 days of school due to flooding, also received a special waiver. The waiver was awarded in ...
The federal agency announced Wednesday it has agreed to pay the East Baton Rouge Parish school system $5.6 million and Livingston $1.1 ...
East Baton Rouge Parish convicted 127 of the inmates being released early Wednesday. Another 138 came from Orleans and 138 more were ...
Fremin, a former East Baton Rouge Parish assistant district attorney and federal prosecutor, is the head of the criminal division for Louisiana ...
The EBR coroner's office arrives on scene as the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office work the scene of a reported shooting, Tuesday, ...
In the first nine months of 2017, about two billion gallons of water pumped out of the aquifer that runs beneath East Baton Rouge Parish went to ...
Jefferson Highway 9513: $425,000, Owner: Jaime Gabourel. Total square footage: 2,672. Complete interior to finish out two suite spaces A and ...
In East Baton Rouge Parish, which accounts for the largest segment of the local housing market, there were 455 MLS sales in September, ...
Authorities arrested at least 11 people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison ...
Florida Boulevard 9977: $20,000, Owner not listed. Total square footage: 225. Renovation to include 110-square-foot restroom addition to ...
Consumer and business spending in East Baton Rouge Parish increased by 6.2 percent in August over the year before. Almost $794.8 million ...
Combined vehicle and sales tax collections from the city and parish rose by some $15.9 million in August, up roughly 6.2% from $14.9 million ...
East Baton Rouge Parish residents will have the opportunity to dispose of hazardous household materials in a safe way this upcoming weekend. The Household ...
Back on October 18, deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office responded to Rhoda Drive around 11:25 p.m. in reference to a ...
The East Baton Rouge Parish Redevelopment Authority voted Thursday to offer the position to Tyson on Mayor-President Sharon Weston ...
The panelists were East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III, former EBR First Assistant District Attorney Prem Burns and ...
On the day law enforcement arrested Sharpe and booked him into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, officials reported having “significant” ...
This map consists of two lists, the EBR Coroner's office homicide list and the list kept by the EBR District Attorney's office. You can switch ...
Airline Highway 6454: $15,000, Owner not listed. Total square footage: 200. New construction of maintenance shed accessory to and serving ...


 

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