Saturday, May 18 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:59:26 GMT
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. The victim told investigatorsMore >>
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:39 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:39:50 GMT
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not life-threatening. The accidentMore >>
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:41 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:41:51 GMT
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday."We take full responsibility," Beth Brewster, CAA director "CAA takes full responsibilityMore >>
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday.More >>
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Regina Williams is basically living out of her pickup truck right now, and sleeping from couch to couch; its something she is not proud of as a 39-year-old, single mom.
"It's like embarrassing for one, and for two, it's like some people will say yes and they really don't have the room or really can't let you in cause of their situation-what goes on in their houses. uncomfortable... frustrating," she said.
It is frustrating to her because she thought she had found an apartment at the La Belle Aire complex on North Marque Ann Drive in Baton Rouge.
Williams says she was promised a unit at La Belle Aire in February, and it would be available for her to move in by March 9. She says she paid a $250 deposit to the complex, $200 to a collection agency so she could be approved, a $25 application fee up front and not to mention the approximately $50 it took to switch her electricity over to the new place on March 7.
When moving day arrived, she said she called the apartment complex and they told her the apartment wasn't ready, the floor wasn't finished, and they were going to find her another apartment.
The owner was not available at La Belle Aire and the women in the front office did not want to speak on camera. They did admit, off camera, the person who conducted the final approval on the unit did not check the flooring under the last tenant's furniture. When it was time for Williams to move in, the women said they realized the flooring was not suitable for a new tenant to move in, so they had to turn her away.
Williams says she knows she can't just make a new unit appear, but does want the application fee back, and reimbursement for her electric payment, especially now that she has been waiting for a week and a half.
"The transfer of the electric, I mean that was really a bad thing because I may could have stayed in my own apartment and still been okay until something really okay for me to move into," she said.
Williams says it has been difficult to get in touch with La Belle Aire employees, but after speaking with them, they have agreed to work with her on a reimbursement.
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