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 >>
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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:37:38 GMT
MANOR, TX (KEYE/CBS) – A weapons company began this week rolling out a groundbreaking "smart" rifle that can target and track a moving object from long distance. Trackingpoint began shipping the guns toMore >>
The rifle is precision guided with "lock and launch" technology similar to a fighter jet.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 >>
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) -
Five of the six candidates for Public Service
Commissioner fielded questions from the Baton Rogue Press Club Monday afternoon.
Questions ranged from the Assumption Parish sink hole to a real hot button
topic. Do you accept campaign donations from the utility companies you, if
elected, would regulate?
Candidate Scott Angelle answered first. "The amount of
money that I have been able to generate in my campaign is probably about five
to seven percent," Angelle said. "That's far from the funds (in the total
generated amount of his campaign) I
generated. I view that as an endorsement
of me, not my endorsement of them."
Candidate Erich Ponti also says he's taking utility donations.
"Yes, I've got very diversified contributions," said Ponti. "But I'm open, as I'm
required to be in the legislature, but yes, I have accepted contributions by
people regulated by the PSC as well as businesses."
The other three candidates took swipes at the two
that accepted the money.
very important reason why this ethical standard is necessary," said candidate Forrest Wright of New Orleans. "If the election is being funded by a
company that's coming back shortly for an increase on rates...expecting to be
favorable treatment that is against the public interest."
"Nothing to do with any utility companies at all," said
Greg Gaubert of Lafayette. "I think that being a puppet of the utility
companies positions that we regulate is not in the best interest of the
"Even though it's not illegal to take the money given the
utility company," said Sarah Holliday of Baton Rouge. "But ethically I feel
like how can we regulate the very companies that are before the PSC."
Ed Roy has qualified for the race but did not