Attorneys representing Ronn Jermaine Bell, Sr., the man accused of strangling Baton Rouge icon, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, before allegedly abandoning her body in the trunk of a car, accused investigators of using chunks of hair snatched from Bell’s head without consent to falsely link him to the crime.
A FOX 8 investigation uncovers new documents regarding the radioactive material found under a Gert Town street. One document says there is still Radium-226 and other contaminants in the ground. But, one state agency says a sweep of the neighborhood just yesterday found no issues.
While most were preparing for the brunt of Hurricane Barry, animal shelters around the area were scrambling to get pets out of the way and into a safe home. Many of those dogs ended up in a Good Samaritan’s shop and now need to be adopted.
The league said Friday it has not been given access to information in the court proceedings, and a district attorney in June said an investigation was dropped because officials couldn't prove who injured the boy.
Some Entergy customers are concerned a new piece of equipment could be causing their power bills to skyrocket. Since the company installed smart meters in parts of Jefferson and Orleans parishes, they say they've seen their bills double.
East Baton Rouge Parish’s school system will employ fewer classroom personnel for the 2019-20 school year, including four fewer school librarians, four fewer principals, 17 fewer assistant principals, and 65 fewer teachers, all positions eliminated in a general operating budget passed unanimously.
A bill in the U.S. Senate could help stop the surprise medical bills that cost Americans thousands each year.Senator Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, helped write the Stop Surprise Bills Act of 2019. A bill that has 27 co-sponsors, more than a quarter of the U.S. Senate.
In addition to enjoying an action-packed week filled with inflatable obstacle courses, Relay Olympics, and fishing, campers at BRG’s Camp Catahoula are interacting and sharing their experiences with other burn survivors.
The man who shot a romantic rival and wounded a teenaged bystander near a Mother’s Day second-line parade in May 2018 has been sentenced to 35 years in prison, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office announced.