ONLY ON 9NEWS AT 6: The man the town of Sorrento elected as mayor is back on the job.
Wilson Longanecker Junior walked into town hall just before lunch Monday with a release from his doctor, giving him permission to return to work fulltime.
The mayor says town administrators put him on a leave of absence in February, shortly after he had mandatory surgery on his Achilles tendon.
Town leaders claimed Longanecker was not communicating with them.
WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes sat down with him minutes before he reclaimed his job. Hear what he has in store for the town of Sorrento, only on 9News at 6.
Family, friends & fellow officers say goodbye to Deputy Jeremy Triche
Support from law enforcement around Louisiana flooded in to the LaPlace community, as family and friends mourn the loss of two sheriff's deputies killed in the line of duty last week. WAFB's Tyana Williams was there Monday morning to see all of it firsthand. Hear her report tonight on 9News at 5.
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