New Data-Driven Tool for Public Engagement and Accountability in East Baton Rouge Criminal Justice System
Discover a new data-driven tool in East Baton Rouge that increases public engagement, trust, and accountability with the District Attorney's Office. This innovative tool logs offender information, promoting transparency in the criminal justice system and fostering conversations about criminal justice reform.
New criminal justice data tool in East Baton Rouge
It’s called Commons. It’s a web system created by the non-profit Measures of Justice along with the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office.
Louisiana High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in East Baton Rouge Parish Today - November 30
High school basketball is on the schedule today in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, and information on these matchups is available here, if you're searching for how to stream them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune...
Reward Offered for Information on Teens Who Escaped from EBR Juvenile Detention Center
• Two teenagers escaped from the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center in Louisiana. • Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to their arrest.
BRPD: Teens break out of EBR Juvenile Detention Center; reward available for details that lead to arrests
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of two teens who escaped from the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center on Saturday night.
Millions allocated for security upgrades at EBR juvenile facility unspent; money was tied up in red tape
BATON ROUGE- Over the past two years, the City-Parish allocated $3.5 million for security upgrades at the East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Detention facility, but officials say that money was caught up in government red tape and the upgrades were not made. Now, there is a priority to spend that...
Windy Gladney’s commercial plans for Burbank recommended for denial
Planning staff members are recommending that the East Baton Rouge Parish Planning Commission deny local developer Windy Gladney’s proposal to develop some 33 acres off of Burbank for commercial use. Gladney requested to amend the land use plan for the property from residential neighborhood to commercial use in October,...
DA sought transfer of juvenile escapee days before latest breakout
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office filed a motion to transfer the teenager who has twice escaped juvenile detention to an adult jail the day that teen was caught after his first breakout. Court records show that prosecutors asked a judge on Nov. 16 to "transfer...
Freeze Warning by NWS
Instruction: Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.
Gardere's Legacy: Unearthing the Secret History of Development and Diversity
Nestled within the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area lies Gardere, a community where the echoes of the past meet the pulse of the present. Once known as Riverland and represented by figures like Fergus Gardere, this unincorporated enclave in East Baton Rouge Parish has grown from agricultural beginnings to a bustling hub of cultural diversity. Its population soared from 8,992 in 2000 to 13,203 in 2020, reflecting its increasing significance. Yet, the remnants of its agrarian past, like the Chatsworth plantation, still whisper of its rich heritage. Gardere's resilience is evident in its educational commitment, with institutions like Kenilworth Middle School serving as cornerstones for youth development.
Teen Murder Suspects Escape from Louisiana Juvenile Detention Center, Considered Armed and Dangerous
• Two minors escaped from the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center in Louisiana. • The escapees, David Atkins and Willie Jackson, were being held for first-degree murder charges.
Capital Region Planning Commission to Host Public Listening Session on Federal Transportation Planning Process
Join the Capital Region Planning Commission's public listening session on Federal Transportation Planning. The Federal Highway and Transit Administrations are seeking public input on local compliance with federal regulations. Tune in to learn more about this crucial event happening at East Baton Rouge Parish main library.
Opioid Epicenter: Louisiana’s Top-Dispensing Parishes
Every state in the union has been devastated by the opioid crisis, and Louisiana is no different. The state had an age-adjusted drug overdose death rate of 24.5 deaths per 100,000 population in 2021, which placed it 19th in the country. This concerning figure emphasizes how urgently Louisiana’s opioid crisis...
Dozens show up to tell federal transportation representatives what they want -- and what they don't
BATON ROUGE - About 40 people filled a room at the main library Tuesday night, eager to tell federal transportation officials what was on their minds. Representatives of divisions of the Department of Transportation opened the session with a presentation of work being done in the Capital Area. About half-an-hour...
Family of Brusly teen killed during police chase sues officer, police departments
The parents of one of the two Brusly teens killed in a New Year’s Eve crash with then-Addis officer David Cauthron are suing the officer, the Town of Addis, and East Baton Rouge Parish. Caroline Gill’s parents, Jason Gill and Kim Elliott, filed the lawsuit last Wednesday in the...
Authorities searching for two teens that escaped from East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center
Authorities searching for two teens that escaped from East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023.