Nine new LDWF enforcement agents sworn in Wednesday

30 June 2016, 2:19 pm

Nine new enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries ... Joshua LeBouef, 27, of Baton Rouge, assigned to East Baton Rouge Parish. Jared Riddle, 23, of Baker, assigned to Catahoula Parish. Landry received the firearms award ...... Read More »

Louisiana 1st state in Deep South to expand Medicaid

30 June 2016, 9:45 am

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is becoming the first state in ... to keep city streets clean Baker requires diapers for horses to keep city streets clean BAKER, La. (AP) - The Baker City Council has passed an ordinance requiring horses "in parades ...... Read More »

Kenner ranked 2nd safest city in Louisiana

30 June 2016, 3:40 am

Kenner is ranked the second safest city in Louisiana on a top 10 list composed by ... The state's violent crime rate average was 515, the website reports. Baker, located just outside of Baton Rouge and with a population of 13,800, ranked first on the ...... Read More »

Nine cadets honored at LDWF graduation ceremony

29 June 2016, 6:13 pm

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries ... of Baton Rouge, assigned to East Baton Rouge Parish Jared Riddle, 23, of Baker, assigned to Catahoula Parish During the graduation ceremony, Landry received the firearms award given for the best ...... Read More »

Kenner, St. Tammany listed among 10 safest places in Louisiana

29 June 2016, 10:00 am

... named among the 10 safest cities in Louisiana, according to a report from an online public records database. Backgroundchecks.org placed Kenner at No. 2 on the list, losing the No. 1 spot to Baker, a Baton Rouge suburb. Kenner, according to the report ...... Read More »

Smiley: Dining with Paul

23 June 2016, 9:09 am

Lee Faucette, of Baton Rouge, recalls “an adventure back in the 1960s, when Gary Blocker and I were young teachers at Baker High. “Our supervisor, Dr. Helen Brown, recommended that we attend a history symposium at Northeast Louisiana University (now UL ...... Read More »

Baker Police arrests for June 3-8, 2016

21 June 2016, 11:22 pm

The following people were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison by the Baker Police Department from June 3-8: ARD JR., ALTON: 37, 6461 La. 19, Zachary, bench warrant for failure to appear for speeding. BAKER, TERRICA: 35, 2424 Lark St., Baton Rouge ...... Read More »

Body of Pregnant Louisiana Teacher Found; Asst. Principal Arrested

18 June 2016, 5:20 pm

Crews were deployed in the air, on land, and in the water for much of the day Friday, searching five key areas across south Louisiana, including Baker, Zachary, Baton Rouge, St. Francisville, and Ramah. The multi-agency search was temporarily suspended at ...... Read More »

Asst. principal charged with murder of pregnant teacher

17 June 2016, 6:51 pm

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Baton Rouge school’s assistant principal ... Marks told investigators he last saw Washington at a Wal-Mart in Baker about 8 or 8:30 p.m. June 8, the report said. However, police said records for cellphones belonging to Marks ...... Read More »

Assistant principal faces murder charge in co-worker's death

17 June 2016, 10:17 am

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Baton Rouge school's assistant principal faces ... Marks told investigators he last saw Washington at a Wal-Mart in Baker about 8 or 8:30 p.m. June 8, the report said. However, police said records for cellphones belonging ...... Read More »

Featured Video