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Black Lives Matter · Baton Rouge

Governor saw deadly arrest video months before prosecutors

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards watched a key video of Black motorist Ronald Greene's deadly 2019 arrest six months before prosecutors knew it existed. The Democratic governor has distanced himself from allegations of a cover-up, saying evidence was promptly turned over. But an Associated Press investigation found that wasn't the case with the video he watched in October of 2020.See the Story
SEC · Baton Rouge

Remember the last time LSU had a first-round bye in the SEC Tournament?

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
Due to inclement weather affecting the SEC Baseball Tournament schedule, LSU's first game in in the tournament is now scheduled to be played at approximately 1 p.m. CT Thursday. The fourth-seeded Tigers are scheduled to face the winner of Wednesday's elimination game between Auburn and Kentucky. The LSU game will be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network and televised on the SEC Network.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Boy, 4, taken to hospital after accidental shooting, Baton Rouge police say

Coverage: 2 sources
A 4-year-old boy was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries Thursday evening after being injured in an accidental shooting, police say. An adult brought the child to Baton Rouge General on Florida Boulevard for treatment. Authorities are still investigating the incident. No arrests had been made as of Thursday night.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Democratic official asks John Bel Edwards to veto payday loan bill

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell asks Gov. John Bel Edwards to veto a payday loan bill. Campbell is the state's second longest serving public official and an early supporter of Edwards. The bill would allow lenders to offer a loan of up to $350, due on a borrower's next payday. The most a payday lender can make per loan is $55.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Suspect wanted for stealing over $1K worth of exercise equipment

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La (BRPROUD) -- Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a suspect involved in an alleged theft on May 4.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Southern rallies from 7-0 deficit to beat FAMU

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Southern University defeated Florida A&M 8-7 in the 2022 SWAC Baseball Tournament. The Jaguars fell behind early in the contest 7-0, but fought back to win. Southern will play the winner of Prairie View and Florida A &M on Saturday morning. First pitch is slated for 9 AM.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

After another big rally, Southern is still unbeaten at SWAC tournament: 'It's just toughness'

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Southern University rallies from 7-0 down to beat Florida A&M 8-7. Southern will play again at 9 a.m. Saturday. The Jaguars endured multiple postponements before winning their opener Thursday. The team will play a team that will have played twice on Friday after having fallen into the losers bracket.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Louisiana may top nation for mass shootings per capita in 2022 so far

Louisiana has the highest number of mass shootings per capita in the U.S., with 3.44 shootings per million residents. The GVA considers 16 incidents in Louisiana to be mass shootings in 2022 as of May 27, and the state's rate is around six times the national average of only 0.56. The only states to have more mass shootings are are the two largest: California with 20 shootings, and Texas with 21.See the Story
Baton Rouge · Baton Rouge

Assumption Parish man accused of kicking in doors on Felicia Street arrested

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A man was arrested on multiple charges after allegedly kicking in doors on Felicia Street. The suspect was identified by authorities as 48-year-old Cyrus Ratcliff Jr. Only one of the homes was occupied at the time, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office.See the Story

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