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A former Ascension Parish man once on the run from Gonzales police in an August shooting but jailed since mid-November in a Denver, Colorado, slaying... [Read More]
Prosecutors in Ascension Parish said they are working "as diligently as possible" to provide federal grand jury transcripts and investigative materials to defense attorneys in... [Read More]
Invoking Louisiana's stand-your-ground law, a Donaldsonville man and Vietnam War veteran accused in a nearly three-year-old shooting was acquitted of a felony aggravated assault with... [Read More]
For years in Ascension Parish, individual homes - and sometimes entire subdivisions - have been built on mounded dirt in flood-prone areas to raise them... [Read More]
The judges of the 23rd Judicial District and other court officials are eyeing a new Ascension Parish Courthouse, saying overcrowding and the poor safety design... [Read More]
Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa offered encouraging words Thursday to parish government's 472 employees, telling them he will defend and help them through a coming... [Read More]
Though another 60,000 residents are projected to live in Ascension Parish by 2030, parish government retains some of its old police jury roots, has technology... [Read More]
Ascension Parish government has formed a multi-departmental working group to address employee education, training and succession planning after a consultant warned parish leaders last month... [Read More]
Prosecutors in Ascension Parish agreed Tuesday to drop a bid to revoke $635,000 bail for jailed Baton Rouge contractor Matthew J. Morris over allegations his... [Read More]
Ascension Parish officials say contractors are putting the final touches this month on the long-awaited sewer installation project required for the widening of La. 42... [Read More]
Nearly two weeks after former Democratic State Sen. Troy Brown resigned from office in mid-February following his admissions of violence against women, Brown sounded the... [Read More]
Early voting begins 8:30 a.m. Saturday to decide which of two Ascension Parish Democrats will replace Troy Brown as the state senator for parts of... [Read More]
Louisiana residents who received U.S. Small Business Administration loans for their post-flood home repairs will not be able to pay off those debts with a... [Read More]
St. James Parish attorney Bruce Mohon has been replaced as parish government attorney after nearly 15 years on the job, following a judge's ruling last... [Read More]
Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa said Monday he plans to unveil his administration's $35 million plan to improve traffic flow in the parish. [Read More]
Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa and Gonzales businessman Olin Berthelot pleaded not guilty Monday morning to attempted election bribery charges. [Read More]
That buzzing you hear from the ditch may soon not only be the beating wings of flitting mosquitoes but the propellers of a large, flying... [Read More]
Sheriff's deputies in Terrebonne Parish want jailed Baton Rouge contractor Matthew Morris on a new bank fraud and another bank-related count after they unraveled some... [Read More]
Jessica Kincl and Erick Coughlin are taking the next step in expanding their startup business delivering prepared meals to the Baton Rouge area. [Read More]
An ad hoc judge refused Friday to force all judges in the 23rd Judicial District Court to recuse themselves from the malfeasance in office case... [Read More]