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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A Baton Rouge man was arrested early Thursday morning after being accused of trying to run over a police officer with his motorcycle.

It started around 2 a.m. when 25-year-old Trey Andrew Roberts interrupted EMS working on an unrelated incident inside French Quarter Daiquiris on Essen Lane, saying he was a combat medic. According to the Probable Cause report, EMS told Roberts multiple times to step back and leave.

When the Baton Rouge Police officer arrived, he warned Roberts that he needed to step back and leave or he would be charged.

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Tony Coleman and his coworkers at the Department of Louisiana Veteran's Affairs provided a tour of their service office on North Boulevard Monday.

"Well we have some problems you can see in the ceiling," said Coleman.

Mold and stains on ceiling tiles and watermarks on carpets tell the tale of a tired space in desperate need of repair. Conditions that Coleman says have prompted officials from his department to be in contact with East Baton Rouge Parish leaders for much of the last year requesting another spot and in fact paying a recent visit to a Metro Council meeting to do so.

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This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the east bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded.

3000 block of 9th Street - Jan. 16, 10:48 a.m., suspicious person.
3700 block of Airline Drive - Jan. 16, 5:27 a.m., vehicle wreck.
Airline Drive and David Drive - Jan. 16, 5:03 p.m., illegal

Published in Jefferson Parish

This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded.

4th Street and Destrehan Avenue - Jan. 15, 7:05 p.m., suspicious person.
100 block of 6th Street - Jan. 15, 8:03 p.m., theft.
7th Street and Industry Street - Jan. 15, 1:21 p.m., suspicious person.

Published in Jefferson Parish

This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded.

10th Street and Alamo Avenue - Jan. 14, 3:49 a.m., suspicious person.
2nd Street and Westwego Avenue - Jan. 14, 10:36 a.m., suspicious person.
800 block of 3rd Avenue - Jan. 14, 4:29 p.m., suspicious person.
4600 block of 4th Street - Jan.

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NEW ORLEANS – Two top officials of a fund that pays compensation in connection with the 2010 BP oil spill have resigned, just months after the two were accused of engaging in improper conduct.

Program head Patrick Juneau confirms that CEO David Odom and Chief Operating Officer Kirk Fisher have resigned.

“They desire to move on to other business opportunities,” he said in an emailed statement.

The process of paying claims will not be interrupted by their departure, Juneau said.

Published in BP Oil Spill

Two top officials of a fund that pays compensation in connection with the 2010 BP oil spill have resigned, just months after the two were accused of engaging in improper conduct.

Program head Patrick Juneau confirms that CEO David Odom and Chief Operating Officer Kirk Fisher have resigned.

"They desire to move on to other business opportunities," he said in an emailed statement.

The process of paying claims will not be interrupted by their departure, Juneau said. Attempts at reaching both Odom and Fisher by phone or by other contact information were unsuccessful.

Published in BP Oil Spill