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NOPD sergeant arrested on child porn charges

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 16:02
MANDEVILLE, LA (WVUE) -

The attorney general's office has arrested a sergeant with the New Orleans Police Department on child pornography charges.

Bradley Wax, 54, of Mandeville , was booked into the St. Tammany Parish jail Wednesday afternoon.

Stay with Fox8live.com for updates as details are released.

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Visitation underway for Francis Grayson
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 16:01
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Final arrangements have been made to say goodbye to well-known businessman and hotelier Francis Grayson.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 23 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Hall Davis and Sons Funeral Service, 9348 Scenic Highway, in Baton Rouge. That will be followed by a repass at the Lyceum, 124 Third Street, at 6:30 p.m. The repass is open to the public.

On Thursday, April 24, visitation will be held at Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church, 3155 Victoria Drive, in Baton Rouge from 9 a.m.

Published in Baton Rouge News

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LAUREN LANGLOIS

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.

The equal pay proposal by New Orleans Sen. Karen Carter Peterson received the backing Wednesday of the Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Supporters said Louisiana has the second largest gender pay gap in the country. Peterson said pay inequity in the state hurts the morale and welfare of Louisianians.

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A narcotics bust at a business on Plank Road a home in the Shenandoah area and another home in North Baton Rouge ends with five people arrested and drugs and guns seized.

Early Wednesday morning, detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Narcotics division, SWAT, K-9 and Baton Rouge Police SWAT executed three search warrants after a lengthy investigation into the sale of synthetic marijuana.

The warrants were executed at Candles and Accessories on Plank Rd, a house in the 3400 block of Wayne Dr.

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A mother is behind bars for allegedly starting a fight that sent four people to the hospital with stab wounds.

Detectives say Joycelyn Carter, 32, instigated the fight on Tuesday, April 22 at roughly 3:44 p.m. The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to a home on Byron Street because a woman was suffering from a stab wound to her back.

"The victim was transported to the hospital, but was unable to say who stabbed her," Cpl.

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Memorial fund set up for murdered woman, son
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 13:45
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A memorial fund has been set up for a woman and her son, who were found murdered in their home. The money collected will help with the funeral expenses.

Dewona Green, 40, and Ron Green Jr., 12, were shot to death in their Gonzales home on April 17, 2014. Dewona was an employee of Entergy and Ron Jr. attended Central Middle School.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to assist the family in paying for the funerals of Dewona and Ron Jr.

Published in Baton Rouge News

POSTED: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 9:17am

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 9:38am

BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — The Campaign for Healthcare for Everyone – Louisiana is holding a rally on Wednesday at the State Capitol to urge legislators to support Senate Bill 96, which would allow voters to decide if Louisiana expands healthcare coverage to about 240,000 low-income adults.

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Gunfire in Laplace leaves one man injured
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:31

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