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West Feliciana and Zachary fire captain drove 19 1/2 hours to commit suicide, wife found dead

West Feliciana and Zachary fire captain drove 19 1/2 hours to commit suicide, wife found dead

Durango, CO (PPN) – Wilkinson County Police Department issued a warrant for West Feliciana Parish and Zachary fire captain and murder suspect in connection with the shooting death of his wife over the weekend. Rudolf Shoats worked full-time for Zachary Fire Department (ZFD) and part-time for West Feliciana Fire Department (WFFD). The 13-year veteran of(…)

Community Activist Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed sparks controversy at City Council Meeting

Community Activist Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed sparks controversy at City Council Meeting

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Stop the Killing founder Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed comments at the Metro Council meeting Wednesday enraged the city of Baton Rouge as he painted a vivid picture of the ongoing injustice in this country. Baton Rouge Activist Silky Slim is known for his being outspoken. “Justice has already been served.(…)

Baton Rouge Chief Of Police Carl Dabadie Jr resigns

Baton Rouge Chief Of Police Carl Dabadie Jr resigns

BATON ROUGE, LA (PPN) –Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie will resign from his position. East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, while campaigning vowed to put a new leader at the top of the police department. Dabadie had been under criticism since the shooting of Alton Sterling. Broome has been consistent in her(…)

Remembering Lacumba 46 years later

Remembering Lacumba 46 years later

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Southern University’s beloved 15-year-old jaguar Lacumba II died of natural causes on December 26, 2004. Since that Sunday night 13 years ago, no other Jaguar has lived on the yard in the cage that still sits in front of A.W. Mumford stadium, next to the tennis court.   Southern University(…)

Update: Louisiana State Police release new information-Deputy kills Father of 3

Update: Louisiana State Police release new information-Deputy kills Father of 3

MAMOU, La. – Louisiana State Police have released new information regarding the Deputy that shot and killed Dejuan Guillory.   The following information about the investigation is what Louisiana State Police have released Monday afternoon in a news release: At approximately 04:10 a.m., the Deputy was dispatched to a reported theft of an ATV and(…)

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