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Hurricane season is here, pre-register for Louisiana DSNAP

Hurricane season is here, pre-register for Louisiana DSNAP

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – June 1 marked the official day for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season and the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services would like residents to pre-register online for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP). Current SNAP, formerly called food stamps, recipients should not pre-register. This does not apply to residents who have previously pre-registered(…)

LSU student arrested for distributing child pornography with school email

LSU student arrested for distributing child pornography with school email

Baton Rouge (PPN) – Baton Rouge Police arrested a LSU student after special agents received a child pornography tip. Thomas Shaw, 18, was taken into custody by authorities on Wednesday on 40 counts of child pornography, according to WBRZ. The tip led Louisiana Bureau of Investigation special agents in the Cyber Crime Unit to Shaw. Agents(…)

Community leaders arrested at Metro Council meeting for fighting for justice

Community leaders arrested at Metro Council meeting for fighting for justice

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Community leaders in Baton Rouge were denied the opportunity to speak at the Metro Council meeting Wednesday. Many citizens approached the podium, but some were removed from the room. They were punished for allegedly disrupting the meeting after speaking on an item. Gary Chambers, co-founder of the Rouge collection, is an active(…)

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