Iberville Elementary School Coach called black children “Animals”-Exclusive Interview with Student and Parent

Iberville Elementary School Coach called black children “Animals”-Exclusive Interview with Student and Parent

Today (PPN)- Parents from Iberville Elementary School contacted Pen Point News regarding a coach saying inappropriate words to his PE class students. Tamaneica Royal is a parent of one of the students at Iberville Elementary. She spoke with Pen Point News Chief Investigator Daniel Banguel regarding the incident. “My daughter came home Friday crying to me(…)

Stephen Curry name is mention in Republican tax proposal

Stephen Curry name is mention in Republican tax proposal

SAN ANTONIO — Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry doesn’t know how he became the only person named in the 429-page tax plan unveiled Thursday by House Republicans. “It was weird, that’s about it,” Curry said following Golden State’s 112-92 win over San Antonio. “There’s a lot of people wondering why I was called out, whatever the case may(…)

Democratic Party waits until runoff to endorse the only Democrat in the State Treasurer’s race

Democratic Party waits until runoff to endorse the only Democrat in the State Treasurer’s race

BATON ROUGE, La. (PPN) – Today the Democratic State Central Committee chose to unanimously endorse Derrick Edwards, the only Democrat candidate for the State Treasurer’s race. There was major criticism coming from local democrats who said that the endorsement should have been made earlier on in the race. Some feel as though the endorsement will(…)

Baton Rouge reaches 76 murders in a year-record setting

Baton Rouge reaches 76 murders in a year-record setting

The shooting death of a woman along Gus Young Avenue has brought Baton Rouge’s annual number of murders to a record high. The woman’s death Thursday night marked the city’s 76th murder so far this year, surpassing the previous record set in 2009 when there were 75 murders for the entire year. With two full months left(…)

Student and a friend was shot at Grambling State University

Student and a friend was shot at Grambling State University

GRAMBLING, LA (KSLA) –Police and sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a shooting where two people have been killed on the campus of Grambling State University, according to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office. Students are also being told to stay in their rooms. According to Steven Williams, public information officer for Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s(…)

Former Ascension Parish Deputy pleads guilty to 10 counts of child pornography

Former Ascension Parish Deputy pleads guilty to 10 counts of child pornography

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (PPN) –  Today, Todd Tripp,  former deputy with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office pleaded guilty to a numerous of charges. Todd Tripp, 29, of Gonzales, pleaded guilty to ten counts of attempted possession of child pornography and indecent behavior of a juvenile. Authorities first arrested Tripp in 2013 on charges of indecent behavior(…)