Salad product recall over E. coli bacteria impacts 22 states

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SWEDESBORO, N.J. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says thousands of pounds of salad products are being recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination.    The department says Missa Bay, LLC from Swedesboro, New Jersey, is recalling more than 75,000 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce may Read More

Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s accused killer pleads not guilty in civil rights activist’s slaying

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Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s accused killer pleaded not guilty Thursday in the July slaying of the civil rights activist who founded Baton Rouge’s African-American history museum. Ronn Jermaine Bell, 38, was indicted last week on a second-degree murder charge in the 75-year-old Baton Rouge icon’s death. A conviction on that charge would carry a mandatory sentence of Read More

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles not reopening until Monday following statewide ransomware attack

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The 79 locations for the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles won’t re-open until Monday, following a weeklong closure in order to reimage computers attacked by ransomware. Louisiana’s state government came under a ransomware attack Monday that caused internet and website problems at a host of agencies, disrupting motor vehicles offices and other public-facing departments statewide.  Read More

New owners reopening Bogie’s Bar Friday night

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BATON ROUGE – New owners are expected to re-open the popular LSU bar “Bogie’s Bar” this weekend. Ross Cook, one of the new owners, confirmed the doors are expected to open around 8 p.m. Friday night. Cook and business partner Tyler Lourens, as TRC Management Group and Blackthorn Partners, bought the trademark for Bogie’s Bar Read More

Man arrested in Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s murder pleads not guilty

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BATON ROUGE – The man accused of killing local activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph over his past-due rent has pleaded not guilty. Officials said Ronn Bell’s attorney entered the plea on Bell’s behalf Thursday. He was indicted for second-degree murder last week. Bell was arrested in July after police found the Baton Rouge icon’s body stuffed in Read More

Antonio Brown countersues ex-LSU gymnast for ‘defamation and interference with NFL endorsements’

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Former NFL star Antonio Brown is countersuing an ex-LSU gymnast for defamation and interference with his NFL contracts and endorsements, ESPN reports. In September, Britney Taylor filed a federal civil lawsuit accusing Brown of raping her while she worked as his personal trainer. Taylor—who spent her junior and senior seasons as a college gymnast at LSU—claims Read More

Locals take proactive health measures at Gonzales event

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Gonzales, LA — More than 200 Ascension Parish residents took proactive measures to protect their health recently by participating in Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s Live Well Ascension event at Jambalaya Park in Gonzales. In conjunction with the Gonzales Area Foundation for the third year in a row, screenings for five different types of cancer Read More