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Baker, Louisiana is located in East Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Baker, LA include 70704, and 70714. The median home price in Baker is $114,900. More Baker information.

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Friday | The Times-Picayune

Strong thunderstorm threatening Baton Rouge area Friday afternoon

A strong thunderstorm is threatening the Baton Rouge metropolitan area on Friday afternoon, according to a special weather statement from the Slidell office of the National Weather Service.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Advocate

Southern celebrates 100 years in Baton Rouge

The people that make up the Southern University community will never forget the institution's history.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

Land acquired for Comite River canal project

A 66-acre tract along U.S. 61 has been acquired for the long-awaited Comite River Diversion Canal project.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Teen accused of killing 3 people in Baker now in adult jail

Nakeydran Williams, 16, of Baton Rouge, was transported from juvenile detention to the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison just before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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The Advocate

Family settles over inmate death at Angola

A $24,000 settlement was reached Wednesday in a lawsuit that accused two now-former Louisiana State Penitentiary guards of trying to cover up an inmate's 2007 strangulation death.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Don Lemon: White Supremacy Is Alive In Light Of The Jewish Community Center Shooting

Tom, as I sat there on CNN on Sunday reporting on the breaking news I felt as though I had been suddenly transported back in time and was reporting from the 1950's or 60's.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Baker shooter, 16, to be tried in adult court

An East Baton Rouge Juvenile Court judge on Monday transferred the first-degree murder case of Nakeydran Williams, the 16-year-old Baton Rouge boy accused in the fatal March 28 Baker Civic Club shooting, to state District Court after finding that prosecutors established probable cause to try him as an adult.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Advocate

Students seek peace after Baker shooting

Inside the same room where three teens were fatally shot two weeks ago, a handful of Baton Rouge-area high school students preached to a few dozen of their peers and parents that tighter-knit communities must be forged to prevent violence.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Advocate

Teen accused in Baker shooting had been in counseling

Advocate file photo by BILL FEIG -- A status hearing at EBR Juvenile Court involving the 16-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting three teenagers in Baker Friday night.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Advocate

Knaps, Baker Civic Club president have heated exchange at Baker Council meeting

Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps and Baker Civic Club president Hazel Mitchell traded heated accusations Tuesday regarding the March 28 shooting at the club.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Advocate

Fight over a cell phone leads to shooting in Baker

A dispute over a cell phone led to the shooting injury of a woman Sunday and the arrest of a Baton Rouge woman.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Advocate

Continue reading a '

Troy Guerin now gets to spend more time with his family, thanks to the new bus routes implemented last week.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Bill Feig -- Aerial of the Comite Diversion Canal. Looking north.

In March 2003, then-U.S. Rep. Richard Baker was watching the ceremonial start of a public works project he'd been doggedly pushing for years - the Comite Diversion Canal.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Advocate

Edward Pratt: Two decades ago, warnings were there

If Baton Rouge's black community thinks violence is crippling its young adults, just wait until the next generation grows up.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Advocate

Second arrest made in Baker Civic Club teen shooting

Baker police Thursday arrested a man accused of firing a weapon outside a birthday party where four teenagers were shot last week.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Grand Jury decides not to indict Baker teen for murder

Kenard Maurice Gaines, 17, was charged with the murder of 19-year-old Kortlon Johnson of Baton Rouge.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Advocate

Questions of security at Baker party shooting being investigated

Tyisha Andrews thought it was odd that security guards were stationed at the front door of the Baker Civic Club for a birthday party.

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The Advocate

Inside Report: Trial delays grieve families

It's often said the wheels of justice turn slowly, but that's of little comfort to Michele Carson, whose 20-year-old daughter was killed in a January 2010 hit-and-run in Baton Rouge, and to Derek and Amy Hopper, whose 2-month-old son died in October 2010 at a now-defunct Baker day care center.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Prayer march held in honor of slain Baker teens

Victims of the triple murder in Baker and their families were remembered Monday night as part of a Prayer March at New Gideon Baptist Church in Baton Rouge.

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The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for April 1, 2014

A 34-year-old man accused of bringing a woman from Florida to Louisiana to prostitute her was arrested Sunday after she fled from the hotel room where they stayed and, with the aid of a security guard, contacted law enforcement.

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Flood Warning for East Baton Rouge Parish was issued at April 19 at 10:11PM CDT

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