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  1. Deputies arrest second suspect in Staring Lane shootingRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    ... a small memorial with candles and photos of him on Monday night near the spot where he was shot. That part of Gardere is one neighbors said is fairly quiet and free of crime. However, Sunday's homicide occurred several blocks from a similar killing ...

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  2. shot and killedRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of Hancy Sanchez, 24, who was fatally shot Sunday night outside his Bayou Fountain Avenue home near Gardere. Deputies arrested the suspected shooter, 18-year-old James Mills, on Monday morning.

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  3. Friends, neighbors remember Honduran man, killed Sunday over phoneRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Advocate

    ... it's only a five-minute walk from what historically has been known as one of the parish's most violence-prone areas: Gardere. "We'll get the occasional screeching tire, but nothing serious," Josh Sibley, who has lived near Sanchez's home for about ...

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  4. Man on porch robbed, then shot and killed on Staring LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | BayouBuzz.com

    A Honduran man who stepped outside his Staring Lane apartment Sunday night to smoke a cigarette was robbed of his cellphone, then fatally shot by a Baton Rouge teenager, the Sheriff's Office said. East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies arrested the suspect, James Fitzgerald Mills Jr., 18, at his Gardere-area home Monday morning in the death of Hancy Sanchez, 24, said Casey Rayborn Hicks, a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman.

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  5. Man sitting on porch robbed of cellphone, then shot and killedRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | The Advocate

    A Honduran man who stepped outside his Staring Lane apartment Sunday night to smoke a cigarette was robbed of his cellphone, then fatally shot by a Baton Rouge teenager, the Sheriff's Office said. East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies arrested the suspected shooter, James Fitzgerald Mills Jr., 18, at his Gardere-area home Monday morning in the death of Hancy Sanchez, 24, said Casey Rayborn Hicks, a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman.

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  6. Florida Boulevard apartments soldRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Advocate

    Gardere Capital Investments LLC bought the complex in a deal that was filed Monday with the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court's office. The seller was Adams Rental Properties LLC. Gardere Capital is headed up by Dr. Brett Rabel, a Baker dentist who owns about 40 apartment buildings in the Gardere Lane area, said Justen Rider, an agent with Paragon Properties, who represented the buyer.

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  7. Police, community efforts help Gardere see a turnaround in crimeRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Advocate

    ... in high school was that it was really horrible," McCaleb said on a recent afternoon as she typed up notes at the Gardere Initiative's Ned Avenue headquarters. "What I was thinking, what I'd see doesn't really match. My perception of the neighborhood ...

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  8. Volunteer column for Sept. 12, 2014Read the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... times: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. YOUTH TUTORING PROGAM, Gardere Initiative Adam, (225) 803-9616 or gardereintiative@gmail.com: This fall the Gardere Initative is seeking to grow its youth tutoring ...

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  9. Classmates reconnect, start after-school sports programRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... over the years, and neither had any idea the other was in Baton Rouge, much less living in the same neighborhood off Gardere Lane. As they caught up, Fontenette, the former football player, told Fitchett about a group of children he'd been ...

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  10. Jury acquits man in Gardere Lane bicyclist fatalityRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    Four months after an East Baton Rouge Parish jury failed to reach a verdict, a different jury acquitted a Baton Rouge man in an alleged hit-and-run on Gardere Lane that led to the death of a bicyclist. Darby Griffin , 50, was found not guilty of hit-and-run driving Friday night in the death of Barbara Jacobs, 54. Jacobs was not wearing a helmet or reflective gear at 11 p.m. on Sept.

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  11. Jury: Man not guilty in hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | WBRZ

    A jury found a driver not guilty on charges related to a deadly hit-and-run where a bicyclist was killed on Gardere Lane in 2012. The jury returned the verdict Friday evening in the case against Darby Griffin.

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  12. Volunteer column for Sept. 5, 2014Read the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... times: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. YOUTH TUTORING PROGAM, Gardere Initiative Adam, (225) 803-9616 or gardereintiative@gmail.com: This fall the Gardere Initative is seeking to grow its youth tutoring ...

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  13. Volunteer column for Aug. 22, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) - Tony Pryer (225) 226-4703 or gardereintiative@gmail.com . This fall, the Gardere Initative is seeking to grow its youth tutoring program specifically to cater toward some of the issues that will be coming with ...

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  14. I'm looking forward to giving back to my community'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    As some of their friends lounged around in front of a television early Saturday, members of a Gardere youth football team and a dance team joined with children from the National Guard's Youth Challenge Program to clean up the neighborhoods along Skysail and Ned avenues.

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  15. Youths target Gardere neighborhood for cleanupRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    As some of their friends lounged around in front of a television early Saturday, members of a Gardere youth football team and a dance team joined with children from the National Guard's Youth Challenge Program to clean up the neighborhoods along Skysail and Ned avenues.

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  16. Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, July 30, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building. NAP will have tents with art supplies for the community to create art for free.

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  17. Volunteer column for July 25, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... assistance with community, social and special events. Group and individuals can volunteer. YOUTH TUTORING PROGAM, Gardere Initiative - Adam, (225) 803-9616 or gardereintiative@gmail.com: This fall, the Gardere Initative is planning to grow its youth ...

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  18. Common Ground: July focuses on minority mental healthRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... and receive a poorer quality of mental health care. There are area community agencies addressing these challenges. Gardere Initiative, a community advocacy program, will co-host a National Minority Health Awareness Month program from 8:30 a.m. to ...

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  19. Around Baton Rouge for July 23, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building, 8435 Ned Ave., Apt.

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  20. Man arrested in robbery, shooting while free on bailRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    A Baton Rouge man free on bail in a Gardere area burglary was arrested again Monday night in a June robbery and shooting that left one person wounded in the leg, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

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