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  1. Fugitive accused of killing U.S. marshal died from multiple gunshots, Baton Rouge coroner saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... was wanted on murder charges out of Pointe Coupee Parish related to the Feb. 18 double homicide of siblings at a New Roads nightclub. Emily Lane is a news reporter based in Baton Rouge. Reach her at elane@nola.com or 504-717-7699. Follow her on ...

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  2. Funeral services set for slain marshalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... by Jamie Croon earlier this week while trying to apprehend Croom on warrants stemming from a double homicide in New Roads on Ash Wednesday. Military officials announced Thursday morning that they have found the downed Black Hawk helicopter that ...

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  3. Police convoy escorts slain U.S. marshal back home to MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... a gunfire exchange at the Elm Grove Motel in Baton Rouge, where he was trying to arrest a fugitive wanted out of New Roads in the February double homicide of two siblings. Wells was from suburban Jackson, Miss. And The Associated Press reported ...

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  4. Sister: Jamie Croom refused to surrender, even if it meant dying, he...Read the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... that at least one member of the task force fired back, police said on Wednesday, wounding Croom, the 31-year-old New Roads man suspected of killing a pair of siblings outside a Pointe Coupee Parish nightclub in February. Croom died early Wednesday ... 5 comments

  5. Procession being held to transport slain Deputy US Marshal Josie WellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... to the Elm Grove Motel Tuesday morning to arrest 31-year-old Jamie Croom for a double homicide that happened in New Roads, La. in February 18. During the serving of the arrest warrant, there was a shootout and Deputy US Marshal Josie Wells was ...

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  6. Sheriff: Gun used in deadly lounge shooting was used in killing of US MarshalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... to the motel to arrest 31-year-old Jamie Croom and a shootout followed. Croom was wanted in connection with the New Roads double homicide that left a brother and sister dead on February 18. He is accused of shooting Sinica and Lechelle Williams in ...

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  7. Slain deputy US marshal was expecting baby boy with his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... about 130 miles from his home in the Jackson suburb of Raymond, Mississippi. The suspect, Jamie D. Croom , 31, of New Roads, Louisiana, was hit multiple times in the shootout. He died early Wednesday, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner William "Beau" ...

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  8. Man accused of killing deputy US marshal dies, official saysRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... n to a hospital. Officials say he was wanted in the Feb. 20 shooting deaths of two siblings outside a nightclub in New Roads, about 20 miles from Baton Rouge.

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  9. U.S. Marshal killed in Baton Rouge by armed, black fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    U.S. Marshal Josie Wells was gunned down yesterday at an unnamed motel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, while trying to execute one of the most dangerous aspects of a marshal's job, serving an arrest warrant on a murder suspect. The cop-killer, Jamie Croom, 31, was wanted for the heinous murders of a sister and brother in New Roads, Louisiana, a town less than 40 miles away.

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  10. Fugitive who killed U.S. marshal dies after gun battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A fugitive who authorities say shot and killed a deputy U.S. marshal during a gun battle at a Louisiana motel died of his wounds early on Wednesday, the local coroner's office said. A law enforcement task force had come to a Baton Rouge motel early on Tuesday to arrest Jamie Croom, 31, in the shooting deaths last month of a brother and sister outside a nightclub in nearby New Roads.

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  11. What in the world is going on in March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... murder. Further details were not provided. Croom was wanted in the shooting deaths of a brother and sister in New Roads, La., according to Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Beauregard Torres III. ( Associated Press ) Seven Marines and four aircrew are ...

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  12. Deputy marshal, suspect die after shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... he lost his life. Wells, 28, was trying to arrest Croom, who is suspected in the deaths of a brother and sister in New Roads, Louisiana, CNN affiliate WAFB said. Officials would not elaborate on what happened next, but The Advocate newspaper in ...

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  13. Louisiana Fugitive Who Killed Deputy U.S. Marshal In Shootout DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Switched

    A fugitive who authorities say shot and killed a deputy U.S. marshal during a gun battle at a Louisiana motel died of his wounds early on Wednesday, the local coroner's office said. A law enforcement task force had come to a Baton Rouge motel early on Tuesday to arrest Jamie Croom, 31, in the shooting deaths last month of a brother and sister outside a nightclub in nearby New Roads.

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  14. Coroner: Man accused of killing deputy US marshal diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WBNS

    ... Beauregard Torres III said Croom had been on the run since a Feb. 20 shooting outside the Sugar Shack nightclub in New Roads, about 20 miles northwest of Baton Rouge.

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  15. Leila Steinberg: 'With Earl, It's A Journey'Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... with Robin Williams, Billy Crystal. He's been in the business a long time and he was very active at Earl's school, New Roads. And I've been working very closely with my non-profit and professor Jody Armour . He heads the department at USC. He's not ...

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  16. Windy, cold with a freeze warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... SMATTERINGS OF PINK AROUND THE MACOMB AREA. WE HAD SOME REPORTS OF SNOW AROUND MACOMB AND TO THE NORTHEAST OF NEW ROADS. THIS IS BASICALLY WHERE THE DAYTIME HIGHS ARE. THIS IS THE COOLEST WE HAVE BEEN ALL DAY. TEMPERATURES HAVE CONTINUED TO SLOWLY ...

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  17. Train-effect thunderstorms prompt flood advisory for areas north of Baton Rouge until 1 p.m. MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    A flood advisory has been issued for locations just north of Baton Rouge until 1 p.m. Monday after the development of a series of "train-effect" thunderstorms have already dumped more than 2 inches of rain over the area, according to the Slidell office of the National Weather Service . The advisory includes East and West Feliciana, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes, including the cities of Jackson, Clinton, New Roads, Greensburg, Amite and St. Francisville.

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  18. Four years later, Audubon Bridge remains the road less traveledRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... south of St. Francisville, La.. Nearly five years after the Audubon Bridge opened between St. Francisville and New Roads, the bridge is still carrying less traffic than it was projected to carry the day they cut the ribbon to open it. Meanwhile, a ... 15 comments

  19. this weekRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff's deputies are on the hunt for a 31-year-old man they suspect of fatally shooting two siblings outside a New Roads nightclub early Wednesday morning. Authorities don't know yet why Jamie D. Croom, 8650 Pecan Acres East, allegedly killed the brother and sister, which is why they have urged the public to consider Croom "armed and dangerous," Sheriff Bud Torres said.

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  20. New Roads man booked on firearms violation believed involved in fatal shootings of siblingsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a New Roads man they believe may have been involved in the fatal shootings of two siblings this week at a New Roads nightclub. Capt.

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