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Kitts takes stand in murder for hire trial

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On Thursday, November 6, Monique O. Kitts took to the witness stand in the trial where she has been accused of hiring a man to kill her husband in 2010.

Before Kitts took the stand, the trial, which began October 27, heard testimony from several key witnesses that pointed the finger at Kitts and triggerman Karl Michael Howard.

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WBR Museum Director, Julie Rose, elected Chairman of AASLH

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PORT ALLEN - The director of the West Baton Rouge Museum, Dr. Julie Rose, has been elected to chair the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). Dr. Rose was inducted on September 20, 2014 at the AASLH annual meeting, which was held at the Crown Plaza in St. Paul, Minnesota. She will serve as chairman for the association through September 2016.

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Lefeaux elected Brusly Chief (2)

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Jonathan Jules Lefeaux came away with the victory Tuesday night, garnering 55 percent of Brusly votes to defeat Paul Marionneaux, becoming the Town of Brusly’s next Chief of Police.

“I felt really good going into it. We had a whole lot of support,” Lefeaux said Wednesday afternoon. “I’m just ready to get in there and get to work now; get the trust back in the department. We’re ready to do some good things.”

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B.R. Man arrested in Port Allen for Oct. 27 “drug deal gone bad” murder

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Port Allen Police arrested a man Thursday for the October 27th murder of a Baton Rouge man near Port Allen’s Village Apartment on Tracy Porter Ave.

On Monday evening, October 27, Javotte Morgan,19, of 2230 S. Elm Grove Place in Baton Rouge, shot and killed Major Carter, 30, of Baton Rouge; and shot Ashton Taylor, 25, of Baton Rouge, during, what police are calling, a drug deal gone bad.

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