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  • 3 La. teens dead after Friday night shooting

    March 29, 2014 5:04 PM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - Police in Baker, La., say two teenage boys and a 15-year-old girl were killed when gunfire broke out at a birthday party at a privately owned club. Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps said the girl died at the scene of the late Friday night shooting. Two... more »
  • Baker council supports CATS representation

    August 14, 2013 9:27 AM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - The Baker City Council presented Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel with a resolution in support of her effort to have a Baker resident appointed to the Capital Area Transit System board. The CATS board has two vacancies because of recent resignations. Banks-Daniel told the Baker council Tuesday... more »
  • Baker wants seat on CATS board

    August 8, 2013 7:47 AM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - Baker officials say it's time that their city's interests are represented on the parish bus system's board of directors. And now that the Capital Area Transit System has two vacancies to fill as a result of recent resignations, some see it as a perfect opportunity to... more »
  • Jury finds man guilty in Baker slayings

    July 26, 2013 7:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A jury deliberated less than an hour before finding a man guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting deaths of his estranged wife and her male friend at the friend's home in Baker. The Advocate reports an East Baton Rouge Parish... more »
  • Utility penalties proposal advances in Baker

    December 6, 2012 10:10 AM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - The Baker City Council has voted to take up a proposed ordinance reducing municipal penalties against utility customers who do not pay their bills on time. Councilman Charles Vincent said during Tuesday's council meeting he has been interested in advancing the legislation for 10 years, but... more »
  • 2 arrested in Baker meth lab fire

    April 20, 2012 9:47 AM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - Baker police have arrested a man and woman after a crude meth lab sparked a fire that destroyed their mobile home. Police Chief Mike Knaps tells The Advocate 28-year-old Clayton Joseph Daigre IV and 26-year-old Loni S. Aymond were booked Thursday with seven counts each of... more »
  • Baker school health service approved

    April 4, 2012 10:54 AM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - The Baker School Board has voted to employ Health Care First LLC to provide student health services within the school system. During Tuesday's 20-minute debate, board member Troy Watson expressed concern about how the health services would be paid for and how the company's billing practices... more »
  • Baker High School Student Arrested

    February 2, 2012 8:11 AM

    Police say a Baker High School student was arrested after his principal reported that he threatened to punch her in the face. Police Capt. Darryl Rainwater says that 18-year-old Joshua Franklin became upset because a teacher confiscated his cellphone and Franklin tried to retrieve it from a worker in the... more »
  • Baker council increases sewer fees

    January 11, 2012 10:35 AM

    BAKER, La. (AP) - The Baker City Council has approved new sewer service rates to go into effect Jan. 20. The new rates are a flat fee of $14 per month for residential users, including seniors, and $18 plus 30 cents per 1,000 gallons for commercial users. City Attorney Ron... more »
  • Dave Baker

    April 10, 2003 12:55 PM

    Dave Baker grew up in Granite City, Illinois just across the river from downtown St. Louis. After high school, he attended Western Illinois University graduating in 1991 with a degree in Meteorology/Geography with a minor in Broadcasting. While at Western he was a radar operator and storm spotter for McDonough... more »

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