Kenneth Gleason arrested in two Baton Rouge murders; possibly racially motivated
Posted on 9/19/2017 1:01:00 PM.
The Baton Rouge Police Department announces Kenneth Gleason is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the random deaths of two black men last week that cops had said could be racially motivated. BRPD Interim Police Chief Jonny Dunnam said Gleason is also being charged for allegedly shooting up a black family's home near his parents' house.
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EBR DA expects lengthy investigation into the death of LSU freshman Max Gruver
Posted on 9/18/2017 11:16:00 AM.
East Baton Rouge DA Hillar Moore says it will probably be a while before they’ll know if charges will be brought in the case of the LSU freshman who died in a possible hazing incident at his fraternity. Preliminary autopsy findings indicated that 18-year-old Max Gruver had high levels of alcohol in his system at the time of death. Moore says this investigation will be long.
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Moore: Long had a disdain for officers who killed civilians
Posted on 6/30/2017 12:49:00 PM.
East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore gave an extensive review of what happened last July when a gunman ambushed Baton Rouge Police officers, killing three and wounding three. Moore provided the public with the shooter's suicide note. He says its clear Gavin Long came to Baton Rouge to inflict pain on police officers.
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More details to be unveiled today on fatal BR police ambush
Posted on 6/30/2017 2:05:00 AM.

East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore will provide more details today on last July’s ambush on police officers in Baton Rouge. Moore has called a 10 AM press conference in which more details will be learned about Gavin Eugene Long, the gunman who ended up killing three officers and injuring three others.
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EBR DA concerned about criminal justice reform proposals
Posted on 3/24/2017 12:58:00 PM.

District Attorneys across the state have a serious problem with some of the Governor’s proposals to reduce Louisiana’s incarceration rate. That’s according to East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore says what began as a reform for nonviolent offenders has creeped into letting violent offenders serve less time. He doesn’t believe DA’s are over prosecuting, but that other things are leading to an increased crime rate.
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US Attorney Walt Green latest federal prosecutor to step down
Posted on 3/13/2017 12:07:00 PM.

All three of Louisiana’s US Attorneys have resigned or retired after US Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for mass resignations. Walt Green of Louisiana’s middle district is the latest to step down. East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore is disappointed because he says Green is the kind of prosecutor you want in a leadership position.
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Baton Rouge man convicted of killing 5-year-old son sentenced to life in prison
Posted on 3/2/2017 5:14:00 AM.

A Baton Rouge man convicted of killing his 5-year-old son will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Last month 38-year-old Vernell Day, Jr. was found guilty of second degree murder for beating his son Jay’v’une Bergin to death in 2014. District Attorney Hillar Moore says with that conviction, there was only one way the sentencing could go.
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EBR DA not anticipating results of Alton Sterling case any time soon
Posted on 2/8/2017 11:36:00 AM.

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore addressed the thought on many people’s mind: when will the results of the federal investigation into the officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling be made public? Moore says since his office recused itself early on in the case, he can’t be exactly sure but,
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Louisiana ranks second in nation for accidental shootings involving minors
Posted on 10/17/2016 4:49:00 AM.

Louisiana ranks second in the nation for accidental shootings involving minors, nearly three times more than the national average. That’s according to new data from the Associated Press and USA today. East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore says what we don’t know is how kids are getting their hands on these weapons.
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DA will not prosecute over half of the Sterling protesters
Posted on 7/16/2016 8:36:00 AM.
East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore has announced that over half of the protesters who were arrested following the shooting death of Alton Sterling will not face charges.
 
Moore says he will not prosecute about 100 of the cases, because the demonstrators were arrested only on misdemeanor counts, simple obstruction of a highway. 
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