Kelly P. Kissel, Baton Rouge Advocate

Kelly P. Kissel

Baton Rouge Advocate

Louisiana, United States

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Recent articles by Kelly:

Robbers enter Donaldsonville Walmart, walk out with a pair of cash registers, authorities say

Ascension Parish officials say a pair of men walked into a Donaldsonville Walmart in the middle of the day and walked out with a pair of cash registers. → Read More

Why LSU says traffic after Mississippi State game will be better than snafu after Southern

The LSU-Southern football game last week was historic for a number of reasons. → Read More

In shooting, robbery attempt near LSU dorm, suspect arrested, university says

LSU said Wednesday that a 19-year-old man surrendered to campus police in an attempted armed robbery and attempted first degree murder case following a shooting near a dormitory last month. → Read More

LSU vs. Southern: What you need to know about traffic, security, tickets and more

Typically a non-conference football game in Tiger Stadium isn't the biggest game of the year, but the LSU-Southern contest Saturday is expected to strain resources as though it were a → Read More

Sheriff's office: 1 dead, 4 wounded after St. Helena Parish convenience store shooting

A shooting early Friday at a convenience store in St. Helena Parish has left one person dead and four wounded, the sheriff's office said. → Read More

Sunshine Bridge lane closed after inspectors find 'significant crack' in support system

State highway crews closed a westbound lane of the Sunshine Bridge and will keep certain heavy loads off the span until repairs are made to a "significant crack." → Read More

Southern reimposes mask mandate to protect against coronavirus; policy effective Monday

Southern University has reimposed a mask mandate for the fall semester, effective Monday. → Read More

BRPD says victim killed outside Plank Road convenience store was shot dead during argument

Baton Rouge police said Monday that a man killed in the parking lot of a Plank Road convenience store was shot multiple times during an argument with another man. → Read More

Services, burial today for fallen deputy Nick Tullier: Where to see funeral procession

Funeral services are set today for Nick Tullier, the longtime East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy who died last week — almost six years after being shot in an ambush → Read More

Work-release inmate sought in chicken-plant killing may be headed to Baton Rouge

Law enforcement officers are searching for a Baton Rouge man who left a work-release site in northern Louisiana after fatally stabbing a co-worker early Thursday — three weeks before his → Read More

Slim ballot for Baton Rouge-area voters Saturday: 2 judgeships, handful of tax renewals

Voters in six parishes across the capital region will decide several tax issues Saturday, while some in East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes will select judges. → Read More

Roman Catholic bishop drops mask mandate in diocese, but most 'vulnerable' should wear them

The Roman Catholic bishop of Baton Rouge has relaxed his mandate that Catholics wear masks while attending Mass, but is encouraging their continued use by those who might be at → Read More

Federal Judge Again Blocks Arkansas Medication Abortion Law

A federal judge on Monday again blocked Arkansas from enforcing a law that critics say makes the state the first in the nation to effectively ban abortion pills. → Read More

Governor, Ex-Prosecutor, Uncle: What Does Asa Hutchinson Do? (Analysis)

Every minute of every day, Asa Hutchinson is a governor, a former federal prosecutor and an uncle. With a nephew implicated in a bribery and corruption case, holding all three roles cannot be easy for him. → Read More

Court filing: Arkansas' 2017 executions unveiled problems

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Eighteen condemned inmates say in new court filings that the executions of four men in Arkansas last year exposed problems that should render the state's lethal injection procedure unconstitutional. The prisoners late Monday asked a federal judge to let them amend a lawsuit filed after Arkansas scheduled eight executions in an 11-day period last year. Four inmates from… → Read More

Court filing: Arkansas' 2017 executions unveiled problems

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Eighteen condemned inmates say in new court filings that the executions of four men in Arkansas last year exposed problems that should render the state's lethal injection procedure unconstitutional. → Read More

Court filing: Arkansas' 2017 executions unveiled problems

Eighteen condemned inmates say in new court filings that the executions of four men in Arkansas last year exposed problems that should render the state's lethal injection procedure unconstitutional. → Read More

Arkansas court rejects condemned man's bad lawyers claim

The Arkansas Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a death row prisoner convicted of killing a man during a robbery that netted him $20 and a gun. → Read More

Nobel-Winning Tech at Heart of Rubber Band Improvements

While it may seem a stretch, an Arkansas company, Alliance Rubber, and a university in southeastern England want to use Nobel Prize-winning technology to build a better rubber band. → Read More

Nobel-winning tech at heart of rubber band improvements

While it may seem a stretch, an Arkansas company and a university in southeastern England want to use Nobel Prize-winning technology to build a better rubber band. → Read More