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Deputies investigate scene involving 2 deaths

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The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed it is at a scene between Gonzales and Prairieville in which two people are dead. More>>

Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working with on immigration. More>>

Evacuation order came too late for many on ferry

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with about 290 people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel... More>>

Robot sub finishes 1st full seabed search for jet

A robotic submarine completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, and investigators were analyzing the sub's data while also trying to identify the origins of a... More>>

Police officer shot in vest during drug raid

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A police officer is recovering after getting shot in his protective vest during a drug raid Wednesday night. The officer suffered minor injuries.
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Louisiana Ed. Dept. names 2014 students of the year

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from the Louisiana Department of EducationState education leaders  Wednesday night named the 2014 Students of the Year. The winners, one student from the elementary, middle, and high school levels, were More>>

Denham man arrested on 6th DWI after causing serious crash Video included

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A Denham Springs man has been arrested for his sixth DWI offense after state police say he caused a crash with severe injuries. Lee Edward Easley, 29, of Denham Springs had received 5 DWI offenses before More>>

LSU adds home-and-home series with Syracuse

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LSU football has added a home-and-home series with Syracuse starting in 2015. LSU also announced that the Tigers will open the 2015 season against McNeese State in Tiger Stadium. More>>

LSU starts SEC against Ole Miss on Thursday

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No. 7 LSU opens a three-game SEC series at 6:30 p.m. CT Thursday in Oxford, Miss., as the Tigers face the No. 10 Ole Miss Rebels at Swayze Field. More>>

Presale tickets to Miss USA in Baton Rouge available Video included

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There is an exclusive presale offer available for the Miss USA pageant, and you could have tickets before they go on sale to the general public. Starting at 10: a.m. until 11:45 pm Thrusday, April 17th, More>>

ESPN to televise LSU-Wisconsin game in Houston

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LSU's season-opener against Wisconsin on Aug. 30 at Reliant Stadium in Houston will kickoff at 8 p.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN. More>>

Evans leads Pelicans past Rockets, 105-100

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Tyreke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans closed out a difficult season with a crowd pleasing 105-100 victory over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets. More>>

Legislator pushes for changes at deadly intersection Video included

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There's a dangerous intersection along Scenic Highway, and some say it needs immediate attention. The state says they've already studied it, but now a local legislator is getting involved to try and get More>>

Ghost bikes serve reminder for bike safety on roads Video included

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As the temperature continues to get warmer, look for more people riding bicycles. Some people use bikes as a means of transportation or a recreation choice. And it's during this time of year that accidents More>>

Hearing for Darren Sharper reveals new details in case Video included

A hearing for former Saints player, Darren Sharper, reveals what strategy his defense may pursue in the sexual assault and drug cases against him. More>>

Livingston residents question recent mosquito abatement bills Video included

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Some people in Livingston Parish have questioned why they were mailed a bill for mosquito control, when the parish voted down a tax to continue the program More>>

House Bill would require hands on CPR training for graduation Video included

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Lawmakers are considering a house bill that would require every Louisiana student to have hands on CPR training in order to graduate.  More>>

Sheriff: Boy, 10, brought loaded gun to Thibodaux School

A 10-year-old boy is in custody after he allegedly brought a loaded handgun to a Thibodaux school. More>>

Teen accused of killing 3 people in Baker now in adult jail Video included

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The teenager accused of shooting four teenagers, killing three of them, is now in an adult prison. More>>

Deputies investigate deadly shooting involving 2 step-brothers Video included

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Investigators said there was some kind of argument between two step-brothers and one shot the other. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
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House Committee bill to reduce size of EBR school board passes Video included

Some are calling it a dirty trick to try and undermine the East Baton Rouge Parish school system. A bill introduced this morning to reduce the size of its school board. More>>

City Court Judge holds special hearing following attorney’s arrest

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A well-known Baton Rouge attorney was arrested for allegedly violating a protective order that was placed against him. More>>

Career Academy closing its doors Video included

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A Baton Rouge Charter School is closing its doors. More>>

Industry group helping to meet petrochemical jobs' demand Video included

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Workforce development forecasters report tens of thousands of jobs in the petrochemical industry will open up in less than two years. Local community colleges are training students to fill those positions. More>>

Breaux Bridge man arrested for murder

Mark Roy   Source: St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Mark Roy Source: St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office
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Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Mark A. Roy, 44, of Breaux Bridge Tuesday in connection with a January homicide that occurred in Iberville Parish. More>>

Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a forensic expert who quickly found his own... More>>

Boston Bombing suspect hearing Wednesday, lawyers want charges dropped

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 Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers argue some of the 27 counts against him are duplicates. More>>

Not likely Malaysian plane will be found intact Video included

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Many times, plane crashes on water are no different than crashes on land. More>>

Newly-elected Port Allen Mayor sworn in Video included

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It's official. The newly-elected Mayor of Port Allen took the oath of office Tuesday night. More>>

Anti-violence advocates hold rally on steps of Louisiana State Capitol Video included

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Anti-violence advocates are demanding action from the 2014 Louisiana Legislature. Louisiana ranks No. 45 nationally in domestic violence prevention. More>>

Proposed bill would make it harder for teachers to get arrested Video included

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From the legislature, a bill to protect teachers from being arrested. More>>

Woman dies after jumping in front of Terrebonne Parish school bus

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Detectives are investigating an incident where a woman died after jumping in front of a Terrebonne Parish school bus. More>>

Bond set for man accused of kidnapping school bus driver

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Bond has been set at $70,500 for a man accused of taking a school bus driver hostage at gunpoint and then barricading himself in a house. More>>

Gov. Jindal, State Superintendent at odds over Common Core Video included

Political analyst Jim Engster addressed the difference of opinion recently made public between Gov. Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Education John White. Jindal has gone on record opposing the implementation of Common Core testing in Louisiana releasing a statement Monday. More>>

BESE awards more than $1.7 million grant programs

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The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) recently approved six education project proposals for funding in the next school year under the state's Competitive Grant Program. More>>

Small electrical fire leads to school evacuation

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Officials said Shenandoah Elementary School was evacuated after a small electrical fire Wednesday morning. The fire was quickly put out and classes were allowed to resume.
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Sheriff's office looking for person of interest in Hammond armed robbery Video included

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Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in identifying a person of interest in an armed robbery that occurred on March 24 at the Texaco Station in Pumpkin Center. More>>

Coast Guard rescues injured men from NOAA vessel

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The US Coast Guard rescued two men from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) vessel in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday. More>>

Driver dies when car flips and he gets ejected Video included

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Investigators said a man was killed after getting thrown from his car in a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning. More>>

Virginia Tech marks 7 years since mass shooting

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Seven years ago, Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people on Virginia Tech's campus before killing himself. More>>

State Police investigating fatal deputy-involved shooting Video included

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State Police is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a suspect. More>>

Report: Boy found inside stuffed animal claw machine Video included

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Rachel Hildreth, of Madsen's Bowling & Billiards in Lincoln, NE, said someone told her about the boy inside the Bear Claw machine. She didn't believe it until she saw for herself. More>>

I-12 West reopens after 18-wheeler crash Video included

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An 18-wheeler crash on I-12 West caused massive backups and headaches for drivers Wednesday morning. All lanes were reopened just before 8 a.m.
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At least 4 dead, about 290 missing in South Korea ferry sinking Video included

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The rescues dragged into the afternoon Wednesday, as the massive ship sank into the waters of the East China Sea. More>>

Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded tug taking on water

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The US Coast Guard said it rescued three people from a grounded tugboat that was taking on water Tuesday. It happened on Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans. More>>

Drive-by shooting leaves 3 injured, 1 seriously Video included

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Police said three people were wounded, one of them seriously, in a drive-by shooting Tuesday night. The other two victims suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.
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New advanced melanoma treatment on the horizon Video included

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Currently, doctors have very few affective ways to treat advanced cancer, but a new class of drugs could soon change that. More>>

West, TX, still recovering one year after deadly explosion Video included

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The fertilizer blast killed 15 people and caused at least $100 million in damage. More>>

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane Video included

As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person. More>>

Driver, passengers recovering after wild carriage ride Video included

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A carriage driver and her five passengers were recovering Tuesday after a tour ride that went wrong.  More>>

Remains of teens missing since 1971 found in submerged car

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Investigators say it wasn't foul play but a car accident that took them off the road and into the creek. More>>

Man charged with leaving hoax device at Boston Marathon finish line Video included

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Two unattended bags found at the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday have been detonated by Boston police's bomb squad. One suspect has been taken into custody. More>>

LSU defeats Southern Miss 13-5 in Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic

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LSU defeated Southern Miss 13-5 in the 11th Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Foundation Classic Tuesday night at Zephyr Field. More>>

Cedotal, Pickett combine on shutout of South Alabama

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Sophomore left-hander Kyle Cedotal tossed a career-high 7.1 innings Tuesday as Southeastern Louisiana shut out South Alabama, 5-0, at Stanky Field. More>>

LSU-Fordham game called in fourth inning

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The LSU softball team and Fordham Rams managed to get a few innings, but the game was called in top of the fourth due to heavy rains and field conditions tied at 3-3 resulting in a no-contest. More>>

Hooper Road widening raises concerns for business owners Video included

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Widening Hooper Road, in Central, will help with traffic concerns, but some owners are worried about what the construction will do to their businesses. More>>

Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to... More>>

Varsity Sports teams headed to Boston Marathon Video included

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Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing--a tragedy that took three lives and injured nearly 300. Baton Rouge's Varsity Sports employee, Michael Edmonson, remembers it vividly. More>>

Baton Rouge Police investigating a drive-by shooting

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Police are investigating a drive-by shooting in North Baton Rouge.
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Investigators: Arsonist sets bathroom of home on fire Video included

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Emergency crews were called out to a house fire early Monday that investigators have ruled as arson. More>>

House overwhelmingly rejects 'crimes against nature' repeal Video included

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The House has overwhelmingly rejected a repeal of the state's ‘crimes against nature' law. This despite strong support from the House Committee. The vote 27 to 66. More>>

Lives upturned after dangerous storm hits RV park Video included

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A strong storm system that moved through the coast Monday night left several RVs, campers and vehicles damaged at the Santa Maria RV Park, located at 5800 Martin Bluff Road in Gautier. More>>

Napoleonville man killed in Sorrento crash Video included

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A two-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish has taken the life of 36-year-old Shelby G. Johnson of Napoleonville.
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Baker program helping to bring community together Video included

The City of Baker is behind a big effort to bring families together through an initiative called "Building Bridges in Baker." More>>

Income taxes by the numbers: Last-minute filers hurry to beat deadline

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The IRS says nearly 100 million tax returns have been filed so far and millions more are expected by April 15.
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Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who... More>>

Police: 18-wheeler goes over ramp side wall Video included

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Police said an 18-wheeler went over the side wall on the LA 1 North onramp to I-10 West Tuesday morning. LA 1 North was reopened around 2:30 p.m.
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Heroin bill passes in Senate judiciary committee Video included

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A Senate judiciary committee advanced a heroin bill Tuesday that could impose a life sentence to dealers of the deadly drug. More>>

Flight attendant's humor livens up plane safety speech

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In a pre-flight safety monologue full of brutal honesty, sarcasm and a few things that could save their lives, one flight attendant actually got her passengers to listen. More>>

Alleged pimp wanted on human trafficking charges Video included

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Louisiana State Police reported Emmanuel Bailey, 21, of Fort Smith, AR, is an alleged pimp sought in an investigation into prostitution and online solicitation throughout the state. More>>

BRPD: Stun gun used twice on suspect accused of battery

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Police used a stun gun on a 37-year-old man twice after he allegedly resisted arrest for an incident that happened at a Baton Rouge hotel. More>>

Huge alligator snapping turtle set free Video included

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There is good news for an alligator snapping turtle that was rescued from a drainage ditch a week ago. "Snappy," as the rescuers referred to the reptile, has been set free. More>>

Titanic sank 102 years ago Tuesday Video included

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 It's been 102 years since the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic on its maiden voyage. More>>

Region that shaped Tsarnaev more volatile Video included

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The region where Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev lived for six months in the year prior to the April 15, 2013, attack is a hotbed for terrorist activity plaguing southern Russia.  More>>

Port Allen new mayor set to be sworn-in

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Port Allen's new mayor will take the oath of office Tuesday. Richard Lee III, a retired police officer, was voted in earlier this month. More>>

Straight-line winds flip 20+ RV campers in Gautier Video included

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Straight-line winds are being blamed for flipping dozens of RV campers at the Santa Maria RV Park Monday night in Gautier. Jackson County EOC Director Earl Etheridge told WLOX News up to 25 campers and several vehicles were toppled. More>>

'Blood moon' plays starring role Video included

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Crowds stepped outside in the wee hours to catch a glimpse of the coppery red moon as it crossed the Earth's shadow. More>>

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies Video included

Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. More>>

Plaisance chosen by Tulsa Shock in 2014 WNBA Draft

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Theresa Plaisance was selected with the 27th pick by the Tulsa Shock during Monday's WNBA Draft. She becomes the 17th player to be drafted in program history. More>>

Evans, Pelicans stun Thunder 101-89

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Tyreke Evans scored a career-high 41 points and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped an eight-game skid by shocking the playoff-bound Thunder 101-89 on Monday night. More>>

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