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    Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision

    Ferguson prepares for  grand jury decision

    Updated: 10:31 AM 11/23/2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. Tension has been mounting in Ferguson and elsewhere in the St.... (More)
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    Boy with fake gun dies after shot by officer

    Boy with fake gun dies after shot by officer

    Updated: 11:22 AM 11/23/2014

    CLEVELAND - A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun is dead after being shot by a Cleveland police officer. An attorney for the family says the boy died early Sunday morning at a hospital. The shooting happened Saturday after officers responded to reports of a... (More)
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    Health exchanges' finances face test in 2nd year

    Health exchanges' finances face test in 2nd year

    Updated: 10:33 AM 11/23/2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves. Under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, state-run health insurance exchanges... (More)
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    Obama defends moves on immigration

    Obama defends moves on immigration

    Updated: 10:29 AM 11/23/2014

    HENDERSON, Nev. - President Barack Obama is dismissing criticism that he overstepped his authority by acting unilaterally to shield millions of immigrants from the threat of deportation. Obama says in an interview broadcast nationally Sunday that presidents use "prosecutorial discretion" all the time. He says it was important to prioritize... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: "Home From College..."

    Pat Shingleton: "Home From College..."

    Updated: 4:00 AM 11/23/2014

    Turkey and weather compliment Thanksgiving. Back in the old college days we would load as many guys into a car as possible for the trek home. At Gannon University, Marty DeRose was the wheel man, transporting fraternity brothers to Meadville, Ellwood City and Beaver Falls, PA. We left Erie on... (More)
  • Sports

    Tulane drops 4th of last 5 with loss to East Carolina 34-6

    Tulane drops 4th of last 5 with loss to East Carolina 34-6

    Updated: 7:35 PM 11/22/2014

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Shane Carden threw for 358 yards, accounted for two touchdowns and Justin Hardy broke the FBS record for receptions in a career as East Carolina defeated Tulane 34-6 on Saturday. Hardy had nine receptions for 104 yards and now has 355 career catches, pushing him past... (More)
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    LSU men's hoops settles down to top Weber St. 72-58 at Paradise Jam

    LSU men's hoops settles down to top Weber St. 72-58 at Paradise Jam

    Updated: 7:16 PM 11/22/2014

    ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) - Jordan Mickey scored a career-high 27 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Louisiana State to a 72-58 victory over Weber State in a consolidation semifinal game at the Paradise Jam Tournament on Saturday. Mickey was 13-of-24 shooting from the field and added... (More)
  • National News

    Southern states look to regional 2016 primary

    Southern states look to regional 2016 primary

    Updated: 6:59 PM 11/22/2014

    ATLANTA - There's an effort underway to create a Southern primary for the 2016 presidential campaign, bringing states like Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi together on the first Tuesday in March. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp calls it the "SEC Primary," after the Southeastern Conference, saying he wants the... (More)
  • Local News

    Boil advisory in East Feliciana

    Boil advisory in East Feliciana

    Updated: 5:46 PM 11/22/2014

    CLINTON - Some residents in East Feliciana are under a boil advisory.

    Officials say people living along La. hwy 960 in Clinton will need to boil their water before consuming it.

    No word yet on what caused the boil advisory or when it will be lifted.

     

  • Sports

    Appalachian State tops Louisiana-Lafayette 35-16

    Appalachian State tops Louisiana-Lafayette 35-16

    Updated: 5:02 PM 11/22/2014

    LAFAYETTE, La. - Marcus Cox rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns to lead Appalachian State over Louisiana-Lafayette 35-16 on Saturday. Appalachian State (6-5, 5-2 Sun Belt) raced out to a 14-3 first quarter lead on an 8-yard run by Cox and Bobo Beathard's 33-yard punt return for a touchdown.... (More)
  • LSU Sports

    No. 22 Rutgers fends off LSU 64-57

    No. 22 Rutgers fends off LSU 64-57

    Updated: 4:59 PM 11/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Tyler Scaife scored 16 points and Rachel Hollivay and Briyona Canty added 13 each as no. 22 Rutgers used a 9-3 run late in the game to break away from stubborn LSU on Saturday. Canty scored twice, Hollivay added a three-point play in the flurry and... (More)
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    Report: Toddler shot playing with gun

    Report: Toddler shot playing with gun

    Updated: 4:56 PM 11/22/2014

    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. - The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says a 3-year-old boy is in serious condition after being shot in the mouth - reportedly as he and a 4-year-old neighbor were playing with a gun. Lt. Susy Johnson says the 911 call came late Friday night after the boy's... (More)
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    Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet

    Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet

    Updated: 4:53 PM 11/22/2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. - A St. Louis civic group that promotes downtown businesses has told its members that the grand jury considering charges in the Ferguson police shooting case hasn't reached a decision. Downtown STL Inc. told members in an email Saturday that the grand jury will reconvene Monday to continue... (More)
  • State News

    Deputy on security detail hurt by drunk driver

    Deputy on security detail hurt by drunk driver

    Updated: 4:37 PM 11/22/2014

    METAIRIE, La. - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy has been hospitalized after his vehicle was struck as he provided security for a film shoot in Metairie. The sheriff's office says Deputy Sean Williams' police cruiser was hit about 2:20 a.m. Saturday. Williams was working a detail and was seated in... (More)
  • Weather

    Strong storms expected Sunday morning

    Updated: 4:31 PM 11/22/2014

    The WBRZ weather team has you covered concerning the threat for severe weather tonight. 

    Meteorologists Josh Eachus and Robert Gauthreaux detail the severe weather potential for Sunday morning in an eight minute video briefing. You can check out the attached "vlog" and also tune into WBRZ during tonight's broadcasts for the latest information with Meteorologist Robert Gauthreaux.

  • Local News

    Cassidy gives weekly GOP address on Keystone

    Cassidy gives weekly GOP address on Keystone

    Updated: 4:16 PM 11/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. - In the weekly Republican address, GOP Senate candidate Bill Cassidy describes Senate Democrats' rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline as stifling American energy independence. Cassidy used the nationally-released speech Saturday to take fresh digs at Democratic incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu's failure to get the vote needed... (More)
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