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    Police officer accused of DWI after crash

    Police officer accused of DWI after crash

    Updated: 5:07 PM 10/1/2014

    GONZALES - State Police arrested an off-duty police officer from Gonzales Monday after they said he was driving drunk and involved in a crash. However, his chief says the officer will stay on the job. Investigators said Randy Cloatre Jr. of Gonzales PD was involved in a wreck Monday... (More)
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    Juban Crossing grand opening October 15

    Juban Crossing grand opening October 15

    Updated: 5:08 PM 10/1/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Juban Crossing development is just two weeks away from its grand opening after years of delays. Belk is set to open October 15 with three other stores opening the last week in October. Several more stores in phase one will open in November. Wednesday... (More)
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    Avoid the 'Clean Plate Club'

    Updated: 4:50 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A local etiquette expert warns people to not be a member of the "Clean Plate Club."

    Etiquette expert Marthanne Calvi advised people to eat what you want but never gorge yourself or never be a part of the "Clean Plate Club."

    Calvi recommended everyone eat slowly and enjoy their meals.

    For more specifics regarding etiquette in a restaurant, please watch our video from News 2 at Four.

     

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    Jindal holds meeting to discuss Ebola preparedness

    Jindal holds meeting to discuss Ebola preparedness

    Updated: 4:00 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal held a meeting Wednesday to gather updates from state agencies to ensure the state is prepared if a case of Ebola were to be confirmed in Louisiana. The governor said it is important to note that there are no known cases of Ebola... (More)
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    A Chilling October transition

    A Chilling October transition

    Updated: 3:38 PM 10/1/2014

    Even though it feels more like September 1st, it is indeed October 1st. Yesterday we reached 90 degrees, the average temperature for September 1st. Now that is October, we are keeping a little humidity with us, but cold fronts will become more common and it will start to feel more... (More)
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    Two teachers accused of sex with student

    Two teachers accused of sex with student

    Updated: 3:36 PM 10/1/2014

    KENNER - Authorities accused a second teacher from Destrehan High School Wednesday of having sex with a 16-year-old student. Kenner Police said Rachel Respess, 24, of Kenner turned herself in to charges of carnal knowledge involving a juvenile, indecent behavior, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. ... (More)
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    Girl, 10, dies from complications of EV-D68

    Girl, 10, dies from complications of EV-D68

    Updated: 3:30 PM 10/1/2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - State health officials say a 10-year-old Rhode Island girl has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S. The Rhode Island Health Department announced Wednesday that the child died last week of a staph infection associated with enterovirus 68,... (More)
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    Donaldsonville man arrested for cocaine after search warrant

    Donaldsonville man arrested for cocaine after search warrant

    Updated: 3:15 PM 10/1/2014

    DONALDSONVILLE - Narcotics agents in Ascension Parish said they arrested an accused cocaine distributor last week after a three-month investigation. Officials said they arrested Warren Henry, 56, after he reportedly sold the drug to undercover agents on Sept. 26. Agents from the APSO Narcotics Division searched Henry's home... (More)
  • National News

    Beheading suspect out of hospital, in jail

    Beheading suspect out of hospital, in jail

    Updated: 3:00 PM 10/1/2014

    NORMAN, Okla. - A man accused of beheading a woman at an Oklahoma processing plant has been released from a hospital and transferred to jail. Alton Nolen is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 54-year-old Colleen Hufford. The 30-year-old is also charged with assault for allegedly attacking another... (More)
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    Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapses

    Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapses

    Updated: 2:40 PM 10/1/2014

    WASHINGTON - Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday that Pierson offered her resignation, and he accepted it.

    The move came one day after her appearance before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in a congressional hearing focused on recent security lapses at the White House.

    Pierson had worked at the Secret Service for 30 years.

  • Local News

    APSO seeks burglary suspect based on Facebook tip

    APSO seeks burglary suspect based on Facebook tip

    Updated: 2:16 PM 10/1/2014

    DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are on the lookout for a burglary suspect after he was identified through surveillance photos posted on the APSO Facebook page. Detectives said Ryan Barges, 21, is now a suspect in the burglaries of Dutchtown Middle that happened during the late night... (More)
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    Accused White House fence-jumper pleads not guilty

    Accused White House fence-jumper pleads not guilty

    Updated: 2:00 PM 10/1/2014

    WASHINGTON - Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez has pleaded not guilty to charges that he ran into the presidential mansion while carrying a knife. Gonzalez's lawyer entered the plea on behalf of his client in a proceeding Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah A. Robinson. A three-count federal... (More)
  • Local News

    Couple arrested on child cruelty, drug charges

    Couple arrested on child cruelty, drug charges

    Updated: 1:45 PM 10/1/2014

    WALKER - Police arrested a couple on drug and child cruelty charges after investigators said the pair was found passed out in their truck at a traffic signal with their 2-year-old boy in the back seat. Walker police said they got a call Monday afternoon from a motorist who... (More)
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    TPSO: Amite cop accused of kidnapping, rape

    TPSO: Amite cop accused of kidnapping, rape

    Updated: 1:06 PM 10/1/2014

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies accused an Amite City Police officer of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women in Tangipahoa Parish. Deputies arrested Grant Carruth, 25, Tuesday on charges of second degree kidnapping, aggravated rape, sexual battery, and theft. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said his department has been investigating the... (More)
  • State News

    LSU board approves rewritten hospital contracts

    LSU board approves rewritten hospital contracts

    Updated: 1:03 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's governing board has backed new hospital privatization contracts that give hospital managers greater ease to leave the deal and fewer restrictions about must-have services. The Board of Supervisors approved the rewritten contracts without objection Wednesday. The reworked deals are part of an effort by Gov. Bobby... (More)
  • National News

    Sister: US Ebola patient said he was from Liberia

    Sister: US Ebola patient said he was from Liberia

    Updated: 12:34 PM 10/1/2014

    DALLAS - The sister of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States says he told officials the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting from Liberia. Mai Wureh told The Associated Press that her brother, Thomas Eric Duncan, went to a Dallas emergency room... (More)
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