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    DHH: 5 of 9 new West Nile cases in Baton Rouge

    DHH: 5 of 9 new West Nile cases in Baton Rouge

    Updated: 5:59 PM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - State health officials added another 9 confirmed cases of West Nile virus this week, including five new cases of the neuroinvasive disease type all reported in East Baton Rouge. The new numbers bring the total number of Louisiana cases this year to 61 with the other... (More)
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    Judge grants parish attorney day in court

    Updated: 6:44 PM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A judge granted the East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney Mary Roper a day in court, but only a portion of her lawsuit will move forward. Friday, Judge Michael Caldwell ruled that he would not tell the Metro Council how to conduct its termination hearing for Roper,... (More)
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    Saints wait anxiously to learn roster moves

    Saints wait anxiously to learn roster moves

    Updated: 6:07 PM 8/29/2014

    METAIRIE - Saints rookie linebacker Ronald Powell said he felt as if he was waiting for a call-back after a job interview. With the final preseason game over, young players such as Powell, receiver Nick Toon, and safety Pierre Warren have little to do but wait and see if they'll... (More)
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    Father and daughter shot through front door

    Updated: 5:46 PM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a motive in a Thursday night shooting on Old Hammond Hwy that hospitalized a 32-year-old man and his 5-year-old daughter. According to investigators, an unidentified person knocked on the door of the home in the 12000 block of Old Hammond Hwy, and... (More)
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    Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

    Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

    Updated: 4:56 PM 8/29/2014

    AUSTIN, TX - A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel on Friday sided with abortion clinics that challenged one of the most disputed measures of a... (More)
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    Maness files legal challenge against Sen. Landrieu

    Maness files legal challenge against Sen. Landrieu

    Updated: 4:51 PM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness filed a multiple compliants Friday against Sen. Mary Landrieu, continuing his claims that she should be disqualified for not living in Louisiana. Rob Maness submitted the complaints to four parish district attorneys including Orleans, East Baton Rouge, St. Tammy and Ouachita... (More)
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    How to choose original artwork for the home

    Updated: 4:48 PM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - This week's DesignTime segment with Interior Designer Rachel Cannon Lewis focused on the sometimes daunting task of selecting and purchasing original artwork for the home. As is usually the case when Rachel tackles a topic on News 2, she says most consumers get anxious about making... (More)
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    Solemn remembrances mark 9th Katrina Anniversary

    Updated: 4:38 PM 8/29/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Emotional ceremonies, memorials and speeches along the Gulf Coast marked the ninth anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Katrina. In New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Julian Castro, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, attended a wreath-laying ceremony today where scores of... (More)
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    1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

    1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

    Updated: 4:19 PM 8/29/2014

    CAMDEN, AL - A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record. AL.com reports a pair of master measurers from Safari Club International examined the 1,000-pound alligator on Friday, determining a total length of 15-feet, 9-inches. That's 13 inches... (More)
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    Police: man shot Baker teen in self-defense, booked on drug charges

    Police: man shot Baker teen in self-defense, booked on drug charges

    Updated: 3:55 PM 8/29/2014

    BAKER - Police said they arrested a man on other charges after he shot and killed a teen in self-defense Thursday night. Officers responded to Heath Drive around 10 p.m. where they found 19-year-old Laquincia Wilkerson on the ground. Police confirmed that she had been shot and killed. ... (More)
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    Computer, surveillance video sought in Rogers murder

    Updated: 3:49 PM 8/29/2014

    ST. GABRIEL - Investigators said they're seeking access to computers and surveillance video that could shed more light on the recent murder of local TV personality Scott Rogers. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi told News 2's Ryan Naquin Friday that detectives are getting warrants to go through surveillance video... (More)
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    The Friday traffic fiasco has arrived

    The Friday traffic fiasco has arrived

    Updated: 3:48 PM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE- The nightmare drive through the state's capital has begun; starting earlier than usual for many drivers Friday. State traffic cameras show I-10 is clogged heading over the Mississippi River. Congestion builds near the bridge and is slow, if not stopped in a few areas, to Siegen Lane.... (More)
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    Stock market closes at record high

    Stock market closes at record high

    Updated: 3:23 PM 8/29/2014

    The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading. Chip maker Avago Technologies jumped nearly 8 percent after reporting earnings that beat analysts' estimates. The latest reports on the U.S. economy were mixed. Consumer sentiment improved in August, while spending... (More)
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    49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

    49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

    Updated: 3:19 PM 8/29/2014

    SANTA CLARA, CA - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues. A statement Friday from the league said Smith had violated the NFL's substance abuse and personal conduct policies. Smith won't be eligible to return... (More)
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    Ascension school board member retires after 37 years

    Ascension school board member retires after 37 years

    Updated: 3:00 PM 8/29/2014

    GONZALES - A member of the Ascension Parish School Board will call it quits after 37 years of service on the board for District 5. A.J. Nickens, 76, announced his retirement and decision to withdraw from the November elections to the state Thursday. Nickens described his decision as... (More)
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    Pre-paid debit cards could be affected by breach

    Pre-paid debit cards could be affected by breach

    Updated: 2:33 PM 8/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Revenue announced Friday that they've been warned of a data breach that could affect personal information held by sate agencies. JPMorgan Chase told the state Thursday that personally identifiable information the company holds under contract with several state agencies may have been... (More)
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