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    Lawmakers call for action on released fugitive

    Lawmakers call for action on released fugitive

    Updated: 6:03 PM 9/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A group of Louisiana state legislators sent a letter to Governor Bobby Jindal recently, asking him to act "forcefully" after a fugitive from Mexico who was recently from released from East Baton Rouge Parish Prison due to a clerical error. Bernardo Gomez, who authorities said has... (More)
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    Free welding training offered in capital area

    Updated: 6:48 PM 9/23/2014

    PORT ALLEN - A growing need for skilled trade workers has one company paying for the education of more than 100 students in Louisiana. Praxair Global Supply Company is offering a free program to local students that will provide the tools and education students need to get certified in... (More)
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    Fire torches two homes, burns third near school

    Updated: 6:47 PM 9/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Thirty firefighters fought a blaze that torched two homes and burned a third near McKinley High School. The fire broke out just after 10:30 a.m. on E. Johnson St. in an abandoned home. The wind blew the flames into a neighboring home, igniting it as fire tore... (More)
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    City workers damage church during construction

    Updated: 6:47 PM 9/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A pastor in north Baton Rouge said the city owes him thousands for damaging his church while doing construction close by. Large tree limbs fell on the roof at Grace and Mercy Ministries on Wilbur Street, where Wilbert Jones ministers to his flock. "I feel... (More)
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    Baker leaders seek to clean up overgrown grass

    Updated: 5:46 PM 9/23/2014

    BAKER - Overgrown grass near blighted properties is on the rise in Baker, and the city council wants to tackle the blight. The city council wants to create a blight committee to get the grass cut. Councilman Pete Heine's plan calls for the city to put overgrown grass locations... (More)
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    AG says Jindal health changes didn't follow law

    AG says Jindal health changes didn't follow law

    Updated: 5:45 PM 9/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana attorney general's office says state employee health insurance changes enacted by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration skipped required legal steps. In an opinion released Tuesday, the attorney general's office says modifications to health care plans for state workers and retirees in the Office of Group Benefits... (More)
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    DHS says airstrikes may have 'disrupted' plotting

    DHS says airstrikes may have 'disrupted' plotting

    Updated: 5:37 PM 9/23/2014

    WASHINGTON - The FBI and the Homeland Security Department say there is no indication of advanced al-Qaida or Islamic State group terror plotting inside the United States. But they say airstrikes in Syria may have temporary disrupted attack planning against U.S. or Western targets. The five-page Joint Intelligence Bulletin issued... (More)
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    Settlement corruption investigation conference

    Settlement corruption investigation conference

    Updated: 5:21 PM 9/23/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The federal judge hearing 2010 oil spill cases says he'll decide soon whether he needs more than written evidence and arguments to rule on an investigation of alleged corruption within the settlement program. District Judge Carl Barbier said during a Tuesday status conference the big question is... (More)
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    Get the kids involved with blueberry smoothies

    Get the kids involved with blueberry smoothies

    Updated: 5:12 PM 9/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Kate Blumberg and Melissa Lupo from Pennington Biomedical Research Center visited the set of News 2 at 4 today to show us some quick and easy recipes for smoothies that the kids are sure to enjoy. Smoothies are a great way to introduce healthy foods into... (More)
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    Arrest made in 2012 murder

    Arrest made in 2012 murder

    Updated: 5:00 PM 9/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police announced an arrest Tuesday evening in a 2012 murder in Baton Rouge. BRPD charged Stanley Grigsby, 32, with first degree murder in the death of 37-year-old Columbus Milligan. Investigators said Grigsby shot and killed Milligan the night of June 29, 2012. Officers said Milligan's... (More)
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    14 arrested in prostitution sting

    14 arrested in prostitution sting

    Updated: 3:54 PM 9/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested 14 people for prostitution and drug charges overnight as part of an undercover sting operation in Baton Rouge. Police said their Narcotics Division targeted street-level prostitution in the sting. Agents said they also seized suspected crack cocaine and recovered a missing person. The... (More)
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    NOPD: Teens with ankle monitors shot pizza driver

    NOPD: Teens with ankle monitors shot pizza driver

    Updated: 3:44 PM 9/23/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested two 16-year-old boys this week and accused them of shooting and killing a pizza delivery driver making his rounds through New Orleans. Police also said the teens were wearing court-ordered electronic monitors at the time of the crime. Investigators said the teens were arrested... (More)
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    SEC suspends Mississippi State lineman 1 game

    SEC suspends Mississippi State lineman 1 game

    Updated: 3:30 PM 9/23/2014

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mississippi State offensive lineman Dillon Day has been suspended one game by the Southeastern Conference for "multiple flagrant and unsportsmanlike acts" during Saturday's 34-29 win over LSU. The league announced the suspension on Tuesday. Day was shown on camera stepping on LSU's Davon Godchaux and Rashard Robinson... (More)
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    ACLU sues over Arizona 'revenge porn' bill

    ACLU sues over Arizona 'revenge porn' bill

    Updated: 3:02 PM 9/23/2014

    PHOENIX - The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona says a new state law making so-called "revenge porn" illegal is so broad it criminalizes booksellers, artists and even historians. The ACLU alleges in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that the law is so broadly written that it can make any... (More)
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    Police: UPS gunman had been fired before shooting

    Police: UPS gunman had been fired before shooting

    Updated: 2:08 PM 9/23/2014

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Police say the man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Alabama had been fired from the company just a day earlier. Police Lt. Sean Edwards said Tuesday that one of the victims had been a supervisor at the warehouse. Neither the gunman... (More)
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    Firefighters quickly put out N. Foster fire

    Firefighters quickly put out N. Foster fire

    Updated: 2:02 PM 9/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - During a busy morning for firefighters in the Capital City, BRFD dispatched trucks and firefighters to a N. Foster business where they quickly contained a fire Tuesday morning. Investigators said the fire started in the back room of a cellular phone store in 2000 block of... (More)
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