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    School vice principal arrested, accused of sexting student

    School vice principal arrested, accused of sexting student

    Updated: 10:58 PM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE- A vice principal was placed on paid suspension after being booked into jail on charges of computer aided solicitation of a minor Tuesday. Edwin Chastang, one of the top educators at Southeast Middle School, admitted to police that he exchanged nude photographs with a 15-year-old student. The... (More)
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    Sports2-a-Days Preview: Brusly Panthers

    Updated: 11:09 PM 7/22/2014

    The Brusly Panthers are looking to reload and make another run at the postseason in 2014.

    A playoff road win last year brought them to 6-6 on the season, but this year head coach Erik Willis will be breaking in a new offensive backfield.

    The Panthers are working through a three headed quarterback battle to replace last years starter Blake Minola.

     

  • Local News

    West BR man, teen survive near-death camping trip

    West BR man, teen survive near-death camping trip

    Updated: 11:05 PM 7/22/2014

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Minn. - At least two people from West Baton Rouge were injured when a strong storm moved over their campsite near the Canadian border Tuesday morning. Kirk Sanchez, 47, and Hayden Toups, 13, were taken to the hospital when a tree fell on their tent. Sanchez... (More)
  • LSU Sports

    Tiger Stadium gets new perks

    Updated: 11:03 PM 7/22/2014

    LSU is upping their game by taking their game day experience to another level in 2014. The south endzone expansion was put on display on Tuesday as LSU showed off some of the improvements to Tiger Stadium. Along with new premium seating including 66 suites and three thousand club... (More)
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    Planned gravel pit leaves residents between a rock and a hard place

    Planned gravel pit leaves residents between a rock and a hard place

    Updated: 10:51 PM 7/22/2014

    WATSON - People who live in Oak Hills subdivision said Tuesday, they were blindsided by news that a gravel pit is planned behind their neighborhood in Livingston Parish. The gravel mine could be behind houses along Highway 16 in Watson, if the permit is approved. It would be feet... (More)
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    Budget axe swings, takes out police and fire positions

    Updated: 10:25 PM 7/22/2014

    BAKER - Six positions were cut from the city of Baker's budget Tuesday, two firefighters and four police officers. The cuts will help balance the budget that had a near million dollar deficit. The move was approved by the council when it backed the balanced 2014-2015 budget. "We're... (More)
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    Councilman: police department budget essentially $0

    Councilman: police department budget essentially $0

    Updated: 8:33 PM 7/22/2014

    SORRENTO- The town council voted to defund the embattled police department and give voters the chance to shut the department down for good this fall. Tuesday, four council members voted for the moves and were met with resistance from one. Beginning August 1st, there will be no money for... (More)
  • National News

    You're no Hershey Bar

    You're no Hershey Bar

    Updated: 8:04 PM 7/22/2014

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND- A political candidate in Maryland whose last name is Hershey was ordered by a federal judge to stop using campaign materials that look like the famous Hershey chocolate bars. State Senator Stephen Hershey, Jr. used dark brown signs with white lettering but was sued for trademark infringement... (More)
  • National News

    Last body found

    Last body found

    Updated: 7:55 PM 7/22/2014

    EVERETT, WASHINGTON- Authorities believe they found the last body in the aftermath of a massive mudslide from March that killed 43 people in Oso, Washington. The search for victims actually ended in April but workers have been screening debris and were on the look-out for the body of Molly... (More)
  • Local News

    Pointe Coupee launches investigation over fuel discrepancy

    Updated: 6:49 PM 7/22/2014

    NEW ROADS - Some leaders in Pointe Coupee Parish are pushing for an investigation into allegations surrounding the fraudulent use of fuel cards and more. The WBRZ Investigative Unit has learned hundreds of dollars in fuel purchases are in question. "I believe it's fraud and theft," Police Juror... (More)
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    BRFD: More than a dozen rescued from fire

    Updated: 6:49 PM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said 13 people were rescued from a burning apartment building in Baton Rouge Tuesday afternoon. The fire happened at the Savoy Plaza Apartments at 502 Wooddale Boulevard, according to Baton Rouge firefighters. Firefighters said two men jumped out of their window to escape from... (More)
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    Sorrento council to vote on police department

    Updated: 6:09 PM 7/22/2014

    SORRENTO - The town council will vote on a motion to let Sorrento residents decide the fate of their police department and chief of police position. After legislation was passed at the Capitol earlier this year to allow the town to abolish the position and the department, the council... (More)
  • Local News

    911 dispatchers overwhelmed by 'butt dials'

    Updated: 6:00 PM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Call centers in Baton Rouge are receiving an overwhelming amount of accidental phone calls and it's affecting their response to real emergencies. East Baton Rouge Parish averages between 30 and 35 "butt dials" an hour, a number they have seen drastically increase over the last few... (More)
  • LSU Sports

    New look for Tiger Stadium

    Updated: 5:47 PM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The local media got a preview of Tiger Stadium's south side additions project Tuesday afternoon. The construction project, which started after the final game of the regular season, is set to finish on time in the middle of August. Two screens, thousands of seats, a... (More)
  • State News

    Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed

    Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed

    Updated: 5:33 PM 7/22/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction. Federal prosecutors allege that Kurt... (More)
  • Recipes

    Citrus marinade for skirt steak

    Updated: 5:19 PM 7/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The head chef at Mestizo in Baton Rouge cooked up a citrus marinade for steaks. Jim Urdiales used the marinade for the Carne meal at Mestizo, which is a skirt steak. Urdiales recommended marinating the meat at least a day in advance. Recipe for Carne... (More)
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