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    Theater shooting lawyers in court to discuss video

    Theater shooting lawyers in court to discuss video

    Updated: 2:13 AM 7/22/2014

    CENTENNIAL, CO - Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court to discuss whether a doctor should be allowed to videotape the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes. At a two-day hearing that starts Tuesday, prosecutors and the defense are also scheduled to discuss defense motions... (More)
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    VA nominee McDonald goes before Congress

    VA nominee McDonald goes before Congress

    Updated: 2:09 AM 7/22/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department goes before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday as Congress considers a bill to help the next VA leader do his job. VA nominee Robert McDonald appears headed to easy confirmation. The path for the... (More)
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    Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

    Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

    Updated: 2:07 AM 7/22/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama is embarking on a mission that has regularly proved a winner for him - raising money for his fellow Democrats. Obama on Tuesday is starting a three-day West Coast trip, during which he is scheduled to attend fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

    HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

    Updated: 2:05 AM 7/22/2014

    There is more good news about the HIV treatment pills that are used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus. Researchers say that taking these prevention pills does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses. The results come... (More)
  • Sports

    Aaron Hernandez due in court for status hearing

    Aaron Hernandez due in court for status hearing

    Updated: 2:02 AM 7/22/2014

    FALL RIVER, MA - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for a status hearing in his Massachusetts murder case. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. Lloyd's body was found in June 2013 near Hernandez's North Attleborough home. Lloyd,... (More)
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  • International News

    US wants international push for Mideast cease-fire

    US wants international push for Mideast cease-fire

    Updated: 1:59 AM 7/22/2014

    CAIRO, Egypt - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support for a Mideast cease-fire. But he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term solution. The U.S. stepped up calls Monday for a global push to... (More)
  • The Investigative Unit

    Revised ruling in 20-year-old sentencing case

    Revised ruling in 20-year-old sentencing case

    Updated: 11:43 PM 7/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE- In a revised ruling, the First Circuit Court of Appeals announced a case involving a 20-year-old sentence that has never been served should be sent back to a district court for consideration. The ruling deals with Stanley White of Ascension Parish. White pleaded guilty to killing an... (More)
  • Local News

    Search continues off Ala. beach for missing local teen

    Updated: 11:38 PM 7/21/2014

    GULF SHORES, Ala. - Authorities are searching the coast for a 17-year-old from Ponchatoula who went missing after being caught in rough surf Sunday afternoon. Chaston Brown was visiting the beach after attending a track meet, friends told WBRZ News 2. Brown had played football for Ponchatoula High School... (More)
  • HS Sports

    Sports2-a-Days Preview: East Ascension Spartans

    Updated: 11:35 PM 7/21/2014

    The East Ascension Spartans are rebuilding after a successful 2013 season that saw them make it to the second round of the playoffs. After signing seven players to scholarships last season, fourth year head coach Paul Bourgeois is bringing back just seven starters from that team. The offensive... (More)
  • Local News

    City's lawsuit against dump dismissed

    City's  lawsuit against dump dismissed

    Updated: 10:38 PM 7/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The city's fight to try and block an ndustrial waste landfill in north Baton Rouge is over. A judge dismissed the lawsuit over the permit for Louisiana Land Acquisitions to operate, saying the city failed to formally raise its issues when the Department of Environmental Quality... (More)
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  • Local News

    Deputies: Woman, not man robbed bank

    Deputies: Woman, not man robbed bank

    Updated: 10:00 PM 7/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies believe a woman, who appeared to be a man, is responsible for robbing a bank on O'Neal recently . There is a warrant for the arrest of Terri Larrieu. Larrieu became the suspect when her DNA was matched on the note used in the heist, court... (More)
  • LSU Sports

    LSU freshman likely out after punching window

    LSU freshman likely out after punching window

    Updated: 8:56 PM 7/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE- LSU's Trey Lealaimatafao likely won't be playing this season after he was injured when he punched a window at the football practice facility Monday. Lealaimatafao, a defensive tackle from San Antonio, apparently was upset over an argument with his girlfriend. His arm went through the window and... (More)
  • Local News

    Bridge snarl cleared after evening semi wreck

    Bridge snarl cleared after evening semi wreck

    Updated: 8:52 PM 7/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes opened on the I-10 Mississippi River bridge more than two hours after a wreck involving multiple vehicles including an 18-wheeler completely blocked the westbound lanes Monday afternoon.

    Traffic cameras showed the wreck happened just past the entrance ramp onto I-10 West from St. Ferdinand Street in Baton Rouge.

    Congestion stretched for miles as crews worked to clear the mess.

    No one was injured in the crash.

  • National News

    The chips didn't stack up

    The chips didn't stack up

    Updated: 7:49 PM 7/21/2014

    BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI- The Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant in Biloxi is closing on or before Sept. 19 and workers will be paid up to then. Managers says the casino couldn't overcome and out-of-the-way location and lack of a hotel. The owners had planned to invest $64 million to build... (More)
  • National News

    Drop in kids crossing the border

    Drop in kids crossing the border

    Updated: 7:42 PM 7/21/2014

    WASHINGTON- The number of unaccompanied kids crossing the border has dropped by about half according to the White House. Press Secretary Josh Earnest says a daily average of about 150 children were caught along the Rio Grande border with Mexico in the first two weeks of July compared to... (More)
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