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    Victim identified in early morning shooting

    Victim identified in early morning shooting

    Updated: 12:41 PM 3/1/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the victim who was found shot dead in his front yard early Sunday morning. Police identified the victim as 24-year-old Eddie Simon Jr. who was found with a gun wound to his head on 2800 73rd Ave. around 1:45 a.m. Authorities were originally dispatched... (More)
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    Birthday boy, Justin Bieber, turns 21

    Birthday boy, Justin Bieber, turns 21

    Updated: 6:49 PM 3/1/2015

    CNN - The Canadian pop star sensation, Justin Bieber, is officially out of his teens and now 21.

    Bieber celebrated his birthday Sunday with plenty of sparklers and bottles of bubbly.

    The pop star was also very active on social media for his celebration stating he's "grateful to be alive" and loves "everybody."

    As for his loyal Beliebers, his birthday turned out to be a trending topic online all day.

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    Doctor killed by wife

    Doctor killed by wife

    Updated: 6:36 PM 3/1/2015

    FOLSOM - A Covington area physician was shot and killed by his wife in their Folsom-area home early Sunday morning. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says it received a call from Kacie Breen, the wife of Dr. Wayne Breen, at about 3 a.m. She said an altercation between the... (More)
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    Reed in hunt for Honda Classic title

    Reed in hunt for Honda Classic title

    Updated: 6:21 PM 3/1/2015

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Ian Poulter lost a three-shot lead in two holes Sunday. He still had a share of the lead with Paul Casey going into a sprint-to-the-finish at the Honda Classic. Poulter played bogey-free in the rain-delayed third round for a 4-under 66 to take a... (More)
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    LSU women's hoops secures #4 SEC tourney seed with win over Texas A&M

    LSU women's hoops secures #4 SEC tourney seed with win over Texas A&M

    Updated: 6:12 PM 3/1/2015

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - DaShawn Harden had career highs of five 3-pointers and 28 points and Danielle Ballard added 20 points to lead LSU to an 80-63 win over No. 12 Texas A&M on Sunday. Harden, a senior who came off the bench the previous eight games, hit all... (More)
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    No big winners for Powerball or Louisiana Lotto

    No big winners for Powerball or Louisiana Lotto

    Updated: 4:13 PM 3/1/2015

    BATON ROUGE - There were no big winners in the multi-state Powerball or Louisiana Lotto drawings held Saturday. Louisiana Lottery officials say none of the tickets purchased for the Powerball game matched all six numbers drawn which were: 11-17-25-28-46, Powerball: 12, Power Play: 2. The $80 million jackpot rises to... (More)
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    Child killed in ATV crash over weekend

    Child killed in ATV crash over weekend

    Updated: 3:53 PM 3/1/2015

    CENTRAL - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says a child was killed in an ATV accident in the Central area.

    The incident happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday.

    Deputies say a group of six kids and one adult were on a "Bad Boy Buggy" ATV and lost control. Authorities say 6-year-old, Kohen Kleinpeter was killed in the crash.

    No further information has been released.

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    Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn take the Polar Plunge

    Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn take the Polar Plunge

    Updated: 2:44 PM 3/1/2015

    CHICAGO - Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn made plunges into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Special Olympics Chicago President Casey Hogan said Sunday that Gaga did the plunge with more than 4,500 other participants. Hogan says the singer's appearance was "a very... (More)
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    Louisiana students showcase experiments in Baton Rouge

    Louisiana students showcase experiments in Baton Rouge

    Updated: 11:15 AM 3/1/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Kids from all over the state showed off their scientific experiments that they've been working on for part of the school year. It was the Louisiana STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Exposition at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter school. The school has hosted... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: Expressing Some Expressions

    Pat Shingleton: Expressing Some Expressions

    Updated: 4:27 AM 3/1/2015

    Possibly a clap of thunder today and when the heavy showers hit, they're referred to as "frog stranglers" and "gully washers." "It's gonna come a stump-floater," refers to flooding rain. Our ancestors may have referred to an approaching episode of rain with, "It's comin' up a cloud!" Mentioning, "It's raining... (More)
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    Quarterman's triple-double leads LSU to 73-63 win over Ole Miss

    Quarterman's triple-double leads LSU to 73-63 win over Ole Miss

    Updated: 11:15 PM 2/28/2015

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Tim Quarterman had 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and LSU pulled into a fourth-place tie in the Southeastern Conference with a 73-63 victory over Mississippi on Saturday. Quarterman's triple-double was the first by an LSU player since Shaquille O'Neal did it against BYU... (More)
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    Death sentence for man for making boy hold paint buckets

    Death sentence for man for making boy hold paint buckets

    Updated: 5:22 PM 2/28/2015

    ATLANTA - Prosecutors say a suburban Atlanta man who forced a boy to hold paint buckets outdoors for hours as punishment on a hot June day has been sentenced to life imprisonment plus 50 years. The Fulton County District Attorney's Office says 32-year-old Omar Pitts of College Park pleaded... (More)
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    Hockey ice rink roof collapse due to heavy snow

    Hockey ice rink roof collapse due to heavy snow

    Updated: 4:34 PM 2/28/2015

    CANTON - A youth hockey team escaped without injury when part of a snow-laden roof collapsed at a Massachusetts skating rink. Officials in Canton say everyone is safe after Saturday morning's collapse at the Metropolis Skating Rink. Police say the rear portion of the roof began to fail as a... (More)
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    Driver convicted in hit-and-run death of first grader

    Driver convicted in hit-and-run death of first grader

    Updated: 4:17 PM 2/28/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - The hit-and-run driver responsible for the death of a first-grader last February will spend 10 to 40 years in prison, after being convicted of manslaughter. Arthur Toledano was found guilty Friday in the death of 6-year-old Shaud Wilson, who was struck by Toledano's speeding vehicle while walking... (More)
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    Accident causes traffic on bridge in Port Allen

    Accident causes traffic on bridge in Port Allen

    Updated: 2:11 PM 2/28/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic is backed up in Port Allen right before the bridge due to a accident with a tractor trailer.

    All lanes are now open after an accident blocked the center lane on I-10 East on the Mississippi River Bridge. It happened around 1:15 p.m. on Saturday.

    Traffic officials say the traffic is backed up for 5 miles all the way to I-10 at LA 415.

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    Oyster and drugs violations land two men in jail

    Oyster and drugs violations land two men in jail

    Updated: 1:28 PM 2/28/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Two Chalmette men have been arrested for alleged oyster harvesting and drug violations in St. Bernard Parish. Louisiana wildlife and fisheries agents arrested 33-year-old Oliver Rudesill Jr. and 23-year-old Tracy Gallardo Jr. for several oyster, boating safety and drug violations after a boating safety inspection earlier this... (More)
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