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    Mother, son murdered in Gonzales

    Mother, son murdered in Gonzales

    Updated: 6:36 AM 4/17/2014

    GONZALES -The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a double murder in Gonzales.

    Two people were found dead in a home on Lakeway Cove Drive off of LA-44 early Thursday morning. A spokesperson confirmed that 40-year-old Dewona Green and her son were killed.

    An investigation is underway.

    We'll have more information for you as it becomes available.

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    LSU's busy week continues with visit to St. Jude Hospital

    Updated: 7:12 AM 4/17/2014

    MEMPHIS, TN - The LSU baseball team continued a busy week as they visited the St. Jude children's research hospital in Memphis as they spend spring break on the road. The Tigers got off to a good start to their week with a 13-5 win over Southern Mississippi on... (More)
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    Blast on site of ammunition plant kills 1

    Blast on site of ammunition plant kills 1

    Updated: 7:10 AM 4/17/2014

    NASHVILLE, TN - An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where ammunition is made has killed one person and left three others injured. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives spokesman Michael Knight says rescue workers were called Wednesday afternoon to a blast at the Rio Ammunition plant in... (More)
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    Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

    Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

    Updated: 7:06 AM 4/17/2014

    LYNCHBURG, VA - Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his appearance on Wednesday. Earlier this month, another possible Republican... (More)
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    Man accused of stealing crawfish from traps

    Man accused of stealing crawfish from traps

    Updated: 7:01 AM 4/17/2014

    CROWLEY - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested a 39-year-old Crowley man who is accused of stealing crawfish from traps in an Acadia Parish pond. Sheriff Wayne Melancon said Jason Paul Mire faces up to 10 years in prison at hard labor and a fine up to $3,000. Melancon... (More)
  • Saints

    Sharper's attorneys to question Arizona evidence

    Sharper's attorneys to question Arizona evidence

    Updated: 6:55 AM 4/17/2014

    PHOENIX, AZ- Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday to question the evidence being used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women. A judge began a hearing on the subject Wednesday, and... (More)
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    Texas town recovering year after deadly blast

    Texas town recovering year after deadly blast

    Updated: 6:50 AM 4/17/2014

    WEST, TX - Residents of the small Texas town of West are honoring the past but looking ahead on the one-year anniversary of a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people. A fire at the West Fertilizer Company triggered a blast so powerful that it leveled nearby homes and schools.... (More)
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    Police exchange gunfire with group, officer injured

    Police exchange gunfire with group, officer injured

    Updated: 6:40 AM 4/17/2014

    BATON ROUGE- A narcotics search warrant ended with an exchange of gunfire where a Baton Rouge Police officer was injured. The incident happened on 36th at Cain Street, near the intersection of North Acadian and Gus Young. Police said they only could release preliminary information and more is... (More)
  • Weather - Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: "Titanic Wierdness..."

    Pat Shingleton: "Titanic Wierdness..."

    Updated: 4:00 AM 4/17/2014

    "Pat Shingleton's Weather News" is just that, a gathering of items from sources such as The Almanac of the Infamous, Incredible and Ignored. On April 14, 1912, before the Titanic hit an iceberg, Rev. Charles Morgan fell into a fitful sleep filled with frantic voices and crashing waves. Hearing the... (More)
  • Local News

    Parents, students, and faculty respond to school's abrupt closure

    Updated: 10:45 PM 4/16/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Career Academy Public Charter High School in Baton Rouge is closing because there is no building to accommodate the students. The building is rented out by East Baton Rouge Parish Schools and it is asking for the building back for a new magnet middle school... (More)
  • State News

    Worker resigns after Congressman's kiss goes viral

    Worker resigns after Congressman's kiss goes viral

    Updated: 10:23 PM 4/16/2014

    MONROE- The woman some have fingered as the source of a leaked video where Rep. Vance McAllister is seen kissing an aid has resigned, KNOE TV reported Wednesday. Leah Gordon was the district manager at the office where McAllister kissed the woman who was not his wife. The video... (More)
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    Sunshine Bridge construction creates problems for drivers

    Updated: 9:52 PM 4/16/2014

    DONALDSONVILLE - Structural repairs to the Sunshine Bridge are creating long commutes and no room for error for drivers. Since February, the bridge has been down to one lane in each direction and with a 13-and-a-half feet height limit. Tuesday, an 18-wheeler clipped the overhead metal barrier, which... (More)
  • Sports

    Pelicans top Rockets in season finale

    Pelicans top Rockets in season finale

    Updated: 9:51 PM 4/16/2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tyreke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans closed out a difficult season with a crowd pleasing 105-100 victory over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. It was the second straight victory for the Pelicans, both starring Evans' relentless hustle... (More)
  • Local News

    Man in 20s faces 6th DWI

    Man in 20s faces 6th DWI

    Updated: 8:46 PM 4/16/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - a 29-year-old faces his 6th DWI offense after State Police arrested him for causing a head-on wreck on February 1, 2014. State Troopers arrested Lee Edward Easley today on charges of DWI, reckless operation, negligent injuring and possession of marijuana. Investigators said Easley was driving... (More)
  • National News

    Facebook mobile users have to download Messenger

    Facebook mobile users have to download Messenger

    Updated: 7:51 PM 4/16/2014

    PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA- Facebook is eliminating instant messaging for mobile and tablet users who will now have to download Messenger, the dedicated texting app Facebook rolled out three-years ago. The company says the change will give users a faster and better experience. The update will first affect Android... (More)
  • National News

    Police response investigated

    Police response investigated

    Updated: 7:44 PM 4/16/2014

    DENVER, COLORADO- A woman was shot in the head while on a 911 call to police and authorities are investigating if officers responded quickly enough since she was 15-minutes into the call for help. S he told the 911 operator that her husband was hallucinating and asked her to... (More)
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