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    Police: 2 dead in WBR crash

    Police: 2 dead in WBR crash

    Updated: 10:23 AM 9/20/2014

    PORT ALLEN - State police say two people were killed after rear ending another vehicle in an early morning crash in Port Allen. It happened on US Hwy 190 west of Bueche Road in Port Allen. Police say the crash closed 190 for about 3 hours Saturday morning. ... (More)
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    Weekly address promotes Islamic State countermeasures

    Weekly address promotes Islamic State countermeasures

    Updated: 10:37 AM 9/20/2014

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama used his weekly media message to promote his policies aimed at blunting Islamic State militants who control large swaths of Iraq and Syria. Emphasizing that it's not just America's fight, Obama repeated his vow not to commit troops to fighting another ground war in Iraq,... (More)
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    Florida State suspends Winston for entire game

    Florida State suspends Winston for entire game

    Updated: 10:34 AM 9/20/2014

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletics director Stan Wilcox have announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday. Winston was originally suspended for just the first half after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about female anatomy... (More)
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    Murdered teen honored with football jersey

    Updated: 10:23 AM 9/20/2014

    DONALDSONVILLE - A community remembered 15-year-old Brandon Augusta under the Friday night lights this week. Augusta was murdered; his body was found beaten to death behind a levee a month ago. He had been missing for a week. Law enforcement is still searching for the killer. Donaldsonville High... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: "From the Garden to the Freezer"

    Pat Shingleton: "From the Garden to the Freezer"

    Updated: 5:00 AM 9/20/2014

    Recent wet weather has slightly delayed our sugarcane harvest. The purchase of the "deep-freezer" by my dad in the 1960s became a storage locker for the fruits and vegetables from our garden in Ellwood City, PA. As noted in a previous column, fruit trees included: apple, pear, peach, plum and... (More)
  • HS Sports

    High School Football - Week 3 Scores

    Updated: 12:02 AM 9/20/2014

    High School Football Friday's Scores courtesy of The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Adams Christian, Miss. 46, Cenla Christian Academy 14 Airline 28, Franklin Parish 14 Amite 20, Southern Lab 16 Archbishop Shaw 56, South Lafourche 15 Ascension Catholic 23, Christian Life Academy 12 Avoyelles 40, Jonesboro-Hodge 26 Basile 42,... (More)
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    Catholic rides Guice to 3-0 record with win over Denham Springs

    Updated: 12:00 AM 9/20/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Catholic High once again used its star running back to overpower an opponent, as Derrius Guice led the way to a Bears 35-13 victory over Denham Springs Friday night. Guice kicked off the scoring with a touchdown catch from Ian Briam to make the score 7-0... (More)
  • HS Sports

    Livonia rocks Port Allen 46-22

    Updated: 11:59 PM 9/19/2014

    The WBRZ Friday Night Blitz Game of the Week went in favor of the home team early and often. The Livonia Wildcats (2-0) raced out to a 32-6 lead over the visiting Port Allen Pelicans (2-1) and added two more scores to finish the night with the 46-22 week... (More)
  • HS Sports

    Zachary routs East Feliciana 49-8

    Updated: 11:45 PM 9/19/2014

    ZACHARY - The Zachary Broncos turned a 14-0 halftime lead into a rout, taking down East Feliciana 49-8 Friday night. The Broncos stormed out of the locker room in the third quarter, scoring on their first 2 possessions within the first 5 minutes of play. Lindsay Scott, Jr.... (More)
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    Scotlandville stings Glen Oaks 48-6

    Updated: 11:39 PM 9/19/2014

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Scotlandville Hornets scored on their first two possessions and never let Glen Oaks into the game in a 48-6 win over the Panthers Friday night. 

    The Hornets got big contributions from Reggie Cleveland, Levi Lewis and Kaleb Harmon, the latter of whom caught 2 touchdown passes from Lewis in the first quarter. 

    The Hornets improve to 2-1 and the Panthers fall to 0-3.

  • HS Sports

    Plaquemine scores 29 unanswered to defeat Woodlawn 35-21

    Updated: 11:31 PM 9/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Plaquemine trailed Woodlawn 21-6 in the 1st quarter. They didn't allow another point for the rest of the game. The Devils pulling off the comeback victory, 35-21 over the Panthers, scoring 29 unanswered points. Plaquemine running back Austin Mitchell scoring three touchdowns on the night,... (More)
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  • Local News

    Person hit by vehicle outside prep football game

    Person hit by vehicle outside prep football game

    Updated: 11:09 PM 9/19/2014

    WATSON - State Police worked a crash involving a pedestrian outside of Live Oak High School Friday evening. Authorities were dispatched to the scene after reports that someone was hit by a vehicle. Emergency crews were sent to the school shortly before 8 p.m. The Live Oak High... (More)
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    Gonzales man arrested for deadly threats to public officials

    Gonzales man arrested for deadly threats to public officials

    Updated: 9:38 PM 9/19/2014

    ASCENSION - Deputies arrested a Gonzales man Friday for allegedly threatening to kill a local judge and a district attorney. Officials arrested Paul Cleveland, 71, at his home on Cornerview Road after allegedly making threats to the judge and the district attorney working his case for his previous DWI... (More)
  • National News

    White House fence jumper made it inside residence before being arrested

    White House fence jumper made it inside residence before being arrested

    Updated: 8:57 PM 9/19/2014

    WASHINGTON - Part of the White House was evacuated Friday evening after someone jumped the fence. The incident occurred after President Barack Obama and his daughters left for Camp David in Maryland, the Associated Press reported. It was the second time in just more than a week that someone... (More)
  • The Investigative Unit

    DA admits mistake after Investigative Unit report

    Updated: 7:04 PM 9/19/2014

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- District Attorney Sam D'Aquilla lifted his silence Friday over a juvenile rape case his office prosecuted. Tonight, he admits his office may have made a mistake. It all centers around court paperwork that identifies one victim as 12 years old. However, the conviction paperwork indicates she was... (More)
  • Local News

    WBR judge faces sanctions over free trip

    Updated: 7:02 PM 9/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A judge in West Baton Rouge Parish is under fire for taking an all-expense paid trip to Texas. The judge's mode of transportation for the free trip: a private jet. The state judiciary commission says Judge Robin Free exploited his position and recommends he be suspended... (More)
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