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    Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

    Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

    Updated: 7:03 PM 10/22/2014

    WASHINGTON - The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion. The fallout from that September incident and other... (More)
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    Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal

    Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal

    Updated: 7:00 PM 10/22/2014

    DENVER - School officials say three teenage girls under investigation for possibly trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an online predator who encouraged them to travel to Syria. U.S. officials on Wednesday were still trying to determine how they made it to Europe unnoticed and... (More)
  • Sports

    With Graham limited, Saints receivers doing more

    With Graham limited, Saints receivers doing more

    Updated: 6:52 PM 10/22/2014

    METAIRIE - Even if Jimmy Graham's production dips while the tight end recovers from a sore shoulder, it looks like Drew Brees won't have trouble finding other targets. Recent performances by receivers Marques Colston, Kenny Stills and Brandin Cooks have left little doubt about that. Colston and Stills are coming... (More)
  • Local News

    Chief: Water rate increase needed for public safety

    Updated: 6:52 PM 10/22/2014

    BAKER - Once again, changes in water bills for Baker residents are on the table for discussion. Chief of Police Mike Knaps said he's proposing that the city council increase the base water rate from $9 to between $15 and $20 in order to make up for cuts to... (More)
  • Local News

    Jury selection in murder-for-hire trial continues

    Updated: 6:46 PM 10/22/2014

    PORT ALLEN - A woman accused of having her husband killed faces trial three years later. Monique Kitts is accused of having her husband, Corey Kitts shot execution-style in their Addis home for the insurance money. He was killed almost four years ago and it took three years... (More)
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  • International News

    2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

    2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

    Updated: 6:38 PM 10/22/2014

    OTTAWA, Ontario - A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was shot to death by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-arms, authorities and witnesses said. The attack immediately raised... (More)
  • National News

    Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body

    Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body

    Updated: 6:33 PM 10/22/2014

    COLUMBUS, OH - The family of a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and was diagnosed with Ebola says doctors no longer detect the virus in her body. A family statement released Wednesday through a media consultant says officials at Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and... (More)
  • State News

    Workshops announced for small business competition

    Workshops announced for small business competition

    Updated: 5:51 PM 10/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Small businesses have the chance to compete for a combined $60,000 in cash and prizes for coming up with plans to create more jobs in Louisiana. Capital One Bank announced plans for their 2014 Bayou Classic Business Plan Competition this week, with the winners scheduled to... (More)
  • Local News

    Video of DWI stops to help cops

    Updated: 5:51 PM 10/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE- The city will spend nearly $30,000 to upgrade camera systems in the current DWI task force units and install a system in the mobile breath alcohol test unit. The cameras will be used to capture each instance of a DWI arrest, from initial contact, to the field... (More)
  • Sports

    Record low TV viewership for World Series opener

    Record low TV viewership for World Series opener

    Updated: 5:38 PM 10/22/2014

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Didn't stay up for Game One of the World Series? Don't worry. You were hardly alone. The World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons. According to fast national ratings by Nielsen Media... (More)
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  • Recipes

    Galatoire's Bistro: Provencal chicken sandwich

    Updated: 5:35 PM 10/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Executive Chef Kelley McCann of Galatoire's Bistro stopped by our kitchen on Wednesday to whip up a chicken sandwich that is a certified lunchtime hit at the Perkins Road eatery and manages to be healthy at the same time. Chef McCann said part of the beauty... (More)
  • Weather

    Categories change, risks remain

    Categories change, risks remain

    Updated: 4:40 PM 10/22/2014

    Effective Wednesday, the National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is making some significant changes to their "severe weather outlooks". When severe weather is expected, you may hear local forecasters describing a slight, moderate or high risk of severe weather. Along with an ambiguous and dismissible "see text"... (More)
  • National News

    Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

    Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

    Updated: 4:30 PM 10/22/2014

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he's cautiously more optimistic about the Ebola situation in the U.S. Obama notes that relatives of the only person to die of Ebola in the U.S. have been freed from quarantine. And he notes that two nurses from a Dallas hospital who were infected... (More)
  • State News

    GOP candidates in La. not embracing Bobby Jindal

    GOP candidates in La. not embracing Bobby Jindal

    Updated: 3:50 PM 10/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - While Democrats in Louisiana are largely dodging ties to President Barack Obama this election season, Republicans aren't necessarily embracing Gov. Bobby Jindal. Asked to grade the Republican governor's performance, GOP congressional contenders have answered with middling marks to outright avoidance of the question as support for Jindal... (More)
  • State News

    4 held in New Orleans prison stabbing

    4 held in New Orleans prison stabbing

    Updated: 3:40 PM 10/22/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Four men being held at the Orleans Parish Prison face additional charges after allegedly attacking a man with a knife. Prison officials say a fight broke out Tuesday morning at the prison. A 43-year-old inmate was found with multiple stab wounds. It was not clear... (More)
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