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    A minor's unaccompanied story

    Updated: 10:22 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - In February, a 17-year-old crossed the U.S. border illegally attempting to find her mother and escape the crime and violence at home in La Entrada, Copán. "She suffered a lot of abuse from her father," the girl's mother, Ordina, said through a translator. "That was one... (More)
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    TPSO: Amite cop accused of kidnapping, rape

    Updated: 10:54 PM 10/1/2014

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies accused an Amite City Police officer of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women in Tangipahoa Parish. Deputies arrested Grant Carruth, 25, Tuesday on charges of second degree kidnapping, aggravated rape, sexual battery, and theft. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said his department has been investigating the... (More)
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    Police investigate Wednesday night shooting

    Police investigate Wednesday night shooting

    Updated: 10:36 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Police said late Wednesday, officers responded to a shooting south of Airline Highway on Plank Road. Officers were not able to release specific information immediately after the response. But, the department said the investigation is centered on the intersection of Plank and Cannon Street. A witness... (More)
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    Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway

    Semi collision closes rural Louisiana highway

    Updated: 9:03 PM 10/1/2014

    NORWOOD - Highway 67 south of the state line was closed Wednesday evening as State Police worked a crash involving two 18-wheelers. Authorities said little information was available shortly after the wreck, but did describe the crash as being a "serious injury" collision. The wreck happened about a mile... (More)
  • National News

    A need for speed

    A need for speed

    Updated: 7:56 PM 10/1/2014

    DETROIT, MICHIGAN- A new version of the classic Chevy Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three-seconds. General Motors says the 2015 Corvette Z06 can hit 60 mph in 2.95 seconds and can travel a quarter mile in under eleven-seconds. Top speed in the quarter... (More)
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    Singing road in New Mexico

    Singing road in New Mexico

    Updated: 7:48 PM 10/1/2014

    TIJERAS, NEW MEXICO- Transportation leaders in New Mexico hope a new "singing road" will slow speeders along historic Route 66. It'll be built between Albuquerque and Tijeras for a new National Geographic Channel series called "Crowd Control" that debuts in November. Tigress Productions will build it. The road uses... (More)
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    Juban Crossing grand opening October 15

    Updated: 6:48 PM 10/1/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Juban Crossing development is just two weeks away from its grand opening after years of delays. Belk is set to open October 15 with three other stores opening the last week in October. Several more stores in phase one will open in November. Wednesday... (More)
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    LSU reported sex crimes see big increase

    Updated: 6:48 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Some crime at LSU saw a big jump last year as statistics released Wednesday show that sex crimes spiked during 2013. A combination of two theories is suspected by LSU Police to help explain why the number of sex crimes spiked on the state's largest college... (More)
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    Timothy Vessel forced into recall election

    Updated: 6:47 PM 10/1/2014

    GONZALES - Councilman Timothy Vessel will be forced to defend his job after 2,188 voters signed a petition demanding he leave office. Vessel is one of two councilmen, including Gary Lacombe, that face the recall, likely to be held in December, after the Save Gonzales campaign worked for months... (More)
  • State News

    PSC OKs refunds for some Entergy customers

    PSC OKs refunds for some Entergy customers

    Updated: 6:21 PM 10/1/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved a one-time refund for customers of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana. The commission Wednesday authorized the refunds which will show on customers' bills starting at the end of October. The LPSC estimates the credit to the average residential... (More)
  • Saints

    Saints leaders aim to keep morale, focus high

    Saints leaders aim to keep morale, focus high

    Updated: 6:18 PM 10/1/2014

    METAIRIE - Saints coach Sean Payton says the uphill climb his team faces is the kind of scenario he had in mind when he and his staff placed an emphasis on the character of the players they acquired. Payton says mental toughness isn't tested so much when teams are winning... (More)
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    Man accused of stabbing, killing girlfriend

    Man accused of stabbing, killing girlfriend

    Updated: 6:15 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing his girlfriend to death after an argument.

    Police charged William Jackson, 40, with second degree murder and obstruction of justice.

    Detectives said they believe Jackson stabbed his girlfriend, 32-year-old Lekeisha Duncan, after a fight early the morning of Sept. 27.

    Investigators said he had put in the hospital for stab wounds, and was just released Wednesday.

     

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    Juvenile violence and truancy down in EBR Parish

    Updated: 6:01 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Truancy has dropped drastically among youth in East Baton Rouge Parish, and local leaders say the creation of the Family and Youth Service Center is helping. It was set up five years ago to address juvenile crime and since they opened their doors in 2009, truancy... (More)
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    Police officer accused of DWI after crash

    Police officer accused of DWI after crash

    Updated: 5:07 PM 10/1/2014

    GONZALES - State Police arrested an off-duty police officer from Gonzales Monday after they said he was driving drunk and involved in a crash. However, his chief says the officer will stay on the job. Investigators said Randy Cloatre Jr. of Gonzales PD was involved in a wreck Monday... (More)
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    Avoid the 'Clean Plate Club'

    Updated: 4:50 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A local etiquette expert warns people to not be a member of the "Clean Plate Club."

    Etiquette expert Marthanne Calvi advised people to eat what you want but never gorge yourself or never be a part of the "Clean Plate Club."

    Calvi recommended everyone eat slowly and enjoy their meals.

    For more specifics regarding etiquette in a restaurant, please watch our video from News 2 at Four.

     

  • State News

    Jindal holds meeting to discuss Ebola preparedness

    Jindal holds meeting to discuss Ebola preparedness

    Updated: 4:00 PM 10/1/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal held a meeting Wednesday to gather updates from state agencies to ensure the state is prepared if a case of Ebola were to be confirmed in Louisiana. The governor said it is important to note that there are no known cases of Ebola... (More)
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