Updated: 1:24 PM 8/23/2014BATON ROUGE - Southern University's board of supervisors voted today against extending the contract of Ronald Mason, SU system president. Southern officials say they came to a decision at saturday's board meeting. Mason tells WBRZ, "The baord leadership wanted to go in a different direct. I wish Southern... (More)
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BATON ROUGE - At 14 years old, Lance Abshire has established himself as one of the best young cyclists in the state...and the country.
At the National Championships in Wisconsin this summer, Lance finished second in both the time trials and the road race.
Both he and his father expect big things from the up-and-comer.
Sports 2's Chris Price has more on this story.
Updated: 1:24 PM 8/23/2014BATON ROUGE- The state released details of its preliminary investigation in the death of a five-year-old who was allegedly killed by his father earlier in the week. WBRZ's Investigative Unit obtained the information late Friday. State case workers said Jay'V'une Bergin was passed from family member to family... (More)
Updated: 12:45 PM 8/23/2014BATON ROUGE, La. - State labor officials say the Baton Rouge and New Orleans metro areas each gained 12,600 nonfarm jobs over the year ended July 31. The Louisiana Workforce Commission reported Friday that seasonally adjusted numbers show that was a 3.3 percent increase to a new total of 397,200... (More)
Updated: 12:12 PM 8/23/2014CHELSEA, Mich. - Authorities say a teen's crutches might have caused a Ferris wheel cab to tip and two children to fall about 15 feet at a southeastern Michigan fair. The Ann Arbor News reported Saturday that a 16-year-old girl boarded the ride with crutches Thursday night at the Chelsea... (More)
Updated: 10:48 AM 8/23/2014NEW ORLEANS - Court papers show that a man charged as a member of the street gang authorities have linked to a shooting spree at a 2013 Mother's Day parade in New Orleans has made a deal with prosecutors. Documents filed Thursday say 25-year-old Richmond Smith admitted to selling heroin... (More)
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Updated: 10:42 AM 8/23/2014LOS ANGELES - Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert. There is no immediate word if the Australian rapper was injured. Azalea fell off the stage Friday night while performing her hit "Fancy" at The Avalon in Los Angeles. Security guards quickly... (More)
Updated: 10:30 AM 8/23/2014GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations. Moussa Abu Marzouk wrote on his Facebook page... (More)
Updated: 5:00 AM 8/23/2014Once a lot is selected, the positioning of the house is determined by the prevailing wind. My grandfather stationed our Pennsylvania house in relationship to the prevailing north wind. Built in the early 1900s, his house had the front door facing west and the back door facing east. The north... (More)
Updated: 11:38 PM 8/22/2014DONALDSONVILLE - The sheriff's office says they've been interviewing persons of interest and have not ruled out any of the people interviewed related to the murder of a teenager last week. "My son did not deserve what happened to him, he was only 15 years old," said the victim,... (More)
Updated: 10:55 PM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers have a good track record against mobile quarterbacks...which should come in handy in week one vs Wisconsin. The Badgers named their starting quarterback Friday with Tanner McEvoy taking the reigns. While he is 6'6" and 220 pounds, the transfer QB isn't afraid... (More)
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Updated: 9:54 PM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State health officials report two new cases of chikungunya fever but none of dengue fever in Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, in its weekly Arbovirus Surveillance Summary released Friday, said so far there have been 10 cases of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness... (More)
Updated: 9:01 PM 8/22/2014SORRENTO - Three people have qualified to run for a job that, in its current form, has no responsibilities. Fern Barnett, Jerry LeBlanc, and "C.J." Martin are running for police chief in this small Ascension Parish town. Earlier this summer, the town council cut the department's budget to nothing... (More)
Updated: 6:53 PM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - The registration period for Louisiana's Nov. 4 election has wrapped up. U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister signed up on the last day of the three-day qualifying period with a flourish, doused with ice. The embattled Republican congressman took the "ice bucket challenge" outside Secretary of State Tom Schedler's... (More)
Updated: 6:52 PM 8/22/2014PORT ALLEN - Port Allen police may be a little closer to finding out what happened at a shooting at a local basketball court. Edith Tillman, 43, and her son, Terrence Tillman, 17, were arrested in connection to the shooting. Edith Tillman has had at least two other... (More)
Updated: 6:47 PM 8/22/2014BATON ROUGE - Coroner Beau Clark released more information Friday from an autopsy of a 5-year-old who died from child abuse. Clark said the preliminary cause of death for Jay'v'une Bergin was blunt force injuries to his head, which had multiple bruises on his face and neck as well... (More)
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