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    Bourbon St. shooting suspect pleads not guilty

    Bourbon St. shooting suspect pleads not guilty

    Updated: 9:38 AM 8/27/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung Le has pleaded not guilty on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others. Le entered his plea Wednesday. The 21-year-old Le originally was arrested July 4 and booked... (More)
  • Local News

    Ascension breaks ground on new government complex

    Updated: 9:23 AM 8/27/2014

    GONZALES - Leaders in Ascension Parish broke ground on a new governmental complex Wednesday morning. The goal is to have more offices under the same roof. Prep work began about two weeks ago, but the official ribbon cutting began at 9:00 a.m. The new complex is being constructed... (More)
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    PETA files complaints against Hammond turtle farm

    PETA files complaints against Hammond turtle farm

    Updated: 9:22 AM 8/27/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has filed six complaints against a Hammond turtle and alligator farm. One alleges the family is abusing a 6-year-old by teaching him to handle alligators at Harvey Kliebert Turtle and Alligator Farm and Tours. Melody Kliebert, who married into the... (More)
  • State News

    High school student dies after attack at school

    Updated: 9:21 AM 8/27/2014

    ALEXANDRIA - A student at Natchitoches Central High School has died after he was beaten during a fight. The victim was identified as 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith. Smith was attacked in what police are calling a random act of violence. He was air lifted to the hospital following the... (More)
  • State News

    I-10 through New Orleans opens after truck fire

    Updated: 9:21 AM 8/27/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have reopened eastbound Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans after a tank truck hauling 8,600 gallons of fuel overturned, exploded and burned in the median. The accident closed the highway late Tuesday afternoon. The wreckage was removed overnight and the eastbound lanes reopened early... (More)
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  • Southern Sports

    Southern, ULL prepare for in-state clash

    Updated: 9:20 AM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars and UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns are set to square off Saturday at Cajun Field. Both teams won their conference last year, but ULL returns their three-year starting quarterback while SU will break in redshirt freshman Deonte Shorts with his first collegiate start. "I... (More)
  • Sports

    Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

    Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

    Updated: 9:20 AM 8/27/2014

    NASHVILLE, TN - Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test, meanwhile, means Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will miss a full year. Critics of the NFL's arbitrary policy toward domestic violence point to the contrast between the punishments and say... (More)
  • Events

    EBR Head Start looking for teachers, aides and more

    Updated: 9:17 AM 8/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge is searching for Head Start teachers, aides, social workers and others who want to make a difference in the lives of children. They could fill as many as twenty positions Friday at a special job fair. City-Parish Division of Human Development and Services... (More)
  • National News

    US considering new relief mission in Iraq

    US considering new relief mission in Iraq

    Updated: 8:05 AM 8/27/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. defense officials say the Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants. The imperiled town of Amirli ('Ah-mur-lee) is about 105 miles north of Baghdad and just a... (More)
  • Weather

    Pop-up T-Showers Return

    Pop-up T-Showers Return

    Updated: 7:30 AM 8/27/2014

    Your Wednesday will feature early sunshine and a quick warmup to the lower 90s. During the afternoon, clouds will develop along with a few showers and thunderstorms. Widespread activity is not anticipated, though any particularly vigorous storm cells could drop heavy rain and produce a lot of lightning. Nighttime... (More)
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  • Local News

    Summit Electric starts Gonzales construction

    Summit Electric starts Gonzales construction

    Updated: 6:42 AM 8/27/2014

    GONZALES, La. - Summit Electric Supply has begun construction on a new facility in Gonzales. The facility will include 50,000 square feet of warehouse space - nearly twice the capacity of Summit's current Gonzales location. The move also allows Summit to expand its counter sales area, offer additional customer service... (More)
  • Weather - Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: "August, September-Rough Months..."

    Pat Shingleton: "August, September-Rough Months..."

    Updated: 5:00 AM 8/27/2014

    We'll watch three areas, one in the Gulf and two systems in the Atlantic. The months August and September hold the distinction as the worst months for hurricanes and tropical storms for Louisiana. On August 26, 1992, Hurricane Andrew made landfall 20 miles southwest of Morgan City. It ranked number... (More)
  • Local News

    Feds release locations, numbers of unaccompanied minors

    Feds release locations, numbers of unaccompanied minors

    Updated: 10:51 PM 8/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Conflicting information from the federal government shows, to a degree, how many illegal children have crossed into the United States and found refuge with sponsors in Louisiana. The Office of Refugee Resettlement reports on a state-by-state list that there are 1,275 children in Louisiana. Then, on... (More)
  • Local News

    Arrest report alleges repeated assaults on girl by BR reality TV star

    Arrest report alleges repeated assaults on girl by BR reality TV star

    Updated: 10:50 PM 8/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies re-arrested "Sons of Guns" reality show star William Hayden Tuesday for new child sex charges. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office issued a new arrest warrant Tuesday for Hayden on aggravated rape charges. U. S. Marshals arrested Hayden in Livingston Parish, and he was... (More)
  • Local News

    Mother accused of punching kids' bus driver

    Updated: 10:39 PM 8/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A mother faces felony battery on a teacher charges following an altercation with a school bus driver. Jasmine Cleveland, 22, is accused of punching her children's elementary school bus driver in the face, twice. According to court documents, Cleveland jumped on the bus Friday morning when... (More)
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