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    Deputies looking for man who escaped during arrest

    Deputies looking for man who escaped during arrest

    Updated: 9:03 PM 1/26/2015

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who was able to break free from a deputy during the course of an arrest Monday night. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's office sent an alert, asking people in the area of Airline Highway and Highway 74 to be on the... (More)
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    Price war to get into space

    Price war to get into space

    Updated: 7:49 PM 1/26/2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA- Once American commercial companies start flying into space, NASA expects to save millions in not having to pay Russia for a left. SpaceX and Boeing say they are ready to make their first manned test flights in two-years. NASA choose the companies to move American astronauts... (More)
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    Woman held in death of baby dumped in recycling material

    Woman held in death of baby dumped in recycling material

    Updated: 7:42 PM 1/26/2015

    ROSEVILLE, MICHIGAN- A 24-year-old woman is held in the death of a newborn found in a recycling center in suburban Detroit. The baby was between one and 3 days old and police are still soliciting tips in the case. The chief of Roseville did not release specifics or name... (More)
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    Double murder investigated in Donaldsonville

    Double murder investigated in Donaldsonville

    Updated: 7:31 PM 1/26/2015

    DONALDSONVILLE - Two people were shot dead Monday afternoon in Donaldsonville roughly an hour before an anti-crime rally was scheduled to begin. The shooting happened on Latino Drive off of St. Patrick Street. The sheriff's office identified one of the victims as 37-year-old Chad Nichols. The parish sheriff... (More)
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    Thousands of cards deactivated over ATM skimmers

    Updated: 6:47 PM 1/26/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police confirmed Monday local, state, and federal authorities are looking into a major compromise of ATMs along the I-10 corridor from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. The investigation reportedly centers around devices called "skimmers" which were placed on dozens of ATMs at Whitney Banks.... (More)
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    EBR School worker accused of stealing electronics

    Updated: 6:46 PM 1/26/2015

    BATON ROUGE - A former EBR School employee was arrested accused of stealing nearly $9,500 worth of iPads, projectors and other electronics from Northdale Superintendent's Academy. The theft was discovered as the EBR School System conducted a routine inventory of items. The principal at the school contacted authorities once... (More)
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    NOLA Mayor Landrieu's family car stolen over weekend

    NOLA Mayor Landrieu's family car stolen over weekend

    Updated: 6:09 PM 1/26/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - The Big Easy's crime problem struck close to home for New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu over the weekend as one of his family's cars was stolen, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. WWL-TV reports that deputies recovered the 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee around 7:30 p.m.... (More)
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    More cable barriers coming to La. interstates

    Updated: 5:51 PM 1/26/2015

    BATON ROUGE - The Department of Transportation and Development plans to have cable barriers installed along interstates state-wide in the next few years. Right now, DOTD has installed approximately 105.22 miles of cable barriers throughout the state at a cost of $11.6 million. Around 50 miles of cable barriers... (More)
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    Indiana fugitive captured in Baton Rouge

    Indiana fugitive captured in Baton Rouge

    Updated: 5:27 PM 1/26/2015

    BATON ROUGE - An Indiana fugitive wanted for numerous violent offenses has been captured in Baton Rouge. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office says agents with their Fugitive Apprehension Unit found 22-year-old Ira Lee Brown III, of Indianapolis, Indiana, at a home in Baton Rouge late Friday. Brown was booked into... (More)
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    New Orleans man sentenced to 30 years for carjacking

    New Orleans man sentenced to 30 years for carjacking

    Updated: 5:07 PM 1/26/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man with "REDRUM" - murder spelled backward - tattooed across his forehead has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for carjacking a 68-year-old woman in a Metairie parking lot 15 months ago and being a habitual offender. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 38-year-old Daryle Guillot... (More)
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    New $103M midyear deficit because of oil price plummet

    New $103M midyear deficit because of oil price plummet

    Updated: 5:02 PM 1/26/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana has a more than $103 million deficit to close in its $25 billion budget because of the continuing fall in oil prices. And next year's budget shortfall now reaches $1.6 billion. The state's budget troubles deepened Monday with the adjustments of the state's income forecasting panel,... (More)
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    Dr. Z follows up on a relaxant procedure in studio

    Updated: 4:59 PM 1/26/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz and her patient Tom returned to the set of WBRZ News 2 at 4 on Monday afternoon to review the results of a "relaxant" that Dr. Z applied to her patient on one of our broadcasts two weeks ago. Dr. Z applied... (More)
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    Sheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled

    Sheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled

    Updated: 4:49 PM 1/26/2015

    WASHINGTON - Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google to shut down a police-reporting feature on a popular smartphone traffic app. The sheriffs say the real-time tracking puts police officers' lives in danger. The Waze app is a combination of GPS navigation and social networking. It has 50 million users in... (More)
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    LSU Baseball ranked No. 2 in 2015 preseason poll

    LSU Baseball ranked No. 2 in 2015 preseason poll

    Updated: 4:43 PM 1/26/2015

    BATON ROUGE - LSU came in at the No. 2 position in the 2015 Baseball America preseason poll released Monday afternoon, giving the Tigers their second Top 4 ranking among teams in the nation as they rank No. 4 in the Collegiate Baseball newspaper preseason poll released at the end... (More)
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    Million Dollar Man: Kevin Steele's contract released and spring dates announced

    Million Dollar Man: Kevin Steele's contract released and spring dates announced

    Updated: 3:42 PM 1/26/2015

    BATON ROUGE - New LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will make $1 million per year with performance-based incentives that could push that number to $1.125 million each of the next two years. The contract breaks down into a $500,000 base salary with an additional $500,000 in "supplemental media compensation",... (More)
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    Drone incident renews questions over White House security

    Drone incident renews questions over White House security

    Updated: 3:21 PM 1/26/2015

    WASHINGTON - There are new questions today about White House security, after a two-foot-long drone crashed on the White House grounds overnight. Officials say a man later came forward to say that he'd been flying the drone for fun, and that he hadn't meant to fly it over the White... (More)
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