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    BRPD: Officer bit by shooting suspect

    BRPD: Officer bit by shooting suspect

    Updated: 10:58 AM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a suspected gunman is behind bars after he allegedly bit an officer who responded to a report of a shooting on Monday night. The shooting happened just before midnight in the 3100 block of Dalton Street. Police said they arrived on the scene to... (More)
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    Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

    Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

    Updated: 12:32 PM 9/30/2014

    SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft says the next version of its flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for... (More)
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    Baton Rouge port to get LNG facility

    Baton Rouge port to get LNG facility

    Updated: 11:49 AM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Port of Baton Rouge will get its first natural gas liquefaction and fueling facility in 2015. Houston-based Waller Marine, Inc. and Omaha-based Tenaska NG Fuels, LLC announced Tuesday Tenaska Bayou LNG will be built on approximately 80 acres at the Baton Rouge port. The facility will... (More)
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    Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

    Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

    Updated: 11:46 AM 9/30/2014

    BALTIMORE - Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday. Maryland Transportation Authority Police say Phelps was going 84 mph in a 45-mph zone.... (More)
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    Jindal administration rewrites LSU hospital deals

    Jindal administration rewrites LSU hospital deals

    Updated: 11:19 AM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has renegotiated its contracts for six LSU hospital privatization deals. The administration hopes to reach a compromise with federal health officials that will keep Medicaid dollars flowing to the privatized patient services. At issue are contracts governing the management transfer of hospitals in... (More)
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    Secret Service allowed to shoot WH intruders

    Secret Service allowed to shoot WH intruders

    Updated: 10:42 AM 9/30/2014

    WASHINGTON - Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says officers and agents are allowed to use "lethal force" to stop someone from getting into the White House. Pierson was not clear about whether the Secret Service is authorized to shoot people trying to jump over the White House fence. She says... (More)
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    Williwhat?

    Williwhat?

    Updated: 10:08 AM 9/30/2014

    If you happened to catch Who Wants to be a Millionaire last night, you may have noticed another weather word that you've never heard before. The word was "williwaw." Unlike "polar vortex," which is a term pulled from a meteorological glossary and warped by the media, this is a term... (More)
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    NFL says mistake made in player prayer penalty

    NFL says mistake made in player prayer penalty

    Updated: 9:15 AM 9/30/2014

    KANSAS CITY, MO - The NFL says Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception. NFL spokesman Michael Signora writes in an email to The Associated Press on Tuesday that "the officiating mechanic... (More)
  • Sports

    Chiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots

    Chiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots

    Updated: 7:20 AM 9/30/2014

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Perhaps the Kansas City Chiefs gave their neighbors across the parking lot a little bit of inspiration with their impassioned performance against New England. Jamaal Charles returned from an ankle injury to score three touchdowns, Alex Smith threw for 248 yards and three scores, and the... (More)
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    Body of missing real estate agent found

    Body of missing real estate agent found

    Updated: 7:16 AM 9/30/2014

    SCOTT, AR - Authorities say the body of an Arkansas real estate agent who disappeared Thursday has been found in a shallow grave at a concrete company. Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Lt. Carl Minden says Beverly Carter's body was found early Tuesday in a rural area about 25 miles northeast... (More)
  • International News

    Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down

    Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down

    Updated: 7:07 AM 9/30/2014

    HONG KONG, China - Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they'll initiate new civil disobedience efforts Wednesday unless their demands for genuine democracy and the resignation of the city's unpopular chief executive are met. The protesters spent another night blocking streets in an already unprecedented show of civil disobedience. Even... (More)
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    Colts' Landry suspended four games

    Colts' Landry suspended four games

    Updated: 7:07 AM 9/30/2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Colts safety LaRon Landry has been suspended four games without pay for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substance policy. Landry has started all four games for the Colts (2-2) and had 18 tackles. He cannot return to the team until after Indy's Oct. 26 game against Pittsburgh. The... (More)
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    Signs to remind drivers of 'Move Over' law

    Signs to remind drivers of 'Move Over' law

    Updated: 7:07 AM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - If you're driving past stopped police cars or stranded motorists on the side of Louisiana's roadways, officials want you to "Move Over." Louisiana's state police superintendent and transportation secretary announced Monday the installation of several dozen signs telling people to "Move Over for Emergency Vehicles." The signs,... (More)
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    Two parishes working burglary circuit

    Updated: 7:06 AM 9/30/2014

    BAYWOOD - Deputies will be adding extra patrols to runs along the end of Greenwell Springs Road after a rash of home burglaries. Burglars hit houses along the stretch of highway in both East Feliciana and East Baton Rouge. Homeowners say they happen in the middle of the day.... (More)
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    Lawmakers angry over failed progress at Comite Diversion Canal

    Updated: 7:05 AM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A tense meeting unfolded at the State Capitol Monday as lawmakers argued over the stalled-out Come River Diversion Project. The meeting got heated as the group met with project leaders about the lack of progress recently. If the project is ever finished, it should ease flooding... (More)
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    A "summery" fall day

    A "summery" fall day

    Updated: 5:55 AM 9/30/2014

    We'll start off sunny this morning, acquiring a few clouds by the afternoon. It will be a little muggy and warm, with a high temperatures of 88 degrees today. We should all stay out of the 90s, but it will certainly feel like the lower 90s. There's only about a... (More)
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