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    BRPD: Officer bit by shooting suspect

    BRPD: Officer bit by shooting suspect

    Updated: 8:45 AM 9/30/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A suspected gunman is behind bars after he allegedly bit an officer responding to the shooting. The shooting happened just before midnight in the 3100 block of Dalton St. According to investigators, the male victim was treated for a gunshot wound to his right arm. ... (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)
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    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)
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    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)
  • Sports

    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)
  • Local News

    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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  • WBRZ Weather

    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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    Pat Shingleton: Loggin' the Weather

    Pat Shingleton: Loggin' the Weather

    Updated: 4:00 AM 9/30/2014

    Years ago, manual weather readings were conducted at the Baton Rouge Weather Service Office. This exercise constituted data collection from instrumentation and other observations. For the last 118 years, an observer has recorded daily temperature readings and observations at a remote location and nature area, 90 miles north of New... (More)
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    Head of Secret Service faces questions about White House breach

    Head of Secret Service faces questions about White House breach

    Updated: 2:11 AM 9/30/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is scheduled to answer lawmakers' questions about an embarrassing White House security breach. Pierson will face critical questions Tuesday from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about how a Texas Army veteran armed with a knife managed to not only climb... (More)
  • Local News

    Deputies outsmart accused, sly casino thief

    Deputies outsmart accused, sly casino thief

    Updated: 10:58 PM 9/29/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who is accused of trying to get away with stealing someone's cash slip from an area casino. Jamey Lobell was booked into jail earlier in September. He is charged with felony theft and misdemeanors of disturbing the peace by intoxication and resisting... (More)
  • Local News

    Parts of Hwy. 61 closed overnight due to wreck

    Parts of Hwy. 61 closed overnight due to wreck

    Updated: 10:44 PM 9/29/2014

    WAKEFIELD - State Police anticipate Highway 61 in rural West Feliciana will be closed well into Monday night and into early Tuesday morning after a truck carrying soybeans overturned. Troopers advised southbound lanes of the highway are closed at Brown Road. Brown Road is south of Highway 421/Spillman Road.... (More)
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