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    Photo becomes front and center in police inquiry

    Updated: 9:15 AM 10/24/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A fired police officer is using a picture of an officer with his eyes closed to continue his fight against the department he worked for until he was terminated. Thursday, Denham Springs Police Chief Scott Jones confirmed the officer in the picture is sergeant Russell Munsell.... (More)
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    TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

    TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

    Updated: 10:51 AM 10/24/2014

    NEW YORK - The TLC network says it is canceling "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family. TLC would not explain why the series was being shelved. But this week TMZ reported that the girl's mother, June Shannon, was in... (More)
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    Jury seated in WBR murder-for-hire trial

    Jury seated in WBR murder-for-hire trial

    Updated: 10:20 AM 10/24/2014

    PORT ALLEN - After four days, a jury was selected in the West Baton Rouge murder-for-hire trial involving a woman accused of having her husband murdered. Monique Kitts is accused of having her husband, Corey Kitts, shot execution-style in their Addis home for the insurance money. He was killed... (More)
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    Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola

    Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola

    Updated: 10:10 AM 10/24/2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washington. NIH spokesman John Burklow says Pham... (More)
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    World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

    World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

    Updated: 10:04 AM 10/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other missions, devastating dozens of cities and towns. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided in the air and exploded over Burma in 1945. He parachuted... (More)
  • Sports

    Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers 35-21

    Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers 35-21

    Updated: 9:15 AM 10/24/2014

    DENVER, CO - Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week. Manning and Sanders connected for a trio of touchdowns Thursday night in the Denver Broncos' 35-21 victory... (More)
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    Pelicans starters see action in win over Mavs

    Pelicans starters see action in win over Mavs

    Updated: 9:15 AM 10/24/2014

    BOSSIER CITY - Tyreke Evans scored 14 points and Anthony Davis added 13 as the New Orleans Pelicans' starters saw plenty of action in a win over the Dallas Mavericks 88-85 in an exhibition game Thursday night. The Mavericks made it close, cutting the Pelicans' 10-point fourth-quarter lead to one... (More)
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    Tabasco is saving lives of Ebola medical workers

    Tabasco is saving lives of Ebola medical workers

    Updated: 9:15 AM 10/24/2014

    AVERY ISLAND - Some orders shipping out of the Tabasco factory in south Louisiana aren't going to homes or restaurants; instead, a hospital in Texas is making orders to use in training workers about how to handle patients possibly sick with Ebola. At the University of Texas Southwestern Medical... (More)
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    Hero deputy, construction workers rescue driver from sinking car

    Hero deputy, construction workers rescue driver from sinking car

    Updated: 9:14 AM 10/24/2014

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy rescued a person from Ward Creek Thursday. The department posted on its Facebook page that some construction workers watched a person drive into the creek from South Mall Drive. The driver was unresponsive and the vehicle was sinking. ... (More)
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    NYC doctor has Ebola

    NYC doctor has Ebola

    Updated: 9:14 AM 10/24/2014

    NEW YORK- A new case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in a patient who recently returned to the city following a stint with Doctors Without Borders. The tests confirmed the doctor was sick with the illness Thursday. He had recently returned from work in West Africa. ... (More)
  • State News

    La. DHH monitoring N.O. area man for Ebola signs

    La. DHH monitoring N.O. area man for Ebola signs

    Updated: 9:13 AM 10/24/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - State health officials are monitoring a New Orleans man for symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus, but say the patient is at low risk and is only under observation out of an "abundance of caution". Officials from Centers for Disease Control contacted state Department of Health... (More)
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    No major U.S. hurricane landfall in nine years; longest in recorded history

    No major U.S. hurricane landfall in nine years; longest in recorded history

    Updated: 8:48 AM 10/24/2014

    Following an extremely active hurricane season in 2005, the US has experienced quite a dry spell in major hurricane landfalls. While there have been some significant landfalls including Gustav, Ike, Isaac and Sandy, the United States has not experienced a major hurricane (category 3+) landfall since Wilma hit Florida on... (More)
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    Enjoy the weekend!!

    Enjoy the weekend!!

    Updated: 4:59 AM 10/24/2014

    You can expect a beautiful forecast today! Expect a chillier start with most areas in the 40s. It's possible for a few areas to reach 80 but most of us will stay in the 70s. The nighttime hours will be clear and a bit warmer, with most of us in... (More)
  • Weather - Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: Raining, On a Scale of 1 to 10

    Pat Shingleton: Raining, On a Scale of 1 to 10

    Updated: 4:00 AM 10/24/2014

    On October 23, 1947, a cafe in Marksville was suddenly filled with news that fish were falling from the sky. As noted in an archived column, a biologist for the Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries provided this account: "In an 80,000 square foot area, thousands of freshwater fish, native to... (More)
  • Local News

    Pharmacy drug ring busted by authorities

    Pharmacy drug ring busted by authorities

    Updated: 8:14 PM 10/23/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police said three people are behind bars in connection with more than two dozen pharmacy burglaries across two states that resulted in about a million dollars worth of stolen drugs. News 2 first reported the details of the year-long investigation on Oct. 10, the... (More)
  • International News

    Too close for comfort

    Too close for comfort

    Updated: 7:48 PM 10/23/2014

    LONDON- A police officer assigned to the Royal Protection Unit at Buckingham Palace was arrested after ammunition was found in personal lockers on the grounds of the palace. The ammo is thought to have come from Metropolitan Police supplies. The officer is suspended from duty and is being... (More)
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