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    Admin. offers new assurances as ISIL vote nears

    Admin. offers new assurances as ISIL vote nears

    Updated: 3:32 PM 9/18/2014

    WASHINGTON - Top administration officials have again been reassuring Congress -- and the public -- that there are no plans to involve U.S. troops in ground combat in Iraq or Syria. The assurances came as the Senate moved toward a vote on President Barack Obama's request to train Syrian rebels... (More)
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    2 women accused of filling forged prescription

    2 women accused of filling forged prescription

    Updated: 3:26 PM 9/18/2014

    DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said an investigation into reports of forged prescriptions at a Dutchtown pharmacy lead to the arrest of two women on Wednesday. APSO Narcotics Detectives began to look into the incident when a pharmacy employee said there was a woman at the store... (More)
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    Person sought after chase caught during lunch break

    Person sought after chase caught during lunch break

    Updated: 3:07 PM 9/18/2014

    GROSSE TETE - Authorities said a third person missing after a police chase early Thursday morning in Iberville Parish walked out of the bayou and right into the arms of a search crew having lunch. Investigators said Angola and Iberville Parish search crews were having lunch at the Tiger... (More)
  • International News

    Ukraine's pleas for lethal aid from US go unmet

    Ukraine's pleas for lethal aid from US go unmet

    Updated: 2:51 PM 9/18/2014

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says $46 million in new assistance that the U.S. will provide to Ukraine's military will help the country defend against Russian aggression. Obama, however, stopped short of meeting an urgent request from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for lethal aid to help his country in its... (More)
  • State News

    Panel backs oil lawsuit supporter

    Panel backs oil lawsuit supporter

    Updated: 1:45 PM 9/18/2014

    HARAHAN - A supporter of a lawsuit against the oil industry has been re-nominated to a seat on a south Louisiana flood control board despite opposition from Gov. Bobby Jindal. The nominating committee for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East on Thursday nominated coastal expert Paul Kemp to another term... (More)
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    W. Feliciana fire burns down barn, injures owner

    W. Feliciana fire burns down barn, injures owner

    Updated: 1:10 PM 9/18/2014

    FRANKLINTON - A gasoline leak ignited a fire that burned a 7,000 square foot barn to the ground and injured the owner in West Feliciana Parish on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters said they responded to a reported fire on Pittman Road at 10:43 a.m. and a crew of 10 firefighters... (More)
  • Sports

    Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

    Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

    Updated: 12:30 PM 9/18/2014

    PHOENIX - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday. The details surfaced in a law enforcement report a day after Dwyer was arrested on aggravated assault... (More)
  • State News

    Malaria identified as cause of illness on ship

    Malaria identified as cause of illness on ship

    Updated: 11:37 AM 9/18/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - Health officials have identified malaria as the cause of an illness that hospitalized at least one crew member aboard a ship that's now docked in New Orleans. The Centers for Disease Control says at least one crew member of the Liberian-flagged ship, Marine Phoenix, tested positive Wednesday... (More)
  • State News

    La men make 33 percent more than women

    La men make 33 percent more than women

    Updated: 11:23 AM 9/18/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - New Census data show that women in Louisiana are paid about two-thirds of what men are paid - the nation's largest gender pay gap. Figures from 2013 show Mississippi's gap was much smaller: about average nationally, at 77 percent. But average pay for both men and women... (More)
  • Local News

    Former police chief won't serve jail time for lies

    Former police chief won't serve jail time for lies

    Updated: 10:43 AM 9/18/2014

    SORRENTO - The former Sorrento police chief who admitted he lied to the FBI during a sexual assault investigation won't serve time in jail. Earl Theriot received two years of probation during sentencing Thursday. He previously pleaded guilty to the federal charges, admitting he lied to investigators who questioned... (More)
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    Trial opens for Detroit officer who killed girl

    Trial opens for Detroit officer who killed girl

    Updated: 10:17 AM 9/18/2014

    DETROIT - A prosecutor has told jurors that a Detroit police officer was criminally negligent when he fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a raid in 2010. Joseph Weekley is on trial for a second time in the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was sleeping on a couch when police... (More)
  • Local News

    Man gets home incarceration over child's death

    Man gets home incarceration over child's death

    Updated: 10:11 AM 9/18/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Nearly 20 years after the crime was committed, Stanley White received a two-year house arrest sentence for the drunken driving death of two-month-old Brittney Deville. White's home incarceration means he can only travel to work, church, or to and from his probation office. Any other travel... (More)
  • State News

    Leesville officers to enforce cellphone law

    Leesville officers to enforce cellphone law

    Updated: 8:49 AM 9/18/2014

    LEESVILLE - The city of Leesville will begin putting up signs in the next few days to remind drivers that a new state law prohibits them from using cellphones in a school zone. Police Chief Greg Hill says officers weren't allowed to enforce the law, which took effect Aug. 1,... (More)
  • Weather

    Gray Thursday

    Gray Thursday

    Updated: 8:46 AM 9/18/2014

    Mostly cloudy skies are expected on Thursday with showers and thunderstorms developing by the afternoon hours. Due to the added afternoon cloudiness and rain showers, thermometers are not likely to make it to 90°. It will still be warm and humid however, with highs in the middle 80s. Since... (More)
  • Local News

    Bids accepted to demolish old Port Allen school

    Bids accepted to demolish old Port Allen school

    Updated: 7:30 AM 9/18/2014

    PORT ALLEN - The fate of West Baton Rouge Parish's first predominantly black school during the days of segregation took another bittersweet step when the school board accepted a $72,000 bid to have the campus bulldozed within the next 45 days. The Advocate reports the board's action comes two months... (More)
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