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    Second raise announced for LSU faculty, staff

    Second raise announced for LSU faculty, staff

    Updated: 3:25 PM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's president announced that the university's faculty and staff will receive another boost to their pay in the coming academic year. F. King Alexander said the flagship campus will see an average 3 percent merit pay increase for the 2014-2015 academic year. The campus also saw... (More)
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    Rick Perry to take over as TAF president and CEO

    Rick Perry to take over as TAF president and CEO

    Updated: 3:12 PM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Ronald Richard announced on Friday that he is stepping down as President and CEO of the Tiger Athletic Foundation and will be replaced by current Senior Vice-President Rick Perry. Richard will remain with the nonprofit organization that supports LSU athletics as president and CEO Emeritus. ... (More)
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    Two men arrested in meth lab bust

    Two men arrested in meth lab bust

    Updated: 1:26 PM 7/25/2014

    INDEPENDENCE - Narcotics agents with the Tri Parish Task Force shut down an active meth lab and arrested two men during a planned raid of an Independence home on Monday. Deputies took 37-year-old Peter Scalia of Robert and 36-year-old William Parson of Independence into custody after a search of... (More)
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    Transformer fire cuts power in BR

    Transformer fire cuts power in BR

    Updated: 12:12 PM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters responded to a transformer that exploded and caught fire in Baton Rouge Friday.

    It happened near the intersection of Perkins and Bluebonnet just before noon.

    The fire knocked out power to around two dozen customers, according to Entergy. One of them included a grocery store in the area.

    There's no word of any injuries from this fire.

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    Man accused of fourth DWI

    Man accused of fourth DWI

    Updated: 12:06 PM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man on charges of fourth offense DWI and said he has a history of drunk driving arrests dating back to 1989. A patrolling officer stopped Gregory McKinley, 55, shortly after 8 p.m. on Wednesday night as he travelled southbound on Plank Road. Police... (More)
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    Obscene run-in investigated

    Obscene run-in investigated

    Updated: 12:00 PM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for help identifying a person seen on surveillance cameras following a woman in Baton Rouge while making obscene comments and actions. Police said just after midnight on the morning of July 13 the man began following the woman in the 4000 block of Nicholson... (More)
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    Investar parent reports fall in earnings

    Investar parent reports fall in earnings

    Updated: 10:31 AM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The parent of Investar Bank says its second-quarter earnings fell to $1.1 million or 26 cents a share from $1.7 million of 44 cents a share in the same period a year ago. Baton Rouge-based Investar Holding Corp. said the year-ago results included a $900,000 one-time gain... (More)
  • International News

    Iran confirms it is holding 4 journalists

    Iran confirms it is holding 4 journalists

    Updated: 10:30 AM 7/25/2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Iran is confirming that it has detained four journalists, including a reporter for The Washington Post and two U.S. freelance photographers, but is not saying why they are being held. The Washington Post says its correspondent, Jason Rezaian, and his wife were detained Tuesday evening in the... (More)
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    Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to be honored today

    Updated: 8:59 AM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux and seven others will be inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame today. "I am humbled by the honor of being recognized by my colleagues and the community," Sheriff Gautreaux says. "I entered a career in law enforcement... (More)
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    LSP: Man not buckled-up in fatal accident

    LSP: Man not buckled-up in fatal accident

    Updated: 8:59 AM 7/25/2014

    Plaquemine - According to Louisiana State Police, a Plaquemine man wasn't wearing his seatbelt when he was killed in a car crash in Iberville Parish. 64-year-old Winsley St. Pierre, Jr. was the only driver involved in the accident. Police say he was driving south on LA Hwy. 75 when... (More)
  • State News

    First Louisiana West Nile death of the year

    First Louisiana West Nile death of the year

    Updated: 8:58 AM 7/25/2014

    SHREVEPORT - Louisiana health officials say a person in Shreveport has died from the West Nile virus. The individual who died was between 60 and 74 years old. The gender of the victim has not been released at this time. Martha Whyte, public health chief in northwest Louisiana, tells the... (More)
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  • HS Sports

    Sports2-a-Days Preview: Albany Hornets

    Updated: 8:57 AM 7/25/2014

    The Albany Hornets will lean on their run game and six returners coming back from the 2013 team this coming season.

    Second year head coach Blane Westmoreland is hoping his team can improve upon their 3-7 mark last year and overcome some of those last minute defeats from 2013.

    Five starters are back on the defensive side of the ball.

     

  • Local News

    Lawsuit likely after school board votes to drop two members

    Lawsuit likely after school board votes to drop two members

    Updated: 8:56 AM 7/25/2014

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members refused to leave Thursday's meeting before making a decision on whether or not to eliminate the number of seats on the board. About six hours after the meeting began, the board voted to eliminate two seats and move forward with... (More)
  • National News

    Case worker killed when patient, doctor exchange gunfire

    Updated: 8:05 AM 7/25/2014

    DARBY, PA - Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect himself. Delaware District Attorney Jack Whelan says Dr. Lee Silverman was grazed in the... (More)
  • International News

    France says Air Algerie plane wreckage found

    Updated: 7:53 AM 7/25/2014

    PARIS, France - French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali. A message posted Friday on the website of President Francois Hollande said the wreckage had been clearly identified despite the disintegration of the aircraft, and... (More)
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    Popular campground ripped apart by tornado

    Updated: 7:49 AM 7/25/2014

    CAPE CHARLES, VA - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will tour a campground on the Eastern Shore where two people were killed and dozens were injured after a tornado hit. McAuliffe is scheduled to visit the Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort on Friday. A married couple from Jersey City, New... (More)
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