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    Cold case murder victim to be Spanish Town king

    Updated: 10:54 PM 11/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The victim in a cold case murder will be the face of the Spanish Town Mardi Gras festivities next year. Shelby Holmes was shot and killed a few blocks from his home in Old South Baton Rouge in October 2013. Wedneday, the Society for Preservation of... (More)
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    Judge rejects extending early voting

    Judge rejects extending early voting

    Updated: 7:44 AM 11/27/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Early voting will not be extended after state District Judge Todd Hernandez denied part of a motion by state Rep. Marcus Hunter, D-Monroe,. Early voting will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving and Friday for Acadian Day. Hunter had asked for a temporary restraining order to keep Secretary... (More)
  • Weather

    Serving the meal...

    Serving the meal...

    Updated: 5:26 AM 11/27/2014

    ...of sunshine and cool temperatures. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Your Thanksgiving will feature a bounty of sunshine and comfortably cool temperatures as highs head for 60°. If you plan to head out after dinner to do some early shopping-bundle up! With clear skies, temperatures will fall into... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: "Before the First Thanksgiving..."

    Pat Shingleton: "Before the First Thanksgiving..."

    Updated: 4:00 AM 11/27/2014

    William Bradford was not only the Governor of Plymouth Plantation but also a historian. He chronicled the difficulties of the Pilgrim's crossing. The decision to land on the shores of Massachusetts was dictated by weather. The small, 180-ton ship, The Mayflower, sailed near the southeastern tip of Cape Cod on... (More)
  • HS Sports

    Fans' Choice Award Winner Week 12: Nick Brossette and Manny Miles

    Updated: 12:07 AM 11/27/2014

    RB Nick Brossette and QB Manny Miles has made more than a few teams lose their appetite when preparing to face U-High. Just this year alone, Brossette has close to 1,300 yards rushing, while Miles has close to 1,600 yards passing. Both guys are accustom to the spotlight... (More)
  • Local News

    Traffic nightmare eases Wednesday, will return Sunday

    Traffic nightmare eases Wednesday, will return Sunday

    Updated: 10:33 PM 11/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - It's the early Christmas present no one wanted: holiday traffic slowed to a crawl like a family after the big Thanksgiving meal Friday. Traffic jams lingered on busy surface streets like Perkins and the interstate systems well past rush hour. The issues started early. Shortly after... (More)
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    Technology makes our attention spans shorter than a fish

    Updated: 8:50 PM 11/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - For awhile now, cell phones and people have been competing for attention. More than 85 percent of the population has a cell phone or tablet that goes with them every where they go. Kids yet to reach their teenage years may even carry a phone. ... (More)
  • National News

    Clues are in the bones

    Clues are in the bones

    Updated: 7:59 PM 11/26/2014

    DENVER, COLORADO- Ancient bones from gigantic animals found in the mountains of Colorado provide a look at what happened 12,000 years ago when the Earth got as warm as it is today. The bones are of mastodons, mammoths, giant sloths, bison, insects, plants and pollen that were unearthed four years... (More)
  • National News

    President's bills

    President's bills

    Updated: 7:52 PM 11/26/2014

    WASHINGTON- The President says there is no free lunch, and it's true when it comes to his Thanksgiving Day meal or any other expenses. He has to pay out -of-pocket for his meal of turkey, ham, two kinds of stuffing, sweet and regular potatoes and six pies. Its a traditional... (More)
  • Local News

    Stores, shoppers gearing up for Black Friday

    Updated: 6:45 PM 11/26/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Businesses all across the area are stocking shelves getting ready for the mad rush of holiday shoppers. Shoppers in Livingston Parish say it's good to finally shop locally and avoid traffic around Baton Rouge. Before Juban Crossing became a reality many in the parish traveled to... (More)
  • Local News

    State leaders call EPA regulations job killers

    Updated: 6:44 PM 11/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE- State and local leaders are speaking out about proposed changes the Environmental Protection Agency made to air quality. Governor Bobby Jindal called the changes a job killer and said if the new regulations take effect, the impact would be far reaching on Louisiana. The changes would limit... (More)
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    New LSU clinic gives more options

    Updated: 6:43 PM 11/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE- A new LSU urgent health care clinic opening near the corner of Gus Young and N. Foster next month, will provide an additional option for people in need of care who don't want to visit an emergency room. According to Laura Davis, an administrator with LSU Health... (More)
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    Holiday travel highest in five years

    Holiday travel highest in five years

    Updated: 6:07 PM 11/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Highways and streets are clogged on the busiest travel day of the year and much of that traffic is caused by the drop in price at the pump. AAA predicts more than 40 million people will get behind the wheel this holiday season, the highest number... (More)
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    ATC office worker fired, arrested after thefts

    ATC office worker fired, arrested after thefts

    Updated: 5:36 PM 11/26/2014

    BATON ROUGE - State Police said an Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control employee was fired after an investigation into workplace thefts at the Baton Rouge office. Troopers said Lindy Tullier, an ATC office worker, was arrested and accused of stealing cash from her co-workers' purses. State Police... (More)
  • National News

    Grand jury documents rife with inconsistencies

    Grand jury documents rife with inconsistencies

    Updated: 5:34 PM 11/26/2014

    FERGUSON, MO - Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was lying face-down when Officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy, or admitted that they didn't see the shooting at all.... (More)
  • State News

    New Orleans police: woman's body in trash can

    New Orleans police: woman's body in trash can

    Updated: 5:18 PM 11/26/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a city building inspector opened a garbage can and found the partly clad body of a woman who had been stabbed to death. Officer Frank Robertson III says the inspector moved the can to get down an alley about noon Wednesday and opened... (More)
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