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    Man, teen killed in aircraft accident

    Updated: 7:47 AM 9/22/2014

    RESERVE - A small helicopter-like aircraft crashed into a canal at the St. John the Baptist Parish Airport in Reserve, killing the pilot and a passenger. Officials say the pilot and his passenger, a teenage family friend, were pronounced dead Sunday night. Their identities have not been released. Port of... (More)
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    Latin flair at the Manship Theatre

    Updated: 8:50 AM 9/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A former dancer from ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" has compiled a group of dancers that will bring some Latin flair to the Manship Theatre. Elena Grinenko starred on five seasons of the hit competition. Now she's leading the Los Angeles Ballroom Studio that will be... (More)
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    Officials think West Nile is killing birds

    Updated: 8:26 AM 9/22/2014

    THIBODAUX - Officials in Lafourche Parish are asking residents to report dead birds. The request is tied to concerns about West Nile virus, which can be carried by birds. Authorities say residents should exercise caution around dead birds and report them to the parish mosquito control department at 985-580-1629... (More)
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    Rock out at the Southeast Louisiana Guitar Show

    Updated: 8:18 AM 9/22/2014

    PONCHATOULA - If you enjoy music or antiques and want a unique festival experience, check out the 3rd annual Southeast Louisiana Guitar Show in Ponchatoula this weekend. It's Friday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Roussel's & Co. (177 West Pine St.). For more information,... (More)
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    Southern University hosts 5k run/walk

    Southern University hosts 5k run/walk

    Updated: 7:46 AM 9/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University kicked off their centennial and homecoming celebrations with the first "Jags Get Fit 5k Run/Walk Sunday afternoon." The university hosted the event to promote healthy lifestyles among students and employees, all while kicking off the festivities for the coming days. University Officials say... (More)
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    Two killed when bus overturns

    Updated: 7:46 AM 9/22/2014

    BEAR, DE - Authorities say a second person has died after a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured. Delaware State Police said early Monday that a second woman had died. They said the 30-year-old woman from Istanbul, Turkey suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead... (More)
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    Tanker flips and spews fuel at Baton Rouge gas station

    Updated: 7:46 AM 9/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Fire officials say an 18-wheeler carrying diesel leaked fuel at a Baton Rouge gas station near the corner of Burbank and Bluebonnet Sunday afternoon. Officials say, the truck made a delivery and the trailer flipped after it was unhooked. According to the Department of Environmental Quality,... (More)
  • National News

    Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect

    Updated: 7:45 AM 9/22/2014

    CANADENSIS, PA - Authorities don't have the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks, but they say they've found the AK-47-style assault rifle that he was carrying. Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Sunday that police believe their massive manhunt is hot... (More)
  • Sports

    Roethlisberger, Steelers top Panthers 37-19

    Roethlisberger, Steelers top Panthers 37-19

    Updated: 7:45 AM 9/22/2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Ben Roethlisberger threw two 7-yard touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell ran for 147 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night. The Steelers had gone eight quarters without a touchdown before Roethlisberger's two scoring strikes in the third. They were... (More)
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    Pizza delivery driver killed in New Orleans

    Pizza delivery driver killed in New Orleans

    Updated: 7:42 AM 9/22/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old pizza delivery driver. Police were called to investigate a man down in the middle of the street early Monday morning. When officers arrived, police said in a new release they found the unresponsive victim suffering from... (More)
  • Southern Sports

    Southern has new life with win over Prairie View A&M

    Updated: 7:40 AM 9/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars may have turned their season around with a win against Prairie View A&M  on Saturday: at the very least, they started off their conference season in the right way. 

    The Jaguars got a lift both offensively from Austin Howard and a couple of key interceptions from the defense as they held off a late Panthers rally.

    The Jags now turn their attention to Alcorn State next Saturday. 

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    Alabama says no weapons found after dorm lockdown

    Updated: 7:17 AM 9/22/2014

    TUSCALOOSA, AL - The University of Alabama says police have searched a dormitory after receiving reports of people with firearms, but a thorough search found no weapons or unauthorized people. In a statement on its website, the university said the information provided to university police and other law enforcement agencies... (More)
  • Weather

    Fall arrives

    Fall arrives

    Updated: 6:04 AM 9/22/2014

    The final day of summer will certainly feel and act accordingly. Early sunshine will promote a rapid warmup to nearly 90°. By the afternoon, skies will go partly sunny with perhaps a shower or thunderstorm. However, unlike the normal driver of afternoon showers-the heat and humidity, today's trigger will be... (More)
  • Weather - Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: Winter, Spring, Summer and Now.

    Pat Shingleton: Winter, Spring, Summer and Now.

    Updated: 4:00 AM 9/22/2014

    At 9:29 tonight, the Sun slides across the equator, initiating the autumnal equinox. Before the designation of seasons, cultures recognized seasons as either rainy or dry. Others recognized them as growing, harvesting and winter, while others have marked ten or more seasons. The designation of four seasons has a definitive... (More)
  • National News

    White House intruder expected to appear in court

    Updated: 2:31 AM 9/22/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance in federal court. Omar J. Gonzalez of Copperas Cove, Texas, faces charges of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a... (More)
  • Local News

    Traffic delays on I-10 west on new bridge

    Traffic delays on I-10 west on new bridge

    Updated: 6:02 PM 9/21/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic is backed up on I-10 west from an accident earlier Sunday afternoon.

    Traffic has been piling up since the accident just after 1:30 p.m. and is now reaching the I-10/I-12 merge.

    DOTD says the accident has been cleared and all lanes are open, but the volume of cars is keeping the area congested.

     

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