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    Witnesses: driver was doing at least 100 mph before deadly crash

    Updated: 11:13 PM 2/4/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Witnesses said a man was driving at speeds greater than 100 mph just before he crashed his truck on North Flannery road Tuesday morning, leaving behind a deadly wreckage. "[He was going] about a 120-130 miles an hour," witness Matthew Whitworth said as he described what... (More)
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    Prosecutor: Pistorius shot lover as they talked

    Prosecutor: Pistorius shot lover as they talked

    Updated: 6:55 AM 4/11/2014

    PRETORIA, South Africa - The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has told the world-famous athlete that he fatally shot his girlfriend through a toilet door as they were talking. Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel insists that Pistorius intentionally killed Reeva Steenkamp and put it Friday during cross-examination of the... (More)
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    Ten dead in fiery tour bus wreck

    Ten dead in fiery tour bus wreck

    Updated: 6:53 AM 4/11/2014

    ORLAND, CA - The California Highway Patrol says the drivers of a FedEx delivery truck and a charter bus carrying high school students on a college visit are among the 10 people who were killed in a fiery crash on a Northern California interstate. In addition to both drivers, the... (More)
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    One more 'Big Money Block Boyz' wanted, others arrested

    Updated: 6:51 AM 4/11/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A gang police say was committing murder, dealing drugs and shooting up houses was busted in a multi-parish round up Thursday afternoon. Authorities arrested 27 members of the 'Big Money Block Boyz' for charges that include attempted murder, selling illegal drugs, illegal firearms and racketeering. One... (More)
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    Turns out, there never was a problem with Eden Church Road

    Updated: 6:50 AM 4/11/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Thursday night the Livingston Parish Council talked about the real problem on Eden Church Road: clogged drains and not bad design. For years, residents along Eden Church have complained about flooding, no matter how little or how much it rained. "That's all I can ask... (More)
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    House burns after neighbors report snooping person nearby

    House burns after neighbors report snooping person nearby

    Updated: 6:49 AM 4/11/2014

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Fire investigators believe an arsonist lit a vacant house on fire Thursday evening. Smoke and flames poured from the home on Hope Circle, off Lockhart Road. Viewer-video shows massive flames engulfing the structure. Now, there is a search for the person who started the inferno. ... (More)
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    Pat Shingleton: "A Masterful Course."

    Pat Shingleton: "A Masterful Course."

    Updated: 4:00 AM 4/11/2014

    The entrance to Augusta National includes 122 Magnolia trees that canopy the club's entrance. Nine years ago, my son Michael and I enjoyed the final rounds of The Masters. Our friend Paddy Quigley provided guidance, suggesting placement of portable chairs on #18 before walking the course. Our chairs were steps... (More)
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    'Kissing Congressman' facing resignation push, Alexander would consider run

    'Kissing Congressman' facing resignation push, Alexander would consider run

    Updated: 10:38 PM 4/10/2014

    BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal joined the Louisiana Republican Party in saying Rep. Vance McAllister should resign amid the kissing scandal. "Congressman McAllister's behavior is an embarrassment and he should resign," the governor said Thursday. McAllister said a day earlier, he was not expecting to be in Washington,... (More)
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    Six hospitalized after smoking synthetic weed

    Six hospitalized after smoking synthetic weed

    Updated: 9:44 PM 4/10/2014

    DONALDSONVILLE- Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish spent Thursday night investigating the sudden illness of six people who smoked synthetic marijuana. Investigators said the group, who smoked the fake weed at various locations and not all in one location, were treated at an area hospital. The incident was described as... (More)
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    Attempted armed robbery on LSU's campus

    Attempted armed robbery on LSU's campus

    Updated: 9:09 PM 4/10/2014

    BATON ROUGE - LSU police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened on campus. LSU officials sent out an emergency text to the campus community. According to the text, the attempted robbery happened at the corner of Alaska St. And Aster St. Investigators said the subject was... (More)
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    Grand Jury indicts gang members with racketeering

    Updated: 6:46 PM 4/10/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Leaders, members and associates of the "Big Money Block Boyz" gang have been charged by an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury in separate indictments on drug-related counts ranging from racketeering and conspiracy to attempted murder and obstruction of justice. In all, 28 people are charged in... (More)
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    Brusly chief indicted for theft, malfeasance

    Updated: 6:46 PM 4/10/2014

    BRUSLY - A grand jury handed up an indictment Thursday against Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley, who admitted to News 2's Investigative Unit earlier this year he used a city gas card to fill up his personal vehicle and boat with hundreds of dollars in fuel. The indictment accused... (More)
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    Pressure mounts for "Kissing Congressman" to resign

    Updated: 6:15 PM 4/10/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Republicans called on Rep. Vance McAllister to resign his seat Thursday, days after a video showing McAllister kissing a senior aide created controversy for the congressman. The state party's chairman, Roger F. Villere Jr., called McAllister's actions a "breach of trust." McAllister ran on a... (More)
  • 2 Your Health

    Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

    Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

    Updated: 5:56 PM 4/10/2014

    WASHINGTON - A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration. The move comes just a week after the close of the rocky enrollment period for President Barack Obama's health care law. Website failures marred the opening weeks of the six-month... (More)
  • Local News

    Parents want safer school bus stop on Cadillac St.

    Updated: 5:53 PM 4/10/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of a child hit at a school bus stop this week are calling for better conditions for students on Cadillac Street. The collision happened at the corner of Cadillac Street and Simplex Street near Sharon Hills Elementary. Neighbors said there are overgrown trees and... (More)
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    Banning e-cig sales to minors wins more support

    Banning e-cig sales to minors wins more support

    Updated: 5:15 PM 4/10/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A proposal to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors in Louisiana continues to win support from state lawmakers. The House Judiciary Committee advanced the bill (House Bill 208) by Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, without objection Thursday, sending it to the full House for debate.... (More)
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