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  • Man sues date for texting during 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2'

    May 17, 2017 12:37 PM

    ROUND ROCK, Texas - A Texas man is suing a woman he went on a date with for the price of a movie ticket after he says she texted through the film and left him at the theater. Brandon Vezmar filed the claim for $17.31 last week. The 37-year-old tells... more »
  • South Korean TV announces election results with Game of Thrones parody

    May 9, 2017 2:10 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Koreans don't need to be bored by hours of vote-counting and punditry that fill airtime ahead of the announcement of a winner in the country's presidential election. Television networks on Tuesday went out of their way to entertain on election day, including graphics that turned... more »
  • Foul odor at Florida store sends three to the hospital

    April 8, 2017 3:15 PM

    MIAMI - South Florida first responders have told local news outlets that nearly a dozen people reported feeling sick from a strong odor at a Home Depot outlet and three of them were taken to a hospital. Authorities say that the odor was detected at a Home Depot in North... more »
  • Weather Service counts 17 tornadoes in Louisiana outbreak

    April 5, 2017 9:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least 17 tornadoes struck Louisiana during a severe weather outbreak that began Sunday and ended Monday. A Sunday morning storm flipped a Breaux Bridge mobile home, killing 38-year-old Francine Gotch and her 3-year-old daughter, Nevaeh Alexander. It's rated EF-1... more »
  • Lightning blamed for fires in Shreveport

    April 2, 2017 6:35 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Lightning may be to blame for several fires in the Shreveport area Sunday. The storm sweeping across the South is believed to be the cause of a tanker fire in south Shreveport Sunday morning. The fire, which was reported around 10 a.m., closed Harts Island Road from... more »
  • Bad-luck suspect arrested after failed robbery and car wreck

    March 20, 2017 5:49 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Police and witnesses say just about everything went wrong for a woman when she tried to rob a bar. Barbara Boyd, manager at Linda's Lounge in Lake Charles, says the woman came in early Saturday, carrying what appeared to be a rifle and demanded money. When the... more »
  • Proposed pipeline provokes heated debate Play Video

    February 8, 2017 11:29 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Discussions over a proposed Louisiana pipeline got heated as environmentalists and oil and gas workers weighed the pros and cons. The Bayou Bridge Pipeline would stretch from Lake Charles to St. James Parish, transporting crude oil. It would join dozens of other pipelines that already run through the... more »
  • Decision to block property developments in Ascension reversed Play Video

    December 14, 2016 10:22 PM

    GONZALES - Developers went head-to-head with Ascension Parish officials to reverse a decision to deny two subdivision proposals. Today, that decision was reversed. Only two board members remained at the hearing, since a third resigned last night. In October, they decided to block one development that would build at... more »
  • Pet owner speaks out after LSU Vet School makes a surgical mistake Play Video

    November 16, 2015 7:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One pet owner is furious after she says the LSU Veterinary School made a mistake that essentially cost a life. At the age of 6, "Hotstuff" was a carefree and loving Weimaraner. Cassandra Tynes adopted him 5 years ago. "I thought to myself, man. He's just a... more »
  • Two Baton Rouge women wanted for bank fraud

    July 28, 2015 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are looking for two women accused of bank fraud and theft. Police say Jontell Poole and Geneal Shavers went to the Pelican State Credit Union in June and deposited three checks worth about $1,350. According to police the checks were written from Poole's... more »
  • Six injured in July 4th lightning strike

    July 5, 2015 6:57 PM

    MANY, La. - Sabine Parish Sheriff Ronny Richardson says six people were injured by lightning at the Cypress Bend RV park on Toledo Bend Reservoir. A lightning bolt struck during a Fourth of July celebration near the reservoir along the Louisiana-Texas state line. Parish Warden Joe Dewil says it's believed... more »
  • Federal data reports over 1,000 bad bridges in La.

    April 5, 2015 3:57 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A federation of consumer advocacy groups federal data show Louisiana has more than 1,800 bridges that need repairs. The United States Public Interest Research Group analyzed Federal Highway Administration data. Sources report that the group found 1,837 structurally deficient bridges out of nearly 13,000 total. The report comes... more »

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