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  • Drivers brave icy conditions to make deliveries

    January 28, 2014 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- While people in the area are staying in because of the weather they still have to eat, and one pizza chain is braving the winter weather to bring hot meals to many. Hungry Howie's has been swamped with callers wanting pizzas delivered to their homes. Drivers... more »
  • City leaders delete proposed law about dogs

    June 12, 2013 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders removed an agenda item from Wednesday's Metro Council meeting that would have restricted how long a dog could be tethered. Councilman John Delgado pulled the ordinance and did not say if he would add it to an agenda later. The law would have made... more »
  • Leaders talk about law dealing with chained dogs Play Video

    April 24, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For years, animal activists have called tethering dogs cruelty, and Wednesday East Baton Rouge council members introduced an ordinance that would make it illegal. "That dog is a natural social animal that wants to get out, and when you keep it on that tether, it doesn't... more »
  • Starbucks, actor Dempsey compete for coffee chain

    January 3, 2013 2:09 PM

    NEW YORK- The competition to buy a small coffee chain is getting steamy, with Starbucks and actor Patrick Dempsey among those vying to become its new owners. Starbucks Corp. confirmed that it is participating in a bankruptcy auction Thursday to buy Tully's Coffee, which has 47 company-owned locations in Washington... more »
  • Wreck victims on family's 1st Thanksgiving apart

    November 23, 2012 4:49 PM

    BEAUMONT, Texas - The children of a Houston-area couple killed during Thursday's massive highway wreck in Texas say this was the family's first Thanksgiving apart. V.J. and Richard Leggio tell KHOU-TV that their parents - 64-year-old Vincent Leggio and 60-year-old Debbie Leggio of Pearland - were driving east on Interstate... more »
  • Piccadilly files for bankruptcy protection

    September 12, 2012 11:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge-based restaurant chain Piccadilly's filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week. According to The Advocate, Piccadilly Restaurants LLC said the filing was to head off "an aggressive legal maneuver" by its lender, Atalaya Capital Management. Piccadilly filed for protection in U. S.... more »
  • Sheriff: 11-year-old girl chained to desk, weighed 56 pounds

    September 22, 2010 10:24 AM

    Two people in Holden were arrested after deputies said they found an 11-year-old girl seriously underweight and chained to a desk in their home. Perry Rushing with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said they were investigating an anonymous tip when they discovered the abuse and arrested the girl's father,... more »
  • Louisiana laws allow chaining dogs

    March 29, 2010 10:16 AM

    Louisiana Animal Cruelty Laws allow the chaining or tethering of dogs as long as they have proper food, water, shelter and veterinary care. The Feliciana Animal Welfare Society is taking steps to get chained-up dogs the care they need. Gail Dellafiora, President of FAWS, says it's important to... more »
  • Health law will make calorie counts hard to ignore

    March 23, 2010 5:32 AM

    It will be harder for people to ignore the calorie counts at a restaurant because of a provision tucked into the health care overhaul. The new law will require more than 200,000 chain restaurants to put calorie counts on menus, menu boards and drive-thru's. It will apply to any restaurant... more »

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