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  • First Louisiana West Nile death of the year

    July 25, 2014 7:36 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Louisiana health officials say a person in Shreveport has died from the West Nile virus. The individual who died was between 60 and 74 years old. The gender of the victim has not been released at this time. Martha Whyte, public health chief in northwest Louisiana, tells the... more »
  • 1 dead in St. Tammany crash, alcohol suspected

    July 21, 2014 3:08 PM

    ST. TAMMANY - State Police said a man killed in a wreck on LA 40 in Brusly Monday wasn't wearing a seat belt and may have been intoxicated. Troopers said Billy W. King II, 35, of Bush was driving a pickup truck eastbound on La 40 west of La... more »
  • Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

    July 17, 2014 11:13 AM

    GENEVA, Switzerland - Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s with his energetic performances and recordings that included producing his childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70. His representative, Carla Parisi, confirms today that Winter died in a hotel room... more »
  • PayPal to refund donors in Georgia hot car case

    July 11, 2014 5:30 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - The online payment site PayPal says it will give refunds to people who donated to a fundraising campaign for a Georgia family whose toddler died in a hot car. PayPal spokeswoman Adriana Higuera says the company will soon be issuing refunds to customers who used PayPal to... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies in evening wreck

    July 7, 2014 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a biker who died overnight when his motorcycle hit another vehicle and wrecked in Baton Rouge. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said Travis Castle, 34, of Baker died in the wreck on North 17th and Choctaw Drive. Investigators said Castle was heading west... more »
  • Pedestrian hit by truck dies from injuries

    July 7, 2014 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old pedestrian who was hit by a pickup truck when he attempted to cross Siegen Lane on early Friday morning has died from his injuries. Daniel Rivas of Baton Rouge was crossing Siegen Lane near Industriplex Blvd. at around 2:30 a.m. on July 4 when... more »
  • Israel: Jewish attackers suspected in teen death

    July 6, 2014 11:11 AM

    JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities have confirmed they have arrested a number of Jewish suspects in the death of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off violent protests. In a statement, Israeli police said the suspects were arrested early Sunday. Israel's Shin Bet security agency says the suspects remain in custody... more »
  • Police: Dad sent nude pics while son suffered

    July 4, 2014 3:41 AM

    MARIETTA, Ga - Friends and family say a Georgia man who's accused of leaving his son in a hot SUV was a loving father who was devastated by his son's death. But a prosecutor argued during a three-hour hearing Thursday that 33-year-old Justin Ross Harris was unhappy in his marriage... more »
  • Judge: No bond for dad in boy's death in hot SUV

    July 3, 2014 3:52 PM

    MARIETTA, GA - A judge has refused to grant bond to a Georgia man charged with murder after his toddler son died inside of a hot SUV. The judge's decision Thursday means Justin Ross Harris will remain in jail. Prosecutors laid out their case against him before that ruling, portraying... more »
  • Woman killed in boating accident

    July 1, 2014 9:31 PM

    KILLIAN - A boating trip ended deadly for a couple in Livingston Parish. Wildlife and Fisheries agents say a couple may have hit a tree while boating on the Amite River Tuesday night. It happened about one mile south of Pete's Landing. The woman died from her injuries.... more »
  • State: Speed still major factor in highway deaths

    July 1, 2014 3:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Increased seatbelt use and cuts in impaired driving have helped reduce the number of people killed in crashes in Louisiana and across the nation, but state officials say less progress has been made in reducing speeding, another major factor in those deaths. Lt. Col. John LeBlanc, executive... more »
  • Child killed after hit-and-run driver hits house

    June 27, 2014 12:43 PM

    GRAY - A 2-year-old child was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning after a truck fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run crashed into a house in Terrebonne Parish. The initial accident happened on LA 24 when a pickup truck driven by 20-year-old Tony Milligan of... more »
  • Investigators: Dad intentionally left son in hot car

    June 26, 2014 8:21 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - A Georgia dad was arrested in the death is son after investigators say he left the toddler in a hot car for hours. Justin Harris is charged with murder. He initially told police he accidentally forgot to drop his son off in daycare and didn't realize... more »
  • Off-duty deputy was murdered after reporting burglary

    June 24, 2014 6:13 PM

    ABBEVILLE - Vermillion Parish investigators said two men were burglarizing a house on Monday when off-duty deputy Allen Bares Jr. interrupted their crime in progress. They shot him several times and stole his car before deputies could arrive on the scene, according to detectives. Officials revealed new information... more »
  • Police identify victim of Brice St. shooting

    June 24, 2014 1:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the identity of the victim of a deadly shooting that took place in the 200 block of Brice St. on Tuesday. The victim, identified as 28-year-old Roman Epting, was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds in a vacant house at 242 Brice St. shortly... more »
  • Authorities to address Vermilion Parish deputy shooting

    June 24, 2014 12:03 PM

    ABBEVILLE - State Police and the Vermillion Parish Sheriff's Office announced a press conference to be held today at 1 p.m. following the shooting death of a Vermillion Parish Sheriff's deputy on Monday. Deputy Allen Bares Jr. witnessed suspicious activity in the Abbeville neighborhood where he was mowing grass... more »
  • Curfew in effect after deputy was found dead

    June 23, 2014 9:32 PM

    ABBEVILLE - People in this small community were ordered not to leave their homes overnight Monday as authorities searched for two people who may have shot and killed an off-duty sheriff's deputy hours earlier. The deputy was found dead after calling in a report about two suspicious people south... more »
  • Burned car could be connected to deadly wreck

    June 23, 2014 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators believe they found the vehicle that fled the scene of a Friday morning hit-and-run that left a motorcyclist dead. Police said 20-year-old Eric Fabre of Slidell was riding a Honda scooter north on Airline Hwy. around 12:58 a.m. on June 20 when he was hit... more »
  • Bodies of tubers found on Amite River, identified

    June 22, 2014 5:52 PM

    WATSON - Two bodies were found in the Amite River after Livingston Parish deputies say they drowned. Deputies say Joshua Brantley, 26, and Philip White, 26, were tubing when they went missing on the Upper Amite in the Watson area. They were with a group of about 10 of... more »
  • BRPD identify victim of deadly motorcycle crash

    June 20, 2014 7:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators released the identity of a 20-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on Airline Hwy. early Friday morning. Police said Eric Fabre of Slidell was riding a Honda scooter north on Airline Hwy. around 12:58 a.m. when he was hit from behind by a... more »
  • Sheriff investigating man's death

    May 6, 2014 10:15 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday and investigators hope it will shed more light on the death of a man who was found, injured, lying on the ground. Michael Rodrigue, 55, was found near Claiborne and Houmas Streets Sunday. Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies said he died at a... more »
  • Deadly storms leave behind devastation, flooding

    April 30, 2014 3:40 AM

    PENSACOLA, Fla. - Heavy rains and flooding have left people stranded in houses and cars in the Florida Panhandle, the latest area of the country to be pummeled by a dayslong chain of severe weather. Escambia County spokesman Bill Pearson says rescue crews can't respond to some calls early Wednesday... more »
  • Obama pledges federal help after deadly tornado

    April 28, 2014 6:47 AM

    MANILA, Philippines - President Barack Obama is sending his deepest condolences to those affected by a deadly tornado that ripped through Arkansas. Obama says he wants everyone affected to know that the federal government is on the ground to help. He says the Federal Emergency Management Agency will work with... more »
  • Sheriff: Would-be burglar found dead in oven vent

    April 19, 2014 5:33 PM

    MARRERO - Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a business owner arrived at work to find the legs of dead man dangling from an oven vent in the building's kitchen. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says the discovery was made Saturday morning by the owner of Greg's Food Mart... more »
  • Marine guard shot to death by colleague at NC base Play Video

    April 9, 2014 6:58 AM

    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Authorities say the victim in a North Carolina base shooting died of a single wound to the chest after efforts to revive him. Camp Lejeune (luh-JERN') base spokesman Nat Fahy said the shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when one Marine on guard duty shot... more »
  • UPDATE: Identity released of man killed, dumped in canal

    April 8, 2014 9:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a murder after the body of a 38-year-old man was found shot to death early Tuesday morning. The body of Alexander Scott was found by neighborhood residents around 7:30am in a canal behind houses in the 4300 block of Jefferson Ave.... more »
  • Elderly Hammond man dies in fire

    April 5, 2014 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators are working to determine what sparked a fire that killed a 74-year-old Hammond man Friday night. The fire happened at 508 Phoenix Square. Nathaniel Kelly, Sr. was killed in the blaze. According to the State Fire Marshal, the fire orginated in the hallway, but... more »
  • SC woman faces sentence in breast feeding overdose

    April 4, 2014 6:56 AM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina woman faces 20 years to life in prison when she is sentenced for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk. A Spartanburg County jury found 39-year-old Stephanie Greene guilty of homicide by child... more »
  • Man arrested for heroin death

    March 28, 2014 2:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge man has been arrested for the death of another man. Police say on February 27, Marc Roussel injected Guy Koontz with heroin. Kootz was found dead inside his home from a heroin overdose. Roussel was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison,... more »
  • Victim identified in trailer fire

    March 2, 2014 10:40 AM

    JARREAU, La. - Pointe Coupee fire officials say a man was killed during a trailer fire Saturday afternoon. The fire was on the 5000 block of Island Rd. in Jarreau. Officials say victim is believed to be Henry Jipson, 85. Fire fighters say the fire started in... more »
  • BR Police investigating shooting death

    February 11, 2014 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are looking for a killer after a man was shot to death early Tuesday morning. The shooting took place around 2:25 a.m. at the Spanish Arms Apartments at 4343 Denham St. Police say 18 year-old Devonta Jenks was shot once in... more »
  • Shelby Holmes: A tragic end and a new beginning Play Video

    February 5, 2014 7:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A murder victim's spirit survives after death because of an organ donation. Shelby Homes, 38, was shot and killed in October while he was walking home in Old South Baton Rouge. His killer remains a mystery. But, from this tragedy came hope for Holmes' friend Doug... more »
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

    February 2, 2014 1:52 PM

    NEW YORK - Police say Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his New York City apartment. He was 46. Hoffman was found dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan home. His cause of death wasn't officially determined. Hoffman, who was no matinee idol figure with his tubby,... more »
  • Morgan City Police Chief death

    February 1, 2014 2:12 PM

    MORGAN CITY - The Morgan City Police Department says police chief Police Chief Travis A. Crouch has died. Officials say the death was unexpected. Assistant Police Chief Michael Banks will fill in as acting Police Chief for now. Crouch was named Police Chief last year and has... more »
  • Woman describes finding man dead, shot in her shed Play Video

    January 31, 2014 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman who let a homeless man take shelter in a shed in her backyard said she was shocked and scared that the man was found shot multiple times in the makeshift home. Michael Rogers, 52, was found dead Friday morning by the good Samaritan who... more »
  • Terrytown boy convicted in sister's death

    December 10, 2013 2:25 PM

    GRETNA- A 13-year-old Terrytown boy who admitted killing his 5-year-old half-sister while practicing wrestling moves has been sentenced to three years in a secure juvenile facility with credit for time served. The teenager's defense team had argued he be offered rehabilitation services in the community. However, Judge Andrea Janzen told... more »
  • Vibrant TV icon dead at 71

    December 9, 2013 10:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- An icon of television in south Louisiana died Monday, media here reported. Frank Davis, 71, had been on local TV for three decades before he retired in 2011. He and his wife moved to Texas to be closer to family after he was diagnosed with Chronic Inflammatory... more »
  • Mandela remembered in Baton Rouge Play Video

    December 5, 2013 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Nelson Mandela's legacy is being remembered in the wake of his death. The icon is memorialized on the Southern University campus at the school for public policy. "The story of his life reveals the fact that human capacity with a strong will can overcome any amount of... more »
  • Sheriff: "I have nothing to hide" after man dies in jail

    December 3, 2013 11:03 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A family has filed suit against the sheriff's office in West Baton Rouge after a family member died in custody. In court documents, the family of Ervin Edwards claim his death was unwarranted. Edwards died after being tazed following a disturbance last week. But, Sheriff Mike... more »
  • Man dies after falling from houseboat

    December 2, 2013 12:02 PM

    GIBSON - A 54-year-old Houma man died after falling from a houseboat this weekend in Gibson. Terrebonne Parish sheriff deputies say the body of Wayne Cancienne was found Saturday in the Bluebird Canal next to the houseboat. Cancienne was there on a hunting trip. Deputies got a... more »
  • Fan dies in NFL parking lot

    December 2, 2013 7:27 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Police say one person has died and three people are in custody after an altercation in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs were inside playing the Denver Broncos. Police spokesman Darin Snapp tells The Associated Press the death is being... more »
  • 'SnoBall Queen' dies at 103

    November 27, 2013 2:58 PM

    METAIRIE- The woman who helped pioneer a south Louisiana favorite has died. Josie Marino Ortolano, known as the "SnoBall Queen," died recently outside New Orleans. She was 103. Ortolano, with her husband George, created the SnowWizard SnoBall machine that's used in countless snowball stands across the region. ... more »
  • Mom wanted after doing cocaine, killing unborn child

    November 13, 2013 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have issued an arrest warrant for a mother who said she snorted cocaine while she was pregnant and her unborn child died. Police said Princess Beachem delivered a stillborn seven months into her pregnancy after being rushed to an area hospital with abdominal pain. Doctors could... more »
  • Story of death, bad choices not your average trick-or-treat event

    October 31, 2013 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- One family has a different take on Halloween. Instead of going door-to-door, they let the visitors come to them for a lesson about making the right choices. In their yard, off O'Neal, the Santiago family has a map of decisions and stops along the way. ... more »
  • FDA preventing foodborne illness in animals Play Video

    October 25, 2013 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Food and Drug Association is working toward preventing food borne illness in animals, similar to the way it does for people. The plan is to set guidelines for food safety and holding imported foods to the same standard as foods made in the U.S. These... more »
  • Man left for dead on North Foster Play Video

    October 24, 2013 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for the gunmen who shot a man and left him for dead in the middle of the road on North Foster around 10 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the 54-year old man was walking down the sidewalk when he was gunned down by men... more »
  • New bond set in death of Peterson's son

    October 23, 2013 7:11 AM

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A South Dakota judge has increased bond from $750,000 to $1 million for the man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, citing the serious nature of the charges. 27-year-old Joseph Patterson made his first court appearance Tuesday since... more »
  • Father indicted in child's death

    October 16, 2013 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 26-year-old Baton Rouge has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the June death of his 11-month-old daughter. Larry Leflore is accused of with inflicting severe injuries on Aaliyah Heard. The injuries included bleeding in the brain and cigarette burns on her body. East Baton... more »
  • 24-year-old deputy killed in Friday night collision Play Video

    September 27, 2013 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash near Central Friday night. Dustin Hamilton, 24, died when he crashed his cruiser into another car on Joor Road near Lovett Road. He died at the scene. The person in the other car was taken... more »
  • Deputy killed in crash on Joor Road

    September 27, 2013 7:53 PM

    CENTRAL - An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy was killed in a car crash on Joor Road near Lovett Road. The accident occurred around 7:10 p.m. Investigators have blocked off a portion of Joor Road while they work to determine what happened in the wreck. We'll have... more »
  • BR Police investigating stabbing death

    September 23, 2013 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge identified a man they said was stabbed to death overnight. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said 47-year-old Donald Ray Thomas was involved in some type of fight with another person just after midnight Monday morning in the 2300 block of 72nd Ave. ... more »
  • BRPD investigating deadly stabbing

    September 14, 2013 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police say the body of a 57-year-old man was found in his home after being stabbed to death early Saturday. Cedric Hamilton's body was found lying on the kitchen floor of his house at 8853 Edwin St. around 3 a.m. Police say a... more »
  • Child dies after getting stuck in open car window

    September 9, 2013 2:53 PM

    GONZALES - A three-year-old died after his head got stuck in an open car window, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the child was able to climb onto the car and was trapped when he put his head through the partially open window at a house... more »
  • State's first death from West Nile reported Friday

    September 6, 2013 4:04 PM

    ALEXANDRIA- State health officials announced Friday, the first death in Louisiana connected to West Nile. A person in Rapides Parish got sick and died. Specific details about the victim were not released. Also this week, ten more people contracted the virus. Now, 31 people are sick from West... more »
  • Man on bar rooftop dies after grabbing power line Play Video

    September 6, 2013 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man died at the Spanish Moon bar on Highland Road around 3 a.m. Friday morning after grabbing a power line, according to Baton Rouge Police Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. Police will release the man's age and identity when his family is notified. McKneely says the man... more »
  • Body found in East Baton Rouge neighborhood

    September 5, 2013 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're investigating what happened to a person found dead this morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. The victim's body was found out on Stanley Aubin Lane near Cedarcrest around 6 a.m. Investigators did not immediately call it a murder, saying they still... more »
  • Single-vehicle crash takes life of unrestrained driver

    September 1, 2013 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say a woman died Saturday night after crashing on Interstate 10 in Ascension Parish. Taslein Whitney, 36, of Baton Rouge crashed her Jeep after the left tires drifted off the road causing her to overcorrect into a guard rail, according to troopers. ... more »
  • Jury convicts 2 in fatal shooting of toddler

    August 31, 2013 12:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A jury has convicted two cousins in the shooting death of a toddler who was shot as he sat in a car with his grandmother near a parade. The Times-Picayune reports that the Orleans Parish jury convicted 24-year-old Bernell "Benny" Pollard and 31-year-old Jamiron Pollard on Friday.... more »
  • Fewer beach advisories off La. coast for Labor Day weekend

    August 30, 2013 11:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- There are fewer beach advisories for the Labor Day weekend than earlier this summer. Scientists posted warnings about potentially dangerous bacteria in the water off two coastal areas: Cypremort State Park and a section of Grand Isle State Park. Previously, more than half of beaches in... more »
  • Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

    August 28, 2013 2:00 PM

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood. Hasan never denied being the gunman and has said the attack on unarmed soldiers was motivated by a desire to protect Muslim insurgents fighting... more »
  • Court dismisses claims over stun gun death in La.

    August 28, 2013 1:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of civil claims against a former Winnfield police officer who repeatedly shocked a man with a stun gun before he died in 2008. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled that Scott... more »
  • Coroner: Man found along I-10 died from beating

    August 20, 2013 11:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man whose body was found on Saturday by the side of Interstate 10 in eastern New Orleans was beaten to death. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office tells The Times-Picayune the death has now been classified as a homicide. John Gagliano, chief investigator for the coroner's office,... more »
  • Braves fans wonder how spectator fell to his death

    August 14, 2013 9:27 AM

    ATLANTA - On the upper deck concourse at Turner Field, curious fans stood next to a railing, wondering how a lifelong Atlanta Braves fan could have fallen to his death. While it's not clear why he fell, police said Ronald Lee Homer Jr.'s death Monday night appeared accidental and... more »
  • Man indicted in child beating death

    August 8, 2013 4:39 PM

    ZACHARY - A grand jury indicted a Zachary man today in the death of his girlfriend's young child. The grand jury charged Willie Stone, 23, with the second-degree murder in the April 15 death of Azaria Johnson. Stone told investigators at first that the 18-month-old child was unresponsive... more »
  • Trial ends in lawsuit about heat on La. death row

    August 7, 2013 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A three-day trial has wrapped up in a lawsuit claiming that three death row inmates are forced to live in unsafe heat conditions. U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson did not say when he would rule in the lawsuit, but he said because of the health claims, it... more »
  • Water quality improves, fewer beach advisories

    August 2, 2013 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Fewer Louisiana beaches have swim advisories this weekend. Only four have warnings posted for swimmers to swim at their own risk. Holly Beach, Rutherford, Cypremort and Grand Isle #2 have posted warnings. Just a few weeks ago, half or more had warnings about dangerous bacteria in... more »
  • Man kills self after firing gun at law office

    July 30, 2013 3:56 PM

    COVINGTON - Police say a man is believed to have shot himself to death after firing numerous shots inside and outside of a law office in Covington. The man's identity hasn't been released. Acting Covington Police Chief Jack West says police began receiving numerous emergency calls about 1:15 Tuesday afternoon... more »
  • Two BRPD officers involved in shooting death

    July 28, 2013 12:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Baton Rouge Police Department officers were involved in a shooting death around 12:20 a.m. Sunday, according to BRPD Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. McKneely says 32-year-old Tyris Wilkerson of Baton Rouge was shot and killed by an officer as he drove his vehicle at a high rate... more »
  • 72-year-old woman dies in house fire

    July 28, 2013 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 72-year-old woman died in a house fire around 3:45 a.m. on the 1200 block of N. 49th St., according to Baton Rouge Police Department Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. McKneely says Doris Antwine died inside the home during the fire, and there are no signs of foul... more »
  • National radio host, Kidd Kraddick dies unexpectedly

    July 27, 2013 11:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Nationally syndicated radio host David "Kidd" Kraddick died unexpectedly Saturday at age 53. Kraddick hosted the the B97 FM radio station program "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" in New Orleans. He also had a foundation, "Kidd's Kids," which rewards ill children with a dream vacation. ... more »
  • Obama hails legacy of late Rep. Lindy Boggs

    July 27, 2013 11:10 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is remembering late congresswoman Lindy Boggs as a champion of civil rights and women's rights. Boggs represented her Louisiana district for nearly 18 years in the House. She died Saturday at her home in suburban Washington at the age of 97. In a statement Saturday... more »
  • More advisories for La. beaches

    July 26, 2013 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fifteen beaches have warnings posted about potentially dangerous bacteria. Scientists advise people to think twice before entering water in some of the region's popular coastal getaways, including Cypremort State Park, Grand Isle State Park #2, and Holly Beach. Twenty-five beaches are monitored for bacteria. Weekly tests... more »
  • Advisories posted at La. beaches due to bacteria

    July 19, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Advisories were posted on beaches in Louisiana after scientists discovered potentially dangerous bacteria. Popular coastal spots were included in the warning, including a section of Grand Isle. Click HERE for a complete list of advisories. The postings come a few weeks after a more serious warning... more »
  • Radar checks held on thruway after deadly crash Play Video

    July 16, 2013 4:53 PM

    CENTRAL - The Central Thruway opened less than a week ago, and already someone has died on the road. Today East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies conducted radar checks on the road. Last night, 27-year-old Jackie Addison was killed when she ran a red light and smashed into an... more »

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