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  • US shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter

    June 18, 2017 6:28 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. military says it has shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against Islamic State militants. The U.S.-led coalition headquarters in Iraq said in a written statement Sunday that a U.S. F-18 Super... more »
  • Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up

    May 18, 2017 11:49 AM

    WASHINGTON - A new study shows that 1 out of every 5 of middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school. And the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade. The study by the National Center... more »
  • Police: 14 students hurt in school bus crash in Las Vegas

    May 4, 2017 6:33 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Authorities say 14 middle school students received moderate injuries and a person in another vehicle was critically hurt in a crash that left a school bus on its side in Las Vegas. Clark County school police Lt. Darnell Couthen says about 40 children were on the full-sized... more »
  • Police arrest man for killing woman on busy Atlanta street

    April 4, 2017 8:31 PM

    ATLANTA - Authorities have arrested a man who they say shot and killed a woman on a busy Midtown Atlanta street. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 39-year-old Raylon Browning, of Roswell, is accused of shooting 40-year-old Trinh Huynh just before 8 a.m. Monday at an intersection. Huynh was taken to Grady... more »
  • Middle school placed on lockdown due to report of gun

    January 11, 2017 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A middle school is currently on lockdown Wednesday afternoon, according to the chief of communications for East Baton Rouge Parish Schools. The school, North Banks Middle School of Excellence located at 5959 Cadillac Street, was placed on lockdown around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday due to a... more »
  • Dad arrested for threatening to fight daughter's middle school teacher

    December 15, 2016 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge dad has been arrested for threatening his daughter's middle school teacher Thursday. Marvin Edwards, 39, was arrested for assault of a school teacher and disturbing the peace. On Thursday, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office responded to Scotlandville Middle School... more »
  • La National Guard museum exhibit about US war in Middle East

    November 19, 2016 11:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. war in the Middle East is the subject of a new exhibit at the Louisiana National Guard museum in New Orleans. It's called "Global War on Terror: The Louisiana National Guard and the 21st Century Warfight." The museum's director, Maj. Heather Englehart, says it includes... more »
  • Central students finally allowed to have backpacks Play Video

    July 31, 2014 6:01 PM

    CENTRAL - After a two year moratorium on backpacks in lieu of bulky binders, students at Central Middle School will finally be allowed to pack a bag on their back, albeit one that isn't too stylish. Every student at the middle school will be issued a matching black mesh... more »
  • Student in Calcasieu arrested for bringing gun to school

    April 11, 2014 12:11 PM

    SULPHUR - Sheriff deputies in Calcasieu Parish have arrested a middle school student for bringing a gun to school. The 14-year-old was arrested Thursday. Officials at W. W. Lewis Middle School in Sulphur say students told the assistant principal about a student who brought a gun to school... more »
  • Police point to discipline problems for teacher arrest Play Video

    March 14, 2014 6:29 PM

    BAKER- Police are pointing to discipline problems at Baker Middle School as a reason one teacher may have taken discipline into her own hands. Deborah Anderson was arrested and charged with simple battery after police say she grabbed a student's shirt and 'yanked' him into the hallway because his... more »
  • "A Christmas miracle:" middle finger lights gone

    December 17, 2013 10:30 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A homeowner has removed a Christmas light display that was decorated to form a pair of hands showing middle fingers extended. The lights were on the roof of Sarah Childs' home, but are no longer there. Childs apologized for the display that has, for two years, created... more »
  • St. Helena board seeks to regain control of school

    September 17, 2013 9:15 AM

    GREENSBURG- The St. Helena Parish School Board is appealing a federal judge's decision to deny the board a new trial after the judge rejected the parish's request to offer middle school grades to its students. U.S. District Judge James J. Brady shot down a request in August by the school... more »
  • Judge denies St. Helena school board request

    August 6, 2013 8:10 AM

    GREENSBURG - A federal judge denied a request by the St. Helena Parish School Board to let the parish offer middle school grades to its students. Judge James J. Brady effectively upheld his May 2010 order that gave control over the poorly performing St. Helena Central Middle School to the... more »
  • Obama: House GOP budget is 'bad bargain'

    July 25, 2013 3:49 PM

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - President Barack Obama says the House Republican budget is a "bad bargain" for the middle class. Obama says the House GOP wants to cut spending on education, science and clean energy when the country should be investing in those sectors. He says cutting back in those areas... more »
  • Cazayoux to join Long Law Firm

    June 19, 2013 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Attorney Donald J. Cazayoux Jr. will be joining the Long Law Firm in early July when he leaves his federal job. Cazayoux announced his resignation June 12 after three years as the head federal prosecutor for the Middle District headquartered in Baton Rouge. Long Law Firm... more »
  • Shelly Dick assumes federal judgeship in B.R.

    May 15, 2013 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Shelly Dick has been sworn is as U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana. She was first nominated on April 25, 2012, re-nominated on January 3, 2013 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 9. Dick is a 1988 graduate of the... more »
  • Ascension students to present anti-bullying campaigns

    April 16, 2013 11:41 AM

    GONZALES - Students from all eight Ascension Parish middle schools are presenting projects to inform the public about bullying. It's part of the "Stop the Silence" project showcase taking place at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Gonzales Civic Center. Students will present their projects including a... more »
  • White House seeks 'balanced way' to budget fix

    February 17, 2013 10:15 AM

    WASHINGTON - The new White House chief of staff says President Barack Obama is concerned about the effect the automatic budget cuts scheduled for next month will have on America's middle class. Denis McDonough tells ABC's "This Week" that the economy has been getting stronger over the past few months.... more »
  • Arrest made after gun found at BR middle school

    January 14, 2013 1:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 13-year-old Capitol Middle School student is under arrest after school officials said they found a loaded pistol in their bookbag. School officials found a loaded .380 caliber handgun in the booksack of the sixth-grade student, while getting in the middle of an argument between two... more »
  • Woman seeks to keep middle finger light display

    January 7, 2013 2:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The holidays may be over, but a Denham Springs woman wants to keep her unusual light display on her roof, showing an extended middle finger to her neighbors. A federal judge heard testimony Monday about whether Sarah Childs should be granted an injunction, barring the city of... more »

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