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  • Explosive vest had type of explosives used in Paris attack

    November 23, 2015 5:31 PM

    PARIS - A French police official says that an explosive vest found in a suburb on the southern edge of Paris contained bolts and the same type of explosive used in explosive vests in the Paris attacks. The official said the vest - without a detonator - was found Monday... more »
  • LSP says no threats to Louisiana from Syrian refugee

    November 19, 2015 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Col. Mike Edmonson took to Facebook Thursday to give a point-by-point breakdown of how the Louisiana State Police responded to last week's terror attacks in France and give people an idea of the threats facing Louisiana. The short answer: there aren't any , according to Edmonson.... more »
  • French prosecutor says attack 'mastermind' was killed

    November 19, 2015 8:49 AM

    PARIS, FRANCE- The Paris prosecutor says that the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was killed in a police raid. In a statement Thursday, the prosecutor's office said that Abaaoud's body was found in an apartment building targeted in the raid in Saint-Denis north of Paris Wednesday. It... more »
  • Hollande: France is 'at war' against terrorism

    November 18, 2015 7:38 AM

    PARIS - French President Francois Hollande says France is 'at war' against terrorism by the Islamic State group. Hollande says he wants "large coalition" working together against IS militants to destroy a group that threatens the whole world and "commits massacres" in the Mideast. He says the French aircraft carrier... more »
  • Bush calls for US ground forces to fight Islamic State

    November 18, 2015 7:09 AM

    CHARLESTON - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the United States must commit U.S. ground forces to the Middle East to fight the Islamic State. In a speech in South Carolina, Bush says "air power is essential" but cannot by itself rid Syria and Iraq of the extremist Islamic group.... more »
  • French ID all 129 victims of the Paris attacks

    November 18, 2015 6:49 AM

    PARIS - The French government says all 129 people killed in attacks Friday on a Paris stadium, a concert hall and cafes have been identified. A statement released after Wednesday's Cabinet meeting says about 100 families have come to see the bodies. At least 350 people were also wounded in... more »
  • 2 dead, 7 arrested in Paris terror raid

    November 18, 2015 5:28 AM

    PARIS, FRANCE- Paris prosecutor Francois Molins says authorities are working to determine the fate of the suspected mastermind of last week's Paris attacks after a seven-hour police raid on an apartment where he was believed to be hiding. Francois Molins says the police began the raid Wednesday after gathering information... more »
  • Quick thinking averted massacre at Paris stadium

    November 16, 2015 3:29 PM

    SAINT-DENIS, France - The suicide bombers' remains, clingy flecks of flesh spread in a 10-meter (yard) radius around where they exploded, were flushed down the drains of the city they sought to terrorize, washed away by municipal workers with detergent sprays and power hoses. All that's left of them now... more »
  • Jindal issues order to halt refugee resettlement in La.

    November 16, 2015 11:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order Monday telling state agencies to not accept the resettlement of any more refugees of the Syrian civil war into Louisiana. Jindal's order comes after the U. S. State Department said 14 refugees had been resettled in Louisiana so far... more »
  • France's president seeks 3 month state of emergency

    November 16, 2015 11:08 AM

    PARIS - France's president says a bill to extend the country's state of emergency for three months will be presented to parliament on Wednesday. Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency following Friday night's attacks across the capital and at the Stade de France. Parliament must approve extending it.... more »
  • November 16, 2015 Morning News Pop check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 16, 2015 8:16 AM

    Here are today's top stories: Baton Rouge citizens gather downtown in solidarity after terrorist attacks in France Thousands of people take advantage of early voting Tax Amnesty program offers delinquent taxpayers a fresh start Monitoring a severe storms threat Updates all day, every day: ... more »
  • World leaders vow vigorous response after Paris terror attacks

    November 16, 2015 7:54 AM

    ANTALYA, Turkey- The leaders of the Group of 20 nations are wrapping up their two-day summit in Turkey today, and they're set to outline a coordinated response to Friday's attack in Paris by the Islamic State group. Numerous meetings are being held on the sidelines of the summit. Meanwhile, the... more »
  • Baton Rouge residents remember victims in Paris attacks

    November 15, 2015 8:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of people decided to spend their Sunday afternoon downtown honoring deceased victims of the Paris, France attacks. More than one hundred people were killed Friday evening at various places throughout the city, during a terrorist attack. People in Baton Rouge did their part to remember the... more »
  • Analysts expect short-term market drop from Paris terror

    November 15, 2015 2:19 PM

    NEW YORK - The value of stocks, crude oil and the European currency will likely fall this week as investors worry about what the Paris terror attacks will do to consumer confidence and key parts of the global economy. The public nature of the targets - cafes, a stadium and... more »
  • US Muslim leaders condemn Paris attacks

    November 14, 2015 3:38 PM

    PARIS - Muslim leaders in the United States are condemning the attacks In Paris and offering condolences and prayers for the people of France. Nihad Awad, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said "we are revolted by this heinous and despicable attack on civilian populations." He says... more »
  • Security up in some US locales, business as usual at others

    November 14, 2015 3:02 PM

    NEW YORK - Police in the United States increased patrols in some areas in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people. But authorities noted that the stepped-up security was out of an abundance of caution rather than a response to a specific threat.... more »
  • Official: IS leader in Libya likely killed in US airstrike

    November 14, 2015 2:54 PM

    WASHINGTON - An American airstrike has targeted and likely killed a top Islamic State leader in Libya, in a strike that happened just as the Paris terrorist attacks were underway, the Pentagon said Saturday. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said the U.S. strike targeted Abu Nabil, also known as Wissam... more »
  • NFL plans to increase security inside and outside stadiums

    November 14, 2015 2:52 PM

    NEW YORK - The NFL says it will increase security inside and outside its stadiums for Sunday's games, two days after the Paris terrorist attacks. Spokesman Brian McCarthy said Saturday that there will be more security and law enforcement personnel at the venues and in parking lots, along with other... more »
  • Trip to France cancelled for Lafayette high school students

    November 14, 2015 2:48 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A group of Lafayette High School French immersion students and two faculty members scheduled to depart for Paris Saturday have cancelled their trip in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris. The Advertiser reports that the group was returning to Lafayette. Eleven students were planning to go... more »
  • Devastation in France: What We Know About The Paris Attacks

    November 14, 2015 11:32 AM

    PARIS -A wave of devastating attacks on civilians across Paris Friday night has left at least 127 dead and many more injured, including Americans. As France initiates a state of emergency and begins several days of mourning, here is a break down of what we know so far: ... more »
  • "It's a horror," French president says of attacks in Paris

    November 13, 2015 4:36 PM

    PARIS - As the sun rose in France Saturday morning, the death toll was around 158 people in shootings and explosions around Paris. The attacks Friday - around 10 p.m. in France - were the deadliest violence there in decades. There were six attacks that involved either shootings or... more »
  • IOC: 5 cities in running to host 2024 Olympic Games

    September 16, 2015 10:01 AM

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland- It's official: five cities are in the running to host the 2024 Olympics. The IOC announced the final list of bidders Wednesday: Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome. The deadline for submission of bid entries passed at Tuesday at midnight in Switzerland. There were no surprises as... more »
  • 3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

    February 25, 2015 12:41 PM

    PARIS - The Paris prosecutors' office says three Al-Jazeera journalists have been arrested for illegally flying a drone. It said the three foreign nationals aged 70, 54 and 36 were taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after police spotted the drone flying in the Bois de Boulogne woods in western Paris.... more »
  • France: Tracking 100s believed to be in terror sleeper cells

    February 17, 2015 10:26 AM

    PARIS - France's top security official says the country is tracking hundreds of people believed to belong to possible sleeper cells for terror organizations. In an interview with The Associated Press, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve laid out the increasingly urgent question for intelligence services: How to identify when someone transforms... more »
  • French security forces to get better weapons to fight terror

    January 21, 2015 4:12 AM

    PARIS, France - France's prime minister says security forces will get better weapons and protection and the country will go on a hiring spree for 2,600 new counter-terrorism officers. Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the government will spend 425 million euros ($490 million) on counter-terrorism over three years in response... more »
  • Paris Mayor to sue over "no-go" zone reports

    January 20, 2015 12:22 PM

    PARIS - The mayor of Paris said Tuesday she plans to file a lawsuit against Fox News after the network reported on now-debunked claims that there were "no-go" zones for non-Muslims in several European countries, claims which were echoed by Louisiana's governor this week. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said... more »
  • Kerry says trip to France about hugs, not apologies

    January 15, 2015 6:13 AM

    SOFIA, Bulgaria - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is not traveling to France later Thursday to apologize for the Obama administration's failure to send a senior official to last weekend's unity march, but rather to give "a big hug to Paris" in the wake of terrorist attacks... more »
  • Tsarnaev lawyers: Suspend jury selection over Paris attacks

    January 13, 2015 5:35 PM

    BOSTON - Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking a judge to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because of the terror attacks in France. The filing late Tuesday says a delay would allow time for "the extraordinary prejudice" from the attacks... more »
  • Bodies of 4 Jewish victims of Paris attack arrive in Israel

    January 13, 2015 1:58 AM

    JERUSALEM, Israel - The bodies of four Jewish victims of a Paris terror attack on a kosher supermarket have arrived in Israel for burial. The bodies were brought by plane that landed early Tuesday morning at Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport outside of Tel Aviv. The burial was to take... more »
  • Kerry going to Paris for talks on extremist violence

    January 12, 2015 1:59 AM

    AHMEDABAD, India - Secretary of State John Kerry says he will travel to Paris this week for talks on countering extremist violence. Kerry will be in France on Thursday and Friday. The announcement of the trip comes as the Obama administration faces sharp criticism for not sending a senior official... more »
  • Family of French policeman killed decries images of slaying

    January 10, 2015 10:47 AM

    PARIS - The family of a French Muslim police officer killed in a massacre has expressed anger at the viral spread of images of his death. Ahmet Merabet was killed at an attack on newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday by two men linked to al-Qaida in Yemen. His partner described... more »
  • Israeli official: 15 hostages freed from grocery in Paris

    January 9, 2015 11:37 AM

    PARIS - An Israeli government official said 15 hostages were rescued from the kosher grocery in eastern Paris where a gunman was holed up. The official, recounting a conversation between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the French president, said four hostages were killed and 15 freed in at the market... more »
  • French security forces kill gunmen, end hostage sieges

    January 9, 2015 10:39 AM

    PARIS - With explosions and gunfire, security forces on Friday ended a three-day terror spree around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper, and an associate who seized hostages at a kosher supermarket to try to help them escape. The worst terrorist... more »
  • Cornered French terror suspects want to be martyrs

    January 9, 2015 2:27 AM

    DAMMARTIN-EN-GOELE, France - An official in the French town where two terror suspects are holed up with a hostage near a school tells The Associated Press that phone contact has been established with the men. A lawmaker inside the command post tells French television the men "want to die as... more »
  • Police search towns northeast of Paris for gunmen

    January 8, 2015 2:01 PM

    PARIS - The search for the gunmen who killed 12 people in yesterday's attack in France is focused on two small towns northeast of Paris. Two men resembling the suspects robbed a gas station in that area early today. Police swarmed the site, while helicopters hovered overhead. Later, large numbers... more »
  • Obama: Paris shooting a cowardly attack on journalists

    January 7, 2015 11:31 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday offered U.S. assistance to pursue the terrorists responsible for a "horrific shooting" at a satirical weekly newspaper that left 12 people dead. In a statement, Obama condemned the shooting and offered thoughts and prayers for the people of France, which he called "America's... more »
  • Cool Schools: Lee Magnet High School check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 11, 2014 7:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Research shows there is a positive correlation between art education and students. At Lee Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, it is a way for students to express themselves. This year, students will have a change to showcase their artwork in Paris, France. That is why... more »
  • Iraqi PM: Plot to attack New York, Paris Subways

    September 25, 2014 10:34 AM

    NEW YORK - Iraq's prime minister says his country's intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an imminent attack on subway systems in United States and Paris. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he was told of the plot by Baghdad on Thursday, and that it was the work of foreign... more »
  • Heroic dog missing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 30, 2014 9:37 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A dog that rescued a family from a burning house last August is missing. The 8-month-old pit bull belongs to Jade Mitchell, a girl who has raised thousands of dollars for the animal shelter in Denham Springs. The white dog with black spotting answers to Paris.... more »
  • Heavenly Harley

    January 13, 2014 7:36 PM

    ROME- People who use a soup kitchen and hostel in Rome will benefit from the sale of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle given to Pope Francis. The tank on the motorcycle is signed by the Pontiff and will be auctioned off in Paris. The auction house noted the Pope's "preference... more »
  • Aid group tallies 355 dead after Syria attack

    August 24, 2013 11:46 AM

    PARIS - Doctors Without Borders says some 355 people who showed "neurotoxic symptoms" died following the suspected chemical weapons attack this week near Syria's capital. The Paris-based humanitarian aid group said Saturday that three hospitals it supports in the Damascus region reported receiving roughly 3,600 patients who showed such symptoms... more »
  • $1 million in jewels stolen near Cannes film fest

    May 17, 2013 8:48 AM

    PARIS- A French police official says jewelry worth about $1 million has been stolen from a safe in a Cannes hotel room, against the backdrop of the Riviera resort town's film festival. Cmdr. Bernard Mascarelli, a judicial police spokesman in the nearby city of Nice, said a culprit or culprits... more »
  • Tennis federation mulls anti-doping step

    November 13, 2012 10:55 AM

    PARIS - The International Tennis Federation might copy blood-testing measures used by cycling to weed out drug cheats. ITF anti-doping manager Stuart Miller told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that the federation is working toward more blood and out-of-competition drug testing on players. Roger Federer and Andy Murray... more »
  • Tour de France not commenting on Armstrong case

    August 24, 2012 11:04 AM

    PARIS - The organizers of the Tour de France say they will wait to see what happens before commenting on Lance Armstrong's case. Armstrong said Thursday that he would not pursue arbitration in the doping case brought against him by USADA, causing his seven Tour de France titles to be... more »
  • Judge appoints temp guardian for Jackson children

    July 25, 2012 1:25 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A judge appointed Tito Jackson's son Wednesday as a temporary guardian of Michael Jackson's children. In addition, the judge temporarily suspended Katherine Jackson as the children's guardian because she is in Arizona and hadn't spoken with them in several days. TJ Jackson appeared in court and sought... more »
  • Whitney Rocks The Grand Canyon check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 12, 2012 9:09 AM

    Whitney Vann & family head West to travel the Grand Canyon along the Colorado River with the River Runners. more »
  • Flight diverted because of remark by French passenger

    May 22, 2012 2:38 PM

    BANGOR - A New York congressman says a US Airways jet traveling from Paris to North Carolina diverted to Maine because a French passenger passed a note mentioning that she had a surgically implanted device. Rep. Peter King was briefed on the investigation and said the passenger was a French... more »
  • F15 jets sent to divert passenger plane

    May 22, 2012 12:04 PM

    NEW YORK - 2 F-15 fighter jets were sent to direct a US Airways plane to land in Bangor, Maine. The jet which carries nearly 2 hundred passengers was en route to Charlotte, North Carolina from Paris, France. The flight, number 787, was diverted according to US Airways... more »
  • Gun in photo with Pippa Middleton said to be a toy

    April 17, 2012 12:32 PM

    PARIS - Pippa Middleton went to Paris for a friend's birthday party and the British media are agog over an alleged gun flashed at paparazzi by one of her companions. But a spokesman for a French fashion designer photographed in a car with Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge,... more »
  • Prosecutor invokes Jackson's children in closing

    November 3, 2011 12:22 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Closing arguments have begun in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor with a prosecutor telling jurors that there is overwhelming evidence to convict the singer's personal physician of involuntary manslaughter. Deputy District Attorney David Walgren says the case will never end for Jackson's three children, and... more »
  • Ride 2 Recovery takes off

    June 29, 2011 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sgt. Mike McNaughton is just one of more than 120 wounded warriors taking part in Ride 2 Recovery's mission to France. The group will spend time touring historic sites from World War II. "It's one thing to read a book and watch a movie, but to have... more »

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