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  • 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 »
  • John Hurt, Oscar nominated for "The Elephant Man" dies at 77

    January 27, 2017 10:56 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died. He was 77. Hurt's agent Charles McDonald says the actor, who battled pancreatic cancer, died Friday in London. The actor received Academy Award nominations for playing a heroin addict in "Midnight Express" and the tortured John Merrick in David... more »
  • Humane Society investigates dying horse after photo goes viral

    January 19, 2017 5:28 PM

    POINTE COUPEE- A picture of a dying horse taken by a concerned citizen has prompted the Humane Society of Louisiana to review parish investigative procedures and protocols. According to the Humance Society, several parish entities, individuals and departments were alerted to the condition of the horse while it was... more »
  • Denver officer punished after unattended patrol horse dies

    January 9, 2017 8:33 PM

    DENVER - A Denver police officer has been punished for leaving his horse without food or water before it became sick and had to be put down. A disciplinary report released Monday says Officer Joseph Teeter didn't mean to harm the horse, named MC Hammer, when he left it unattended... more »
  • Edwin Edwards released from hospital

    December 15, 2016 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Edwin Edwards has been released from the hospital after battling pneumonia, according to the former governor's wife. In a post on her facebook page, Trina Scott Edwards wrote "We're missing the Governor's Christmas party and Eli's first school Christmas program tonight, but we're home from the... more »
  • Mississippi's 1st flu case confirmed for 2016-17 season

    November 10, 2016 9:04 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi health officials are confirming the state's first case of the flu for the 2016-17 season. A state Department of Health news release says Thursday that the patient is from the central part of the state, but it did not mention which city or county. Individual flu... more »
  • Residents concerned over debris-related health issues

    September 15, 2016 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Residents say they are getting frustrated at possible health risks created by flood debris. "You can taste it, you can smell it," auto body shop owner Timothy Matthews said. Matthews' shop is located near the intersection of Sherwood Forrest Blvd. and Choctaw Drive, right across... more »
  • Doctor says Clinton has pneumonia; rest advised

    September 12, 2016 1:25 PM

    Hillary Clinton's doctor says the Democratic presidential nominee was diagnosed on Friday with pneumonia, put on antibiotics and advised to rest and modify her campaign schedule. Dr. Lisa Bardack says in a statement that Clinton is "recovering nicely" after attending a Sept. 11 anniversary event in lower Manhattan. Clinton was... more »
  • Minnesota woman sick with salmonella sues produce company

    September 7, 2015 6:43 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota woman who became sick after eating cucumbers that may have contained salmonella is suing a California company. The lawsuit filed Monday says Kathleen Dvergsten got sick after eating a salad at a Red Lobster in Farmington. She became severely ill on Aug. 14 and was hospitalized... more »
  • Courting unions on Labor Day, Obama pushes paid sick leave

    September 7, 2015 11:50 AM

    BOSTON - President Barack Obama says Republicans who stand in the way of helping workers have been wrecking the economy for "a long, long time." Obama is marking Labor Day by addressing a major union rally and breakfast in Boston. He says he's glad Republicans are trying to rebrand themselves... more »
  • Bill giving workers paid sick time spurned by committee

    May 14, 2015 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A proposal to give all workers in Louisiana paid sick days was rejected by a Senate labor committee amid opposition from business. Bill sponsor Sen. Karen Peterson, a New Orleans Democrat, said 700,000 workers in Louisiana lose pay - and sometimes their jobs - when they call... more »
  • All clear after man causes evacuation, quarantine

    October 3, 2014 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital officials say a man suffering from dementia caused the evacuation of a police department and forced the quarantine of fire crews inside their station Friday night. Sometime during the evening, a man was brought into the Baton Rouge Police Department's 2nd Precinct claiming to be... more »

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