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Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases

Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases

Posted 8:08 PM 7/31/2021 by Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday, as its theme park resorts again started asking visitors to wear (More)

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2-year-old found dehydrated in BR apartment days after mother died

Posted 6:23 PM 7/31/2021 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A child spent days inside an apartment with his dead mother's body before both were finally discovered Friday, police said. 

The body was found around 10 a.m. at an apartment building along North Boulevard near S 17th Street. Authorities confirm the 37-year-old woman was (More)

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Man with multiple gunshot wounds found in apartment complex parking lot

Man with multiple gunshot wounds found in apartment complex parking lot

Posted 5:09 PM 7/31/2021 by Logan Cullop

SLIDELL - A man with multiple gunshot wounds was found in the parking lot of an apartment complex Saturday.

Slidell Police Department said around 3:20 July 31, a male victim who had been shot several times was in the parking lot of The Lofts at Canterbury apartment complex.

Police said the victim was taken to a hospital, but his condition is unknown.

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Nearly a year after her son's heat-related death, Denham Springs mom on a mission to prevent similar tragedies

Posted 9:50 PM 7/30/2021 by Johnston von Springer

DENHAM SPRINGS - Ashley Roberson has felt every emotion possible in the 316 days since her son, Remy, died, days after collapsing at football practice.

"I go from crying to screaming to laughing when I think about him and his memory," Roberson said. Looking at pictures of him, they're sad (More)

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