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As ousted Grammy's CEO speaks out, suspicions overshadow 2020 Awards

As ousted Grammy's CEO speaks out, suspicions overshadow 2020 Awards

Posted 6:27 AM 1/25/2020 by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Questions have loomed for years around the nominations process for the Grammy Awards. But the doubts reached a new level this week after the Recording Academy's just-ousted CEO claimed the show is rigged and full of conflicts of interests.

The academy, which puts (More)

Yesterday

Man arrested after traffic stop leads to discovery of alleged sexual relationship with 15-year-old

Man arrested after traffic stop leads to discovery of alleged sexual relationship with 15-year-old

Posted 7:34 PM 1/24/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A man pulled over because his BMW didn't have a license plate was arrested Thursday after the teenager in his car told police they were in a sexual relationship.

The 15-year-old boy had an alcoholic beverage when the police officer pulled over the car in the 2900 block of (More)

1/23/2020

Two WBR deputies out of a job for misconduct

Posted 11:21 AM 1/24/2020 by Chris Nakamoto and Erin McWilliams

PORT ALLEN - Two West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies are no longer employed with the department due to misconduct. The sheriff's office said Deputy George Bowen, misplaced his department-issued service weapon and was terminated. The other deputy, David Smith, got on the radio (More)

Yesterday

Pentagon: 34 US troops had brain injuries from Irans strike

Pentagon: 34 US troops had brain injuries from Irans strike

Posted 10:52 AM 1/24/2020 by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month’s Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops (More)

1/22/2020

More railroad and highway closures in Ascension Parish Friday

Posted 8:10 AM 1/24/2020 by WBRZ Staff

PRAIRIEVILLE - The railroad crossing at La. 73 near Airline Highway will likely be closed until Thursday afternoon and drivers should expect evening and morning delays in Ascension Parish.

The railroad company is doing work on its tracks and requires the highway be closed.  DOTD has (More)

Yesterday

Sunny skies through the day

Posted 8:08 AM 1/24/2020 by Meteorologist Matt Callihan

THE FORECAST:

Today and Tonight: High pressure slides into our area today behind the system that brought showers on Thursday. This means clearing skies through the morning, with sunny skies overhead by 10 AM. This will stay the course through the day, as temperatures break (More)

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