Baton Rouge

July 10, 2018 - 9:02 pm
(AP) — State police in Louisiana are investigating a trooper's shooting of a vehicle passenger during a traffic stop on Tuesday. A statement from Louisiana State Police spokesman Bryan Lee says the trooper fired the weapon at around 3 a.m. in Baton Rouge after one of the passengers in the vehicle...
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Steve Geller
July 05, 2018 - 11:46 am
There is a ton of positive news in this world if you just look for it. Former LSU stud running back Leonard Fournette has provided a struggling student a chance to catch her breath. He saw the situation online and decided to pay it forward by giving a fellow Tiger some financial relief: Looka my...
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June 17, 2018 - 7:37 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have spent an unusual 45 weeks in legislative sessions since their term began in January 2016, and now they're heading back for more, unable so far to reach a deal for financing state government programs starting in July. Monday's latest gathering is the...
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June 09, 2018 - 9:11 am
(WWL.com) - As expected, Governor John Bel Edwards will bring legislators back to Baton Rouge for another special session. It will start June 18 and must at 6 PM on June 27. It's the third time this year the governor has called a special session for legislators to pass tax bills to replace a...
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May 14, 2018 - 4:47 pm
The Harrah's Casino bill that would give Harrah's a no-bid, 30-year extension of its state operating license was passed by a Louisiana Senate legislative committee this afternoon and will now advance to the Senate, according to The New Orleans Advocate. The bill passed by a vote of 4-3. The bill...
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Newell Normand
May 11, 2018 - 5:37 pm
40,000 people on Medicaid are in danger of losing their state aid that keeps them in nursing homes because politicians are playing politics instead of doing their jobs. Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES : I've talked many times about how we keep kicking the can down the road. We don't...
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May 10, 2018 - 4:21 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police say an off-duty officer foiled the robbery and kidnapping of an 83-year-old woman in Louisiana. WAFB-TV reports the woman was leaving a Baton Rouge casino Wednesday when another woman kidnapped her at gunpoint. A statement by the Baton Rouge Police Department says 45-...
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Kristian Garic
May 08, 2018 - 11:36 am
That is a legitimate question right now. In previous seasons, the answer would be of course. That isn't the case this year. The Tigers had a season-saving series win over 4th ranked Arkansas over the weekend, putting them at 12-12 for the season in the SEC. The Tigers are on the bubble right now to...
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April 24, 2018 - 2:14 pm
(AP) _ A Baton Rouge man charged earlier this month with more than 900 child pornography counts is now charged with indecent behavior with juveniles. News outlets cite court documents that say 51-year-old Steven Joseph Everhardt is accused of exposing himself to a then-teenage girl at his daughter'...
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