Next stop for Louisiana’s Little League team, the White House

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BATON ROUGE- After claiming their first Little League World Series the Louisiana team is headed to the White House. House Republican Whip Steve Scalise congratulated the team on Twitter then extended an invitation to the players stating: “Next up → How about a trip to the @WhiteHouse, @realDonaldTrump ?” It did not take long before Read More

Hundreds from all over the state lined up for American Idol auditions

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BATON ROUGE- A line wrapped around the building and the pouring rain didn’t dampen the spirits of these American Idol hopefuls. Some arriving before sunrise to make sure they got their voices heard. “I’ve been here for a couple of hours now. About a few hours actually,” said Baton Rouge-native Devin Taylor.  Taylor is a Read More

Man arrested for involvement in drive-by shooting on Gamwich Drive

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BATON ROUGE – A man is in custody following a drive by shooting on Garnwich Dr. On Friday, East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a shots fired on the 1900 block of Gamwich Drive. According to the investigation, two juveniles and an adult were on sitting on the front patio of a home when Read More

Average US price of gas down 8 cents per gallon to $2.66

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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 8 cents per gallon over the past two weeks to $2.66. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that an abundant supply and low crude oil costs contributed to the decrease at the pump. The price is 25 cents lower than Read More

Woman and toddler killed in St. Landry Parish crash

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ST. LANDRY – State police are investigating a fatal crash in St. Landry Parish, that took the life of a woman and a toddler, early Sunday morning. The crash happened shortly before 1:30 A.M. on the I-49 south service road at Zick Miller Rd. 35-year-old Lacy Leger was killed, along with her 2-year-old passenger. According Read More

Police investigating shooting off Airline Highway

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Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes fan injuries

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ATLANTA (AP) – Lightning struck a pine tree right after play at the Tour Championship was suspended, and ambulances took five people from the golf course. The tree was located just off the 16th tee at East Lake. It struck the top and shattered bark all the way to the bottom on Saturday. A tournament official says Read More

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting

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ST. LOUIS (AP) – Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis, bringing the number of children killed by gunfire in the city to at least a dozen since June. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting happened about 8 p.m. Friday Read More

Son of ex-NFL player accused of murdering parents arrested

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Photo: ABC LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents has been arrested in Mexico. The Todd County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested at a hotel Saturday in Cancun. Authorities say Bennett had contacted County Read More

Louisiana beats Hawaii 9-5, moves to Little League final

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) – Ryder Planchard’s pinch-hit single broke a scoreless tie in the fifth inning, and Louisiana beat Hawaii 9-5 on Saturday to advance to the Little League World Series title game. Louisiana earned its first championship game appearance, while denying Hawaii a chance to defend the title a team from Honolulu won last Read More