Work-release inmates help rescue Florida baby locked in SUV

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NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) – Some work-release inmates made a Valentine’s Day rescue when a Florida couple accidentally locked their baby inside their SUV. Pasco County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Kevin Doll told WFLA-TV the parents could not afford a locksmith, and the father intended to break a window. That’s when a crew of trustees Read More

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – A top adviser to President Donald Trump is indicating that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller tells “Fox News Sunday” that “the Read More

Man Found shot to death in car on I-10 West on Spillway

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Photo: WWL ST. Charles- A man was found shot to death inside a car on I-10 West on the Spillway early Sunday morning. According to WWL, The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a single vehicle crash on the interstate near mile markers 217 and 219 around 3:30 a.m. Once authorities arrived, Read More

Bikers across Louisiana ride in honor of Officer Shane Totty

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BATON ROUGE – A long stream of motorcycles, stretched for miles Saturday morning along Airline Highway in Baton Rouge. Officers gathered at the Baton Rouge Police Department to support the family of Cpl. Shane Totty, who was killed in the line of duty earlier this month. “We felt the least we could do is raise Read More

Scotlandville asking for community’s help to create historic district

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SCOTLANDVILLE – James Johnson has lived in Scotlandville for 67 years “I know about the history of this district I was raised up on this street,” said Johnson. To many Scotlandville’s history is something worth more than remembering. Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks wants to revitalize the Scotlandville community, and she needs the community’s help to Read More

LSU Splits on Final Day of St. Pete/Clearwater Invite

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CLEARWATER, Fla. – The seventh-ranked LSU softball team split Saturday’s double header after defeating Ohio State, 7-2, then falling in the night cap to No. 1 Florida State, 9-1 in six innings. The Tigers will now head back to Baton Rouge 9-2 overall on the year after dropping games to Oregon and FSU. Game One Read More

State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The State Department says Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn. Nauert, State Department spokeswoman, said that “the past two months have been grueling for my family and therefore it is in the best interest of my Read More

Waters, Smart lead No. 19 LSU over Georgia, 83-79

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – Tremont Waters scored 20 points, Ja’vonte Smart added 19 and No. 19 LSU won its fourth straight game, holding off Georgia for an 83-79 victory Saturday night. The Tigers (21-4, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) are off to their best start in league play since the 1981 Final Four team was 11-0. They never Read More

Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett case

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CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago police released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. “The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to Read More