Get Out and Fish! — and take the fish home

4 hours ago The Advocate 0
Saturday’s Get Out and Fish at Joe Brown Park in New Orleans and the Nov. 2 event at I-10 Park in Jennings have a special offering for families. It’s chance to catch the 1,000 pounds of adult-sized catfish stocked in each parks’ ponds, and take the fish home for a family fish fry. It’s part Read More

LSU football practice report (Oct. 23): Terrace Marshall was ‘ready to go’

6 hours ago The Advocate 0
Terrace Marshall swung his arms, sang loudly, then caught a pass in LSU’s open session of practice Wednesday afternoon. The LSU wide receiver seemed more than comfortable following Ed Orgeron’s morning announcement that Marshall will be “ready to go” for Saturday’s game against No. 9 Auburn. Terrace Marshall’s return against Auburn gives LSU another elite Read More

Grease fire burns apartment near Mckinley High School

7 hours ago WBRZ 0
BATON ROUGE – A grease fire was ignited by an overflowing pot at a Baton Rouge apartment complex Wednesday afternoon. Fire crews were called to 650 W. Mckinley St. around 6:15 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the kitchen of an apartment. The sprinkler system had activated and kept the fire from spreading. Read More

New Jersey man pleads guilty to smuggling box turtles from Oklahoma

8 hours ago WBRZ 0
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to smuggling more than 1,000 box turtles that were illegally collected in Oklahoma.    Court records show 26-year-old William T. Gangemi of Freehold, New Jersey, was accused of violating a federal law against the sale or purchase of illegally collected wildlife Read More

State police look into shooting by Beauregard Parish deputy

15 hours ago WBRZ 0
MERRYVILLE, La. (AP) – Louisiana State Police are investigating a shooting by a sheriff’s deputy in southwest Louisiana.    A news release said 31-year-old Joseph Spears was shot by one of the Beauregard Parish deputies who answered a disturbance call at a home in Merryville about 6 a.m. Tuesday.    The brief statement released Tuesday Read More