‘Halloween’ scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Forty years later, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences to the movie theaters for a good scare. “Halloween” has opened in first place with an estimated $77.5 million in ticket sales from North American theaters, according to Universal Pictures on Sunday. David Gordon Green directed the “Halloween” sequel which brings Read More

Who’s next after Speaker Ryan? Battle for power looms in GOP

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WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election because they lack a clear heir apparent to the retiring speaker, Paul Ryan. President Donald Trump signaled he’d be happy with next-in-line Kevin McCarthy, the majority leader and a longtime ally Trump calls “My Kevin.” But Read More

National WW2 Museum gets $2M Holocaust education pledge

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Image: National World War II Museum NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A San Francisco foundation has promised the National World War II Museum $2 million to expand its Holocaust education. The museum says the Taube Foundation’s pledge will pay for lectures, movie screenings, partnerships, research and personal accounts of the Holocaust, ensuring “public remembrance of the Read More

Tales of paranormal activity surrounding the Old State Capitol

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BATON ROUGE- Tales of paranormal activity throughout Louisiana have been passed down through the decades, some of those hauntings right here in Baton Rouge including at the Old State Capitol “We get it all the time. It’s the first question we get from school kids when they enter the building. Is the building haunted,” said Read More

LSU fans excited to be back in Death Valley for Homecoming

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BATON ROUGE – Die hard LSU fans were out early tailgating Saturday near Tiger Stadium for the Homecoming game against Mississippi State. “It’s being alumni, being able to come back and see your friends,” said Scott Slaughter. LSU Graduate, Scott Slaughter says, it doesn’t beat coming for Homecoming to turn up, tailgate and party. “All Read More

Georgia officer fatally shot near school; suspects run away

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Photo: SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) – A Georgia police officer has been killed after being shot while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school. News outlets report multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for suspects following the Saturday afternoon shooting near Snellville. Police say Gwinnett County police officer Antwan Toney died at a hospital. Read More

Authorites are looking for an escaped inmate in St. Helena

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ST. HELENA PARISH- Authorities are looking for inmate that has escaped from St. Helena Parish jail Saturday morning. Taylor Miller is a Caucasian male with a short haircut and a goatee. Miller was reported last seen at 1653 Newman Road, Kentwood, LA wearing dark pants and a white T-shirt. Authorities say to use caution when Read More

10 days after hurricane, football offers a welcome escape

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) – Hurricane Michael delivered quite a punch when it hit the Florida teenagers who make up the Mosley High Dolphins football team. But just 10 days later, the Dolphins were ready to punch back. The local high school played against Pensacola on Saturday afternoon in downtown Panama City, providing a little normalcy Read More

Pizza shop makes 225-mile delivery for cancer patient

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Photo: Julie Morgan’s Facebook BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) – An employee at Michigan pizza shop that usually doesn’t deliver made a big exception for a cancer patient and his wife hundreds of miles away in Indiana. Julie and Rich Morgan grew fond of Steve’s Pizza when they lived in Battle Creek, Michigan, more than two decades Read More

Detroit police find 63 fetuses in funeral home amid probe

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Image: WDIO DETROIT (AP) – Police have removed the remains of 63 fetuses from a Detroit funeral home in a widening investigation of alleged improprieties at local funeral homes. Officers found 36 fetuses in boxes and 27 others in freezers during Friday’s raid at the Perry Funeral Home. Detroit police Chief James Craig said he’s Read More