Gambler sets another 1-day winnings record on ‘Jeopardy!’

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – A professional sports gambler from Las Vegas has broken his own single-episode winnings record on “Jeopardy!” James Holzhauer won $131,127 during a show aired Wednesday night, breaking the record that viewers saw him set last week. Due to the game show’s taping schedule, the records were actually set one day apart, Read More

Officials: One person trapped in vehicle after crash off Choctaw Drive

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BATON ROUGE – Authorities had to extricate one person from a vehicle after a crash off of Choctaw Drive Wednesday night. The incident was reported around 8 p.m. in the 11800 block of Longridge Ave.  Officials tell WBRZ one person was trapped in a vehicle, but crews were able to get them out.  Information regarding Read More

NFL announces Saints 2019 schedule

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The New Orleans Saints announced today their 2019 regular season schedule that is hilighted by a pair of Monday Night games and a road trip back to face off against the Los Angeles Rams.  The Saints kick off their campaign at home on Monday night, September 9 against the Houston Texans. The Saints will open Read More

2 Mississippi men say they beat man in videotaped attack

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Photo: WDAM WAYNESBORO, Miss. (AP) – Two Mississippi men admit they took part in a beating captured on video and shared on social media. WDAM-TV reports 32-year-old Landon McCaa and 28-year-old Tomas Sion Brown told Wayne County Justice Court Judge Charles Chapman on Wednesday that they assaulted an unnamed man. McCaa says he attacked because Read More

Land erosion might be up to homeowner to fix

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BATON ROUGE – Homeowners fighting erosion problems say they’re being left on their own. East Baton Rouge Parish says it won’t be handling erosion issues within the servitude.  Eric Simcoe and Rudy Bourgeios are neighbors in the Pecan Creek neighborhood of Baton Rouge. Between their properties is a drainage ditch, carrying water from behind their Read More

Sandbags available in EBR ahead of severe weather threat Thursday

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BATON ROUGE – Sandbags will be available through Thursday evening in advance of what is expected to be severe weather. The mayor-president’s office announced Wednesday that sandbags would available at several locations around East Baton Rouge Parish from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening. A full list of sandbag locations can be found below. • BREC Read More

Carl’s Jr. testing CBD-infused burger at Denver location

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Cannabis enthusiasts in Colorado will have a savory new CBD-infused sandwich to satiate their hunger this weekend. Carl’s Jr. has announced that it’s testing a cannabidiol-infused burger, dubbed the Rocky Mountain High Cheese Burger Delight, at one of its Denver locations Saturday. That date also happens to be April 20, the unofficial holiday for marijuana Read More

FBI: No more threat to Colorado schools

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LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) – A young Florida woman who traveled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said 18-year-old Sol Pais was Read More

Deputies injured in fight with inmates at Tangipahoa Parish Jail

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AMITE – Authorities says four deputies with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office were injured in a fight at the parish jail Tuesday night. According to the sheriff’s office, tempers began to flare up in a dorm housing multiple inmates. A fight soon ensued. TPSO correctional staff immediately responded and defused the situation. Moments later, authorities Read More