Multiple fatalities after hostage standoff, police shooting

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Photo: WATP CLINTON, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say there have been multiple fatalities after a domestic dispute in Mississippi led to a hostage situation and a subsequent police shooting. News outlets report the incident began about 2:30 a.m. Saturday in a Clinton subdivision and lasted for about 12 hours. Clinton city spokesman Mark Jones confirms fatalities occurred Read More

Beloso’s walk-off bomb lifts LSU to 6-5 win over Army

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BATON ROUGE – Just when Army thought No. 2 LSU was dead in the water, the true freshman Cade Beloso delivered a walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift LSU to a wild 6-5 win over Army. The true freshman right-hander Landon Marceaux lived up to the hype in his Read More

All lanes now OPEN on I-12 W near Juban Rd following multi-vehicle crash

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UPDATE: All lanes now open on I-12 West near Juban. ******** DENHAM SPRINGS- Authorities are responding to a multi-vehicle crash on I-12 Westbound near Juban Road. Six patients have been transported to a local hospital with minor injures. DOTD states that the right lane is closed at the time, congestion is minimal. Drivers are recommended Read More

Officer shot multiple times, suspects die in subsequent fire

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – A police officer in Alabama shot multiple times after responding to reports of an armed robbery is recovering, while two suspects are believed to have died in a fire following a shootout. The Opelika-Auburn News reports the incident began about 5:30 p.m. Friday. An Auburn officer stopped a vehicle that fit the Read More

Louisiana parish’s beaver bounty program suspended

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Photo: The Town Talk DERIDDER, La. (AP) – A Louisiana parish has temporarily suspended its beaver bounty program. The American Press reports the Beauregard Parish Police Jury halted the program to allow jurors a chance to re-examine its permit and bounty ordinance. The ordinance allows beaver hunters and trappers from outside the parish to obtain permits at Read More

CEO ousted amid probe into disabled woman’s pregnancy

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Photo: ABC ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (AP) – A Florida facility for people with disabilities has suspended its CEO amid an investigation into a resident’s pregnancy. A caregiver at the Rockledge facility has been accused of impregnating the woman, who gave birth in 2015. Florida Today reports the board of directors of the Bridges Foundation voted unanimously Read More

Ex-Louisiana police officer gets 9 years for excessive force

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Photo: KATC LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) – A former member of a Louisiana police department has been sentenced to nine years in prison for using excessive force on someone he arrested. U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Foote sentenced 35-year-old Codi Dodge, the former deputy chief of investigations for the St. Martinville Police Department, on Thursday. Dodge was Read More

Jones Creek development fined nearly $100K

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BATON ROUGE – A controversial development, the Lakes at Jones Creek, was slapped with a heavy fine for working without permits last month. Although, many nearby residents say it’s not enough. Texas based developer D. R. Horton and Baton Rouge based contractor Five-S Group were notified late January they would be fined $98,110 for their Read More

Veteran surprised with Chevy Cruze at LSU baseball season opener

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BATON ROUGE – LSU baseball players took the field at Alex Box Stadium Friday night for the first time this season. But what happened before the game also had fans cheering. A veteran received a huge gift, one that amounted to more than $20,000. “I never would have expected it in a million years,” said Read More