Military vehicle goes over cliff in Washington state, 4 hurt

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KITTITAS, Wash. (AP) – Authorities say four people were hospitalized after an armored vehicle went over a 25-foot cliff during a military exercise in central Washington state. The green and tan 2018 Military Stryker crashed about 4:30 a.m. Saturday on an unnamed dirt road near Kittitas. The driver, 22-year-old Chance Kennen of Lecompte, Louisiana, told Washington state Read More

Traffic at standstill after 18-wheeler breaks down on highway

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BATON ROUGE – Westbound traffic on interstate 10 in Baton Rouge at a standstill, after an 18-wheeler broke down near the I-110 split. People reported the interstate was at a complete standstill from the I-110/I-10 split to the intersection of I-10 and Seigan lane, around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.  DOTD breifly closed the right lane of I-10 West, but Read More

7 riders rescued from stuck Ferris wheel at New Jersey fair

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CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) – Authorities say seven riders were rescued from a stuck Ferris wheel at a New Jersey county fair. Gloucester Township police say they were called to assist the fire department after the malfunction was reported Saturday at the Camden County Fair. Police say the occupied seats were at various heights, with one Read More

Deadline nears for applications for Louisiana flooding aid

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana residents with 2016 flooding damage who took a survey expressing interest in the state’s homeowner aid program have only days remaining to complete applications for assistance. The Restore Louisiana homeowner aid program says 3,000 people with damage from the March and August 2016 floods filled out an initial survey Read More

LSU uses specially trained K-9’s to detect bombs

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BATON ROUGE- The newest members of the LSU’s Police Force are exactly your regular police assistants. “These dogs love to be petted,” said K-9 Officer Kim Bass. Don’t let the friendly demeanor fool you these labrador retrievers are checking people for explosives before the game. “These dogs are actually working when they are out there Read More

Benn, Mims rally Southern to 29-27 SWAC-opening win

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Devon Benn scored on runs of 11 and two yards, Jarmarqueza Mims added a 25-yard run and the consecutive touchdowns lifted Southern to a 29-27 victory over Alabama A&M in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday. John Lampley rushed for 115 yards and passed for 204 with Read More

LSU survives scare from LA Tech, 38-21

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Nick Brossette scored three touchdowns, Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed for a career-high 136 yards and two TDs, and No. 6 LSU beat Louisiana Tech 38-21 on Saturday night in a game infused with far more tension than expected. The Tigers (4-0) were favored by about three touchdowns and raced to a Read More

Man to return to Louisiana prison after escape 15 years ago

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Photo: The Advocate CLINTON, La. (AP) – It’s been 15 years since inmate Lonnie Payne called Louisiana’s East Feliciana Parish Prison his home, but a sheriff’s official says that’s about to change. Criminal Deputy Greg Phares said late Friday that Payne escaped the prison in Clinton in 2003 while serving time for burglary. He says the Read More