Man injured in shooting on Victoria Drive

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BATON ROUGE – A man was injured in a shooting on Victoria Drive Saturday evening. Police said they were investigating a shooting in the 3500 block of Victoria Drive. Officials said the man was in serious but stable condition when transported from the scene. Police described his injures as non-life threatening. Read More

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album ‘Everything Is Love’

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper’s disgust at this year’s Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. The nine-track album “Everything Read More

Man arrested for raping 16-year-old girl

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BATON ROUGE – A man arrested Friday has been accused of raping a 16-year-old girl. EBRSO deputies responded to call on Friday at the Goodwood Pediatric Clinic. Deputies began an investigation regarding the molestation of a juvenile. The attending physician told authorities that the 16-year-old girl was pregnant, booking records show. According to the affidavit, the victim Read More

‘Jeopardy!’ winner could get prison for sneaking into emails

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ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) – A seven-time “Jeopardy!” winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five years in prison for sneaking into the email accounts of other professors, administrators and students. Stephanie Jass, who taught at Adrian College in southern Michigan, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lenawee Circuit Court to a charge Read More

Try, try again: Louisiana lawmakers enter third tax session

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File Image BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana lawmakers have spent an unusual 45 weeks in legislative sessions since their term began in January 2016. Now, they’re heading back for more. Monday’s latest gathering is the seventh special session called by Gov. John Bel Edwards since he took office, all to deal with Louisiana’s ongoing Read More

Man in serious condition after near-drowning

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BATON ROUGE – A man is in serious condition after nearly drowning early Saturday afternoon. According to authorities, the incident took place around 12:30 p.m. in the 16000 block of Columns Way off of Antioch Road. The man was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. Authorities say he was awake and responding. No Read More

Body of Pearl River man recovered after boat sinks

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ST. TAMMANY – A 33-year-old Pearl River man is dead after investigators believe his boat sank in the West Pearl River. According to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, enforcement agents, along with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, responded to a single boat incident Friday night. The body of Chad Panks was recovered around 9:00 Read More

Louisiana town’s mayor cleared of ethics violations

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Image: American Press WELSH, La. (AP) – A Louisiana town’s mayor and her family have been cleared of any wrongdoing after state ethics officials found no violations against them following a yearlong investigation. The American Press reports the state Ethics Board has cleared Welsh Mayor Carolyn Louviere who was accused of violating state law by Read More

Last Camp Minden defendant agrees he owes US $149,000

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SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) – The last defendant has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and agreed that he owes the federal government $149,000 in a case involving a huge explosion at a Louisiana National Guard-owned site. William Terry Wright’s plea agreement was described in news release Friday from the U.S. attorney’s office in Shreveport. Wright signed the agreement Read More