Ascension Parish authorities searching for convenience store robber

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GONZALES – Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed the El Guero Market on Airline Highway. On Thursday, shortly before eight p.m. a man entered the store, pulled a handgun, and demanded money. He’s described as a Hispanic male, approximately five feet, eight inches tall, and may walk with a limp. Read More

Beer found on 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew

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COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) – Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York. Biotechnology students at the State University of New York at Cobleskill uncorked a bottle from the shipwrecked SS Oregon on Thursday. Serious Brewing Company of Howes Cave plans to develop a Read More

Valentine’s Day arrangements don’t arrive, customers not happy

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BATON ROUGE – For once, you can’t blame the guy for a late Valentine’s Day gift. Corey Dalfrey says he’s ordered from Edible Arrangements in the past and has never had a problem. It’s why he chose to order an arrangement online for his wife for Valentine’s Day. “I ordered it Monday and it was Read More

Police: Woman hid mom’s body with blankets, air fresheners

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Photo: Charlotte Observer BRISTOL, Va. (AP) – Authorities say a woman hid her mother’s decomposing body inside their Virginia home for weeks, covering it with dozens of blankets and surrounding it with air fresheners to mask the smell. News outlets report that 55-year-old Jo-Whitney Outland was charged with felony concealment of a body. Bristol police Read More

Kaepernick, Eric Reid settle collusion lawsuits with NFL

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NEW YORK (AP) – Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion lawsuits against the NFL. In a three-sentence statement released Friday, the NFL said: “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL. As a result of those discussions, the Read More

City says 4 police officers hurt in Illinois shooting

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Photo: KABC AURORA, Ill. – The chief of police says five people were killed and five officers were wounded in a shooting at a business in suburban Chicago. Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman told reporters that 45-year-old Gary Martin also shot and wounded five police officers in the attack Friday afternoon at the Henry Pratt Read More

Sheriff: $600K seized, five dealers arrested in Ascension drug bust

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GONZALES – Officials from multiple agencies announced the seizure of more than half-a-million dollars in cash, along with drugs and firearms, Friday. According to Ascension Sheriff Bobby Webre, the joint investigation between his department, Gonzales Police and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office resulted in the arrest of five people in Ascension Parish on drug Read More

Report: Pelicans GM Dell Demps fired

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Photo: USA Today NEW ORLEANS – The Pelicans have parted ways with General Manager Dell Demps, according to ESPN. On Friday, ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski said Demps had been fired after Thursday night win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The firing comes amid trade talks concerning Pelicans star Anthony Davis. Organization is discussing internal candidates Read More

Children arrested, accused of setting vacant house on fire

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BATON ROUGE – Authorities have arrested two juveniles accused of setting an empty house on fire earlier this month. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, the house on Arizona Street caught fire Feb. 3. The flames from the blaze nearly spread to a neighboring home, and that homeowner was able to identify a juvenile Read More