Woman airlifted from cruise ship near Louisiana coast on Christmas Eve

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard NEW ORLEANS- The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship Sunday morning. According to the United States Coast Guard, the ship was 100 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana when the incident occurred. Coast Guard watchstanders received a report from the cruise ship ‘Vision of the Seas’ of a Read More

Faithful flock to Vatican for pope’s Christmas Eve Mass

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VATICAN CITY – Catholic faithful are flocking to the Vatican under clear skies on a cool night to take their seats in St. Peter’s Basilica for Christmas Eve Mass celebrated by Pope Francis. The late evening service in the splendor of the basilica on Sunday was scheduled as the pope’s first public Christmas appearance. Francis Read More

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ still dominating the movie galaxy

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LOS ANGELES – “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is continuing its dominance over the movie galaxy as expected, outpacing three new releases. Studio estimates Sunday show the eighth installment in the space saga added another $69 million to its coffers over the weekend. The adventure caper “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” debuted in second place Read More

No Louisiana Pick 3, Pick 4 drawings on Christmas Day

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BATON ROUGE – People who play the lottery in Louisiana won’t be able to on Christmas Day. The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Monday in accordance with lottery policy. Drawings for Louisiana-based games are also suspended on Easter. Tickets for the daily Pick 3 and Read More

Firefighters respond to house fire on Fairfields Avenue

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BATON ROUGE – Firefighters with the Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a house fire on Fairfields Avenue early Sunday afternoon. According to fire officials, the incident occurred sometime around 12:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of Fairfields Ave. Sources say the fire is now under control and there were no reported injuries. Cause of Read More

Defense propels Saints past Falcons, into playoffs

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NEW ORLEANS- Rookie cornerback Marshon Lattimore corralled an unusual, momentum-turning interception off his back, New Orleans made two defensive stands from inside its own 2-yard line, and the Saints clinched their first playoff berth since 2013 with a 23-13 victory over the rival Atlanta Falcons. Ted Ginn caught a 54-yard pass for a touchdown, which Read More

Firefighters respond to house fully engulfed in flames on Cefalu Drive

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BATON ROUGE- Officials responded to a house fire that occurred Saturday night on Cefalu Drive. According to fire officials, firefighters were called to the house in the 8900 block of Cefalu Drive around 9:30 p.m. The Baton Rouge Fire Department and Central Fire Department assisted the District 6 Fire Dept. in containing the fire. Sources say the Read More

Parents’ Christmas gifts to teachers getting social media backlash

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OHIO- A family is receiving some major social media backlash about a joke labeled on the wine bottles gifted to their son’s teachers. Parents Mary and Paul Sommers labeled the bottles with a picture of their 14-year-old son’s face and a funny message that says: “Our child might be the reason you drink, so enjoy this Read More