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GOP health bill all but dead; McCain again deals the blow Video included

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President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn "Obamacare.". More>>

Southern University approves medical marijuana contract with Advanced Biomedics

The Southern University System Board of Supervisors announced Friday that the contract for medical marijuana cultivation and production has been awarded to Advanced Biomedics. 

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Fiery wrong-way crash involving car fleeing police leaves 2 dead, officials say

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Two people were killed in a wrong-way fiery crash while being chased by police late Thursday night, authorities reported.

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Former LSU team doc loses battle to Alzheimer’s

Baton Rouge physician Dr. James Sheldon Osterberger, Jr. passed away Wednesday after a long battle with Alzheimer's. 

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Gov. Edwards sends letter to higher ed. system presidents requesting review of hazing, other policies

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Gov. John Bel Edwards has released the letter he sent Thursday to Louisiana college and university system presidents asking them to review their policies on hazing and drug and alcohol abuse among groups on campus.

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Ascension Parish holds ribbon-cutting for a new substation

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The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new substation on Airline Highway in Gonzales.

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Louisiana police officer faces charges for 'alleged sexual misconduct' with teen

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A police officer was arrested Thursday evening on carnal knowledge of a juvenile and other charges, according to investigators.

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Attorney for Gonzales businessman accused of bribery files motion to have case tossed

Olin Berthelot (Source: WAFB) Olin Berthelot (Source: WAFB)
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The attorney for Olin Berthelot, the Gonzales businessman accused of bribing a candidate to not run for office, has filed motion to toss the case.

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Man given $180 littering ticket after trying to give homeless woman money Video included

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Blake says he gave the woman two cigarettes wrapped in a dollar bill. The problem is, he tossed the gift at her feet, so to the officer behind him, it looked like he was throwing trash out of his car.

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LSU announces some Greek activities to resume Sunday; attorney questions initial suspension Video included

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Spokesperson Ernie Ballard confirmed Thursday night that some Greek activities will resume at LSU Sunday after a suspension was issued in the wake of the death of a fraternity pledge.

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Woman goes berserk on disabled veteran with service dog

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A woman went absolutely insane after a man brought his service dog inside a Delaware restaurant in an incident that was caught on camera and posted to YouTube.

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Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria Video included

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They eye of Hurricane Maria is nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico tries to recover from the storm's devastation.

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Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats Video included

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Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease.

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Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity' Video included

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Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.

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Relatives keep vigil amid search for Mexico quake survivors Video included

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Survivors are still being pulled from rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

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Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax

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Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. More>>

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Roadway incidents for Friday, September 22

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Below is a list of traffic incidents and notices for Friday, September 22.

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Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later

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A book borrowed nearly 80 years ago during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library.

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Dramatic rescue caught on camera in Puerto Rico Video included

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Coast Guard watchstanders received a distress call on Wednesday and rescuers found them on Thursday.

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Very warm, steamy beginning of autumn

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FRIDAY: Mostly sunny skies; 20% rain/storms; very warm/humid - a high of 92°
FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy, a spotty shower possible - a low of 71°

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CVS makes changes to limit opioid prescriptions Video included

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 Almost 90 million people use CVS Caremark to fill their prescriptions. 

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YOUR TURN: Road Tax Proposal Video included

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This week’s Your Turn segment goes to Joe Latino, who reacted to our commentary this week on the decision of the East Baton Rouge Metro Council not to put a road tax proposal on the November ballot.

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Coach O: Guice WILL play Saturday night against Syracuse

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The LSU football team will be back at it Saturday night and, as it turns out, Tiger fans may see running back Derrius Guice after all.

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Live After Five fall 2017 concert series continues with River City Hit Squad Video included

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The official lineup for the Live After Five 2017 fall concert series.

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Talented chefs, bartenders present TACOS & TEQUILA under Miss. River Bridge

Jay Ducote of Bite and Booze is partnering with Brickyard South to throw a big party, TACOS & TEQUILA, presented by Tequila Avión.

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Vandals attack swans, damage historic cemetery Video included

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Headstones have been broken, flowers have been stolen and even fish farmed from the ponds.

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Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quake Video included

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A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her.

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Police: Vacherie woman sought for threats against kids, explicit image post

Thibodaux Police are looking for a woman wanted for simple assault and non-consensual disclosure of a private image, according to Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue.

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Parents charged with running over toddler during domestic dispute Video included

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A toddler was rushed to the hospital after being run over in the midst of an argument between his parents. 

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Zachary High working with police to identify person who left threats on school property

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Superintendent Scott Devillier sent a notice out to parents Thursday night letting them know they are aware of a security issue at Zachary High School.

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Worried loved ones frantically try to get in touch with family in Hurricane Maria's path Video included

Allison Bourne-Vanneck says what's happened back home is unprecedented. 

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Tuscaloosa Ave. resident wants vacant lots cleared of debris Video included

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Decades ago, people on Tuscaloosa Ave. said their street was the place to be. “The houses were all old, but people lived in all the houses, people raised their children here,” said one resident.

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La. treasurer candidates launch TV ads; analyst calls them 'flimsy' on duties of office Video included

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With less than a month until election day, TV ads for the Louisiana treasurer’s race are starting to hit the airwaves. However, political analyst, Jim Engster, warns some of those ads should be taken with a grain of salt.

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Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died

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A Michigan woman who gave up the opportunity to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child has died.

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How likely are you to break your new iPhone?

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With the release of the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X coming soon, here's some interesting information about broken phone statistics and how likely you might be to break that expensive, new gadget.

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LSU Student Government holds rally against hazing after death of prospective frat member Video included

Last week, a prospective fraternity member at LSU died in what's being investigated as a possible hazing incident.

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Clinton man dead after wreck with log truck in East Feliciana Parish

A man from Clinton is dead after a crash Thursday morning in East Feliciana Parish.

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EBR councilman calls for moratorium on builders in high-risk flood zones Video included

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Plans for a big Dallas-based business that wants to expand to Baton Rouge, and a couple of new subdivisions, could be put on hold.

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Attorney for Ascension Parish president files motion to dismiss prosecution in alleged election bribery case Video included

Kenny Matassa (Source: WAFB) Kenny Matassa (Source: WAFB)
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Lewis Unglesby, the attorney representing Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa in the alleged election bribery case, filed a motion Thursday afternoon to dismiss the prosecution in the case.

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Tre'Davious White mentioned as an early rookie of the year candidate

Former LSU defensive back Tre'Davious White is No. 2 on the Pro Football Focus week two rookie of the year candidates. 

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District Donuts named 'America's favorite donut shop'

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The votes are in, and District Donuts has been named as America's favorite donut shop. According to a ranking by Foodable Network, District Donuts has earned honors for the best donut in the country.

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LSU Department of Biological Sciences receives grant to continue research to solve food shortages

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The LSU Department of Biological Sciences has received a grant worth just under $1 million to continue to study photosynthesis in algae. The research is part of a greater effort called the Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (or RIEP), to find solutions for future food shortages.

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MISSING: 16-year-old girl last seen in Denham Springs Video included

Mackenzie Alexis Pape (Source: LSP) Mackenzie Alexis Pape (Source: LSP)

The Louisiana State Police has issued a Level II Endangered Missing Child Advisory on behalf of the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office for a 16-year-old girl who has been reported missing.

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Former LSU safety off to a great start for the Jets

Jamal Adams was a star at LSU and is well on his way to being one in the NFL. 

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MISSING: LSU continues search for student last seen early Monday morning Video included

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The LSU Police Department is still searching for a student reported missing at the beginning of the week.

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Police: Dump truck rolls over occupied portable toilet

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Police say around 10:40 a dump truck rolled over a portable toilet while someone was inside at the intersection of Aberdeen and 23rd Street.

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Police: 5-year-old boy hit by vehicle and killed moments after leaving ice cream truck Video included

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A 5-year-old boy who had just visited an ice cream truck was killed when he ran into the path of a pickup truck Wednesday evening, according to police.

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'Parking lot brawl' results in 10 arrests Video included

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Investigators said 10 people are charged with inciting a riot after authorities got reports of a massive "parking lot brawl" at a truck stop on Monday.

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Donald Smart's twin sister reacts to alleged shooter's arrest Video included

Diane Patterson, Donald Smart's twin sister (Source: Facebook) Diane Patterson, Donald Smart's twin sister (Source: Facebook)

From the time he was a young boy, equipped with a bicycle and a lawnmower, Dianne Patterson says her twin brother, Donald Smart, worked hard. As a kid, she says he would go door to door cutting grass and share his earnings with his sister.

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Hearing rescheduled for decision on payments owed to protesters after Alton Sterling shooting

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A hearing for the final approval of the settlement of a class action lawsuit filed by people involved in protests following the shooting death of Alton Sterling has been rescheduled.

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Free child car seat inspections available across Louisiana

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The Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force, in association with University Medical Center New Orleans, is offering free child car seat inspections throughout the state in conjunction with National Seat Check Saturday and Child Passenger Safety Week from Sept. 17 - 23, 2017.

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Applications now being accepted for BR community police ambassador program Video included

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The application process is wide open now for those interested in serving as a community police ambassador in Baton Rouge. The goal is to launch the program as early as next month.

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Detectives investigating whether 3 shootings in East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana parishes connected Video included

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Authorities say the shooting death of a former Baton Rouge Parks and Recreation (BREC) commissioner may be linked to two other shootings.

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‘It was just a sneak-type shooting’ says lone survivor of shootings believed to be connected

Buck Hornsby (Source: WAFB) Buck Hornsby (Source: WAFB)

The only survivor of three shootings that authorities believe are connected spoke 9News’ Kiran Chawala. 

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Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
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Arkansas State Police say a former Marked Tree teacher brought several students to her home in Jonesboro for sex, including two in the same night.

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Episcopal School of Baton Rouge investigating allegations of sexual assault involving employee, former student Video included

The Episcopal School of Baton Rouge is investigating allegations of sexual assault between an employee and a former student after it was recently brought to the school's attention.

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