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AP source: Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony to Thunder

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Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC Berkeley

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Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos says he plans to hold a rally at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group who planned a week of events with him pulled out.

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South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

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South Korea's weather agency says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural.

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Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies Video included

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The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

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New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico Video included

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In the stylish Condesa neighborhood young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since the 7.1-magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note.

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Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill Video included

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McCain opposes latest GOP health care bill, drawing ire from Trump and possibly dealing death blow to repeal-and-replace effort.

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US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

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It's a show of American military might to North Korea _ the United States says it flew bombers and fighter escorts to the farthest point north of the Demilitarized Zone by any such American aircraft this century.

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LSU defeats Syracuse in nail-biter, 35-26

Stephen Sullivan touchdown during Sept. 23 game versus Syracuse (Source: WAFB) Stephen Sullivan touchdown during Sept. 23 game versus Syracuse (Source: WAFB)

LSU bounced back Saturday night with a 35-26 win over Syracuse Orange in Tiger Stadium, but players said the victory wasn't completely satisfying.

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Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

Pope Francis waves during his general audience a the Vatican Sept. 20..Dozens of theologians, priests and academics accuse him of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly married Catholics. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP) Pope Francis waves during his general audience a the Vatican Sept. 20..Dozens of theologians, priests and academics accuse him of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly married Catholics. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
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Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.

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NFL commissioner, players' union angrily denounce Trump Video included

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Trump has a suggestion for National Football League owners whose players decide to take a knee during the national anthem: fire them.

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Donaldsonville man still recovering from February tornado Video included

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Not much has changed for Clark Richard since we first introduced him back in February.

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One dead after 4 car collision in E. Feliciana Video included

A Clinton man is dead after a four-vehicle crash in East Feliciana Parish.

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Trump's comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

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President Donald Trump says if a basketball player doesn't want to visit the White House to celebrate an NBA title, then don't bother showing up.

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Nightclub shooting leaves one injured, suspect arrested Video included

William Armstrong, 39 (Source: EBRSO) William Armstrong, 39 (Source: EBRSO)

One man is behind bars after shooting and injuring a man outside of a nightclub.

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UNC national championship team not visiting White House

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(Charlotte Observer/Andrew Carter) CHAPEL HILL - North Carolina's 2017 national championship men's basketball team will not visit the White House, a team spokesman said on Saturday, though the Tar Heels were invited to visit, as is the custom for teams that win college men's basketball and football national championships.

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LSU vs. Syracuse: How to watch, listen, stream, follow live updates

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The LSU football team will look to bounce back Saturday night as they host Syracuse Orange in Tiger Stadium.

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Auburn student's post, selfies with rape suspect go viral Video included

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As shocking new details emerged this week in the rape of an Auburn University student on a bus, many immediately recognized one of the suspects named in the case.

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California officer shoots suspect outside 7-Eleven, caught on camera Video included

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Officials said there was an altercation between an officer and the man before the man was shot. (Source: KCAL/KCBS/@cali_funk1/Twitter/CNN)

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Louisianians aren't buying viral video of 'Cajun red beans and rice'

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Remember the social media outrage from Disney's version of a 'healthy' Louisiana gumbo from 2016?

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Contestants win $80,000 on record-breaking Price is Right episode

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It was host Drew Carey’s 10-year anniversary of hosting the show. In his honor, any contestant who spun the wheel and landed on $1, won $10,000 instead of the normal $1,000.

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

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Governor 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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LeBlanc's Cajun Boudin in St. Amant destroyed by fire Video included

Six fire departments, including those from Gonzales and Sorrento, are on the scene of a fire at LeBlanc's Cajun Boudin & Food in St. Amant.

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LSU tailgates come under increased scrutiny this weekend Video included

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LSU is hitting the pause button a fall tradition. Just a week after freshman, Max Gruver, died in an alleged hazing incident, Greek activity is still banned at the state's flagship school. As a result, fraternities and sororities will not be able to organize any game day tailgates.

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Getaway driver who assisted in murder of BRPD officer in '93 now arrested for shoplifting Video included

Betty Smothers (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department) Betty Smothers (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department)

A man named West Paul, who was the getaway driver for another man who shot and killed a Baton Rouge police officer back in 1993, has now been arrested for shoplifting.

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Pointe Coupee employee facing public corruption charges Video included

Willie Woods, 28 (Source: Attorney General's Office) Willie Woods, 28 (Source: Attorney General's Office)

Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Friday that his office has arrested a Pointe Coupee Parish employee who is accused of defrauding the public.

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World ends at midnight, prepare accordingly

Keep shining through, just like you always do, and you know we'll meet again some sunny day. (Source: NASA) Keep shining through, just like you always do, and you know we'll meet again some sunny day. (Source: NASA)
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It's the end of the world as we know it. And we feel fine.

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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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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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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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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>>

Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear 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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LSU vs Syracuse: By the Numbers

LSU welcomes the ACC's Syracuse Orange to Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

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Southern at Alcorn State: By the Numbers

SWAC plays begins this weekend and Southern will travel to Lorman, MS to face the Alcorn State Braves.

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GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain 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>>

First day of Fall, but it doesn't feel like it

Source: WAFB Source: WAFB

Friday afternoon may have marked the official end of summer, but our forecast calls for continued summer-like days well into next week.

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Elementary school transforming the way students learn with 'bouncy chairs' Video included

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Forget the old days of students sitting desks and teachers forcing them to sit still.

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Zach Adams found guilty of Holly Bobo murder Video included

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A jury made its decision in the trial of Zach Adams, the man accused of kidnapping, raping, and murdering Holly Bobo in 2011.

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Southern University approves medical marijuana contract with Advanced Biomedics Video included

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

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St. Louis King of France Catholic School to close in June of '18 after being open 35 years

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St. Louis King of France Catholic School announced Friday it will be closing at the end of this school year.

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Initial LSU PD report released in death of Max Gruver; investigation ongoing

Maxwell Gruver (Source: Facebook) Maxwell Gruver (Source: Facebook)

The initial report filed by the LSU Police Department in the death of a fraternity pledge has been released.

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Homeowners have received only $18M worth of grants out of $1.3B from Restore La. program Video included

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Governor John Bel Edwards' Office of Community Development has announced adjustments are being made to help the Restore Louisiana program absorb the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Financial advisors urge consumers impacted by Equifax breach to take action Video included

Financial advisors are telling clients who may have been impacted by the Equifax breach to take immediate action to keep their personal information out of the hands of hackers.

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

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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 Video included

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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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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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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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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

Source: Zachary Community School District Source: Zachary Community School District

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

Protest in 2016 (Source: WAFB) Protest in 2016 (Source: WAFB)
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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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