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 2020-09-27 18:30 

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Pregnant Louisiana woman struck, killed by gunfire during argument with boyfriend, police say...

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) A pregnant woman, and her unborn child were struck by gunfire and died following an argument with her boyfriend, police say. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of East South Street, according to Opelousas Police C...

 2020-09-27 18:23 

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LSU falls 14 spots in AP Poll...

LSU dropped to 20th in the latest AP Poll. The Tigers were ranked sixth before losing to Mississippi State 44-34 on opening weekend. The Tigers also fell from fifth in the Coaches Poll to 17th. Three SEC teams made the top four, and five schools from the ...

 2020-09-27 17:50 

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LSU fans express excitement football is back at Tiger Stadium...

The famous "Geaux Tigers" saying rang through the LSU campus as fans celebrated the first football game of 2020....

 2020-09-27 17:19 

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Electrical malfunction causes house fire in East Baton Rouge...

Baton Rouge Fire Department reported to a house fire on September 27....

 2020-09-27 16:58 

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LDH confirms 5,283 total deaths due to COVID-19, 164,851 confirmed cases...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) There are now 164,851 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Louisiana, according to the Louisiana Department of Health. The Louisiana Department of Health also reported that there have been 5,283 deaths total in the state ...

 2020-09-27 15:48 

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: Joe Biden is 'the best choice to lead our country'...

The actor also urges everyone in the tweet to register to vote, linking to VoteSaveAmerica.com, an advocacy group that advocates to "save America" during the 2020 Election against the re-election of Pres. Donald Trump....

 2020-09-27 15:47 

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Ascension Parish waterways reopen...

Ascension Parish waterways will reopen September 27 at noon....

 2020-09-27 15:33 

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Woman says she was fired by Whataburger for wearing a Black Lives Matter mask...

Ma'kiya Congious, 19, lost her job at the fast-food chain shortly after her supervisor told her to remove her Black Lives Matter mask....

 2020-09-27 10:02 

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Patriots look to rebound as they host 2-0 Raiders...

This will be the first time the Patriots play the Las Vegas Raiders after the team moved from Oakland during the offseason....

 2020-09-27 02:17 

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'She is the female Scalia': Lawmakers react to President Trump picking Amy Coney Barrett to replace RBG...

President Donald Trump introduced his choice to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday in an announcement delivered from the White House rose garden....

 2020-09-27 00:39 

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Saturday Night: Near-normal temperatures; Storms on Monday before an autumn cool down...

StormTracker Evening Forecast... Tonight: Partly cloudy skies with muggy conditions. Overnight temperatures will be in the mid 60s for northern zones, upper 60s near the I-10/I-12 corridor, and lower 70s near the New Orleans metro and coastal zones. Sunda...

 2020-09-26 22:12 

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'I have nothing left': Sentimental items stolen from 90-year-old man while preparing to evacuate wildfire...

When the Riverside Fire erupted, thousands of people in Oregon prepared to evacuate including 90-year-old Robert Pouriea....

 2020-09-26 22:05 

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Amy Coney Barrett: 5 things to know about Trump's Supreme Court nominee...

Barrett, 48, was previously considered as a finalist for Trump's second nomination to the high court, which eventually went to Justice Brett Kavanaugh. A devout Catholic mother of seven, she is a favorite of religious conservatives and considered a st...

 2020-09-26 21:57 

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'They were waiting for him': Man acquitted of murder is shot hours after his release from jail...

Hours after a California man was acquitted of murder and released from jail, someone opened fire on the car he was riding in Tuesday, wounding him and killing his girlfriend....

 2020-09-26 21:50 

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Here's the story behind those electrified 'e-shields' authorities were carrying during Memphis protests...

When photos began to surface of Memphis authorities carrying futuristic electrified shields that looked like props right out of the Marvel universe, Twitter users began labeling them "Taser shields" or "stun shields....

 2020-09-26 21:41 

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Louisiana reacts to Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Prominent Louisiana Republicans are showing their support for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Louisiana native Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett, 48, was born in New Orleans and raised in Metairie. She gradu...

 2020-09-26 21:07 

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Trump picks Metairie native Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court...

(BRPROUD) — President Donald Trump has formally named Jefferson Parish native Amy Coney Barrett as his pick to succeed late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Trump's official announcement Saturday puts the New Orleans-born, Old Metairie...

 2020-09-26 20:54 

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GALLERY: LSU Tigers Season Opener vs Miss St...

All photos courtesy Getty Images Check back for more photos as the game progresses...

 2020-09-26 20:30 

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Louisiana seeking federal loan as unemployment fund runs dry...

Louisiana will start borrowing money from the federal government in early October to keep paying benefits to jobless workers, as the state's once-healthy unemployment trust fund is nearly empty because of the coronavirus outbreak, labor department off...

 2020-09-26 20:04 

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Charles Barkley on defunding the police: 'Who are Black people supposed to call? Ghostbusters?'...

NBA analyst and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley criticized the...

 2020-09-26 19:48 

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PTSD after COVID-19: 'No doubt' it'll happen,' says NIMH director...

At the onset and throughout the pandemic, health experts have warned Americans to remain vigilant of their mental health as communities grew distanced, work became home-bound and outings became dangerous....

 2020-09-26 19:46 

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Former NOPD officer arrested, accused of defrauding Saint Patrick's Church...

A former NOPD officer is accused of defrauding a New Orleans church out of hundreds of thousands of dollars....

 2020-09-26 19:11 

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Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrests two after series of alleged crimes...

Authorities have arrested the couple they believe to be behind a series of alleged crimes committed last week, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office....

 2020-09-26 19:07 

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LIVE BLOG: No. 6 LSU opens 2020 season against Mississippi State...

Sixth ranked LSU begins its 2020 season against Mississippi State with a 2:30 p.m. kickoff at Tiger Stadium....

 2020-09-26 19:03 

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Louisiana deputy shoots, kills man in gunfire exchange...

A Louisiana sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who was shooting at deputies who had come to arrest him on a domestic violence warrant, Louisiana State Police said Friday....

 2020-09-26 18:56 

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Louisiana jail guard accused of trying to smuggle cocaine...

A guard at a Louisiana jail has been arrested for allegedly conspiring with an inmate to smuggle cocaine into the facility, authorities said....

 2020-09-26 18:45 

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Trump vows to designate KKK, Antifa as terrorist groups...

The president has pushed the idea of labeling Antifa as a terrorist organization since 2019. It...

 2020-09-26 18:42 

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CDC ranks Halloween activities by COVID-19 risk: No trick-or-treating, crowded parties or indoor haunted houses...

Traditional trick-or-treating, crowded parties and indoor haunted houses are among the activities the CDC says pose the highest risk for coronavirus transmission, and families should avoid them this year....

 2020-09-26 18:27 

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Mushrooms linked to salmonella outbreaks found in Louisiana...

Federal officials are warning of salmonella cases in at least 10 states, including Louisiana, linked to dried mushrooms from a Southern California company....

 2020-09-26 18:14 

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Sonic adds Halloween-inspired drinks to its menu...

If you...

 2020-09-26 15:38 

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LSU CB Derek Stingley, Jr. hospitalized, expected to be released...

BATON ROUGE, La. Cornerback Derek Stingley, Jr. went to the hospital Friday night after falling ill. LSU released a statement Saturday morning with an update on Stingley's status. "Derek Stingley Jr. became acutely ill last night and was evaluated...

 2020-09-26 13:11 

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Stimulus checks: GOP, Democrats agree to restart relief talks...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agreed to revive talks on an aid package expected to include $1,200 direct payments....

 2020-09-26 13:04 

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Hispanic Heritage: Family band takes music to Facebook Live amid pandemic...

A band consisting of brothers and sisters that plays everything from rock to Tejano and Cumbia music has had to get creative to get its music out during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-26 03:31 

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Families left homeless outside Laura's disaster zones struggle to find aid...

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) — Thousands of people in Louisiana are still homeless due to the impact of Hurricane Laura; however, not everyone who suffered greatly from the high winds and rain can get individual assistance from FEMA. Iberia Parish is just...

 2020-09-26 03:30 

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ACLU of Louisiana files brief supporting refugee facing anti-LGBTQ violence in Ghana...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) The ACLU of Louisiana has filed a brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals urging it to determine that the Immigration and Nationality Act protects people persecuted in their home countries for their sexuality. A gay man fr...

 2020-09-26 02:57 

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Second annual "Ultimate Tailgate" doubles as pop-up shop for local businesses...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BR Proud News) Tiger fans are preparing for LSU game day in an unconventional way. Over at Electric Depot the socially distanced party was popping. This year, the annual event was a little different. "Times were different last year s...

 2020-09-26 02:48 

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Dr. Fauci: U.S. still in the first wave, seasonal 'challenge' lies ahead...

With a growing tally of more than 7 million COVID-19 cases and over 200,000 deaths from the virus in the United States, the country's top infectious disease expert is warning that the nation needs to prepare as fall and winter loom. "Given the fac...

 2020-09-26 02:05 

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New Orleans restaurants can once again serve alcoholic beverages through drive-thru, takeout and curbside pickup...

Go-cups are back!...

 2020-09-26 02:04 

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District 11 Candidate: Gordon "Trey" Bargas...

BIO:Gordon "Trey" Bargas was born and raised in Baton Rouge. He has been married to Valerie Bargas, a local attorney, for 16 years. Mr. Bargas started with the BRPD in September of 1997. Mr. Bargas retired from the department in April 2018. Mr. Ba...

 2020-09-26 02:03 

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Fake News: A look at what didn't happen last week...

his bogus claim first emerged during Ginsburg's 1993 confirmation hearings when official testimony misinterpreted a recommendation by Ginsburg in a 1977 report published by the United States Commission on Civil Rights. It has lingered in the public fo...

 2020-09-26 02:01 

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Election 2020: Proposed amendments to the Louisiana constitution...

WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — It's almost time to cast your ballot in the 2020 election, and while many people are focused on the presidential candidates, there are some proposed changes to the Louisiana constitution and changes in a few parish...

 2020-09-26 01:58 

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How to Follow Tulane vs. Southern Miss Football on Gameday...

The Tulane football team gears up to take on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Saturday for a 1:30 p.m. (CT) kickoff....

 2020-09-26 01:57 

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Reds say broadcaster Thom Brennaman resigns after anti-gay slur...

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds say team broadcaster Thom Brennaman has resigned following his use of an anti-gay slur on air last month. Brennaman used the slur moments after the feed from the Fox Sports Ohio telecast returned from a commerci...

 2020-09-26 01:56 

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US Senate candidates clash over Supreme Court nomination ahead of election...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — On Saturday, President Donald Trump will name his pick to the nation's high court. This person, if confirmed, will replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Supreme Court pick has now become a camp...

 2020-09-26 01:55 

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President Trump expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court...

Republicans are expecting President Donald Trump to choose Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee for the Supreme Court....

 2020-09-26 01:54 

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Cancer medications in short supply as hospitals battle COVID-19 south of the border...

Dozens of women, cancer patients, staged a demonstration outside one of Tijuana...

 2020-09-26 01:53 

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84-year-old man taking photos of boys outside Missouri grade school charged with child porn...

A St. Louis County man was charged with child pornography possession Thursday for taking photos of children outside of a Kirkwood grade school....

 2020-09-26 01:46 

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EXTENDED INTERVIEW: Matt Flynn talks LSU's Season Opener...

Former LSU QB and National Champion Matt Flynn dropped by the studio to talk about the charity he's helping raise money for...as well as a little football. What is he looking for as the LSU Tigers start up their 2020 campaign? Click the video provided...

 2020-09-26 01:45 

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Mayoral Candidate: C. Denise Marcelle...

Biographical Information:C. Denise Marcelle has served the community for over 20 years. She has served as a City-Council member for 2 terms, as well as, currently serving in the capacity of State Representative for District 61. She is a mother of 2 and gr...

 2020-09-26 01:41 

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Week 3 Cheat Sheet: Can Saints create big plays?...

While the Packers' offense has gotten off to a fast start, Chris Simms explains why the Saints need to create their own explosive plays in order to beat Green Bay on Sunday Night Football. Video via NBC Sports...

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