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 2020-10-21 13:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Derry's Dimes: This Fall, it seems common sense is taking a timeout...

Talking heat and humidity in October along with the Week 4 previews and picks...

 2020-10-21 12:57 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Definition dilemma among Texas agencies creates confusion for COVID-19 close contacts...

DSHS Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt acknowledged the discrepancies....

 2020-10-21 12:56 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Waitr offers free delivery if you donate blood with Vitalant...

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Vitalant and Waitr are teaming up for the next two weeks to raise life-saving blood and plasma donations around Acadiana. The companies announced today that anyone giving blood with Vitalant beginning today, Monday, October 1...

 2020-10-21 12:55 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

St. Mary Parish Sheriff deputies now wearing body cameras...

ST. MARY PARISH, La. (KLFY) St. Mary Parish Sheriff's deputies are now wearing body cameras while out on patrol. Sheriff Blaise Smith says it was long overdue. "All uniformed partolmen will have body cameras, and it's dual-purposed as far as i...

 2020-10-21 12:54 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

DOJ announces national police training center to help reduce excessive force...

The United States Department of Justice announced Tuesday it's putting $3 million into creating a new center to help police agencies across the nation....

 2020-10-21 12:53 

KLFY

Passe Partout: Girl Scouts' Pines to the Gulf...

Membership season has begun for Girl Scouts of Louisiana Pines to the Gulf. Girls ages first grade though firth grade can register now! Visit Girl Scouts of Louisiana Pines to the Gulf website here......

 2020-10-21 12:51 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Monroe Mayor Friday Ellis hosting press conference to introduce newly appointed police chief...

Monroe, La. (KTVE/KARD) (10/21/20)— Monroe Mayor Friday Ellis will host a press conference Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. to introduce newly appointed Monroe Police Chief, Vic Zordan. The press conference will be held at the City of Monro...

 2020-10-21 12:51 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

TINY TWINS: Baton Rouge parents welcome second set of identical twins, "This only happens every 15 years"...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) A Baton Rouge couple is welcoming home their second set of identical twins this afternoon. "Only about 1 in 111,111 pregnancies results in a second set of identical twins. To put that in perspective, we deliver approximately...

 2020-10-21 12:48 

KLFY

'Vote for Trump or else': Voters receive threatening email...

Voters in at least three states reported receiving emails that appear to be from a right-wing group threatening to "came after" voters unless they cast their ballot for President Donald......

 2020-10-21 12:48 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Hurricane Epsilon strengthens in Atlantic, could bring dangerous rip currents to U.S. East Coast...

Bermuda is under a tropical storm watch....

 2020-10-21 12:45 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats...

The manipulated image was shared thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook since it began gaining attention on Monday....

 2020-10-21 12:44 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

WATCH: Grocery Store Mask Confrontation Turns Violent...

Video shows chaos erupt after a Yoke's grocery store employee confronts a customer who refuses to wear a mask, with violence spilling over into the store's parking lot. KHQ's Noelle Lashley reports. (KHQ/NBC News) A Spokane, Washington grocery...

 2020-10-21 12:43 

KLFY

LSU fraternity suspended following alleged hazing incident...

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity is under investigation after reports of a student being hospitalized from an alleged hazing incident....

 2020-10-21 12:42 

KLFY

Tax records show Trump has bank account in China, tried to land projects there, report says...

China is one of only three foreign nations — the others are Britain and Ireland — where Trump maintains a bank account, according to a Times analysis of the president's tax records. The foreign acc......

 2020-10-21 12:41 

KLFY

Here's what 2020 did to the list of most popular baby names...

But unlike previous years, when Game of Thrones or Mad Men shifted the trends, this year's rankings have taken on more serious themes befitting for 2020....

 2020-10-21 12:40 

KLFY

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series...

While fans of the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers were cheering on their teams in Game 1 of the World Series, many others were excited over winning free tacos....

 2020-10-21 12:30 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

University of New Orleans computer science scholarship, and more metro college news...

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS COMPUTER SCIENCE: Alumna and Google Vice President Sabrina Farmer has funded a computer science scholarship with a $250,000 gift to the University of New Orleans. Farmer,...

 2020-10-21 12:27 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

No tax hikes, benefit drops for Louisiana unemployment fund...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The steep drop in Louisiana's unemployment trust fund balance during the coronavirus outbreak won't trigger a decline in benefits for jobless workers or tax hikes on businesses, state lawmakers have decided. The House...

 2020-10-21 12:26 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Judge approves immediate release of Ghislaine Maxwell transcripts...

Transcripts of interviews lawyers conducted with the ex-girlfriend of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein can be immediately released, a judge said Tuesday....

 2020-10-21 12:25 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

LSU: $6M for engineering scholarships for working students...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University has received $6 million to expand a scholarship program for engineering students who are working their way through school, a news release said Wednesday. The gift from the late William Alfred "B...

 2020-10-21 12:22 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Law enforcement cracking down on guns across Capital Region...

PORT ALLEN, La. (West Side Journal) A coalition that includes the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office, all six municipalities and the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office aims to halt the recent surge in gun violence throughout the area. Enhance...

 2020-10-21 12:19 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Confidence rises as Carolina turns focus to showdown vs. LSU...

While fans are still beaming over Carolina's big win over Auburn, the players have noticed what a victory like that can do for the team....

 2020-10-21 12:19 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series...

While fans of the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers were cheering on their teams in Game 1 of the World Series, many others were excited over winning free tacos....

 2020-10-21 12:19 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill striking at governor's power...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Louisiana lawmakers voted Tuesday to give themselves more authority to curb Gov. John Bel Edwards' coronavirus restrictions and emergency powers, under a deal brokered between House and Senate GOP leaders that ...

 2020-10-21 12:19 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

'I am broken to pieces': Mother of 2-year-old killed in recent shooting speaks out about tragedy...

The tragic death of Azariah Christien Thomas, 2, has shaken the Baton Rouge community....

 2020-10-21 12:18 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Kansas RB Pooka Williams, a New Orleans native, opts out of season due to mother's health...

Things are not getting better for Kansas head coach Les Miles and his 0-4 Jayhawks, as star running back Pooka Williams, a native of New Orleans, has opted out for the remainder of the season....

 2020-10-21 12:15 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

LDWF agents seeking leads for illegal killing of alligator in Bayou Manchac...

Reward available in alligator's crossbow killing Authorities are seeking leads for the illegal killing of an alligator in Ascension Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division. In a statement rel...

 2020-10-21 12:10 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

All Americans get a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series...

TAMPA (WFLA) While fans of the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers were cheering on the World Series. Some fans were excited over winning free tacos! All of America won a free taco, thanks to Taco Bell's "Steal a base, steal a taco" promoti...

 2020-10-21 12:09 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Slightly higher rain chances by the end of the week...

We haven't had much rainfall this month, but rain chances will start to pick up for the end of the week....

 2020-10-21 12:07 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

COVID-19 survivor walks out of rehab after being pronounced brain dead...

On Tuesday, 25-year-old Tionna Hairston did something many thought she would never be able to do: She walked out of rehab after fighting COVID-19....

 2020-10-21 12:05 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

7 a.m. Traffic Update October 21...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) 7 a.m. Traffic Update October 21...

 2020-10-21 12:03 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

'Masked' raccoon bandits break into bank...

Two masked intruders broke into a California bank on Tuesday morning—but the culprits weren...

 2020-10-21 12:02 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Emails claim to be from Proud Boys, threaten people who don't vote for Trump...

It is against federal law to intimidate voters, and officials in the affected areas are working with FBI and Homeland Security to find out who is behind the emails....

 2020-10-21 12:02 

KPLCTV

Emails claim to be from Proud Boys, threaten people who don't vote for Trump...

It is against federal law to intimidate voters, and officials in the affected areas are working with FBI and Homeland Security to find out who is behind the emails....

 2020-10-21 12:00 

Shreveport Times

Prep capsules: Green Oaks-Loyola among top matchups this week...

Bastrop visits Huntington for one of the top Class 4A matchups in the state....

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Dan Gill's mailbag: Pentas just may survive the winter; and violas are a great bet for the garden...

My vincas and pentas are beautiful at this time. Will they last all winter into spring? Should I cut them back, or what should I do to help them continue...

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

St. Charles Catholic High School delivers Hurricane Laura relief to Lake Charles...

Sales of custom T-shirts and a donation competition were part of a...

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Online Good News Club for children, and other faith news...

CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP: A Zoom Good News Club for children ages 5-12 is meeting from Tuesdays through Fridays after school. To register to participate in Bible stories, games and song...

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

St. Vincent de Paul Society honors its outgoing East Jefferson president...

The East Jefferson District of the St. Vincent de Paul Society recently presented a plaque to its outgoing president, Conner Ellis, in recognition of his six years of service in...

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

St. Bernard Parish crowns its 2020 Redfish Queens...

Alayna Robichaux was crowned as the 2020 Miss St. Bernard Parish Redfish Queen during a pageant Sept. 26 at the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center in Chalmette. Paris Marques earned...

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

It's time for no-regret gardening with cool-season landscape-planning tips from Dan Gill...

November through February is the prime planting season for hardy trees, shrubs and ground covers in the area. That makes the next few weeks a great time for planning landscaping...

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Farmer Volleyball 5: Mandeville and Pope John Paul II lead the field...

Jaguars ahead of Northshore; Fontainebleau enters after win over Panthers...

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Good news in the garden: Bulbs are growing. Bad news: Fruit is splitting...

STARTING TO GROW: A variety of bulbs are beginning to grow now and will be in active growth over the winter, including Louisiana iris (Iris), calla lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica), Easter...

 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Metairie Art Guild chooses September artists of the month...

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 2020-10-21 12:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Girl Scouts Louisiana East offers virtual and in-person troop opportunities...

Girl Scouts Louisiana East is offering opportunities for girls to join in-person and virtual troops across the 23 parishes in the council....

 2020-10-21 12:00 

The Advocate

For electric scooters in Lafayette, a 'mulligan' and questions yet to be answered...

Electric scooters are heading back to Lafayette, two years after vendors suddenly dropped hundreds of their rentable vehicles on city streets and sidewalks in an unregulated free-for-all that led to a local ban....

 2020-10-21 11:49 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Firefighters treat 80-year-old suffering from heat exhaustion, mow his lawn...

A Florida man suffered a medical emergency while working in his yard earlier this week, and firefighters not only came to his rescue, but they finished cutting his grass!...

 2020-10-21 11:48 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

United States Marines Veteran recovers from COVID-19 after spending 68 days in the hospital...

EL DORADO, Ark.(KTVE/KARD) — A United States Marines Veteran who served in the Vietnam War is finally home after spending two months in the hospital battling COVID-19. Gordon Hite, 72, doesn't remember much from his time there but he say it'...

 2020-10-21 11:46 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

'His car is his home,' 104-year-old man is still driving...

CROSSETT, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — It's not everyday you hear of a 100-year-old person still driving but that's the reality for one man in Crossett and he actually just turned 104 years old. James Webb began his birthday celebration early Tuesday ...

 2020-10-21 11:44 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Louisiana man jailed for improper acts with young children...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A Shreveport man accused of indecent behavior with young children and sexual battery now sits in jail. Allan Chase Davis, 38, was arrested Oct. 13 on a warrant obtained by Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office. According to...

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