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 2021-01-22 18:51 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Food distributions scheduled for Saturday in New Orleans...

As the pandemic continues, families in New Orleans still are struggling with getting enough food....

 2021-01-22 18:50 

KPLCTV

Twitter suspends Iran top leader's account over Trump threat...

In the image posted late Thursday by the account linked to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Trump is shown playing golf in the shadow of a giant drone, with the caption "Revenge is certain" written in Farsi....

 2021-01-22 18:50 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

From robots to a smart bidet, here are the best tech launches from CES 2021...

Feast your eyes on this year's latest and greatest tech....

 2021-01-22 18:50 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

NOLA public schools halt use of COVID-19 test as feds study accuracy...

The New Orleans Public School system announced Friday that it will suspend its use of a certain COVID-19 test kit that is now being reviewed for effectiveness by the Louisiana Department of Health....

 2021-01-22 18:49 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Takin' It For A Spin | 2017 Cadillac XT5...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL Biskie takes a 2017 Cadillac XT5 for a spin. You can find this vehicle and more amazing vehicles at Car Giant. You can visit them at one of their four locations in Shreveport, Bossier, Homer, and Minden. There is a car for every person...

 2021-01-22 18:49 

KADN

[ Lafayette, LA ]

Two Juveniles Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges; More Arrests Expected...

On January 19th agents with the narcotics task force along with officers with the Abbeville Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence on Greene Street in Abbeville....

 2021-01-22 18:49 

KADN

[ Lafayette, LA ]

Two Arrests Made in Abbeville Drive-By Shooting...

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, two arrests have been made in the investigation of a drive-by shooting that occurred on January 05, 2021....

 2021-01-22 18:48 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Coronavirus in Louisiana: State reports 1,937 new cases, 41 new deaths on Friday...

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,937 new cases and 41 new deaths on Friday, January 22, 2021, bringing the total number of cases to 380,255 and the total number of deaths to 8,483. The number of probable cases rose by...

 2021-01-22 18:44 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

What does a pound of fat look like? | Fit For Life Friday...

LOVING LIVING LOCAL Every Friday is Fit For Life Friday with fitness legend Super-Mann Blount, and today we learned just what one pound of fat looks like. One pound is 3,500 calories. Super-Mann informs us that if we just cut five hundred calories from ou...

 2021-01-22 18:44 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

New smartphone app helps Louisianans curb the spread of COVID-19...

The COVID Defense app alerts users to potential exposures and lets them know if someone they were exposed to within a two-week time frame has tested positive for the virus....

 2021-01-22 18:43 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Frito-Lay recalls small number of 'Ruffles' potato chips due to undeclared milk allergen...

PLANO, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) — Frito-Lay is recalling certain bags of "Ruffles" potato chips due to an undeclared milk allergen. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, on Friday the company issued a voluntary recall of a small numbe...

 2021-01-22 18:40 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president...

 2021-01-22 18:38 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

CDC still working on goal to double coronavirus sequences to expand hunt for mutations...

Hunting for new mutations is a critical part of combatting the spread of the virus....

 2021-01-22 18:37 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Three local students named Presidential Scholar Candidates...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) Three seniors at Baton Rouge Magnet High School are receiving national recognition. Fariz Firdausi, Jay Iyer, and Ju-Woo Nho were named Presidential Scholar Candidates. The US Department of Education describes the U.S. President...

 2021-01-22 18:36 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Texas National Guardsman from Austin dies in Kuwait, DoD says...

Staff Sgt. Timothy Luke Manchester, 34, died in a noncombat-related incident at Camp Arifjan. The department says the incident is under investigation...

 2021-01-22 18:36 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

PHOTOS: Baseball's Hank Aaron through the years...

PHOTOS: Hank Aaron through the years....

 2021-01-22 18:35 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Third stimulus check: GOP lawmaker wants $1,400 payment reserved for people who get COVID-19 vaccine...

One lawmaker says he...

 2021-01-22 18:34 

The Advocate

Two men arrested in Vermilion Parish drive-by shooting...

Two men have been arrested in a Jan. 5 drive-by shooting in Vermilion Parish....

 2021-01-22 18:33 

KPLCTV

COVID-19 in SWLA: Jan. 22, 2021...

COVID-19 in Southwest Louisiana....

 2021-01-22 18:31 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Instacart to lay off about 1,800 workers...
 2021-01-22 18:31 

KPLCTV

Instacart to lay off about 1,800 workers...
 2021-01-22 18:30 

KPLCTV

Timeline of Hank Aaron's life and career...

The baseball legend came from humble beginnings to build a Hall-of-Fame career....

 2021-01-22 18:29 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

NOLA Public Schools suspends mobile testing because of FDA concerns over "false negatives"...

After concerns were raised about the potential for false negative results, NOLA Public schools has suspended the use of coronavirus tests that were part of the school district's mobile testing...

 2021-01-22 18:28 

KPLCTV

Cryer To Miss Next Two Games Due To COVID...

McNeese head women's basketball coach Kacie Cryer will miss the next two games due to COVID protocol while assistant coach Patrece Carter will miss the next seven days due to contact tracing....

 2021-01-22 18:25 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Rouses co-owner apologizes for attending Trump rally, 'very poor judgment' in WBOK interview...
 2021-01-22 18:24 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Louisiana seeing signs of possible COVID-19 plateau, transmission rate still high...

BATON ROUGE, La. (WDSU) — Gov. John Bel Edwards held his weekly news conference Friday to discuss the latest in COVID-19 trends in Louisiana. According to Edwards, the state is starting to see signs of a possible plateau. This has been the deadliest...

 2021-01-22 18:22 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

UK chief scientist says new virus variant may be more deadly...

LONDON (AP) — There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death .than the original strain, the British government's chief scientific adviser said Friday -- though he stress...

 2021-01-22 18:22 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Couple married for 70 years dies from COVID-19 just days before appointment to get vaccine...

Dick and Shirley Meek passed away within minutes of each other....

 2021-01-22 18:18 

KPLCTV

Calcasieu 2020 tax notices delayed...

The Sheriff & Tax Collector will be sending out the 2020 tax notices within the next 10 days or so with a new due date....

 2021-01-22 18:16 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

City Park announces 'Floats in the Oaks' event, tickets on sale now...

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) — City Park announced Friday that they will be launching an event for Carnival called "Floats in the Oaks." Due to the pandemic, many parades were canceled for 2021. Floats in the Oaks would take parade floats from kr...

 2021-01-22 18:16 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

LDH encourages downloading COVID-19 defense app...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- The Louisiana Department of Health is encouraging locals to download SAFEGAURD, a COVID-19 defense app. The app keeps an anonymous record of phone in the users area, alerting you when you have been exposed to the coronavirus. S...

 2021-01-22 18:15 

The Advocate

Closures, detours at La. 73, La. 42 on Tuesday; La. 42 widening project delayed again...

OAK GROVE — State highway contractors working on the widening of La. 42 in Ascension Parish plan to close portions of La. 73 and La. 42 in the Oak Grove area for seven hours Tuesday, parish and state officials said......

 2021-01-22 18:14 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Florida man accused of being in Capitol riots was arrested at the inauguration, DOJ says...

The man knew he was wanted by authorities for being at the U.S. Capitol riots but returned to Washington, D.C., to attend the inauguration, the Justice Department said in a court filing Thursday....

 2021-01-22 18:10 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

Twitter bans account of Iran's top leader after Trump threat...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Twitter said on Friday it had permanently banned what it called a "fake" account thought to be connected to the office of Iran's supreme leader, shortly after a posting that seemed to threaten former Pr...

 2021-01-22 18:07 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Former Louisiana nun starts dating during pandemic...

Alison McCrary said it was the hardest decision she has ever made, but is following her heart to find love after being a nun....

 2021-01-22 18:06 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Louisiana budget gap for next year estimated at up to $962M...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Estimates released Friday show Louisiana's shortfall for the upcoming budget year could reach as high as $962 million, driven by the loss of one-time federal coronavirus aid used to patch together this year's budget a...

 2021-01-22 18:06 

The Advocate

Pierson "cautiously optimistic" about Louisiana economy in 2021, despite challenges...

While the Louisiana economy was devastated by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, the 2021 forecast is "cautiously optimistic," the head of Louisiana's economic development agency said Friday....

 2021-01-22 18:02 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Third stimulus check: GOP lawmaker wants $1,400 payment reserved for people who get COVID-19 vaccine...

One lawmaker says he...

 2021-01-22 18:02 

KPLCTV

Authorities release new information on Carlyss homicide arrest...

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Department has released additional information on the suspect arrested last night in a Carylss homicide....

 2021-01-22 18:01 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Louisiana announces new COVID-19 contact tracing app...

Dr. Joseph Kanter with the Louisiana Department of Health announced Friday that the state has a new COVID-19 tracing app called COVID Defense....

 2021-01-22 18:00 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Watch Live: White House holds press briefing...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki is speaking with reporters....

 2021-01-22 18:00 

The Advocate

Family says they were mocked, police called after requesting mask usage at funeral home...

While mourning the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, one Lafayette family says they were mocked at a funeral home for asking others to wear masks....

 2021-01-22 17:59 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

East Texas woman accused of murder, kidnapping in death of mother, baby removed from womb faces death penalty...

BOWIE COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) A Bowie County woman accused of kidnapping a woman and then removing her baby from her womb is now facing the death penalty. Friday morning Taylor Parker pleaded not guilty in the death of 21-year-old Reagan Simmons Hancock...

 2021-01-22 17:58 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

ULM to unveil BLM public artwork on Monday, Jan. 25...

MONROE, La. (Press Release) ULM says they are setting up for the unveiling of the Black Lives Matter public artwork in Bayou Park 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25. In the event of rain, the unveiling will be moved to the Library overhang and then later moved to ...

 2021-01-22 17:57 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Sophie B. Wright hires Kenneth Dorsey Jr. as next football coach; previously held interim position at St. Aug...

Former St. Augustine interim football coach Kenneth Dorsey Jr. made an impression on many coaches when his Purple Knights nearly upset eventual state champion Rummel in the playoffs two seasons...

 2021-01-22 17:56 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

BRPD makes arrest in almost two-year-old homicide...

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) 31-year-old Bobby Earl, of, 3011 Courtland Circle, is behind bars facing one count of Second Degree Murder. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, "investigators believe that Earl is connected with the death of Ever...

 2021-01-22 17:55 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

PHOTOS: Baseball's Hank Aaron through the years...

PHOTOS: Hank Aaron through the years....

 2021-01-22 17:54 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Twitter suspends Iran top leader's account over Trump threat...

Twitter said on Friday that it had permanently banned an account connected to the office of Iran's supreme leader, shortly after the account posted a photo showing former President Donald Trump playing golf in the shadow of a giant drone....

 2021-01-22 17:54 

KADN

[ Lafayette, LA ]

Coronavirus in Louisiana: 380,255 Cases Across State With 8,483 Deaths...

As of Friday , January 22, 2021, according to the Louisiana Department of Health, Louisiana has 380,255 COVID-19 cases across the state with 8,483 deaths resulting from COVID-19....

 2021-01-22 17:54 

KADN

[ Lafayette, LA ]

St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report January 22, 2021...

St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report January 22, 2021...

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