TODAY'S HEADLINES

BRPD to host National Night Out Against Crime Thursday
The Baton Rouge Police Department is set to host National Night Out Against Crime on Thursday, September 20.
Heinz announces new ‘Mayochup’
The company has announced that a new flavor, called ‘Mayochup’, will be coming to shelves soon.
  Infamous contractor Matthew Morris accepts plea deal yet claims innocence
Infamous contractor Matthew Morris accepted a plea deal in an Ascension Parish courtroom Tuesday but maintains he is innocent.

  Attorneys: BRPD email says former officer accused of killing Alton Sterling was ‘borderline nuts’

A trial date has been set for a civil lawsuit case involving the death of Alton Sterling.

  Crash involving school bus and car leaves driver dead; baby taken to hospital

One person is dead after a crash involving a school bus and another vehicle Tuesday morning. The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed one person in the other vehicle involved in the crash has died.

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Bert and Ernie are puppets and have no sexual orientation, Sesame Workshop tweets

The debate rages on - are Bert and Ernie gay? A former writer says yes, the show says puppets have no sexual orientation.

  Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Virginia

One of those warnings gave NBC12 meteorologist Andrew Freiden “chills” while he was broadcasting on air.

SPORTS

Former Tuskegee University coach sentenced to prison

A former Tuskegee coach will spend time in prison.

Tigers receive commitment from U-High defensive lineman

LSU’s 3-0 start and dramatic comeback against No. 7 Auburn has not only created a buzz for fans, but for high school recruits as well.

INVESTIGATE

  Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.
  Driver’s ed school took their money, then cancelled all classes

HEALTH

Flu season
  Doctors encourage prevention ahead of flu season
Cannabis patient limit
EMS treatment guidelines
  Baton Rouge paramedics learn new skills to save lives