TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Police make third arrest in deadly shooting in Plaquemine
Plaquemine authorities have made a third arrest on Tuesday in connection to a deadly shooting.
IRS warns of scams related to natural disasters
The Internal Revenue Service is warning the public about scammers trying to take advantage of those who want to help victims of major disasters.
Lafayette Parish deputies seize $850k+ in illegal drugs; 2 arrested
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office reports they’ve seized more than $850,000 worth of illegal drugs and arrested two people in connection with the bust.

DA re-files charges against man who sought having trial moved over Confederate monument

Charges have been re-filed against a man who had sought to have his trial moved because of a Confederate monument near the entrance of the courthouse, according to the man’s attorney.

Women wanted after $5,000 worth of electronics stolen from Denham Springs store

- Four unidentified woman are wanted after surveillance images captured them stealing thousands of dollars' worth of electronics in Denham Springs.

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  Family members ID man killed in tornado
  Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Virginia

  No, Anderson Cooper was not exaggerating Florence flood levels

The CNN anchor reached his breaking point over the weekend when former Trump administration official Gavin J. Smith made a claim that Cooper was exaggerating flood levels during Hurricane Florence coverage.

CBS’ Julie Chen leaves daytime’s ‘The Talk’ in taped message

Julie Chen leaves the CBS daytime show 'The Talk,' a week after her husband, Leslie Moonves, was ousted as head of CBS Corp. following misconduct charges.

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