TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Bill Cosby gets 3-10 years, deemed ‘sexually violent predator’
Cosby left the court in handcuffs, a surreal image capturing the fall from grace for someone who had been one of America’s most beloved entertainers, and will go immediately to prison.
Man leads police on 115 mph chase in car stolen from Hammond
A 26-year-old man is behind bars after reportedly leading police on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle.
Memorial fund set up for father, 3-year-old killed in wreck with school bus
A memorial fund and joint funeral has been arranged for a father and his 3-year-old child, who were both killed in a wreck with a school bus.

School bus driver fired after child left on bus

A school bus driver in East Baton Rouge Parish was fired after a child was left on a bus Tuesday morning, according to officials.

Crimestoppers increases reward for information on mass shooting suspects

NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison, Crimestoppers CEO Darlene Cusanza, and Mayor LaToya Cantrell will be in attendance.
  OUR TURN: Beat Bama Blood Drive
State Police: Raceland woman arrested for fraud

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  Florida teacher says she was fired for giving zeros to students who didn’t turn in work

Diane Tirado was terminated on Sept. 14. She said she doesn’t regret her decision.

Police: Naked, chained AL child abuse victim was forced to sleep in dog kennel

New details are emerging after arrests in a horrific child abuse case in central Alabama.

SPORTS

ESPN releases week 4 SEC Power Rankings

Bama QB calls for new NCAA football video game

Afternoon kickoff set for Tigers, Gators

Lunch with Coach O: Ole Miss Preview

LSU lands top 20 spot in preseason basketball poll

There is a lot of excitement surrounding LSU these days and it’s not just the football team that’s causing the buzz.

HEALTH

Party in Pink Zumbathon to raise breast cancer awareness
SU Ag Center hosting health workshop focusing on bone and joint health
United Blood Services changes name to Vitalant
LSU Health Shreveport, Ochsner join forces to improve healthcare

COMMUNITY

Longtime Baton Rouge restaurant, The Melting Pot, announces closure
  Homeowners, DOTD disagree over changes to Hwy. 44