FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Mild temps and Christmas showers

Temperatures will be chilly for your Sunday morning plans

  Grieving parents say priest condemned their son at funeral because he committed suicide

Catholic officials say the priest won’t be preaching at funerals for the foreseeable future and will undergo training on how to become a more effective minister.
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  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.


  Metal shavings found in toddler’s intestines after eating Zarbee’s multivitamins, mother says

Remains of Louisiana sailor killed in Pearl Harbor attack identified

Sheriff’s office helps deliver packages after pile of them found on side of road

22 arrested in Livingston Parish as part ‘Operation Naughty List’ drug sting

Man arrested after fake bomb threat made against LSU

LSU officials confirm a man has been arrested following a false bomb threat made against the school.
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  Officials investigate arson after fire damaged duplex

In a release from BRPD, crews responded to the fire in the 2700 block of Osceola Street just before 7 a.m. Sunday. The fire was coming from the rear window of the apartment and was contained to the back bedroom.

Alton Sterling’s son accused of raping child; bond set

9-year-old collecting toys for Children’s Hospital patients

83-year-old Vietnam War veteran receives Ph. D. from LSU despite setbacks

Billboard goes up in E Feliciana Parish for child missing nearly 17 years

  Grand jury indicts 2 former officers caught on video slamming teen to ground

The Big Squeezy to add hemp-infused juices next month

Louisiana gas terminal wins controversial $1B-plus tax break

Police: 7-year-old boy in critical condition after accidentally shooting himself

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Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.


Tulane wins Cure Bowl over Ragin’ Cajuns

Terron Armstead limited in practice on Thursday

Armstead has missed the last four games


Jambalaya plate lunch benefit held for fallen officer

Friday is National Free Shipping Day

Suspected shooter in Barber St. murder returned to Baton Rouge to face charges

Elderly man faces rape charge involving child

‘Getting Our Vets Ready for Winter’ drive to help homeless veterans

If you’re looking for a way to give back this holiday season, think about donating items to help homeless veterans.
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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Saturday is the deadline for ACA coverage in most of the country.

Here’s your 2018 USPS, FedEx and UPS holiday shipping deadline guide

Graves threatens sanctions against HUD for 2016 flood aid delays

Outrage after video captures bus driver hitting student

Romanian national sentenced in ATM skimming scheme


9-year-old collecting toys for Children’s Hospital patients

  The Big Squeezy to add hemp-infused juices next month

Cancer Center celebrates spirit of volunteerism