HAND IT ON: Saving animals during disasters

TODAY'S HEADLINES

HAND IT ON: Saving animals during disasters
Jeannie Mintz created the non-profit group, Saving Animals During Disasters, after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. Now, she and her group is helping to rescue animals who were left stranded as a result of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas.
Elayn Hunt inmate captured 16 minutes after escaping
An inmate at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center has been recaptured after a brief escape Wednesday.
WANTED: Man accused of stealing packages delivered to home in Garden District
Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office are searching for a man they say stole packages delivered to a home on Park Boulevard.

Teen arrested for reportedly forging checks stolen from his grandma

A 19-year-old male has been arrested for allegedly stealing checks from his grandmother, writing them out to himself, forging her signature, and cashing them.

  11-year-old Southern University prodigy starts non-profit

Job hunters at Southern University’s career fair got some inspiration Wednesday in the form of an 11-year-old business owner.
Marrero man dead after early morning wreck on I-10 W
2 found dead during welfare check; drug overdose suspected
Ochsner Baton Rouge now an approved milk depot

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Ground beef recall: 130,000 pounds possibly contaminated with E. coli

The beef products are being recalled by Cargill Meat Solutions, which produced and packaged the items on June 21, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture news release.

Boy, 5, ejected in crash allegedly caused by distracted mom on cell phone

Investigators say they will look into the possibility of recommending criminal charges against the boy’s mother.

SPORTS

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Ascension Catholic RB Jai Williams

2 Tigers projected to go in 1st round of 2019 NFL Draft

Former LSU WR Drake Davis charged with porn involving juveniles

Suspended LSU wide receiver Drake Davis appears in court for status hearing

Suspended LSU wide receiver was in court Wednesday morning for a status hearing in his battery allegations case.

INVESTIGATE

9News Investigators: Hate crime release
  Ascension Parish man recently arrested has history of hate crimes
  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

Ochsner Baton Rouge now an approved milk depot
Flu season
  Doctors encourage prevention ahead of flu season
Cannabis patient limit

COMMUNITY

HAND IT ON: Saving animals during disasters
  11-year-old Southern University prodigy starts non-profit
  SUP with the Sun
BRPD to host National Night Out Against Crime Thursday