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Hair-pulling suspension

Administrator apologizes:  Tonight at 6 Administrator apologizes: Tonight at 6
Officer suspended:   Tonight at 5 Officer suspended: Tonight at 5

A Baton Rouge police officer has been suspended after pulling a woman by her hair from a ditch following a traffic accident.  Video of the incident was broadcast in a report by the 9NEWS I-TEAM.  WAFB's David Spunt will have details of the disciplinary action against the officer tonight on WAFB 9NEWS at 5.

More deadly gun violence at Virginia Tech.   Two are dead including a police officer.   We'll have the latest at 5pm.

An administrator at Parkview Baptist in Baton Rouge is apologizing after suggesting to an assembly of students that Santa Claus is not real.   His remarks to the group of students ranging from pre-K to 12th grade caused quite a stir.  He speaks to WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes about the ordeal tonight on WAFB 9NEWS at 6pm.

A popular Baton Rouge grocery store off Perkins Road was the scene of an armed robbery today.   Find out at 5pm about a masked man who walked in to the store with a gun and demanded money.   Police have already made an arrest in the case.

WAFB 9SPORTS is heading to the Big Apple.  Sports Director Steve Schneider will be on hand for this weekend's Heisman Trophy ceremony.  LSU's "Honey Badger" is one of the five finalists.  Watch for Steve's reports from New York this Saturday and Sunday on WAFB.

Will you need the electric blanket again tonight?  The 9NEWS Storm Team has your forecast at 5pm and 6pm.

 

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