9News Early Edition from Matt Williams: February 17, 2012 - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Arrest made in case of body found in ditch

 


From the desk of Matt Williams: Coming up this morning

It should be an interesting show for you this morning. We'll take you LIVE to Alex Box Stadium for opening day. We'll talk with LSU head coach Paul Mainieri and the voice of the Tigers, Jim Hawthorne. We'll also bring one of the best professional eaters in the business into the studio.  Baton Rouge's Adrian Morgan has a big King Cake eating contest on the horizon, so we'll put him to the test for a little practice. Before you get on the roads today, take a look at our DOTD Traffic Watch cameras to see if there are any problems that could delay you. Join us for 9NTM & The Early Edition beginning at 4:30 a.m.

 


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LOCAL HEADLINES

Man accused of beating another to death after parade

Authorities have made an arrest in the case of a man found dead in a ditch Monday. The suspect is accused of beating the victim to death after a parade Sunday. More

EBRSB chooses interim superintendent

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has chosen a possible interim superintendent to fill the position when John Dilworth leaves next week. More

Woman arrested in deadly double shooting

Police have arrested a suspect in two shootings Thursday afternoon that left a 55-year-old man dead. She is charged with second-degree murder. More

Stopping food stamp fraud

Food stamp fraud is a problem that can cost the public millions of dollars. Believe it or not, Louisiana is leading the way to stop it. More

Spanish Town Parade will roll, despite weather

Rain or shine, the president of the Spanish Town Parade said the political pundits will parade through downtown Baton Rouge. More

Man dies after being shocked with tasers

A burglary suspect died after a sheriff's deputies shocked him with tasers. An investigation is underway to determine if the tasers caused his death. More

 


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