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A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
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A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.According to reports, Zebulun Kennedy, 25, charged the deputy, knocked him to the ground and continued attacking him. The deputy drewMore >>
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.More >>
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Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.According to reports, Andres Gonzalez, 27, and Raphael Domino Jr., 39, were fighting at Club End Zone on Plank Rd. justMore >>
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.More >>
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(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.More >>
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Newly appointed LMPD Chief Steve Conrad may not officially be on the city payroll, but he's already meeting with community and metro leaders.
On Wednesday, Conrad met with Metro department directors, community leaders and activists before he boards a flight back to Glendale, Arizona early Thursday morning.
"Of course, this is just a real brief opportunity for me to say hello to everyone and introduce myself," Conrad said.
It's a brief visit for Conrad because he still has three weeks left as the chief of police in Glendale. Mayor Greg Fischer announced Conrad would lead LMPD during a news conference on Tuesday. Since then, he's been shaking hands and making connections with government leaders. Conrad was scheduled to meet with the NAACP and the Interdenominational Ministerial Coalition Wednesday afternoon.
"I'm going to meet as many people as I can and gather as much information as I can about what we've been doing and what we need to do," Conrad said.
In three weeks he'll be able to do just that. His first day on the job is March 19.
Conrad wouldn't elaborate about his future plans for the department.
"At this point, it's going to take me gathering information," said Conrad. "It's hard for me to start talking about the things we're going to do or the things we're going to change until I've been here and heard that information."
During a one-on-one with WAVE 3, Conrad recognized budget constraints will be a challenge in this economy. He also vows to improve community relationships and diversity.
"I think it's important to have a police department the diversity of the community that is similar within the command staff," he said.
Conrad said his new job is a homecoming. He served in Louisville as a police officer for more than 20 years. From 2003 to 2005, Conrad worked as LMPD's assistant chief.
Conrad will make $165,000 a year as LMPD's new chief.
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