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Federal grand jury deliberates on fate of former St. Gabriel Mayor

George Grace, former St. Gabriel Mayor George Grace, former St. Gabriel Mayor

Deliberations begin in Grace corruption trial

A Federal grand jury is now deliberating on the fate of former St. Gabriel Mayor George Grace. Grace faces 13 charges relating to the FBI's blighted officials sting. WAFB's Jim Shannon will be live from outside the courthouse.

Customer complaints flood La. Public Service Commission

The PSC says it is getting flooded with complaints from customers saying they have no phone service, even after they paid their bill. We will tell you which company it is and what you can do if you're a customer of theirs.

Social media comes to the rescue

Some towns in Livingston Parish have animal control, but outside of those town limits, people are a loss as to what to do about strays. We'll show you how social media is coming to the rescue!

Love, determination push paralyzed wrestler to win again

And you'll hear a man's incredible story...physically on-the-ropes as a pro-wrestler, quadriplegic, 9News tells you how his new fight is the fight to come back.

Financial

JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America were among the top gainers in the Dow Jones industrial average. The Dow rose 28 points to 12,980, a gain of 0.2 percent. The S&P 500 index rose 8 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,374. The Nasdaq rose 22 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,989.

9Storm Team Weather

Breezy and warm weather continues to close out the week on Friday, but we'll also see a slightly better chance of an afternoon shower or t-storm with rain chances around 30%. However, best rain chances are still expected overnight Friday into Saturday morning as our next cool front moves through. Check in with the 9Storm Team on 9News at 5, 6, 9, and 10 for the latest.

Check out a comprehensive 90 minutes of WAFB News beginning at 5 p.m. with Andre' Moreau and Cheryl Mercedes. We'll have the CBS Evening News at 5:30, and then return with local news with Donna Britt and George Sells at 6 p.m.

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