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Red light cameras can bring out some pretty heated opinions, but how about a red light camera on a school bus? It could be coming our way and if you don't stop while the bus has its flashing lights on, a big fine could be coming your way. It'll cost you three times more than a regular red light camera violation. What do you think? Have you heard the latest on the Saints, Sean Payton and Bill Parcells? I wonder what they talked about during that round of golf on Tuesday. Check out our DOTD Traffic Watch cameras before heading out today to make sure there aren't any delays on your route. If you do run into any unusual traffic issues while on the roads, you can always see traffic on our WAFB app. Join us for 9NTM & The Early Edition beginning at 4:30 a.m.
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The man accused of shooting and killing former Southern University football player Silas Gibbs was sent back to Baton Rouge Tuesday to face charges. He was arrested in Houston. More
A man shot in the head while in a car, during what authorities said appeared to be a drug deal, is currently on life support. Another man was also shot, but is expected to be okay. More
More than 300 workers were notified through letters Tuesday they will lose their jobs at the Convergys call center in Baton Rouge. More
Big brother is watching, so drivers beware. More than a dozen buses in East Baton Rouge Parish now have cameras to catch drivers ignoring stop signs. More
A Baton Rouge physician is using technology to turn the traditional doctor visit into an online video chat in hopes of making healthcare more affordable. More
A Louisiana state representative wants law enforcement officials to tell the public when and where they are going to set up safety checkpoints. More
A group of teachers from Calcasieu Parish flooded the steps of the Louisiana Capitol Tuesday to protest ongoing education reform legislation and demand changes in state government. More
Three teens were arrested for having a gun at school Tuesday morning after authorities said one sold a handgun to another and the third provided the money. More
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