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

Coroner: 'Swamp People' cast member died of natural causes

 


From the desk of Matt Williams: Coming up this morning

Today's the day! By 5 p.m., you could be the owner of a brand new Lexus. If you haven't bought your $50 ticket to help support Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, you need to do it now. A special Street Beat this morning will show you how easy it is. We'll also give you a look ahead at what's to come on our Road Trip to Amite. We have some great stories planned for you. Don't forget you can catch our 9Online webcasts three times throughout the day. Check out our DOTD Traffic Watch cameras before hitting the road 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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High 89, Low 64
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LOCAL HEADLINES

Coroner: 'Swamp People' cast member died of natural causes

Bill prevents welfare recipients from using money on liquor & cigarettes

BRPD shows off its "weapon in the sky"

Environmental group calls for federal takeover of DEQ

Argument leads to deadly shooting at apartment complex

DHH proposal eliminates program for kids with disabilities

Man sentenced to 2 years on child porn charges

Police find pirated movies on man, drugs on 12-year-old

Lawmakers approve highly controversial abortion bill

Scotlandville grad wins Gates Millennium Scholarship

Delta Devils storm back to beat the Jags, 6-4

Jindal signs 39 more bills into law

Man claims lottery prize from 2-month-old ticket

Deputies round up sex offenders for failure to register

Study: Higher "junk food" taxes key to curing obesity epidemic

SLIDESHOW: Great Grads 2012

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