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SU officials meet with Stump Mitchell

ONLY ON 9 NEWS AT FIVE:  Police say a Louisiana woman in the Air Force wanted to avoid her upcoming deployment, so she had her husband shoot her to avoid having to go.

LATER ON 9 NEWS AT SIX:  Sources say Southern officials have asked Stump Mitchell to resign.  WAFB's Steve Schneider will have the latest on this developing story.

EBR, Felicianas approved for FEMA aid

  • FEMA has approved assistance for three more parishes impacted by Hurricane Isaac.

Embassies targeted as anti-film protests spread

  • Angry protests over an anti-Islam film spread across the Muslim world Friday, with demonstrators scaling the walls of U.S. embassies in Tunisia and Sudan.

Ten drivers arrested at DWI checkpoint

  • Ten drivers were arrested early Friday morning at a police sobriety checkpoint.

Charges dropped against man accused in teen's disappearance

  • The man who was once the prime suspect in the disappearance of a teen girl in the Lafayette area has been released from jail and the charges dropped.

Police arrest suspected triggerman in deadly shooting

  • Police have arrested the man suspected of pulling the trigger in the shooting death of a Baton Rouge teen in June.

Mainly Dry for Saturday, Rains Return on Sunday Jay Grymes and Steve Caparotta will have your weekend weather tonight at 5, 6, 9 and 10.

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