Saturday, May 18 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:59:26 GMT
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. The victim told investigatorsMore >>
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. More >>
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Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:39 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:39:50 GMT
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not life-threatening. The accidentMore >>
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:37:38 GMT
MANOR, TX (KEYE/CBS) – A weapons company began this week rolling out a groundbreaking "smart" rifle that can target and track a moving object from long distance. Trackingpoint began shipping the guns toMore >>
The rifle is precision guided with "lock and launch" technology similar to a fighter jet.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:41 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:41:51 GMT
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday."We take full responsibility," Beth Brewster, CAA director "CAA takes full responsibilityMore >>
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday.More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
didn't get a chance to vote today, you have to wait election day next Tuesday. Hundreds
of people who braved some pretty long lines on this last day of early voting.
Voters in East Baton Rouge Parish face choices in a congressional race, mayoral race and the nine proposed constitutional amendments.
snaked around and through buildings at early voting locations in ascension and
east baton rouge parish on the last day of early voting. Most people toughed it
out, but others decided not to.
about the length of time it would take to vote today, and I was told between an
hour and a half and two hours, so I decided to wait until Tuesday," said Jane
of State's office reports more than 280,000 Louisianians have cast ballots
since early voting started last week. That's almost 25 percent more early voters
than in the 2008 election.
it's just more people, the interest and the enthusiasm and just the convenience
of early voting is moving people more and more in each election to vote early,"
said Secretary of State Tom Schedler.
says while early voters only make up 12 to 13 percent of registered voters in Louisiana, he says they should help push state's usually
robust turnout even higher on November 66th.
is an indication of what the turnout it going to be, I suspect I'll probably
have to wait Tuesday," said Burton. "But I'll take that chance."
Schedler says if voters take advantage things
like the "Geaux Vote" smart phone app before getting to the booth, election
day will run much more smoothly.
pull up your ballot. Familiarize yourself with it so you can spend less time
behind that curtain. Because those individuals in this line behind me will
really appreciate that if you go in there and punch the buttons and know how
you're going to vote," said Schedler.
people who don't have a smart phone, sample ballots are also available at
voting locations for you to read over.
open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. on election day next Tuesday, Nov. 6th.