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 11:00 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:00:54 GMT
The reality TV bug bites Louisiana residents again. This time it's a show that will feature a group of hunters from the Baton Rouge area. "Trained Assassins" follows a group of cross bow hunters from Louisiana ...More >>
The reality TV bug bites Louisiana residents again. This time it's a show that will feature a group of hunters from the Baton Rouge area. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:25 AM EDT2013-05-18 04:25:06 GMT
From LSU SportsBATON ROUGE, La. -- A two-run eighth-inning homer by senior leftfielder Raph Rhymes lifted No. 2 LSU (48-7, 23-6 SEC) to a thrilling 5-4 victory over No. 14 Ole Miss (35-20, 14-15 SEC) FridayMore >>
A two-run eighth-inning homer by senior leftfielder Raph Rhymes lifted No. 2 LSU to a thrilling 5-4 victory over No. 14 Ole Miss Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
MORGAN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -
Sunday was a day of pomp and circumstance in Priceville, where hundreds gathered to honor the American heroes of Morgan County.
The celebration began with a parade, that led to the dedication of the Morgan County Veterans Memorial Park. A wreath ceremony was also held to honor those killed in action.
Veteran, Colonel R. Brian Williams, served as the guest speaker, but for the last 26 years he has served this country.
"It is something I have always wanted to do. Hearing the stories from my father, my grandfather, and all of those who went before me, it gave me some clarity in life and gave me a place where I wanted to go," said Col. Williams.
The Army has taken him all over the world to different battlefields in different wars. His job has now moved from the front lines to the Pentagon.
"Whenever you get down to Alabama and you see all of these veterans groups come together to remember and celebrate our veterans, with a war like Afghanistan that has been ongoing for many years, it is good we have not forgotten," said Col. Williams.
He said he wants everyone to remember the men and women who are still there, not just on Veterans Day, but every day.
"Every individual who signed on the dotted line since 2001 knew they were going to war. Every one of them knew that, and they still volunteered and they still answered that call. They still walk and run to the sounds of the guns," said Williams.