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 >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
The ringing of the red Salvation Army kettle bells may have gone
silent, but the need these containers represent stretches far past the
"Our needs change weekly, sometime monthly. We
are also the disaster relief," said Salvation Army Development Director
Across town, a long line waited for a hot meal
in the kitchen of St. Vincent de Paul. On Christmas Day, around 150
volunteers turned out to help serve. The day after Christmas, only 10
volunteers helped pass out nearly 600 meals.
"365 days a year we provide food. We provide shelter 365 days a
year. So, we've got a lot to do," said Michael Acaldo of St. Vincent de
Groups like the Salvation Army and St. Vincent de Paul
serve those in need year round with their various charities. The
Salvation Army has a thrift store, a drug rehabilitation program and the
group also provides disaster assistance. St. Vincent de Paul has a
dining room that is open every day, as well as a volunteer pharmacy and a
homeless shelter. These are just a few of many programs the groups
Both groups say the holiday spirit brings in lots of
volunteers, but as soon as the holly goes down the rush of volunteers
"It is a slump. We lose our school kids that are on
vacation. We lose a lot of individuals that have taken off for vacation.
It's a complete 75 percent drop in volunteers," said Collins of the
days following Christmas.
"When midnight strikes on Christmas Day, that doesn't mean that the Christmas spirit has to die," said Acaldo.
Volunteer Joseph Ricapito says he's at the SVDP dinning room every Wednesday, holiday or not.
no holiday for them. You see, poverty and misfortune and problems and
things like that really have no vacation. So when Christmas is over,
they're still left with some of their problems," Ricapito.
sorting clothes at the Salvation Army Thrift Store to helping out in the
kitchen of SVDP, there is a volunteer opportunity for everyone.
To volunteer, call St. Vincent de Paul at (225) 383-7837 or the Salvation Army at (225)-355-4483.