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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 >>
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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 >>
BEVERLY HILLS, CA (KSLA/AP) - "Rise of the Guardians," the animated feature film based off the book written by Shreveport Author & Producer William Joyce, was left out of this year's Oscar nominations.
The nominations were announced Thursday morning. The films vying for Best Animated Film are: Brave, Frankenweenie, ParaNorman, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, and Wreck-It Ralph.
There may still be a major award ahead for the film. "Rise of the Guardians" received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Animated Picture. The Golden Globes will be handed out on Sunday, January 13.
Many of Joyce's other works have either won or been nominated for many other awards. In 2011, he won an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for "The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore." The children's program "Rolie Polie Olie," also based off one of his books, was nominated six times for a Daytime Emmy Award. He won the award in 2005.
Meanwhile the Civil War saga
"Lincoln" lead the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best
picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel
Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
Also among the 9 nominees for best picture
Thursday: the old-age love story "Amour"; the Iran hostage thriller
"Argo"; the independent hit "Beasts of the Southern Wild"; the
slave-revenge narrative "Django Unchained"; the musical "Les
Miserables"; the shipwreck story "Life of Pi"; the lost-souls romance
"Silver Linings Playbook"; and the Osama bin Laden manhunt chronicle
"Zero Dark Thirty."
Chronicling Abraham Lincoln's final months as he
engineers passage of the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery, "Lincoln"
stars best-actor contender Day-Lewis in a monumental performance as the
16th president, supporting-actress nominee Field as the notoriously
headstrong Mary Todd Lincoln and supporting-actor prospect Jones as
abolitionist firebrand Thaddeus Stevens.
Joining Day-Lewis in the best-actor field are
Bradley Cooper as a psychiatric patient trying to get his life back
together in "Silver Linings Playbook"; Hugh Jackman as Victor Hugo's
tragic hero Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables"; Joaquin Phoenix as a Navy
vet who falls in with a cult in "The Master"; and Denzel Washington as a
boozy airline pilot in "Flight."
Nominated for best actress are Jessica Chastain as a
CIA operative hunting bin Laden in "Zero Dark Thirty"; Jennifer
Lawrence as a troubled young widow struggling to heal in "Silver Linings
Playbook"; Emmanuelle Riva as an ailing woman tended by her husband in
"Amour"; Quvenzhane Wallis as a spirited girl on the Louisiana delta in
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"; and Naomi Watts as a mother caught up in a
devastating tsunami in "The Impossible."
Along with Field, supporting-actress nominees are
Amy Adams as a cult leader's devoted wife in "The Master"; Anne Hathaway
as an outcast mother reduced to prostitution in "Les Miserables"; Helen
Hunt as a sex surrogate in "The Sessions"; and Jacki Weaver as an
unstable man's doting mom in "Silver Linings Playbook."
Besides Jones, the supporting-actor contenders are
Alan Arkin as a wily Hollywood producer in "Argo"; Robert De Niro as a
football-obsessed patriarch in "Silver Linings Playbook"; Philip Seymour
Hoffman as a dynamic cult leader in "The Master"; and Christoph Waltz
as a genteel bounty hunter in "Django Unchained."
The Oscars feature a best-picture field that ranges
from five to 10 films depending on a complex formula of ballots from
the 5,856 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Winners for the 85th Oscars will be announced Feb. 24 at a ceremony aired live on ABC from Hollywood's Dolby Theatre.
"Family Guy" creator and vocal star Seth MacFarlane
- a versatile performer whose work includes directing and voicing for
the title character of last summer's hit "Ted" and a Frank Sinatra-style
album of standards - is the Oscar host.