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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It's a move getting a lot of attention in Kentucky and across the country this week. Tea Party groups around the Commonwealth say they are working to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, targeting his voting record.
The United Tea Party of Kentucky, with at least 15 cities on its bandwagon, is waging a political war against McConnell. For now, the Louisville Tea Party is staying out of the fight.
The state group contends McConnell is a big spending Republican and when it comes to the fiscal cliff, he just pushed taxpayers over another one. Spokesman John Kemper III, a Lexington businessman said it's time for McConnell to retire.
Kemper maintains it's hype that the senator is unbeatable. He said the Minority Leader has a high disapproval rating and a major grass roots effort could take down the political Goliath.
Kemper said, "If he was interested in what we do and what we believe, he would be promoting legislation and putting forward small government ideas, but we haven't seen that from him, so 30 years of media spin and political machine spin has run it's course."
Louisville Tea Party President Sarah Durand is staying neutral, "No incumbent should ever be safe," she said, "Because it's our job, not just as the Tea Party, but as citizens to hold our elected officials accountable, but we need a really good candidate."
Durand said if a strong candidate is found, they might consider joining the effort, but the last thing they want to help create is a Dick Lugar situation in Kentucky.
McConnell's campaign manager Jesse Benton said in a statement, "Senator McConnell is a true friend of the Tea Party and is working to help carry their voices to Washington." Benton who ran the campaigns of Ron Paul and Senator Rand Paul added, "As I talk to grassroots activists across the state, I am very pleased with my reception and the strong relationships we are building."
The United Tea Party of Kentucky said although they are getting plenty of interest, no names of potential candidates are being floated yet.