Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:29 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:29:03 GMT
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.According to reports, Zebulun Kennedy, 25, charged the deputy, knocked him to the ground and continued attacking him. The deputy drewMore >>
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 3:33 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:33:45 GMT
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.According to reports, Andres Gonzalez, 27, and Raphael Domino Jr., 39, were fighting at Club End Zone on Plank Rd. justMore >>
Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.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 >>
MOBILE, AL (WSFA) -
A Circuit Judge today dismissed the wrongful death lawsuit in the case of the naked University of South Alabama student shot to death on campus on the part of the university. However, the judge ruled the lawsuit against USA Police Chief Zeke Aull can move forward.
Mobile County Circuit Court Judge Robert H. Smith granted a motion allowing the dismissal of the lawsuit filed by the parents of Gil Collar against the University of South Alabama Friday morning. Judge Smith denied the motion for dismissal against USA Police Chief Zeke Aull.
Also named in the lawsuit is the USA Police Officer who fatally shot Collar, Trevis Austin.
The Beasley Allen Lawfirm, which is representing the Collar family, issued a statement saying:
"We plan on going forward with the claims against the two defendants and we are hopeful that the University will make needed changes in how its officers are trained and equipped. Since the ruling in favor of the University was based on sovereign immunity, it did not address the merits of the case. The family understands the ruling and still want changes made so that what happened to their son won't happen to any other students."
Investigators say Collar was shot to death by Austin after he showed up in a naked, "drug-induced meltdown" at the USA Police Station. Austin claimed Collar charged him after repeatedly banging on the station's doors.
Surveillance video shows Collar and Austin in a confrontation, but does not show the shot that killed Collar. The video also does not contain audio.
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