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 >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
TUSKEGEE, AL (WSFA) -
"We have been very patient, but our patience has run short," Macon County Commission Chair Louis Maxwell said.
The Tuskegee residents who gathered at the Macon County courthouse say they voted for electronic bingo and somehow..someway...they will get it back.
"We did everything according to the law. You can delay justice, but you cannot deny justice to the citizens of this community," Maxwell said.
Macon County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jacqueline Brooks says Victoryland must reopen and stay open for the sake of education.
"Victoryland is a major enterprise in providing financial resources for our school system; a loss of 2.7 million dollars over the last three years; a loss of 1.1 million dollars in discretionary funds. These are funds our students need," Dr. Brooks said.
"This is the fourth time it's been shutdown since I've been there," 12-year Victoryland employee Billy Ferguson said.
The employees present at the rally say they are ready to get their livelihood back.
"It's been a circus. This should not be going on, not like this. This is common sense. It's a shame we got to go through all of this. This has been a hardship on a lot of people," Ferguson said.
"And I will be glad when they get together and let us vote or do whatever we need to do to get back to work," 20-year Victoryland employee Sally Key Pace said.
These workers and residents say they are still hanging on to hope and what they say is right as we all wait for a decision.
The Tuskegee-Macon county branch of the NAACCP coordinated the rally. Members point out independent testers deemed Victoryland's machines are legal under Alabama law. But the attorney general's office says it has evidence proving the bingo machines are actually illegal slot machines.