9News Early Edition from Matt Williams: May 27, 2014 - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

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From the desk of Matt Williams: Coming up this morning

The summer is getting off to a very auspicious start. From drownings and close calls to a very violent weekend in New Orleans, we'll explain what people need to watch out for and what they can do to avoid becoming a statistic. Plus, we'll lighten things up considerably. Cooking in Central is right around the corner. Organizers will be in studio with us. And, hear reaction to LSU baseball and its top eight national seed.

Check out our DOTD Traffic Watch cameras before hitting the road today to make sure there aren't any delays on your route. If you do run into any unusual traffic issues while on the roads, you can always see traffic on our WAFB app. Join us for 9NTM & The Early Edition beginning at 4:30 a.m.



High 85, Low 68
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Evening: Scattered rains.

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Woman set to appear in court for preliminary hearing in dismemberment case

LSP answers audit findings of not properly collecting fees

New Louisiana gun laws prompt public discussions

Deputies: Man kills Marine veteran on Memorial Day before committing suicide

People remember the stories behind the headstones at national cemetery

USS Kidd honors fallen heroes and their families on Memorial Day

Baton Rouge Concert Band performs on Capitol steps

Veterans Park in Gonzales holds annual Memorial Day ceremony

U.S. Marines reunite at Bayou Country Superfest

Senator says Red Coats, Blue Coats at La. State Capitol are inadequate

NCAA awards LSU No. 8 seed

Witness: Man falls off boat and it hits him

Police arrest man in connection with crash that left woman dead

Group plants 10,000 flags to represent Louisiana military members killed in combat


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