9News Early Edition from Matt Williams: July 8, 2014 - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Motorcyclist dies in crash with SUV

From the desk of Matt Williams: Coming up this morning

So where does Tiger Stadium rank when it comes to the best around? And no, Tiger fans, you can’t vote. However, as it turns out, you don’t need to. It still tops the list. Plus, how are you handling the summer heat? Well, you may not be handling it as well as you think. Do you know the signs of heat stroke? The American Heart Association will be in studio to fill you in. And, Kelsey Davis gives you a preview of the Republican Luncheon coming up.

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.


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LOCAL HEADLINES

Motorcyclist dies in crash with SUV

I-Team: Are guns allowed in vehicles in parking lots where alcohol is sold?

Sheriff: Investigation of 12-year-old's death is far from over

Tiger Stadium ranks as top college football venue

Mom invents temporary tattoo to keep kids safe

Authorities find escaped murder suspect in MS

Audit finds DPS is missing 11 guns, ammo, 39 bulletproof vests

Trial begins for second driver charged in crash that killed 5

Detectives say body found in West Feliciana Parish had been there a few months

Audit reveals DCFS distributed more than $1M to dead people

Witnesses: Argument over woman leads to shooting that sends man to hospital

Holiday DWI checkpoints result in 21 arrests

Single-vehicle crash in Maringouin leaves one dead

Deputies search for Chase Bank robber

Audit shows nearly $2.7M in Medicaid paid to Louisiana inmates

Bourbon Street shooting suspect refuses to waive extradition

Woman booked in shooting flashes officer, gets re-arrested

Police: Man dies after getting hit by train as he walked along tracks


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