Giant spider snacks on possum

Justine Latton and her husband were on a romantic getaway at Mount Field National Park in the southern state of Tasmania, when what they saw next kind of ruined the mood, 7News reported.
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  Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage.


  Customers demand action after issues with Republic Services appear unending

Duplication of benefits problem fixed, but no guarantee all flood victims get their money

  Gotcha bike docks installed in downtown Baton Rouge

Louisiana stuck at No. 49 in ‘Kids Count’ ranking

Restore LA speaks out after duplication of benefits fix for ’16 flood victims announced

Restore Louisiana has now released a statement following the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) duplication of benefits guidance for 2016 flood victims.
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Police find man driving with human torso in car in Tenn.

Officers discovered the torso after the suspect fled a traffic stop on the highway but crashed his car nearby.

  RECALL: Lay’s potato chips pulled from shelves

  EBRCOA launches ‘Lotus Rides’ transportation program for seniors

  Proposed regulations for short-term rentals gaining momentum

  Insurance rate decrease trend continues in La. with Louisiana Farm Bureau

  Despite ripped out sheet rock and flooring, Walker City Hall open for business

  Abita announces Strawberry Lager now available year-round

Jason’s Deli to open third Baton Rouge restaurant in bustling Burbank corridor

Louisiana governor signs food labeling restrictions into law

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  Baby bitten by 5-foot-long snake while playing in Mass. kitchen

The snake mostly likely entered the home through the garage then worked its way to the kitchen through the piping, according to animal control.


  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Central Private Rebels

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Catholic Pointe Coupee Hornets

The Hornets of Catholic Pointe Coupee are focused on making 2019 a memorable year for their football program.


  Nephew indicted on murder charge after hitting uncle with bat

’Top Box Foods:’The latest effort to bring healthy, affordable foods to food-insecure Baton Rouge neighborhoods

Man sentenced to prison for fatal drunk driving hit and run crash

Police: 3 pedestrians, including pastor, killed by impaired driver in Jefferson Parish

  Teen received life-threatening injuries in Hammond Street shooting

Police are responding to a shooting that left one person injured Sunday evening.
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  Teen credits Bible, phone tracking app with saving her life after car crash into N.C. ravine

The 17-year-old’s car hydroplaned and flipped into a ravine, but her family was able to find her using a smartphone tracking app.

  Man indicted; mother pleads not guilty in murder of 2-year-old daughter

Heart Association in Baton Rouge hosting free art therapy classes for stroke survivors

NOPD: Man shot and killed while traveling on I-10 in New Orleans

  Damage assessment form submission deadline Monday