Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won’t resign

Rosselló is facing public furor over an obscenity-laced online chat that showed the governor and his close advisers insulting women and mocking constituents, including victims of Hurricane Maria.
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  ‘The Lion King’ bites off $185 million debut, a July record

"The Lion King" this weekend roared into 4,725 North American theaters, where it grossed a stunning $185 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday.


Man trapped by water for days after Barry rescued Sunday

Report: Man arrested after starting high-speed chase, crashing into police unit

Louisiana man arrested after woman found shot to death in her home

Police chase ends in death on Chippewa Street

  Man uses personal tragedy to help area shelters, pets through new non-profit

Anyone interested in donating to the Roleaux Foundation can find the information here.
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No prison time for man who had ‘nearly 200’ child porn images, videos

Steven Payne, who was the longtime volleyball coach at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis at the time of his arrest, registered as a sex offender on June 14.

Deputies shave their heads to support colleague’s wife during cancer battle

Dozens of businesses issued permits to sell CBD products in La.

Louisiana State Police seek help to find juvenile correctional escapee

VIDEO: Drivers slosh through high water much to car owner’s dismay

  Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program graduates 171 cadets

  Community fights for peace through prayer march

Police say it’s too hot to commit crimes, advises everyone stay inside and watch movies instead

  Report: Baton Rouge man charged with first-degree rape of 13-year-old

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Attorney: Deputy had no obligation to confront school gunman during mass shooting

Scot Peterson's attorneys say prosecutors stretched the laws "beyond their breaking points" when they charged him last month with child neglect, culpable negligence, and perjury for his actions during and after the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead.


  ‘Daisy Mae,’ beloved horse of former LSU LB Devin White, dies from dehydration

REPORT: LSU lands commitment from coveted TE Kole Taylor

Kole Taylor, a coveted tight end from Colorado, has committed to LSU for 2020, according to reports.


Report: Man arrested for starting vehicle fire after argument

Listeria prompts recall of packaged salads, sandwiches sold at Fresh Market, Target

Fireman sent to hospital after crews battle ‘suspicious’ house fire in Central

  2019 Back-to-school events, supply drives

  First steps taken toward third Baton Rouge bridge

The recently created Capital Area Road and Bridge District (CARB-D) is officially looking for a firm to conduct final studies the federal government requires for construction to begin on a new bridge.
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  Heat, humidity grips East Coast as central US sees reprieve

Portions of the Central Plains and Mississippi Valley and much of the East Coast were still expected to see temperatures approaching nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius).

  Man accused of killing civil rights activist argues DNA was illegally seized, planted at crime scene

  What to do with used sandbags after flooding

  Polk Elementary to be renamed after first black female EBR School Board member

FOX 8 INVESTIGATION: New document that says Radium-226 still in Gert Town