BRPD investigating shooting on Congress Blvd

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a possible shooting in the 3000 block of Congress Boulevard.

Ohio governor’s conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash

The Ohio governor’s positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates and critics of his often-aggressive policies.
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Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

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33-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash

Troopers with Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on LA Hwy. 74 in Ascension Parish that claimed the life of a 33-year-old.
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  US tops 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases, to Europe’s alarm

The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. reached 5 million Sunday, by far the highest in the world, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

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  Work search requirements for unemployment money resume Sunday in La.

  Former LSU RB Derrius Guice released from Washington following arrest on domestic violence charges

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  SEC announces 2 new conference opponents for 2020 season

  Iberville Parish announces delayed start for school year

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WATCH: Good Samaritans save Pa. father, 4 kids after car swept up in floodwaters

Five strangers took a backhoe into floodwaters to rescue a father and his four children after their car was swept away.

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  REPORT: LSU DL Neil Farrell opts out of 2020 season

LSU defensive lineman Neil Farrell, a projected starter, has decided to opt out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns, according to a report from Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger.

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  Temporary restraining order issued against Livingston Parish BBQ restaurant for not following mask mandate

On Friday, Aug. 7, Governor John Bel Edwards announced a temporary restraining order (TRO) has been issued against a restaurant in Livingston Parish for its “excessive noncompliance with Phase 2 mitigation measures” aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.
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Georgia police under investigation for shooting at car with teens inside during attempted traffic stop

Police say an officer opened fire after the 16-year-old behind the wheel drove towards him. Both the driver and his 15-year-old brother were taken into custody at the scene.

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LSU holds virtual graduation ceremony

BR Ballet Theatre’s annual holiday classic, The Nutcracker, canceled due to ongoing pandemic

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