Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards elected to second term

Voters elected John Bel Edwards to a second term as Louisiana’s governor in a General Election held Saturday, Nov. 16, according to projections by WAFB Political Analyst Jim Engster.

  Alleged gunman, victim among 6 charged after NJ football game shooting

The wounded man, Ibn Abdullah, 27, was the target of the shooting and was charged because a gun was found on him when emergency responders went to his aid, authorities said.
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  Ousted Ukraine ambassador felt threat; Trump assails her anew

The former ambassador was testifying on the second day of public impeachment hearings, just the fourth time in American history that the House of Representatives has launched such proceedings.


WAFB PROJECTION: Ardoin defeats Collins-Greenup in race for Secretary of State

Southern gets past Jackson St. in SWAC showdown

No. 23 LSU outlasts Nicholls St. in tough-fought game

One injured in shooting on Underwood Avenue

Service restored to voter information app, Secretary of State’s voter portal after temporary outage

The office of Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin says service has been restored after a temporary outage of the GeauxVote Mobile app and Secretary of State’s Voter Portal Saturday. Nov. 16.
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  Parents, 3 sons die in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

A husband and wife and three of their young children died Saturday morning at the family’s San Diego home in what police believe was a murder-suicide sparked by a bitter divorce.

One killed in shooting on N. Sherwood Forest Drive

HOW TO WATCH: No. 1 LSU vs Ole Miss

  OLOL Mediathon raises more than $200k for new children’s hospital

Those close to LSU RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire look back at his high school days

Man charged with animal cruelty after reportedly shooting neighbor’s dog in the leg

  Two EBR deputies resign after controversial photo

  Arrest made in deadly shooting near Coursey Boulevard

  Iberville students become first from Louisiana to win national AgriScience convention

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Vatican youth seminary scandal grows with new abuse claims

A scandal over alleged sexual molestation and abuse at the Vatican’s youth seminary is growing, with more former papal altar boys alleging inappropriate behavior by priests inside the Vatican walls.


No. 1 LSU survives scare from Ole Miss on historic night

No. 23 LSU outlasts Nicholls St. in tough-fought game

Nicholls State entered the PMAC on a mission and appeared to out-hustle No. 23 LSU in the first half but the Tigers regrouped and stymied the Colonel offense in the second half Saturday afternoon.


  ACTION JACKSON: Drivers claim Government Street repairs causing safety hazards

Nissan recalling nearly 400,000 vehicles because of possible fire hazard

Dream Job Alert: Get paid $1,000 to watch Hallmark Christmas movies

  New Roads police captain accused of accepting money to ‘take care of’ tickets for resident, taking funds for upcoming birthday

  New Roads mayor declares Nov. 15 Ernest J. Gaines Day

New Roads is honoring a famous former resident by declaring Ernest J. Gaines Day.
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  Pa. teacher suspended for allegedly talking about wanting to shoot students

A Pennsylvania school district suspended a middle school teacher after he allegedly discussed how he wished he could shoot students for disrupting class.

  Community activist, Larry Profit, found dead in Port Allen

  Officials remind Louisiana residents to get REAL ID before 2020 deadline

Second arrest made in fatal shooting on Fairfields Avenue

  Fire breaks out inside kitchen of Mi Padre’s on Bluebonnet


  RECALL: ALOCANE® Emergency Burn Pads

  Silver Bullet male enhancement capsules recalled

  RECALL: Organic soybeans recalled due to possible presence of mold


  Elton John returning to New Orleans in 2020

  Torchy’s Tacos to open Baton Rouge restaurant on LSU campus

No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy amid drop in demand


  World Prematurity Awareness Day this Sunday

  Silver Bullet male enhancement capsules recalled

  One family shares why they support OLOL Children’s Hospital

  Inside the new Endocrinology Clinic at Woman’s Hosptial