FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dry weekend expected with cooler temps

The weekend forecast is a dry one and that’s very welcomed news for just about everybody. But we start the weekend with a chill as many WAFB neighborhoods will flirt with a light freeze Saturday morning under clear skies.

  Illegally owned tiger rescued by California zoo

Neil, a 400 pound Bengal tiger is now a permanent resident at Moorpark College’s America’s Teaching Zoo.
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  Mother accused of sex trafficking 15-year-old daughter to wealthy yacht owner

The mother’s case is being turned over to federal authorities while she remains in jail, accused of prostituting her 15-year-old daughter.


Appeals court keeps block on Mississippi 6-week abortion ban

  Earn $7,500 in Pennington’s latest military study

Agents find several products marketed as CBD gummies, enhancement drugs actually contain restricted substances

Suffocation risk leads to recall on infant sleeper

Woman fatally struck by NYX float identified

The accident happened around 8 p.m. on Feb. 19 near the intersection of Magazine Street and Valence Street.
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‘I want to die, right now’: Mom posts aftermath of son’s bullying

The boy has a type of dwarfism called achondroplasia, a condition that creates shortened limbs.

  Number of LSU mumps cases now at 16

  Sammy’s Grill on Highland to keep name; new owner to give former employees back pay

  State, federal officials address recent cyber attacks, prevention plans

  Hemp licenses now being issued to businesses in La.

VA leaders drag feet in push to prescribe four paws

  Body of missing Gonzales man recovered in river

Gov. Edwards announces coastal priorities for his second term

Northwest Louisiana principal accused of 49 sex crimes

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  Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.


SEC announces 2020 Football Media Days lineup

LSU softball hosts Purple & Gold Challenge

No. 11 LSU upset by Nicholls in midweek matchup

  Order your LSU football commemorative tickets

No. 6 LSU blasts its way to a run-rule win over LA Tech

The No. 6 LSU softball team used an explosive fourth inning, including a grand slam, to run-rule Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Tiger Park.


More Medicaid eligibility letters sent out across state

Suspect held on $200K bond in off-campus shooting deaths of 2 Alcorn State students

Baker police looking for man accused of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer

Man shot during alleged robbery, police say

  Second arrest made 2018 murder of St. Gabriel man

Police have arrested a second man in connection with the 2018 murder of a 34-year-old St. Gabriel man.
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  2 firefighters killed after teens allegedly set fire to Calif. library

More than 50 city, county and state firefighters battled the blaze at the California public library for hours.

  Prison reform group to make statement Thursday on deaths in EBR prison

Forecast trending the right way for most Mardi Gras parades

  Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals at Democrats’ Nevada debate

Contigo recalls 5.7 million kids water bottles for second time over choking hazard