DC sniper accomplice with Louisiana ties to ask Supreme Court for resentencing

One of the men who terrorized the Washington area in a spree of killings in the fall of 2002 will have another day in court on Wednesday.

  Georgia mom loses her leg after pregnancy problems go unnoticed

Doctors found massive blood clots that were spreading fast and were forced to amputate the new mother's right leg, just weeks after she gave birth.
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  Fort Worth police chief: ‘Absolutely no excuse’ for officer fatally shooting woman

Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus told reporters at a news conference that the victim, Atatiana Jefferson, behaved as any Texas homeowner would do if he or she heard a prowler.

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  Republicans closing in on super majority in Louisiana legislature

  Attorney says it’s legal for E Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate its own, but community could perceive conflict

  Student shot near George Washington Carver High School in New Orleans

  Arrest made in fatal New Roads stabbing

  LSP responds to allegations of hazing, cheating scandal at training academy

Col. Kevin Reeves held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to address allegations of misconduct by senior staff of Cadet Class 99.
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  School suspends teens for rape-awareness note, calls it bullying

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has filed a motion to stop 15-year-old Aela Mansmann's suspension. The ACLU's filing states that she has taken a "public stance as an ally for victims and survivors of sexual violence."

  Map on St. George website has boundaries going straight through homes

  Sentencing for Matthew Naquin in Max Gruver case delayed due to family illness

Environmental groups call Formosa Plastics $50M settlement a ‘big warning’ to Louisiana

Ala. student called in bomb threat against LSU’s Tiger Stadium to keep friend from losing bet

  Woman turns herself in after deadly hit and run; victim identified

Saints CB PJ Williams suspended 2 games for violating policy on substance abuse

Missing teen from Jefferson Parish may be in Zachary, police say

  LSU QB Joe Burrow named National QB of the Week; jumped to top spot on ESPN Heisman Watch list

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  Debate rivals assail Warren as she joins Democrats’ top rank

The three leading candidates face the most intense spotlight that could expose glaring liabilities in their quest for the White House.

SPORTS

Saints CB PJ Williams suspended 2 games for violating policy on substance abuse

LSU basketball picked No. 3 in SEC preseason poll

  Coach Odums, players preview Texas Southern

LSU receiver to miss Mississippi State game

LSU wide receiver Terrance Marshall Jr. will not be ready to return against Mississippi State in Starkville.

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  Police investigating deadly shooting on N 38th Street

Family looking for missing 16-year-old St. Charles Parish girl

  Weather, wind a concern for crews stabilizing Hard Rock construction site

Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15, check your coverage plans here

BBQGuys hiring as online retailer expands its Baton Rouge headquarters

BBQGuys is hosting a job fair at the Baton Rouge company works to expands its online sales operations.
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  AP FACT CHECK: Dems debate on guns, Syria, health care

Here's a look at how some of their claims from Westerville, Ohio, stack up with the facts:

JOBS: Southern University hosting job fair for medical marijuana program

Permit mistake cause of oversized load mishap

15-year-old girl missing from Cut Off since Sunday

  One transported with gunshot wounds from I-10 near Bluebonnet

HEALTH

  The time is now to get your flu shot

  Woman’s Hospital offers mobile mammograms

GOOD NEWS

Eighth-grader raising money to purchase more AEDs for his school

Neighbors Day 2019 celebrated in Baton Rouge

  Montgomery woman’s billboards help her find kidney donor

  St. Francisville paints the town pink for cancer awareness