BRPD chief calls killing of 5 people in one day ‘disturbing,’ emphasizes need for community to help prevent crime

Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul held a news conference Monday, Nov. 23 calling the five shooting deaths that happened in Baton Rouge Friday, Nov. 20 “disturbing.”

  3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

AstraZeneca is the third major drug company to report late-stage results for a potential COVID-19 vaccine as the world anxiously waits for scientific breakthroughs that will bring an end to a pandemic that has wrought economic devastation and resulted in nearly 1.4 million confirmed deaths.
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First US immunizations for COVID-19 could arrive on Dec. 12


  I-10 West CLOSED at Lobdell due to overturned tractor-trailer at Whiskey Bay

Authorities searching for man accused of dousing gas station pump, setting it on fire

How to safely host Thanksgiving dinner during the COVID-19 pandemic

  Register for Tyrann Mathieu speaking series to curb violence in Louisiana youth

Saints defense dominates in 24-9 win over Falcons

The New Orleans Saints hosted division rival, the Atlanta Falcons, in the Superdome on Sunday, Nov. 22, and came away with their seventh straight win of the season.
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  Millions stick to Thanksgiving travel plans despite warnings

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans not to travel or spend the holiday with people outside their household.

REPORT: Burrow carted off field with knee injury; tweets ‘See ya next year’

  Nursing homes adjust to holiday season amid coronavirus

  BRFD investigating arson on North Foster Drive

  Residents leave flowers, cards in front of Wise Communications after double shooting on Sherwood Blvd

54-year-old man fatally shot on Aster Street

  LSU outlasts Arkansas, 27-24

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Mostly pleasant Thanksgiving week weather

Southern University mourns death of former Chancellor Roosevelt D. Steptoe

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Co-founder of viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 37

The social media challenge has raised more than $200 million worldwide for Lou Gehrig’s disease research.


LSU gymnastics set for 8-meet, SEC-only schedule

  Register for Tyrann Mathieu speaking series to curb violence in Louisiana youth

Tyrann Mathieu is giving back to his home state yet again.


BRPD investigating home invasion, shooting on Eleanor Drive

  LSU students protest, call for action in light of sexual misconduct allegations

  White Light Night returns to mid city amid coronavirus pandemic

  Police searching for possible shooter responsible for double fatal shooting on Sherwood Forest Blvd.

  EBR officials release statement on the status of Mardi Gras for 2021

East Baton Rouge Parish officials released new information regarding the status of 2021 Mardi Gras parades.
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Trump slams global climate agreement Biden intends to rejoin

President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord on Sunday, telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the U.S. economy, not save the planet.

Drew Brees placed on injured reserve

  Gov. Edwin Edwards released from hospital after bout with double pneumonia

State police investigate deputy involved shooting in Tangipahoa Parish

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Staying warmer than normal through Thanksgiving