FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain-free, sunny fall days ahead straight through weekend

We are at the beginning of an extended and welcome run of autumn weather, where the forecast is built around abundant sunshine during the day, mainly clear skies at night, and a run of days with temperatures at or below normal for this time of year.

‘I Am Woman’ singer Helen Reddy dies at 78

The Australian-born singer enjoyed a prolific career, with hits that included “I Don’t Know How To Love Him” from “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Ain’t No Way To Treat a Lady,” “Delta Dawn,” “Angie Baby” and “You and Me Against the World.”
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Pregnant Louisiana woman killed during struggle over gun

A five months pregnant Louisiana woman was fatally shot while struggling over a gun with her boyfriend.
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Northern California’s wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already badly scorched region, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes in the dark of night.

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2-year-old found dead in vehicle in Lafayette Parish; arrest made

Woman, child shot off Prescott Road near W Brookstown

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  NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

Trump dismissed the report in a series of tweets Monday.

SPORTS

  LSU defense looks to minimize mistakes against Vandy

Former Tigers flash on field in Chiefs at Ravens on MNF

While the main focus of the Kansas City Chiefs at the Baltimore Raven for Monday Night Football was on the matchup between MVP-winning quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson, some former LSU players made plays in the game.

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Beautiful weather here to stay for a while!

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