St. George residents sound off on incorporation

It's the first day for residents in newly incorporated St. George. Some say they are excited about the fresh start. Others say the uncertainty is taking its toll.

Plane propeller severs Florida woman’s arm, deputies say

Paramedics airlifted her to a hospital in Miami where her condition remains unknown.
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  Islamic State supporters escape in Syria as US pulls back

American forces no longer control ground communications with the Syrian Kurdish fighters they had previously partnered with.


Pope Francis tweets ‘thanks to the Lord for our new #Saints’

New Orleans man accused of selling fake tickets to LSU vs. Florida game

  Bicyclist killed on Blount Road; police investigating

  LSU soars in both college polls; up to No. 2 in AP Top 25, No. 3 in Coaches


WAFB political analyst Jim Engster will announce the projected winners once enough votes have been collected.
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  Florida police: No active mall shooter, 1 with gunshot wound

Police say a person with a gunshot wound has been located but there's no active shooter at a Boca Raton mall that had been placed on a lockdown after reports of shots fired.

Heads up! You can see the full Hunter’s Moon starting this Sunday

Family members hold vigil for man missing in Hard Rock Hotel collapse

  Rispone thwarts Edwards’ chance at outright win in primary election

  City of St. George incorporates

Oversized load wedged under I-110 shuts down exit ramp for several hours

Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses in downtown New Orleans

  74-year-old man dies in house fire near White Castle

VIDEO: Drone captures aftermath of Hard Rock collapse in downtown New Orleans

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Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board

Hunter Biden, the 49-year-old son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, revealed his plan in an internet post written by his attorney who outlined a defense of the younger Biden's work in Ukraine and China.


  Saints get past Jaguars in defensive struggle

AP Top 25: LSU jumps to No. 2; Upset drops Georgia to No. 10

AP Top 25: LSU jumps 3 spots to No. 2 behind Alabama; Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma round out top 5; Georgia falls to No. 10 after upset


Person shot at BRPD helicopter brings law enforcement response near LSU, police say

  Hotels sold out across town as fans pour into Baton Rouge for big weekend

  5 more parishes added to federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Barry

  St. Francisville paints the town pink for cancer awareness

  CDC urges expectant mothers to get flu shot

It’s flu season and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is urging expecting mothers to take precautions and get vaccinated.
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  Officer kills woman inside her Texas home after welfare call; family seeks answers

The officer was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation.

HUD gives the go-ahead for La. to begin issuing duplication of benefits checks

  Second fire put out after smoke from house fire temporarily causes traffic backups on I-10

One dead after wreck in Central

  Louisiana reports new cases of hepatitis A, bringing total number to 577


New device helps prevent infant hot car deaths

Infant bibs recalled due to choking hazard


  Toys R Us teams up with Target for online holiday sales

Ross Dress for Less to open new store in Gonzales

MODESTO Tacos Tequila Whiskey to open in Baton Rouge