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Man convicted in 2014 shooting accused of pulling gun in Algiers, threatening to kill

A man convicted in a 2014 shooting in Hollygrove that injured two people, including a small child, is accused of pointing a gun at two people in Algiers while threatening to kill them, according to New Orleans police. Bernard Baker, 25, is wanted by police for making the threats during an "altercati

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-23 05:16:36

Drill aims to show 'call before you dig' is for everyone

A mock drill for a ruptured natural gas pipeline was held on Thursday (Nov. 16, 2017) in Alexandria. The drill was sponsored by Louisiana One Call, Atmos Energy and other entities to highlight underground damage awareness and safety. Wochit You see the signs to call before you dig. You might think

ALEXANDRIA DAILY TOWN TALK - 2017-11-23 05:00:32

Thanksgiving groceries down 2% from last year

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Thanksgiving dinner may be costing people in Louisiana less this year. The LSU AgCenter put out their annual Marketbasket Surveys and added up how much it would cost for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. The totals were added from the average price of a 16-pound turkey

KNOE TV8 - 2017-11-23 06:56:00

West Side Women's Club hold November meeting

Photo courtesy of Babs Babin West Side Women's Club held their meeting Nov. 16 at the West Baton Rouge Parish Library.Guest speaker for the meeting was Johnette Downing, a Louisiana award winning author and musician. Hostesses for the event are (left to right): Fannie Easterly, Lynette Hebert, guest

THEWESTSIDEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-23 01:13:50

Today's editorial: Happy Thanksgiving, Houma-Thibodaux

Today is a day for giving thanks, and we have plenty of reasons to do so. Our area is just a week away from making it through another hurricane season unscathed. We don't have to look far to see people who were less fortunate in that regard this year. Thousands of people in Houston and elsewhere in

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-23 07:01:00

Check out The Advocate's Outdoors calendar

SOUTH LOUISIANA HIGHPOWER CLUB MATCH: 8:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Sheriff's Range, 9300 St. Landry Road, Gonzales. NRA 200-yard/50-rounds match course. Fee $12 members, $15 nonmembers, $5 juniors. $15 annual Civilian Marksmanship Program membership (allows purchases from CMP). Final 2017 match. Call

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2017-11-23 01:00:00

The Best of 90 plus: "With Love, anything is possible"

She's sassy, loaded with personality and light on her feet. This is Violet Leblanc born in Lafourche Parish - she's 102 years old. She's a mother of seven children. Violet has close to three dozen great-grand children. She's lived through several wars and the great depression Today Violent shares he

KLFY.COM - 2017-11-23 02:35:12

Michael Schmeltzer is guest at Northwest Voices

Author Michael Schmeltzer is the guest speaker Nov. 29 at a Northwest Voices event in Longview. First, he will conduct a writing workshop from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Main 145 on the Lower Columbia College campus, 1600 Maple St. Then, from 7 to 8 p.m. he will hold a reading at the Longview Public Library,

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 05:45:00

Army of angry hornets swarm around exterminator as he breaks up their refrigerator-sized nest

It was like something out of a horror movie as a swarm of hornets attacked a man inside a shed. Fortunately, exterminator Jude Verret is wearing protective gear from head to toe. He also employed a GoPro camera to record every moment in one family's shed in Louisiana. The hornets went bonkers as h

AOL CORP - 2017-11-23 03:03:27

New school needs a new name

What's in a name? A good deal, if you ask West Baton Rouge education officials. The West Baton Rouge School Board was unable to pass a vote on the name for the new K-8 school slated to replace Chamberlin Elementary and Devall Middle schools during its Wednesday, Nov. 15 meeting. Board members voted

THEWESTSIDEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-23 01:57:23

Arrest made in mid-June beating death

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Louisiana man is facing murder charges after the investigation into the death of a man who was injured back in June. The Times reports 54-year-old Marvin Davis, of Shreveport, was arrested Tuesday in the death of 56-year-old Guy Bernard. He faces a charge of second-degree mu

FOX8LIVE.COM - 2017-11-23 01:37:57

Vermilion Catholic Students Host French Students From Abbeville, France For Exchange Program

Students from Abbeville, France have come to Abbeville, Louisiana for a French Exchange Program. So far, the French students have been here since last week and during that time, they've checked out several museums in Lafayette, toured St. Francisville and also got to see the WWII Museum in New Orlea

KADN.COM - 2017-11-23 04:37:20

GoPro camera captures swarm of angry hornets attacking Louisiana exterminator

Jude Verrett is one brave man. The Louisiana exterminator was called to destroy a massive hornet's nest in a shed at a home in Patterson, located about 90 miles southwest of New Orleans. Armed with a GoPro camera, Verrett documented being attacked by thousands of angry, territorial hornets as he pul

YAHOO! - 2017-11-23 05:50:15

Alabama joins 12-state coalition to support Trump's travel ban expansion

Alabama and 11 other states filed documentation before the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold President Donald Trump's expanded travel ban on Wednesday, state Attorney General Steve Marshall announced. In the amicus brief, the coalition of states are supporting Trump's Sept. 24 executive order, which expa

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 00:58:09

Zurik: Toxic gas, soil found around two orphan wells in 'Left for Dead' probe

The state of Louisiana has fallen way behind in properly plugging some 4,000 abandoned oil and gas wells. It's a problem we told you about in our "Left for Dead" investigation in early November. Now, we have the results from air and soil samples taken at a handful of well sites near residential comm

FOX8LIVE.COM - 2017-11-23 04:10:14

GIRLS BASKETBALL | Holden picks up pair of wins in Central Louisiana Tournament

Holden picked up a pair of wins in the Central Louisiana Thanksgiving Tournament, scoring a 65-50 win over Merryville and following that with a 57-28 victory over Pitkin. HOLDEN 65, MERRYVILLE 50 The Lady Rockets (9-0) rallied from a 32-29 deficit with an 18-10 run in the 3rd quarter. Holden's Jayce

LIVINGSTON PARISH NEWS - 2017-11-23 04:28:00

State to limit oyster harvest in local lake

State officials plan to enact stricter limits on the amount of oysters that can be taken from one public waterway in Terrebonne Parish. Harvesting will be reduced to 25 sacks in the Sister Lake Public Oyster Seed Reservation starting half an hour before sunrise Tuesday, the Louisiana Department of

HOUMA COURIER - 2017-11-23 01:54:13

Turnovers trip Richmond in 82-76 loss to Louisiana in Cayman Islands Classic

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RICHMOND.COM - 2017-11-23 00:47:00

Tens of thousands with outstanding warrants purged from background check database for gun purchases

WASHINGTON - Tens of thousands of people wanted by law enforcement officials have been removed this year from the FBI criminal background check database that prohibits fugitives from justice from buying guns. The names were taken out after the FBI in February changed its legal interpretation of "fug

NOLA.COM - 2017-11-23 00:58:58

UTSA vs. Louisiana Tech Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

Check out the UTSA vs. Louisiana Tech fearless prediction and game preview.UTSA (6-4) vs. Louisiana Tech (5-6) Game PreviewBroadcast, TV, Game Time Date: Saturday, November 25th Game Time: 7:30 pm ET Venue: Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, LA Network: ESPNU - Week 13 TV Schedule, Lines, Fearless Pick

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS - 2017-11-23 08:36:48