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BAYOU CLASSIC: Full schedule of events

The 2017 Bayou Classic has arrived. Fans of Grambling State University and Southern University will begin to fill the city early this week to participate in the week-long festivities. RELATED: Restrictions in place for Bayou Classic Weekend: Heavy traffic expected The week will culminate with a tieb

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 18:43:52

Will Baton Rouge voters get behind a new tax for police pay raises?

A proposed 10-year, 8-mill property tax that would fund pay raises for Baton Rouge police officers has been introduced by the Metro Council, and could very well make its way onto the April ballot. If it does, political observers warn the more crowded the ballot becomes with tax measures, the less li

BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT - 2017-11-22 16:02:34

Ascension Parish sheriff warns of scammers posing as law enforcement officers

The sheriff of Ascension Parish is warning residents of a scam where scammers are impersonating law enforcement officers. Sheriff Jeff Wiley said in a news release that individuals are "wearing makeshift uniforms and driving a makeshift marked law enforcement vehicle targeting individuals to scam t

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 17:13:22

Video shows student being body slammed by officers

School bus surveillance video has been released showing a 15-year-old student being body slammed by officers. An Austin-based lawyer said the student is pursuing a lawsuit against the two Killeen officers involved and the city of Killeen. The lawyer posted the video to YouTube on Tuesday. The incid

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 16:55:01

Mom says salon discriminated against son with Down syndrome

In an email, the salon said the stylist booked felt they were not a "good fit" for Oelke and her son's needs. (Source: Oelke Family/WITI/CNN) NEW BERLIN, WI (WITI/CNN) - A Wisconsin mother is upset after a hair salon canceled an appointment for her son, who has Down syndrome, saying she should take

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 12:07:52

Nearly 51M Americans set to travel This Thanksgiving, highest volume in years

METAIRIE, LA - AAA projects 50.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 3.3 percent increase over last year. The 2017 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005 with 1.6 million more people taking to the nation's roads, ski

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 11:23:53

HAPPENING TODAY: Thanksgiving Eve means busiest travel day of the year

It's the busiest travel day of the year. You guys be careful out there. Johnny Ahysen will give you a look at how things are shaping up. Click here for more One group that does turkey up right for the community is St. Vincent de Paul. Liz Koh is live with volunteers this morning as they get ready fo

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 11:04:38

Emaciated dog rescued by Humane Society doing much better, will be up for adoption soon

A chocolate lab named Flower, who was found roaming the streets in Opelousas two weeks ago, is well on her way to making a full recovery after she was found horribly emaciated. RELATED: Humane organizations team up to help emaciated dog found wandering streets When Flower was found, she weighed only

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 21:36:17

Coldwater teen could plead in computer sex case

keyboard COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - A Branch County Circuit Court plea hearing has been scheduled for December 4, 2017 for a Coldwater teenager who has been charged in connection with alleged computer sex crimes involving minors and for the alleged sexual assaults of a juvenile female. 18-year old Shan

WTVBAM.COM - 2017-11-21 22:40:00

Dyer charged after self-inflicted shooting in April

COLDWATER - A story to explain his gunshot wound resulted in charges against Marvin Dyer, 24, for false report of a felony. Staff at the Community Health Center of Branch County Emergency Department called Coldwater Police after hearing Dyer explained his leg wound. Dyer repeated the story that "a s

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-21 14:10:38

Foster gets prison time after police pursuit

Scales of justice (copyright Midwest Communications Inc 2016) COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The suspect in an August 16, 2017 police pursuit and two resulting traffic accidents on Coldwater's east side was sentenced Monday in Branch County Circuit Court. 31-year old Larry Foster, Jr. of Muncie, Indiana wa

WTVBAM.COM - 2017-11-21 22:36:00

3 injured in U.S. 12 wreck

ALLEN TOWNSHIP - The Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two-car head on collision that injured three persons - including a two-year-old - Tuesday night on U.S. 12 near Hog Creek Road in Allen Township. Undersheriff Carl Albright confirmed the number of injured persons but was unsur

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 23:59:07

BUSINESS BEAT: Christmas parade is set

The 2017 Christmas Parade in Coldwater, MI will be held Saturday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m. (courtesy of the Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce) COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The holiday season is just about here and this year's Christmas Parade in Coldwater will be an evening affair. The Coldwater Area Cha

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BUSINESS BEAT Godfrey honored by Chamber

Jocelyn Godfrey, Marketing Representative, was honored by the Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce as their October 2017 Ambassador of the Month (photo courtesy of the Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce) COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - One of our Midwest Communications employees has been honored by the Coldwa

WTVBAM.COM - 2017-11-22 16:33:00

Globke's attorney, Matt Glaser, demanded her reinstatement.

QUINCY - After an hour-long, closed-door session on Monday night, the Quincy Community Schools Board of Education approved a settlement with susp ended QCS Business Manager Cheryl Globke Globke, 58, will remain on paid leave with benefits until Aug. 31, 2018 - the end of her current contract. Globke

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 13:38:49

Gibson resigns from Quincy Board of Education

COLDWATER - Quincy Community Schools is looking for a new board member after the resignation of Rowdy Gibson. The QCS Board of Education accepted Gibson's resignation Monday night and have begun the process of finding a replacement. Acting QCS Superintendent Marty Chard said Gibson had moved from th

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 13:37:27

Political retaliation suit against Roque, West New York reinstated on appeal

The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has reinstated a lawsuit against West New York where a former board of education employee alleges Mayor Felix Roque fired her as a form of political retaliation. By John Heinis/Hudson County View "We reverse the orders granting summary judg

HUDSONCOUNTYVIEW.COM - 2017-11-22 13:42:21

49 arrested in takedown of Bloods heroin ring, police say

Police hope they've put a dent in Paterson's drug trade with the arrest of 49 people in a sting that targeted an affiliate of the Bloods street gang responsible for pushing heroin in the city's Fourth Ward. Authorities seized about $120,000 in heroin during Operation Pitfall, which began in May and

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 17:04:00

State police say $90k drug bust hit Paterson Bloods gang

PATERSON - There was no sign on Tuesday evening of the young men who often hang around outside the liquor store on Rosa Parks Boulevard near Warren Street and try to flag down passers-by. Their absence may have had something to do with the crackdown authorities announced earlier in the day of a Bloo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-22 00:01:18

Security tight for Thanksgiving parade in terror-wary NYC

NEW YORK (AP) - Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City's mayor and

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-22 15:28:57