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Woman struck, killed while walking across highway in West Baton Rouge
State police are urging pedestrians to maintain a heightened level of awareness after a woman was struck and killed while walking across a highway in West Baton Rouge Parish. Shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday, state police began investigating a fatal crash where a pedestrian was struck on LA 415 (N.
Recent cold not enough to kill crawfish ahead of season, but...
Like other Louisiana denizens, crawfish rode out the recent cold by bundling up and lazing around. Except, when the crustaceans burrow into the mud to ward off the chill, they enter a special dormant state. So, the frigid weather that's kept the mudbugs immobile also means they haven't been feeding
67 year old woman killed in Eunice house fire
(MGN) State Fire Marshal Deputies are on the scene with the Eunice Fire Department investigating a fatal fire where a 67 year old female has died. Reports suggest the deceased was using a mechanical oxygen distribution system and the origin of the fire is believed to be in this same area. More inf
State Police: Person walking on La. 415 hit, killed
LOBDELL - A pedestrian died after being hit by a car on a busy West Baton Rouge highway Saturday night. Jamie Tabolinksy, 22, of Denham Springs, was killed. State Police said Tabolinksy was walking on La. 415 south of La. 76 around 8 o'clock and, for unknown reasons, walked into the path of an SUV.
Do young killers deserve chance at parole? Baton Rouge case grapples with question in court
Buy Now Advocate Staff Photograph by Tim Mueller.Picture shot on 12-7-94In a 1994 file photo Baton Rouge Police Detectives, from left, Chris Pickett, Frank Wolfanger and crime scene investigator Cosmo Giglio pull a handgun from Bayou Fountain used by convicted killer Damien Riley in the murder of Le
Report: One injured in shooting in downtown Baton Rouge early Sunday, police say
One person was injured in a shooting in downtown Baton Rouge early Sunday, according to a report. Baton Rouge police told WBRZ that one person was shot in the leg during a fight on Lafayette Street near Florida Street. WBRZ reported that the shooting happened around 2 a.m.
Baton Rouge authorities investigating fetus found in sewer
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is investigating reports that a sewer cleaning crew found a fetus in a sewer in the 15000 block of Shenandoah View Court Saturday afternoon. According to EBRSO spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks, the call was received at approximately 2:40
Man shot in the face during robbery arrested for attempted murder
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man was arrested after he allegedly robbed someone at gunpoint, but not before being shot himself. According to arrest records, the alleged robbery and shooting took place on Jan. 9 in the parking lot of City Town Meat Market located in the 4800 block of Beechwood Drive.
Man Dead After Being Hit by Train in Cambridge
Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox FILE A man is dead after he was hit by a commuter rail train Sunday afternoon in Cambridge. MBTA Transit Police say that they responded to the scene after reports of the man being hit at around 12:15 p.m. near Brighton Street. An early investigati
Bruins 4, Canadiens 1: B's beat rivals for third time in eight days
After finally welcoming former coach Claude Julien to Boston earlier this week, the B's beat their old coach and their rival, 4-1, on Saturday for a third straight time. MONTREAL - David Pastrnak scored twice and set up another goal to help the Boston Bruins beat Montreal, 4-1, on Saturday night, th
5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK: Jan. 22-25
There's always plenty to do in and around Plymouth. British Beer Company provides entertainment at 6 Middle St. For information, call 508-747-1776 or visit britishbeer.com/location/plymouth. Jan. 22: Acoustic Lounge, hosted by Macalla, 8 p.m. upstairs; Jan. 23: Jeff Rosen, 9 p.m.; Jan. 24: BBC Open
Man killed by train Sunday afternoon in Belmont - The Boston Globe
A man believed to be about 60 years old was hit and killed by a commuter rail train in Belmont Sunday afternoon, transit police said. The man, whose name and exact age have not been released, was in the vicinity of Brighton Street when he was struck by an inbound Fitchburg Line train around 12:15 p.
Seven days, seven crashes, three dead
A series of serious crashes this week killed two people and sent cars into poles, trees, other vehicles and a car dealership employee. Tom Relihan The Enterprise TMRelihan_ENT AVON - Three people were killed, others were seriously injured and two horses had to be put down in a series of crashes thr
Government Shutdown Affects Boston Landmarks
JFK Library The JFK Library, Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center, and Bunker Hill Monument Visitor Center are all closed down due to the government shutdown. Some tourists were surprised that these landmarks were affected. "I had heard about the government shutdown," Trinidad Daughtry, a tourist sa
He Followed Her 40+ Miles To Assault, Rob Her: MA Crime Roundup
The following crime-related stories span the Massachusetts Patch network. To find and subscribe to your local Patch, click here. An elderly woman who won big at Twin River Casino in Quincy was followed more than 40 miles to her Quincy home by a man who saw her hit the jackpot, police said. Ty Shon F
Man Kicked Off Train, Rt. 1 Crash: Week In Review
Niche.com has released its latest list of the top 100 schools in Massachusetts, with a twist. The latest rankings include both public and private schools, and elementary, middle and high schools. That... Read more DEDHAM, MA - A truck driver put out a car fire and saved two people trapped inside, ac
More than 3 dozen animals killed in Holliston barn fire
HOLLISTON - Dozens of animals died in a fast-moving barn fire Sunday morning. Some 60 animals were in the 755 Concord St. barn when the 6 a.m. blaze started, including cows, goats, pigs, chickens and ducks, said Holliston Deputy Fire Chief Jim Moore. Thirteen animals - six chickens, four ducks and t
One dead in 2-car crash in Tyngsboro
TYNGSBORO -- One person died in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon on Pawtucket Boulevard near the entrance of Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsboro. "One person is deceased. Two people were worked on at the scene and they're expected to make it," Police Chief Richard D. Howe said fro
Serious head-on crash in front of Tyngsborough high school
Police are at the scene of a serious crash near a school in Tyngsborough. The head-on collision occurred Sunday around 1 p.m. on Pawtucket Boulevard in front of the entrance to Greater Lowell Technical High School. The roadway was shut down from Island Road to the school. Police are asking anyone
Holliston Barn Engulfed In Flames Sunday Morning
HOLLISTON (CBS) - A barn engulfed in flames on Sunday morning required a response from fire crews in multiple surrounding towns to be put out. According to Holliston Police, they first received word of the fire on Concord Street just before 6:30 a.m. Holliston, Ashland, Sherborn, Framingham, and Sou