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Coroner responding to reports of body found off Spanish Town Road

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to reports of a body found off Spanish Town Road Wednesday evening. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Officer confirmed it was responding to a body found off the roadway near N 14th Street around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. Early reports suggest that the body ma

WBRZ.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Updates on New Orleans interstate, road closures: Major highways, bridges still shut down

Interstates and several highly traveled roads and bridges across the New Orleans area remain shut down as ice continues to create unsafe driving conditions. Among the closures: -- Interstate 10 from Kenner to Lafayette -- Interstate 55 from LaPlace to the Mississippi state line -- Interstate 12 from

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-18 01:36:00

Former Marksville man facing murder charges in Sabine Parish

A former Marksville man now living in Many is expected to be formally charged soon with the murders of two registered sex offenders who were shot to death in the past five months. Blake Joseph Kendall, 39, was booked into Sabine Parish Detention Center on an unrelated charge of theft of a firearm

AVOYELLESTODAY.COM - 2018-01-17 10:00:00

Three 18-wheelers, 3 cars involved in wreck on US 190; 1 person seriously hurt

Emergency officials are responding to a wreck on U.S. 190 near LA 415 involving three 18-wheelers and three other cars. The wreck happened just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17 on the overpass bridge in Port Allen. Several people were transported to a local hospital with minor to moderate inj

WAFB.COM - 2018-01-18 00:54:37

Here's what's going on around Opelousas

Jan. 20 and 23: Opelousas Farmer's Market at The Farmer's Market Pavilion (828 E. Landry St., Opelousas) from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. You can discover bounties of homegrown fruits, vegetables, preserves, jellies and more. Jan. 18: January Open Mic Night at Java Square (103 W. Landry St., Opelousas) 6 to

OPELOUSAS DAILY WORLD - 2018-01-17 17:43:03

City-Parish offices to remain closed Thursday

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Release from the office of Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome: "Today, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced that City-Parish government offices will remain closed Thursday, January 18. "With Interstate-10 remaining closed to traffic through tonight,

BRPROUD.COM - 2018-01-17 23:58:16

Filly found abandoned in Opelousas ditch after crash, driver sought by State Police

(St. Landry Parish Animal Control) OPELOUSAS La. (KLFY)- A horse trailer carrying a 1-year-old paint filly flipped over this morning or late last night, according to St. Landry Parish Animal Control. The animal was thrown from the trailer and found in a ditch on Hwy. 104 by workers from the St. La

KLFY.COM - 2018-01-16 19:52:42

WANTED: Man rang doorbell, kicked in door before burglarizing house

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are trying to identify a man who reportedly burglarized a house on Windsor Drive on January 7. Officials say the incident happened in the 1600 block of Windsor Drive on January 7 around 11:30 p.m. The suspect reportedly rang the doorbell several time

WAFB.COM - 2018-01-17 21:14:54

Passengers prepare for crash landing on American Airlines flight

"Brace for landing," are three words airplane passengers never want to hear. A flight operated by Mesa Airlines out of Phoenix Wednesday had to prepare for a rough landing at its final destination in Dallas. Scottsdale resident Steve Ramsthel recorded the incident on his phone. "You will be given in

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-01-18 03:24:54

Beloved principal and superintendent Mel Huber dies

He gave service to his country in World War II and Korea as a Marine, to his community as an educator in the Peoria Unified School District, to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in many capacities, most recently serving in the Mesa and Phoenix temples. He was preceded in death by his w

PEORIATIMES.COM - 2018-01-17 19:00:00

March Mule Madness comes to Boyd Ranch

Wickenburg's own March Madness Mule Ride will be returning March 8 - 11 for its sixth year. The event is held at the historic Boyd Ranch and is sponsored in part by the Boyd Ranch committee and local publisher Moonlight Mesa Associates, Inc. Although the ride runs from March 8 - 11, enthusiastic mul

WICKENBURG SUN - 2018-01-17 18:02:18

Officer involved shooting report released

Just minutes after two Gila County Sheriff's Office deputies arrived at the Beaver Valley home of Jacob Brown, the tormented military veteran suffering from the delusions, paranoia and flares of rage from post traumatic stress disorder lay dead on the ground. The tragic confrontation in June between

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2018-01-16 12:00:00

Scottsdale Airport Closed As Plane Goes Off Runway

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Scottsdale Airport closed Tuesday afternoon when a plane skidded off the runway. It was just after 4 p.m. when a Beechcraft twin-engine plane carrying two people ended up off the runway as it landed. The plane hit at least one sign as the pilot worked to bring it to a stop. No one w

PATCH - 2018-01-17 00:18:11

Studies Reveal Correlation between Physical Activity and Academic Performance in Children

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - January 16, 2018) - A recent review of 26 previously published studies involving more than 10,000 children between four and 13 years old demonstrates that incorporating physical activity into a child's daily routine can help improve the child's performance in math and

FINANCIALBUZZ.COM - 2018-01-17 09:42:15

Mesa police officer, 1 other person injured in car accident

(Public Domain Photo) PHOENIX - Two people, including a police officer, were injured, in a Mesa car accident and taken to the hospital Tuesday morning. Mesa Police said one of its officers was hurt in the wreck near Dobson Road and Southern Avenue around 4 a.m. Both of the accident victims were al

KTAR.COM - 2018-01-16 12:53:17

Legislator Jay Lawrence: 'I am Not a Racist' ... Some Countries Are 'Shitholes'

According to state Representative Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale, President Donald Trump is 100 percent right to describe countries like El Salvador and Haiti as "shitholes." Just don't call Lawrence racist for agreeing with the president, who Lawrence says is "an absolute non-racist." In an interview w

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2018-01-16 18:42:00

LIST: Schools closed due to Wednesday's winter weather

SOUTH GEORGIA (WTXL) - Some parts of Georgia are expected to experience winter weather in the early hours of Wednesday morning. In an effort to keep everyone safe, some schools are closing are delaying start times. Below is an updating list of school closures: - BAKER COUNTY: All Baker County School

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-17 05:45:00

Bainbridge residents enjoy snow day

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WTXL) - 90 million people stand in the path of a massive winter storm marching across the country, bringing ice and snow from the Midwest to the deep south and across the east coast. The deep freeze is icing over roads from Texas to South Carolina to Atlanta. Houston is seeing such

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-17 21:37:00

Police: Fatal beating was inmate's second

"There was no indication these two could not be housed together," warden Mark Foreman said. ZACK McDONALD News Herald Reporter @PCNHzack MARIANNA - As authorities determine charges against a Jackson County inmate now accused of a second brutal beating death of one of his cellmates, court records sh

NEWS HERALD - 2018-01-16 22:41:43

Area schools closed Thursday - The Southeast Sun: Daleville

The school systems in Coffee and Dale Counties are closed Thursday, Jan. 18, due to icy road conditions, according to the respective school superintendents' offices. School systems closed again all day Thursday are Enterprise City Schools, Coffee County Schools, Elba City Schools, Daleville City Sch

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2018-01-17 23:00:00