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Woman dies after getting shot, crashing vehicle Video included

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The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed a woman crashed the vehicle she was driving on Winbourne Avenue near Delaware Street just before 5 a.m. after being shot.

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Man faces obscenity charge for allegedly exposing himself to people, including children

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A man accused of exposing himself to people, including children, was arrested Monday afternoon.

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Police investigate shooting, crash off North Foster Drive Video included

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Police are investigating a late-night shooting that possibly involved a crash in Baton Rouge off North Foster Drive.

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Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck Video included

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Officials say nearly 20 other people rescued from the back of the rig early Sunday were hospitalized in dire condition, many with extreme dehydration and heatstroke.

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SeaWorld's last killer whale born in captivity dies

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Kyara, a three-month-old calf, was diagnosed with an infection, and her health never improved.

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Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews Video included

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators.

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Baton Rouge area restaurants to donate percentage of proceeds to families of fallen officers

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Since last year's event was such a success, Baton Rouge area restaurants are planning to donate 25 percent or more of their proceeds to the families of fallen officers.

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Underdogs win hearts at weiner dog race Video included

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Don't let their short little legs fool you. Some weiner dogs pack serious speed.

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Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die Video included

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The 11-month-old has a rare genetic condition, and his parents want to take him to America to receive an experimental treatment.

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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

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A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for 8 1/2 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines.

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FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Roadway incidents for Tuesday, July 25

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Below is a list of traffic incidents and notices for Tuesday, July 25

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Hitchhiker, accused kidnapper to father: 'I'm taking your child' Video included

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Prosecutors say a woman accepted a ride offer from a man then grabbed his 21-month-old daughter and ran off.

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VIDEO: Father allegedly abandons newborn in parking lot Video included

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Surveillance video shows the 18-year-old pull into a parking spot, take the car seat out of the car and set it on the ground before driving away.

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Recovering La. Congressman Steve Scalise dials in to House GOP meeting

Congressman Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana (Source: US Congress) Congressman Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana (Source: US Congress)
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House Republican whips heard from a special caller at their meeting Monday night - Majority Whip Steve Scalise. The Louisiana Republican is recovering from a gunshot wound at a Washington hospital.

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Pedestrian killed after struck by Amtrak train Video included

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Officials with Amtrak say local authorities are assisting in the investigation as a passenger train headed to New York from Miami killed a pedestrian in Richland County on Tuesday morning.

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HAPPENING TODAY: 25% on the 25th; Livingston Parish president LIVE in studio to talk flood funds

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Caught on camera: Citizen arrests suspected drunken driver Video included

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The driver was charged with felony driving while intoxicated because it was his third offense.

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AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions

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President Donald Trump took a new swipe at Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, referring to him in a tweet as "beleaguered". More>>

McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote Video included

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Senate Republicans are now considering two versions of similar legislation, one that would repeal and replace, and another that would simply repeal "Obamacare" with a two-year delay for implementation to give the Senate more time to agree on a replacement.

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No Russia collusion, 'nothing to hide,' Kushner tells Senate Video included

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The president's son-in-law has attracted attention for a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat.

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Dentist indicted after 4-year-old suffers brain damage Video included

Neveah Hall, 4, lost the ability to talk, walk, eat and see, her family says. (Source: KTRK/CNN) Neveah Hall, 4, lost the ability to talk, walk, eat and see, her family says. (Source: KTRK/CNN)
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The dentist is charged with failing to seek and provide adequate medical attention.

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Teen livestreamed crash that killed her sister Video included

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Obdulia Sanchez was under the influence and livestreaming on Instagram when she rolled her car over into a barbed-wire fence and then a field. The crash killed her 14-year-old sister, Jacqueline.

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200 passengers stranded for 4 days after canceled flight Video included

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The airline told the frustrated passengers it doesn't have another flight to put them on until Thursday.

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Walker woman killed in two-vehicle wreck in Livingston Parish

A two-vehicle wreck in Livingston Parish claimed the life of a 67-year-old woman Monday.

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Mayor addresses ad accusing her of cutting HIV funding in Baton Rouge Video included

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Mayor-president Sharon Weston Broome took time during a press conference held Monday to respond to a television ad. The commercial accuses her administration of cutting funding to HIV clinics in Baton Rouge.

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Mayor Broome announces new plan to improve roads, traffic congestion Video included

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Mayor-president Sharon Weston Broome held a news conference Monday morning to provide details about a tax proposal to fund roads and transportation in Baton Rouge.

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Netflix: Coming in August

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Superhero devotees can rejoice. Yet more superhero content is on its way.

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The Latest: Pope prays for ill baby Charlie Gard and parents Video included

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The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard are dropping their legal bid to send him to the United States for experimental treatment. More>>

4-year-old boy cries as stepmom reads vows to him Video included

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The boy's dad was marrying his stepmom, and apparently her written tribute to him was so touching he couldn't hold back tears.

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NOPD officer who survived 2 shootings shot again while working detail Video included

"Anytime anybody gets shot in your neighborhood that's shocking and unfortunate, obviously,” said Kevin Burke, who lives in the Uptown neighborhood where Officer Abbott was shot in the leg shortly after 1 a.m. 

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EBR metro council reacts to news of BRPD chief's retirement Video included

Former BRPD Chief Dabadie (Source: WAFB) Former BRPD Chief Dabadie (Source: WAFB)

As news of Chief Carl Dabadie’s retirement ricocheted around City Hall, members of the East Baton Rouge metro council sounded off. Many expressed shock, while others said they saw the announcement coming.

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Mayor Broome announces BRPD interim chief after Dabadie retires Video included

BRPD Chief Carl Dabadie (Source: WAFB) BRPD Chief Carl Dabadie (Source: WAFB)
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Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie has retired from his position and Mayor Sharon Weston Broome has announced his temporary replacement. 

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Mid-City residents express concern over neighborhood group home Video included

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People who live near a group home in Mid-City are worried the elderly residents are being neglected.

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Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

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Black women are picking up firearms and learning how to shoot, citing a desire to protect themselves and fears about today's political climate. More>>

Livingston Parish man arrested for going 51 mph over speed limit Video included

Andrew Beauregard Wilson, 32 (Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office) Andrew Beauregard Wilson, 32 (Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)

A Livingston Parish man was arrested Sunday afternoon for reportedly going 51 mph over the speed limit while traveling from Shreveport to Denham Springs.

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Baton Rouge advocates look to other city's opioid-fighting programs for inspiration Video included

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Since their HOPE initiative launched in 2016, nearly 200 people have sought help by trading in their drugs for treatment, without fear of being arrested. The program was featured in a CNN segment, and it’s one of many unique approaches to fighting opioids that Baton Rouge leaders are looking into.

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Exploding dye pack creates unforgettable image of bank robbery suspects' escape Video included

A dye pack hidden inside the stolen money exploded as the suspects were leaving the scene of the crime. (Source: CPD) A dye pack hidden inside the stolen money exploded as the suspects were leaving the scene of the crime. (Source: CPD)
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Columbia Police have released surveillance images of the two suspects wanted in connection with an armed bank robbery in the Five Points area. 

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12 more samples test positive for West Nile Virus in WBR Parish

Mosquitoes (Source: WAFB) Mosquitoes (Source: WAFB)

This summer is turning out to be a very active season for West Nile Virus (WNV). 

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MISSING: Woman on her way to New Orleans last heard from by cousin Video included

Jerry Hilton Brown, 66 (Source: EBRSO) Jerry Hilton Brown, 66 (Source: EBRSO)

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is actively seeking a woman who was last heard from by her cousin on July 13.

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Smoothie King to give away free smoothies on anniversary of August flooding

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On the one year anniversary of the August 2016 flooding, Smoothie King plans to give out free smoothies to the community.

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61-year-old man found dead from gunshot wound, identified Video included

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A 61-year-old man was found dead Sunday afternoon in Livingston Parish.

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9-year-old golfer advances to Junior World Championship 1 year after starting sport

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9-year-old Sophia Macias fell in love with the game of golf just one year ago, but has already had great success on the Junior level.

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10-year-old girl thanks MPD for protecting her family Video included

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A young girl showed her appreciation for law enforcement while they were investigating the shooting of a Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy.

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Bieber cancels rest of tour dates

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The "Purpose" stadium tour had been going since March 2016. Upcoming dates included some U.S. stops at AT&T Stadium, the Rose Bowl and Gillette Stadium.

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Company will implant microchips in its employees

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 The chip will be placed under the skin between the thumb and forefinger.

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Police arrest man accused of punching Zachary homeowner and threatening to kill him

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A man accused of attacking and threatening to kill a homeowner in a home invasion from May has been arrested. The Zachary Police Department reported Courtney Whitfield, 27, has been taken into custody.

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BPD on 2-year-old found dead in pool: 'Cooperation wasn't there 100-percent initially' Video included

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Police are searching for a missing two-year-old in east Birmingham.

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Police: Woman stabs sleeping victim multiple times in head, neck Video included

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A New Mexico woman was arrested after she repeatedly stabbed a victim that was asleep.

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Addis councilman arrested on hit and run charge Video included

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An Addis councilman has been arrested, according to official court documents. The probable cause report states Russell Parrish, 59, was arrested in Iberville Parish on a charge of hit and run.

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Police arrest unwelcome man found sitting on couch in fraternity house at LSU

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The LSU Police Department arrested a man who was found inside one of the fraternity houses on the LSU campus Sunday afternoon. Court documents identified the man as William West III, 38, of Memphis.

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Police: Man pulls knife on worker in leasing office at apartments near LSU

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A man is facing assault and drug charges after allegedly threatening to stab a woman working at a leasing office of an apartment complex near LSU on Sunday.

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Injured deputy, Lt. Bruce Simmons, receives check from donations to help with medical bills Video included

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Lt. Bruce Simmons, a deputy with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office who was wounded in the July 2016 ambush shooting, received a check Monday morning to help with ongoing medical expenses.

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Denham Springs begins final pass for flood debris pickup

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If you live in Denham Springs and still have flood debris on your property, you are asked to move it to the curb as soon as possible. The final pass for flood debris pickup in Denham Springs starts Monday (July 24).

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Back-to-school events, supply drives Video included

The first day of school is right around the corner and many organizations are holding back-to-school events and supply drives to get everyone ready. 

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4 injured, 4 arrested after shooting and chase in Baton Rouge Video included

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Four people were injured and four suspects were arrested in a shooting Sunday evening. Police said the four people injured were taken the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

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Application period starts Wednesday for farm flood grants

Farmers who lost at least $10,000 to last year's floods can get federal grants to cover up to $100,000 in such losses, and the application period begins Wednesday.

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