The severe weather that rolled through injured at least six people, two in Washington Parish and four more in Concordia Parish. Officials say the victims did not sustain serious injuries when heavy wind flipped their mobile homes. Numerous trees are down, including in Rapides Parish…
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That’s Captain Tommy Carnline with the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s office, who says a suspected tornado caused damage in Pineville.
Constitutional Amendment 2 on the November sixth ballot asks residents if felony trials should require an unanimous jury verdict for a conviction. Supporters of the amendment say current law requiring 10 of 12 jurists was designed so blacks on juries couldn’t prevent another black person from getting convicted. Livingston and Tangiaphoa District Attorney Scott Perrilloux opposes changing the minimum standard and reminds voters that racially rigging juries is illegal.
LSU warns fans to be aware of scammers offering to-good-to-be true deals to the biggest game of the year…
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Denham Springs police continue to search for a person of interest in a double murder of an elderly couple. Chief Shannon Womack says 45-year-old Michael Collins may have something to do with the deaths of Frank and Patricia Gurley.
For LSU to have any chance on Saturday they’ll need to contain Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who has thrown for 25 touchdowns and zero interceptions. Tagovailoa is also a good runner. Tigers defensive end Rashard Lawrence says they want to keep Tua from getting out in the open field….
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Alabama has scored a touchdown on their opening drive in every game this season, while LSU’s defense has gone 12 straight games without giving up a touchdown in the first quarter.
The Pelicans have a three-game losing streak after winning its first four games. New Orleans lost to Golden State 131-to-121 last night as the Warriors Stephen Curry hit seven three-pointers and finished 37. The Pels are at Portland tonight.
Saints defensive lineman Marcus Davenport will reportedly miss the next month of the season with a toe injury sustained in Sunday night’s win over Minnesota. But Davenport said he’s still weighing his medical options before a final determination is made on how much time he’ll miss.
The SWAC announces the conference’s football championship game will be played at the school with the highest ranking on December 1st at 3:30. The game was scheduled to be played at Legion Field in Birmingham. Commissioner Charles McClelland says they made this decision, because there’s the possibility UAB will host the Conference USA title game at Legion Field that day. With a month left in the season, Southern leads the SWAC’s western division with a 4-1 record, while Grambling is 3-2.
ULM has suspended women’s basketball coach Jeff Dow for one week without pay because of a human resources violations. The Warhawks open the season on Friday November 9th agaisnt S-M-U. An interim coach has not been made.
Eight District Attorneys in Louisiana has come out against the number two amendment on the November ballot, bucking a statewide bi-partisan trend in support of requiring unanimous jury verdicts in criminal trials. Tangipahoa and Livingston District Attorney Scott Perrilloux says he’s concerned it would delay justice for victims.
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DAs in four of Louisiana’s largest Parishes, along with both Republican and Democratic state parties have come out in support of the initiative.
Wild weather passing through the bayou state brought significant damage to areas across Louisiana. Among the areas impacted, Washington Parish Chief Deputy Mike Haley says two elderly men were injured when the mobile home they were in was turned over by the force of the winds.
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Entergy New Orleans has been hit with a five million dollar fine by the City Council for having a subcontractor hire actors to support its proposal at city meetings to build a controversial New Orleans East power plant. An independent investigation confirmed Entergy officials were aware, or should have been aware of the “astroturfing”. City Councilwoman Helena Moreno.
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Entergy says they were not aware of the payments which were handled by Crowds on Demand, a contractor paid by the company to build a “grass-roots” base of support for the facility.
A new report from the American Psychological Association shows members of Generation Z, people ages 15 to 21, have the worst mental health of any generation. Licensed Psychologist at LSU Health School of Medicine Dr. Richard Costa says the tough economy is partly to blame.
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The hottest ticket in town is going fast as the Bama/LSU game is officially sold out, with fans only way of getting into the stadium now on the secondary market, buying tickets second hand. LSU’s official ticket reselling partner is StubHub. LSU Ticket Manager Brian Broussard says if you buy through Stubhub and there’s an issue, LSU will find a fix for you.
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A new report from the American Psychological Association shows members of Generation Z, people ages 15 to 21, have the worst mental health of any generation. 91% of Gen Z adults say they have felt physical or emotional symptoms, such as depression or anxiety associated with stress. Licensed Psychologist at LSU Health School of Medicine Dr. Richard Costa says current events are likely contributors to these findings.
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Entergy New Orleans has been hit with a five million dollar fine by the City Council for having a subcontractor hire actors to support its proposal at city meetings to build a controversial New Orleans East power plant. An independent investigation confirmed Entergy officials were aware, or should have been aware of the “astroturfing”. City Councilwoman Helena Moreno says the subversive scheme to push support for the 210 million dollar plant that was ultimately approved, and will be paid for by New Orleans ratepayers, was a breach of public trust.
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A Department of Public Safety Police officer is out of a job and under arrest. On Monday, Officer Chandler LeGrange reported his involvement in a pursuit and shots fired by a motorcyclist on Juban Road in Livingston Parish. LSP Detectives looked into the case and found several inconsistencies with the officer’s report. LSP spokesperson Lt. Manale says LeGrange was charged with Malfeasance in Office and Filing False Public Records.
A strong line of thunderstorms has left behind numerous downed power lines and trees. The storm also produced multiple tornadoes. In Washington Parish, two people were reportedly injured when strong winds flipped over their mobile home. There’s also tornado damage in Rapides and LaSalle Parishes.
LSU is warning fans to be aware of sammers offering to-good-to-be true deals to the biggest game of the year. Matt Doyle has more…
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A state Department of Public Safety and Corrections officer allegedly lied about getting shot at, during a traffic stop on Monday in Livingston Parish. State Police Sergeant Nick Manale says 22-year-old Chandler LeGrande was fired and charged with malfeasance in office and filing false public records. Manale says they don’t why LeGrange claimed a motorcyclist fired a weapon at him…
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The American Psychological Assocation says 91-percent of Generation Z—people between ages 15 and 21 report symptoms associated with depression and anxiety as a result of news reports on gun violence and sexual harassment. LSU New Orleans Health School pschologist Doctor Richard Costa says older generations are less stressed because of perceptions changing with age…
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Thousands are without power as a result of a strong line of thunderstorms that’s still making its way through southeast Louisiana. Numerous trees and power lines are down. Two people were reportedly hurt in Washington Parish when strong winds flipped over their mobile home. Tornado damage also reported in Rapides and LaSalle Parishes.
Entergy New Orleans has been slapped with a five million dollar fine for it’s role in an astroturfing scandal. Matt Doyle has the story.
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The American Psychological Association releases a study that finds Generation Z, those between the ages of 15 and 21-years-old–are stressed out over gun violence. Immigration and sexual harassment and assault reports are also contributing to their stress levels. Doctor Richard Costa, with LSU Health New Orleans, also points out this generation were young children during the recession….
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But this study also found that 18 to 21-year-olds were the least likely age group to vote.
If you’re looking to sell your LSU-Alabama ticket in an effort to receive a small fortune, LSU advises against taking a picture of the tickets and posting them online. Ticket manager Brian Broussard says if the photo shows the bar code on the ticket…
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Broussard encourages fans to use StubHub to purchase and re-sell tickets.
An American Psychological Association report shows Generation Z, people from 15 to 21, have the worst mental health of any generation. 91% of Gen Z adults say they have felt physical or emotional symptoms, such as depression or anxiety associated with stress. Licensed Psychologist at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, Dr. Richard Costa, says current events are creating the mental health issues.
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Entergy New Orleans is facing a five million dollar fine from the City Council for having a subcontractor hire actors to support its proposal to build a controversial New Orleans East power plant. An independent investigation confirmed Entergy officials were aware, or should have been aware of the “astroturfing.” Councilwoman Helena Moreno
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Entergy says they were not aware of the payments and the utility company has 30 days to respond to the fine.
A Deparment of Public Safety Police officer is out of a job after he allegedly lied about being in a shootout. On Monday, Officer Chandler LeGrange reported his involvement in a pursuit and shots fired by a motorcyclist on Juban Road in Livingston Parish. State Police looked into the case and found several inconsistencies with the officer’s report. LSP spokesperson Lt. Nick Manale…
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Manale says LeGrange was charged with Malfeasance in Office and Filing False Public Records.
If you are still looking for tickets to Saturday’s LSU-Alabama game, LSU has this advice for you…
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LSU ticket manager Brian Broussard encourages fans to purchase tickets with their official reselling partner StubHub.
The LSU football team has had two weeks to prepare for not only the most efficient offense in the country, but to play them without one of their best defensive players for the first half. Defensive end Rashard Lawrence says the defense expects to get a big boost when linebacker Devin White takes the field after serving his first-half suspension….
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White and safety Grant Delpit are both semifinalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award, which goes to the nation’s top defensive player.
The NFL Network reports Saints rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport will miss four to six weeks with a toe injury, but Davenport says he’s still receiving medical opinions and there’s been no determination on how much time he’ll miss.
The Pelicans lost their third straight last night falling to the Golden State Warriors. Golden State’s Stephen Curry had 37 points, knocking down seven three-pointers in the 131 to 121 Warriors win. After missing two games with an elbow injury, Anthony Davis returned had just 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. New Orleans is at Portland tonight.
While LSU hosts Alabama, the Ragin Cajuns will be in Alabama to take on the Troy Trojans. Troy won a share of the Sun Belt championship last year and they are 4-0 in league play this year and lead in the conference in run defense. UL Lafayette Coach Billy Napier says Troy has a history of playing good defense…
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The Cajuns are 4-4 overall and 1-3 on the road.
Thousands are without power as a result of the storm system moving through Louisiana. There have been reports of tornadoes in Pineville and LaSalle and Washington Parishes. Schools are closed in LaSalle and Rapides Parishes because of power outages and road closures.
The American Psychological Association released a report showing members of Generation Z, people ages 15 to 21, have the worst mental health of any generation. Kevin Barnhart has the story.
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The New Orleans City Council votes unanimously to start the process to levy a five-million dollar fine against Entergy, who according to an independent report used paid actors to lobby the council to approve a power plant in New Orleans East. Council woman Helena Moreno says Entergy has breached the public’s trust…
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And Moreno adds rate payers should not be the ones who pay this fine. Entergy has 30 days to respond to the fine and there are also calls for a re-vote on the power plant.
LSU is encouraging fans looking for tickets to Saturday’s SEC Showdown between the Tigers and Crimson Tide to use the school’s official ticket reselling partner StubHub. LSU Ticket Manager Brian Broussard says that way if there’s a problem, they can find fix it…
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Broussard advises against buying tickets outside of the stadium, especially from someone you don’t know. If the deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is.