16:30 08-27-14

The 16-year-old who sucker-punched another student at Natchitoches Central High School will be charged as an adult with manslaughter in connection with the death of another student in a fight. Principal Bill Gordy says they don’t know much about 16 year old Timothy Ray Robinson, because he had just started at Natchitoches Central…

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Eighteen year-old Johnquaries Smith died yesterday at a local hospital.
Today, Governor Jindal filed a lawsuit against the federal government alleging the Obama administration violated the Constitution by using federal grant money to force states to use Common Core for education standards. Jindal says Common Core has turned into a scheme by the feds to nationalize curriculum.

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US Education Secretary Arne Duncan has said Jindal’s actions are about politics, not education.
In the case of the handcuffed New Iberia man who is said to have fatally shot himself in the back of a police car, the Iberia Parish Coroner ruled Victor White III died after he shot himself in the chest. UL-Lafayette Anthropology Professor Maranda Kles is a former Florida homicide investigator (and she says, while rare, a handcuffed suicide is possible)

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The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office and State Police are releasing very little information at this time.
The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s office says a Baton Rouge TV personality was killed early this afternoon in what is being called a murder-attempted suicide. Authorities say deputies were called to a home in St. Gabriel after receiving a call of shots fired at the residence. Scott Rogers was found dead at the home and the other man, 36-year-old Mathew Hodgkinson is in critical condition.