The Louisiana Economic Outlook report shows the state’s economy will remain stagnant over the next year. Emelie Gunn has more…:
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Forecasters have upgraded the named storm Matthew to a hurricane. The The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Matthew continues its march westward in the Caribbean Sea. The Category One storm has maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour. Forecast models show the storm then taking a turn directly to the north, possibly impacting Jamaica, Haiti, or Cuba before coming close to the U.S. eastern seaboard.
An explosion lit up the sky at Camp Minden in Webster Parish around 5:00 this morning. The Louisiana National Guard reports a storage bunker filled with M6 propellant exploded. Crews have been working around the clock to destroy these explosives, which were improperly stored several years ago. Minden Representative Gene Reynolds says thankfully no one was injured..:
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Louisiana State Police is conducting an investigation into the blast.
A state judge has released graphic police body camera video of the fatal shooting of a six-year-old autistic boy in Marksville last November. The video shows two deputy city marshals firing their weapon at a car, one of the bullets killed Jeremy Mardis and severdly wounded Christopher Few. Defense attorneys have said Few rammed his car into the deputy’s vehicle before he fired, but legal analyst Tim Meche says that’s not what the video shows…
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