11:30 Newscast, November 8th, 2016

A shootout in Baton Rouge left two people dead and several injured. Don Molino has the story…:
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Residents are bracing for a strong line of storms that are moving through the state today, and a tornado watch is now in effect for several parishes in the central and western parts of Louisiana. Wind advisories are posted throughout the state as forecasters say gusts of 30-35 miles per hour are possible, and could get as high as 45 miles per hour. The chance for severe weather will continue into tomorrow for much of the state.

Officials in New Orleans are exploring ways they can make the streets safer following another deadly shooting on Bourbon Street over the weekend claimed the life of one person and injured 9 others. NOPD Chief Michael Harrison praised his officers for their response time, but admits more has to be done…:
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He blames the latest incident on an argument between two men and both remain at large.

A Baton Rouge woman is behind bars after she allegedly attacked her husband with a turkey. Sgt. Don Coppola with Baton Rouge Police says a juvenile male called police on Thanksgiving Day to report that his parents were fighting. He says the situation escalated when 32-year-old Helen Jackson apparently pulled a knife on her husband…:
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Jackson faces charges of aggravated assault and domestic abuse battery.