East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore gave more insight today on what happened July 17th when a gunman by the name of Gavin Long executed a deadly attack on law enforcement in Baton Rouge. Moore says Long died from 45 bullet wounds, but not before he killed three officers and injured three others. The D-A says the tactical officers who killed Long were completely justified and he was ready to die that day too based on his suicide note….
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Moore says Long also wrote in the suicide note that he wanted to punish bad cops because of the fatal police shootings of black men.
Authorities in New Orleans said today that the two adults in Wednesday’s fatal police chase had warrants out for their arrest. A two-year-old child was killed in the crash.
Funeral services are this afternoon in Oak Grove for Johnny Huntsman. Halen Doughty reports Hunstman created a legendary pizza chain
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If you’re vacationing for the 4th of July Holiday, you’re not alone. AAA spokesperson Don Redman says 44 million Americans are expected to travel and that means 2017 will be the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend ever..:
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He says 37.5 million people will be driving to their destinations, and 3.44 million will fly which is a 4.6% increase over last year.