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Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

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The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, says the city's insurance company paid $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown.

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Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

Disneyland visitors wear rain gear as they leave the Anaheim, Calif., park Tuesday, Dec 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) Disneyland visitors wear rain gear as they leave the Anaheim, Calif., park Tuesday, Dec 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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Disneyland devotee visits theme park for 2,000 days in a row.

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Southern University slammed with warning from accrediting agency Video included

Southern University (Source: WAFB) Southern University (Source: WAFB)

Southern University has been placed on a warning status by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. It's the first action that could lead to loss of accreditation.

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EBRSO arrests two in Baker double homicide Video included

William Bottoms, Megan Gaylord (Source: EBRSO) William Bottoms, Megan Gaylord (Source: EBRSO)
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A man and woman have been arrested in relation to a double homicide resulting from a dispute over an illegal synthetic marijuana transaction earlier in June.

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Southern issues statement, places vice chancellor of student affairs on leave Video included

Source: The Rouge Collection Source: The Rouge Collection

Southern University issued a statement Friday placing Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Manager Dr. Brandon K. Dumas on administrative leave pending a "complete review of the procedures, practices, and activities" at the university.

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Women can't revoke consent to sex once underway, NC law states Video included

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You hear the phrase 'no means no' thrown around when it comes to a woman's ability to protect herself from unwanted sexual advances, but in the state of North Carolina - no doesn't always mean no.

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Baton Rouge man arrested, accused of raping 13-year-old girl on numerous occasions

Roger Perkins, 49 (Source: EBRSO) Roger Perkins, 49 (Source: EBRSO)

A Baton Rouge man is behind bars, accused of raping a 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions over a two-year period, say officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department.

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Deputy inadvertently kills teen while shooting at pit bull Video included

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A teen went outside the home to see about a pit bull and may have been struck by a ricocheting bullet fired by sheriff's deputies. He later died. 

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River Stages

Click here to get the latest river stages, flood info and forecasts. 

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Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest Video included

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President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey, his fired FBI director. More>>

5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it Video included

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

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London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

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British authorities are studying samples of cladding similar to that used on the west London apartment building that caught fire, killing at least 79 people. More>>

North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death Video included

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North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma.

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Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger Video included

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Johnny Depp wants to know the last time an actor assassinated a president.

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Report details Obama administration's struggle with Russian election interference

The Washington Post is providing a detailed account of the Obama administration's struggle with Russian hacking into the 2016 presidential election. (Source: CNN) The Washington Post is providing a detailed account of the Obama administration's struggle with Russian hacking into the 2016 presidential election. (Source: CNN)
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The Washington Post is providing a detailed account of the Obama administration's struggle with Russian hacking into the 2016 presidential election.

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With TOPS fully funded, LSU tries to attract potential students Video included

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With TOPS fully funded next year, LSU is hoping to win back possible students.

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New apartments coming to downtown Baton Rouge Video included

The Lofts @ 6C (Source: WAFB) The Lofts @ 6C (Source: WAFB)

Currently, there are 300 residential units in the central business district of downtown Baton Rouge, but that's only the beginning. He says two new properties are under construction: the Lofts @ 6C and Beauregard Quarters.

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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest Video included

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Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend.

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Lange, Tigers beat Oregon State 3-1

Don't count those Tigers out in Omaha just yet!

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Flashing LED eyelashes lighting up faces Video included

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Flashing, battery-powered eyelashes are being promoted as a must-have make-up accessory.

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Clash of Cooks Jambalaya Showdown to be held Saturday to benefit family battling cancer

The Couvillion family (Source: clashofthecooks.com) The Couvillion family (Source: clashofthecooks.com)

The 2017 Clash of the Cooks Jambalaya Showdown, a non-profit cooking competition, will be held Saturday, June 24 on the LSU campus. Proceeds will go towards a Baton Rouge family battling cancer.

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Judge Robin Free, who is currently on suspension, announces retirement Video included

Judge Robin Free (Source: Facebook) Judge Robin Free (Source: Facebook)

18th Judicial District Court Judge Robin Free, who is currently on suspension, has put in notice that he will retire from the bench next month.

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Sketches of White House press briefing released Video included

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A CNN sketch artist drew images of a White House press briefing because at some of the events cameras are being prohibited.

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Authorities warn of potential hazards in closed waterways Video included

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Boats in Livingston, Ascension, and parts of St. James Parishes will stay docked, at least through the weekend. Authorities in those parishes have closed waterways because they are at levels that could be hazardous for boaters and property owners.

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St. Vincent de Paul holds annual garage sale to benefit community services

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How'd you like to bring home a cool collectible, and help your community at the same time?

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Specialists meet to talk services and solutions for opioid addicts

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Behavioral health and addiction recovery specialists met Friday to discuss crisis services and solutions. The community meeting was hosted by Capital Area Human Services, Facing Addiction, and the Bridge Center for Hope.

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More rain expected over weekend as Cindy moves out Video included

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After days of rain, the clouds are beginning to clear. However, you should expect more rain to linger through the weekend.  

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Hammond man arrested on more than 600 counts of child porn charges; bond more than $70M Video included

Nicholas Paul Duvic, 23 (Source: LSP) Nicholas Paul Duvic, 23 (Source: LSP)

A Hammond man has been arrested and is facing more than 600 counts of child pornography charges. His bond has been set at more than $70 million, reports Louisiana State Police.

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Denham Springs man sentenced to 40 years in prison for 2015 stabbing of girlfriend

Kenneth Scott, 53 (Source: EBRSO) Kenneth Scott, 53 (Source: EBRSO)

A Denham Springs man pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the 2015 fatal stabbing of his girlfriend.

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Fee increase at LSU aims to fund raises, other expenses Video included

Tiger Stadium (Source: WAFB) Tiger Stadium (Source: WAFB)

Costs are rising for students at LSU.

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Congressman Scalise transferred out of ICU as he continues to improve Video included

Congressman Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana (Source: US Congress) Congressman Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana (Source: US Congress)
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MedStar Washington Hospital Center issued an update on Congressman Steve Scalise's condition Friday, June 23 after the congressman was shot on June 14 during a congressional baseball game practice.

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VIDEO: This dancing gorilla is all of us when the weekend hits Video included

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Zola the gorilla has pretty mean dance moves and showed off his skills at the Dallas Zoo.

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Sequels, prequels and remakes: Some franchises won't die

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Some franchises just won't die, and it's because moviegoers like you won't stop buying tickets. 

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LSU trying to avoid elimination against the Beavers

In order for LSU to advance in the College World Series, the Tigers must beat No.1 Oregon State two times, beginning Friday afternoon.

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Flood waters recede after Tropical Storm Cindy blows through

(Source: Ryan Naquin / FOX 8 Photo) (Source: Ryan Naquin / FOX 8 Photo)

Water has receded some on the Mandeville Lakefront.

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Man suspected of setting vehicle fire that spread to home with 6 people inside

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A man accused of setting a fire that spread from a vehicle to a house is in jail facing some serious charges. According to court documents, Ja’Quan East, 23, of Baton Rouge, set a vehicle on fire that was parked next to a house on Cefalu Drive on June 16.

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YOUR TURN: Baton Rouge Zoo Video included

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Baton Rouge city leaders delayed a vote on the controversial proposal to move the Baton Rouge Zoo to a new location, but that hasn’t slowed down the debate on our Facebook page.

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Jury finds man guilty in 2014 deadly shooting over cellphone Video included

James Mills (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) James Mills (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
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A jury found a man guilty Thursday in a murder from nearly three years ago. James Mills, 21, of Baton Rouge, was found guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Hancy Sanchez, 24.

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Cancellations, closures due to weather Video included

The following events have been canceled or adjusted due to expected wet weather on June 21 and 22.

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Suspected shooter, 4 others in custody following overnight fatal shooting in Denham Springs; victim identified Video included

Shelby Compton, 19, Sydney Compton, 21, and Devonte Welton, 22 (Source: LPSO) Shelby Compton, 19, Sydney Compton, 21, and Devonte Welton, 22 (Source: LPSO)

Five people are in custody and one person is dead after being shot late Wednesday night. 

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NOPD: Body found in Mississippi River

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A body was found Friday morning in the Mississippi River near Conti Street.

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Toddler hurt in New Orleans East fire with seven children home alone

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Neighbors in New Orleans East helped rescue a 3-year-old boy after his home went up in flames Thursday night.

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14-year-old girl says she's married; mother, 'husband' arrested Video included

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The girl, her so-called husband and her mother all lived in the same home.

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9-year-old shot in head named honorary JPD detective

9-year-old shot in head named honorary JPD detective

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The Jackson Police Department tweeted a picture of Richard Kyles recovering in the hospital and says he is now an honorary JPD Detective.

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Woman shot in drive-thru of Jackson KFC

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Police say a woman was shot in the arm but is in stable condition.

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BRPD responds to shooting on Woodvine Ave.

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The Baton Rouge Police Department responded to a shooting on Woodvine Ave. Thursday night. 

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Woman arrested for abandoning litter of puppies in Franklinton field

The Franklinton Police Department arrested a woman accused of abandoning a litter of puppies in a field on June 19. 

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Cooking school aims to fight childhood obesity Video included

Source: WAFB Source: WAFB

The pitter patter of little feet in the kitchen is encouraged at Small Fry Cooking, llc. The owner of the cooking school for small hands, Nita Martin, is attempting to reshape the way children view food.

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Five suspects arrested after man found severely beaten, locked in trunk of his own car Video included

Richard Allen, 54, Dustin Eddy, 36, Heather Firmin, 40, David Gonday, 33, and Shane Redmond, 47 (Source: APSO) Richard Allen, 54, Dustin Eddy, 36, Heather Firmin, 40, David Gonday, 33, and Shane Redmond, 47 (Source: APSO)

Five people are in custody after an investigation into the beating of a man on June 11, where the man was found locked in the trunk of his own car, reports the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

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Mrs. Louisiana 2017 talks about what inspired her to compete

Source: Kasey Faul Source: Kasey Faul

Kasey Faul talks to 9News with the noise of young children playing in the background. The 2017 Mrs. Louisiana wore the hat of a working woman before stepping into a stay-at-home mom mode. How did her life veer into the Mrs. Louisiana competition?

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LSU Board of Supervisors gives go-ahead to medical marijuana contract Video included

LSU is moving ahead with growing medical marijuana.

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BRPD: Employee injured in stabbing during armed robbery at Dollar Tree on Florida Blvd. Video included

One person suffered minor injuries during an armed robbery at the Dollar Tree in the 7100 block on Florida Blvd. 

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WANTED: Two women accused of using stolen credit cards to buy items at Target

Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office are currently searching for two women who are accused of using multiple stolen credit cards to buy merchandise at the Target on Siegen Ln. back in May.

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BRPD investigating 27-year-old hospitalized after shooting on Wallis St. Video included

A 27-year-old man is fighting for his life in a local hospital after he was shot late Wednesday night.  

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Woman, boyfriend arrested for attempted first degree murder after shooting in early May

Katie Brooks, 33, and Dae'veoine Talbert, 18 (Source: EBRSO) Katie Brooks, 33, and Dae'veoine Talbert, 18 (Source: EBRSO)

A Baton Rouge woman has been arrested for reportedly shooting the victim in the arm back on May 3, says the Baton Rouge Police Department.

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