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The Montgomery area food bank will celebrate the grand opening of their newly expanded facility. The expansion was built onto the existing facility on Trade Center Street.The newly expanded facility isMore >>
The Montgomery area food bank will celebrate the grand opening of their newly expanded facility. The expansion was built onto the existing facility on Trade Center Street.More >>
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The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.More >>
"Russian forces have entered Ukraine," the country's president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency meeting of his security council. Reports from analysts to separatist rebels to NATO...More >>
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The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, while the investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the...More >>
Just weeks before the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner is set to resume, an Australian official said Thursday that the sprawling search area in the southern Indian Ocean may be extended farther south based on a new...More >>
Thursday, August 28 2014 6:47 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:47:14 GMT
A Butler County family can't believe that the man convicted of their loved one's death has been allowed to leave prison and work near where they live and where the crime happened. Bobby Ray McCombs brothersMore >>
A Butler County family can't believe that the man convicted of their loved one's death has been allowed to leave prison and work near where they live and where the crime happened.
rescue of three construction workers unfolded at a Baton Rouge hospital Wednesday morning that left even those on the ground quite nervous.
at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center. An expansion project is currently
underway at the hospital.
described seeing the men dangling on their life ropes after one side of their
scaffolding snapped. Crews raised one of the workers up to the roof, while the
other two jumped inside windows and made their way down through the building.
on the fifth floor, about to get into my truck and I heard this huge
crash," said Jeff Morris. "And, I thought, 'My goodness, what are
they throwing out of the window over there on the construction site?' So, I
went over to the edge and there was the scaffold waving in the wind and there
was two guys that were hanging by safety ropes, just hanging there on the side
of the building and there was another guy who was still holding on to the
were reported. The workers were reportedly smiling and waving to people after
the incident. According to Morris, that was not the case while the men were
still stuck swinging in the air. Despite the seriousness of the situation, he
was able to joke about it a little in describing them.
didn't look like window washers. They didn't look happy being there. So, I'm
sure it was more alarming to them than it was to me hearing the crash," he
spokesperson said she was still working to gather information, but initial
reports indicated a piece of scaffolding the men were working on fell. The men
had on safety ropes and were pulled to safety, she said.
reports to East Baton Rouge EMS stated the men were dangling about 100 feet in