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One man dead, two children injured after ATV collides with van
Posted on 8/10/2017 5:26:00 PM.

Two children are recovering in Avoyelles Parish after being thrown from an ATV when it collided with a vehicle on Wednesday night. State Trooper Scott Moreau says the driver, 30-year-old Jeremy Armand of St. Martinville, was killed in the crash.
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Scott Moreau, LSP, Jeremy Armand, Hope Parrish, Avoyelles Parish

Congressman Higgins glad to see White House taking a stand against Pyongyang
Posted on 8/10/2017 1:46:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins says he's glad President Donald Trump is taking stand against continued threats from North Korea. The Cajun John Wayne says previous administrations have dealt with agressions from North Korea with a, "kick the can down the road" type mentality, but it's about time to get serious.
Clay Higgins, President Donald Trump, North Korea

Governor declares State of Emergency for Orleans over flooding and pump concerns
Posted on 8/10/2017 12:42:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
Governor John Bel Edwards joined New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu today to discuss the possibility of more flooding in the city, as a turbine caught fire overnight forcing a pumping station to move to last resort power.
Governor John Bel Edwards, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans, flooding, state of emergency, pumping station, fire

Walker woman in critical condition after jumping from moving truck during argument with fiance
Posted on 8/10/2017 11:52:00 AM.

A Walker woman is in critical condition after she jumped from a moving vehicle on I-12. Captain John Sharp with Walker Police says last night 26-year-old Whitney Cotton was riding with her fiancé, 27-year-old Matthew Roberts, when she leapt out of the pickup truck.
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John Sharp, Whitney Cotton, Matthew Roberts, Walker Police

BRPD make arrest in fatal armed robbery of truck driver
Posted on 8/10/2017 11:30:00 AM.

Baton Rouge Police have made an arrest in the fatal armed robbery that cost a Tennessee truck driver his life. Sgt. L’Jean McKneely says they identified the suspect, 18-year-old Landry Carter, from his involvement in other robberies.
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L'Jean McKneely, Landry Carter, BRPD, Keith Odom

BRAF launches website to help parents of autistic kids
Posted on 8/10/2017 5:42:00 AM.

Louisiana parents of autistic children have a new resource after the Baton Rouge Area Foundation helped to launch a website full of information about benefits and resources. Director of civic leadership initiatives Lauren Jumonville says they hope to help point parents in the right direction.
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Lauren Jumonville, BRAF, autism

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