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UPDATE: Teen, 1 other, injured in shooting on Florida Blvd. Video included

Officials responded to a shots fired call just after 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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Jarrius 'J.J.' Robertson out of surgery for liver transplant

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Jarrius "J.J." Robertson is out of surgery as of Sunday afternoon. Doctors spent much of Sunday morning performing the tedious liver transplant. 

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1 dead, 2 injured in fatal Lafayette shooting Video included

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Lafayette Police responded to a shooting amidst a crowd on Sunday, April 30, just after 12 a.m.

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Severe weather updates and outages for April 30

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Severe weather updates for April 30

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Election Results: Louisiana votes on new state senator, propositions Video included

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Residents in several Louisiana parishes voted on Saturday for Spring elections including filling the District 2 Senate seat.

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13 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest Video included

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Authorities say fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small East Texas city of Canton.

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Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges Video included

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Trump touts success in first 100 days, attacks news media and accuses them of failing to tell the truth.

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Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide funding bill

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Top Capitol Hill negotiators report progress on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1.

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Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

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Residents in the South Korean village where a U.S. missile defense system is being installed have scuffled with police.

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US soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside Mosul

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American solider dies in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated during a patrol outside the city of Mosul.

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Mayor Weston Broome confident there won't be violence after Sterling decision

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Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome is confident that the city will stay peaceful - even with a contentious and historical decision looming.

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BR woman arrested after allegedly firing shots at ex-boyfriend's vehicle

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A Baton Rouge woman is behind bars after she confronted her ex-boyfriend and fired gunshots at his vehicle as he tried to drive away.

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Chipotle employee accused of planting camera in women's restroom Video included

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An initial investigation suggests that the camera was in the restroom for several days, and at least one victim has been identified, according to Chipotle.

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At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change' Video included

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On Day 100 in office, Trump to visit Pennsylvania to talk tough on trade, mark milestone with rally.

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Twenty NOFD firefighters protest, call for Chief to step down Video included

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 The controversy over the removal of the confederate-era monuments leads to a call for the New Orleans fire chief to step down. 

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State Rep. Marcelle and activists encourage peaceful protests following Alton Sterling decision Video included

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The atmosphere during a community rally at the Triple S Food Mart where 37-year-old Alton Sterling was shot last July was one of calmness and anxiety.

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Boy battling cancer made police chief for a day Video included

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Police officers in a Connecticut town granted the wish of a nine-year-old brain cancer patient who wants to become a police officer. 

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Thomas heads to sister's funeral after Celtics beat Bulls

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Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas plans to attend his sister's funeral on Saturday without missing any games in Boston's first-round playoff series against Chicago. More>>

Watson's most popular tourist attraction is stop sign in Walmart parking lot Video included

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It's a stop sign that's creating all kinds of jokes and memes on social media, but behind all the laughter is a serious message from Ryan Chavers, who created the Watson Walmart Stop Sign Facebook page.

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Baker Police officer arrested for allegedly covering up details in shots fired investigation Video included

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An officer with the Baker Police Department has been arrested for allegedly withholding details in an investigation about shots that were fired at the Walmart in Baker in April.

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Tangipahoa Jail addresses failing infrastructure

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Failing infrastructure at the Tangipahoa Parish Jail has prompted local leaders to band together to resolve a problem without taking extreme measures to evacuate the prison.

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Amid protests, EPA removes climate change from website Video included

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A press release from the agency said the website is being updated to "reflect the approach of new leadership."

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Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies Video included

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Thousands of people across the country are marking President Donald Trump's hundredth day in office by marching in protest of his environmental policies.

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Hacker claims release of stolen copies of Netflix series

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A hacker is claiming to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom not to release the entire fifth season online.

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Governor, city officials: 4 dead, 2 people missing, more than 5K homes, businesses damaged in storm Video included

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ETMC says they have treated more than 50 people after tornadoes in Van Zandt County.

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Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom Video included

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The annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association is taking place Saturday night without its traditional star.

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LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

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The 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots is being commemorated with peaceful marches and calls for a better future.

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Last pick of draft far from irrelevant: Kelly goes to Denver

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The City of Brotherly Love turned a boring event into an entertaining show. More>>

Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes Video included

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A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile test-fire apparently failed Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third such flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts tests in nearby waters.

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Saints draft Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad in the 6th round Video included

The New Orleans Saints have selected Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad with their last pick of the draft. 

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Leonard Fournette drafted in the first round by the Jacksonville Jaguars Video included

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have drafted former LSU running back Leonard Fournette with the 4th pick of the first round.

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Day 3 dandies: Butt, Perine provide late-round draft value

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Four rounds of the NFL draft left and plenty of talented players to go around.

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100 Black of Baton Rouge issue statement on impending federal findings on Alton Sterling case

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The 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge has issued a statement on the impending federal findings in the probe of the police shooting of Alton Sterling.

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Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo Video included

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Pope Francis will celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community and meet with its priests and seminarians before returning to Rome.

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$300,000 bathroom attracts tourists in New York Video included

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The executive director of Bryant Park Corporation said that they have created a facility that rivals even some of the finest hotels.

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Students use 2-year-old cheeseburgers to win science fair Video included

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A display of slowly aging fast food won the science fair at Notre Dame Academy in Wisconsin.

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Former LSU LB Kendell Beckwith headed to Tampa Bay Bucs Video included

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have picked former LSU linebacker Kendell Beckwith in the last pick of the third round of the NFL Draft.

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Baton Rouge officials release statements with Sterling federal decision looming Video included

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Mayor Sharon Weston Broome says she has not received any notice about a timeline for an announcement of the federal decision in the Alton Sterling police shooting investigation. She encouraged the community to remain "vigilant."

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New app aims to curb human trafficking Video included

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It's usually police that crack down on those who participate in human trafficking, but thanks to a new app called TraffickCam, residents can now be on the front lines in the fight against the problem right from the palm of their hands.

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Former LSU LB Duke Riley has been picked by the Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons have picked former LSU linebacker Duke Riley in the third round of the NFL Draft.

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Ethan Pocic drafted by Seattle Seahawks in 2nd round

Former LSU offensive lineman Ethan Pocic has been picked by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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LA lawmakers consider painkiller Rx limit to combat opioid epidemic Video included

State lawmakers believe they have found a way to stop the opioid epidemic at one of the sources, but not everyone is on board. 

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FEMA awards $1.4M in grants to EBRSO to replace flood-damaged equipment

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On Friday, April 28, Congressman Cedric Richmond announced the availability of just over $1.4 million in federal funding to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

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Whitney acquires First NBC Bank

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Hancock Holding Company announced Friday that its banking subsidiary, Whitney Bank, has acquired some assets and liabilities of First NBC from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

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Judge releases convicted child rapist to care for sick mother Video included

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A Baton Rouge judge has allowed a man just convicted of raping an 8-year-old girl to be released from jail to care for his sick mother.

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Victim killed after being ejected from 18-wheeler in wreck on LA 37 identified

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One person is dead and another was taken to the hospital after an 18-wheeler overturned Friday morning, according to Louisiana State Police.

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Blood drive held for BRPD officer injured in wreck Video included

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On Friday, Baton Rouge police officers came together to help a brother in blue recover after a tragic accident.

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Volunteers help retired U.S. Army veteran rebuild following August flood Video included

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National Rebuild Day meant tremendous progress for some local homeowners who flooded last August. 

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'I got 2 clips!' Impatient mom pulls out gun, threatens barber cutting son's hair Video included

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Police are looking for a woman who pointed a gun at a barber all because her son's haircut was taking too long.

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