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Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

Posted 12:53 PM 1/17/2022 by Associated Press

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hours-long standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his (More)

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FedEx truck ran through crash site on I-10 causing four-car pileup; deputy and wrecker driver hurt

Posted 12:42 PM 1/17/2022 by Logan Cullop

IBERVILLE PARISH - A sheriff's deputy and a wrecker driver were hurt Sunday morning when a truck blew through traffic cones and ran into a crash scene on the Basin Bridge.

Iberville Sheriff's Department said a deputy, a wrecker driver and State Police troopers were responding to an (More)

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Overturned semi-truck closes I-110 South near Mohican Street

Overturned semi-truck closes I-110 South near Mohican Street

Posted 11:53 AM 1/17/2022 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A crash involving a semi-truck on I-110 shut down traffic coming into Baton Rouge early Monday afternoon. 

According to the Department of Transportation and Development, an overturned truck forced the shutdown of southbound lanes on the interstate near the Mohican Street (More)

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Man found shot to death inside vehicle on I-110 overnight

Man found shot to death inside vehicle on I-110 overnight

Posted 10:14 AM 1/17/2022 by WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A man was found shot to death inside a vehicle on I-110 South near Hollywood Street overnight, police said.

Detectives said the victim, identified as Percy Wilson, 38, was found around 12:30 Sunday morning.  He'd been shot multiple times, police said, while sitting inside the vehicle.

There were no immediate details about a suspect or motive.

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Sunday PM Forecast: Temperatures start out near freezing Monday morning

Posted 4:35 AM 1/17/2022 by Meteorologist Jake Dalton

TONIGHT & TOMORROWWith clear skies and lighter winds overnight, significant cooling will occur with most dropping into the lower 30s. Tomorrow will feature plenty of sunshine, with high temperatures in the upper 50s - a big improvement from this (More)

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I-12 east reopened Monday after semi-truck fire near Juban caused hours of closures, delays

Posted 4:26 AM 1/17/2022 by Logan Cullop


LIVINGSTON PARISH - A semi-truck caught on fire Sunday afternoon while traveling eastbound on I-12 around the Juban Road exit.

The two right lanes of travel were blocked for crews to put out the fire and shortly before 6 p.m., the entire roadway was closed for vehicle recovery efforts.

The roadway reopened early Monday morning.

Officials say no injuries were reported and have not yet released details on the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

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Police search for two children not returned home by relative

Police search for two children not returned home by relative

Posted 3:25 PM 1/16/2022 by Emily Davison

NEW ORLEANS - Police are searching for two children after a relative refused to return them to their custodial parent.

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating two-year-old Danielle Jones and her one-year-old brother Tyrone Jones. The children were (More)

1/14/2022

Sheriff's office investigating video of reckless driver going airborne on Ascension highway

Posted 11:59 AM 1/16/2022 by Jeremy Krail

PRAIRIEVILLE - Video of a vehicle launching over a railroad track and speeding through an Ascension neighborhood has caught the attention of law enforcement.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said it's investigating the video, which was filmed on Swamp Road and posted on social media (More)

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