Local counselor speaks about PTSD in adolescents

It’s been more than a year after 14 students and 3 staff members died in a Florida shooting and the trauma for the community of Parkland continues as two survivors of the mass shooting took their own lives over the last several days.

9 labor and delivery nurses at Maine hospital are expecting at same time

Not only do the nurses help new moms bring their little ones into the world, but at least nine of them are pregnant too. All are due between April and July.
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Americans spent almost $40 billion while drunkenly shopping in last year

A little more than a quarter of Americans shop when they are drunk, and when they shop, they spend on average more than $700.

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17 people displaced after New Orleans 5-alarm fire

POLICE: Missing Iowa man returned home safely

Hornbeck woman faces additional cruelty to juvenile charges

Driver hits cow near Willow Springs Road

First Alert Forecast: Showers and storms today, but the sunshine returns tomorrow

Through the day, it will start out with plenty of clouds around. I do not expect any rain early in the day. Those rain chances will be increasing though. By the afternoon, there will be a few showers and storms around. A cold front will be pushing through bringing the rain.
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  Michael Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike

Spokesman Ciaran McEvoy says the lawyer best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump faces federal charges in New York and California.

CHRISTUS Hospitals in Texas and Louisiana no longer taking Cigna insurance

Sausage recalled due to possible metal contamination

Coast Guard responds to loose barges in Mississippi River after collision

Louisiana representatives react to Mueller report

Tulane Police: 3 arrested after door to student’s dorm lit on fire

Man drives car into lake at Prien Lake Park

Morgan Freeman converts his Mississippi ranch into a honeybee sanctuary

POLICE: Man arrested after allegedly fleeing scene of crash with drugs, pit bull

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  Undercounting hate: FBI will not report its hate crime numbers again this year as required by law

The Uniform Crime Reporting Act of 1988 requires federal law enforcement agencies to submit information about their cases to a federal database maintained by the FBI; however, those agencies are currently not submitting data, including information about hate crimes.

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2019 Louisiana High School All-Star baseball rosters announced

LSU Baseball: March 25 National Polls

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Gilbert impressed with Cowboys on first day in full pads

McNeese wrapped up its sixth practice of the spring season on Saturday while conducting the first one in full pads and the new coaching staff came out of the 2 ½ session impressed.

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First Alert Forecast: Rain chances to start the week, but sunshine returns mid week

Sheriff’s Office searching for missing person

First Alert Forecast: Weak cold front moves through Monday

  SPECIAL REPORT: Could sex education lower teen birth rates in Louisiana?

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  Trump declares victory now, but legal perils not over

Federal and state investigators in New York are deep into investigations of their own into Trump and those in his orbit, probes that some observers have long viewed as every bit as menacing as Mueller's two-year look into possible collusion with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.

  District 47 State Representative Ryan Bourriaque takes the oath of office

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Train moving in Westlake after accident with automobile

  Concerns amid CPPJ’s approval to consolidate drainage districts

Iowa Police searching for missing man

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