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  • Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

    Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

    Saturday, August 19 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-08-19 06:19:59 GMT
    Sunday, August 20 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-08-20 14:52:22 GMT

    Baxter, a three-year veteran of the department, died later in a hospital and Howard, a 10-year veteran, was in serious condition.

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    Baxter, a three-year veteran of the department, died later in a hospital and Howard, a 10-year veteran, was in serious condition.

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  • Community helps Merryville family rebuild after house fire

    Community helps Merryville family rebuild after house fire

    Sunday, August 20 2017 9:50 AM EDT2017-08-20 13:50:25 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)

     “I came out of the house, and I noticed Heath’s truck was parked sideways and I heard him screaming,”said Tommy Robberson.   “I just started beating and banging on the door, and I was about ready to give up and just kick it in and they woke up,” said Heath Singletary.   “We finally heard him knocking on the door, and he got us out just in time," said Darlton Calcote.  Now nearly two months later there's not muc...

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     “I came out of the house, and I noticed Heath’s truck was parked sideways and I heard him screaming,”said Tommy Robberson.   “I just started beating and banging on the door, and I was about ready to give up and just kick it in and they woke up,” said Heath Singletary.   “We finally heard him knocking on the door, and he got us out just in time," said Darlton Calcote.  Now nearly two months later there's not muc...

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  • 'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

    'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

    Saturday, August 19 2017 7:50 AM EDT2017-08-19 11:50:52 GMT
    Sunday, August 20 2017 1:23 AM EDT2017-08-20 05:23:35 GMT

    Conservative activists and leftist counter-protesters are preparing for a rally on Boston Common that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly.

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    Conservative activists and leftist counter-protesters are preparing for a rally on Boston Common that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly.

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  • TDL: Two-A-Days - Leesville Wampus Cats

    TDL: Two-A-Days - Leesville Wampus Cats

    Saturday, August 19 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-08-19 22:21:27 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)
    Leesville won a co-district title and took home a playoff victory in 2016, to the surprise of many-- even its coach.  "Year one was probably a little bit faster than what we thought in terms of wins coming in, considering we came in so late. We were very pleased with how well the kids bought into the program and what we are trying to do. We stole a couple of wins we probably shouldn't have had, but it's a way to build." Now the Wampus Cats are re-t...More >>
    Leesville won a co-district title and took home a playoff victory in 2016, to the surprise of many-- even its coach.  "Year one was probably a little bit faster than what we thought in terms of wins coming in, considering we came in so late. We were very pleased with how well the kids bought into the program and what we are trying to do. We stole a couple of wins we probably shouldn't have had, but it's a way to build." Now the Wampus Cats are re-t...More >>
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    Sparks fly, 7 arrested at Confederate statue protest rally

    Sparks fly, 7 arrested at Confederate statue protest rally

    Sunday, August 20 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-08-20 11:53:52 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Seven people were arrested Saturday after hundreds rallied to demand the removal of Confederate monuments in Memphis.  

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    Seven people were arrested Saturday after hundreds rallied to demand the removal of Confederate monuments in Memphis.  

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  • Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosion

    Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosion

    Saturday, August 19 2017 3:10 AM EDT2017-08-19 07:10:08 GMT
    Sunday, August 20 2017 6:05 AM EDT2017-08-20 10:05:43 GMT

    The Philippines government says a child missing after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona is the 7-year-old son of a Filipino woman who had been living in Australia.

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    The Philippines government says a child missing after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona is the 7-year-old son of a Filipino woman who had been living in Australia.

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  • SPD: Rapper "Mystikal" one of two sought in alleged sexual assault

    SPD: Rapper "Mystikal" one of two sought in alleged sexual assault

    Saturday, August 19 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-08-19 17:06:57 GMT
    (Source: Mystikal/Facebook)(Source: Mystikal/Facebook)

    Shreveport Police are searching for New Orleans based rapper Mystikal and another woman after arresting one man after an alleged sexual assault. 

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    Shreveport Police are searching for New Orleans based rapper Mystikal and another woman after arresting one man after an alleged sexual assault. 

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  • US sweeps Solheim Cup fourball matches, takes 3-point lead

    US sweeps Solheim Cup fourball matches, takes 3-point lead

    Friday, August 18 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-08-18 18:19:48 GMT
    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-08-19 16:44:14 GMT
    Europe took a 2 ½ - 1 ½ lead over the U.S. after foursome play at the Solheim Cup.More >>
    Europe took a 2 ½ - 1 ½ lead over the U.S. after foursome play at the Solheim Cup.More >>
  • Sports Person of the Week - Gerald Welch

    Sports Person of the Week - Gerald Welch

    Friday, August 18 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-08-19 02:39:13 GMT
    Memories weigh heavy on everyone's heart, but for power lifter Gerald Welch, it's more literal.   "The only time I ever did weight lifting was every now and then when we would work out during football, to beef up," said Welch. "I never took any drugs, it was always just me and what God gave me." "It worked out alright, and I was proud of that." The Hackberry native has a lot to be proud of after a seven-year career, that resulted in seve...More >>
    Memories weigh heavy on everyone's heart, but for power lifter Gerald Welch, it's more literal.   "The only time I ever did weight lifting was every now and then when we would work out during football, to beef up," said Welch. "I never took any drugs, it was always just me and what God gave me." "It worked out alright, and I was proud of that." The Hackberry native has a lot to be proud of after a seven-year career, that resulted in seve...More >>
  • 100 gas tanks: Extremists in Spain planned massive attack

    100 gas tanks: Extremists in Spain planned massive attack

    Sunday, August 20 2017 3:40 AM EDT2017-08-20 07:40:50 GMT
    Sunday, August 20 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-08-20 15:31:47 GMT

    Spanish police have put up roadblocks across the northeast in their manhunt for the suspected driver of the van that plowed into a pedestrian promenade in Barcelona, killing 13 people and injuring over 120.

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    Spanish police have put up roadblocks across the northeast in their manhunt for the suspected driver of the van that plowed into a pedestrian promenade in Barcelona, killing 13 people and injuring over 120.

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  • Special eclipse glasses selling out quickly

    Special eclipse glasses selling out quickly

    Friday, August 18 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-08-18 19:19:51 GMT
    Sunday, August 20 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-08-20 15:09:37 GMT

    Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years.

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    Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years.

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  • Girl, 4, allegedly duct taped to chair at daycare

    Girl, 4, allegedly duct taped to chair at daycare

    Sunday, August 20 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-08-20 10:51:02 GMT
    Sunday, August 20 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-08-20 10:51:02 GMT

    The girl’s mother says the daycare never contacted her to say an incident occurred.

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    The girl’s mother says the daycare never contacted her to say an incident occurred.

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  • Baby overdoses on heroin; mother arrested

    Baby overdoses on heroin; mother arrested

    Sunday, August 20 2017 2:07 AM EDT2017-08-20 06:07:46 GMT
    Sunday, August 20 2017 2:07 AM EDT2017-08-20 06:07:46 GMT

    The mother faces charges of neglect of a dependent, possession of a syringe and reckless possession of paraphernalia.

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    The mother faces charges of neglect of a dependent, possession of a syringe and reckless possession of paraphernalia.

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  • Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist, dies at 84

    Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist, dies at 84

    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-08-20 03:15:42 GMT
    Sunday, August 20 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-08-20 04:35:16 GMT
    Comedian and activist Dick Gregory, seen In this 2012 file photo, has died. He was 84. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)Comedian and activist Dick Gregory, seen In this 2012 file photo, has died. He was 84. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    The groundbreaking African-American comedian and civil rights activist has died, social media posts from his family report. 

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    The groundbreaking African-American comedian and civil rights activist has died, social media posts from his family report. 

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