Florida man attacks jogger with sword after dispute over trash

Deputies in Broward County, Florida are looking for the man that pulled out a sword during a dispute over trash.
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  Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

A strong economy is key to Trump's re-election prospects. Consumer confidence has dropped 6.4% since July. The president has spent most of the week at his golf club in New Jersey with much of his tweeting focused on talking up the economy.

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200 pounds of shrimp stolen from boat in Cameron Parish

Hackberry man arrested for home invasion, rape

  First Alert Forecast: Daily scattered showers and storms limit the afternoon heat

KIRAN: Baker officer’s employment reinstated after calling firearm law ‘b.s.’

Lake Charles man arrested for 4th offense DWI

A Lake Charles man has been arrested for 4th offense DWI
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Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

Planned Parenthood says it’s pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting participants from referring patients for abortions.

Grower: 5,000 in Louisiana medical marijuana program so far

Cameron Ferry out of service

I-210 bridge nighttime closures this week

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  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered daily downpours; otherwise the August swelter continues

Louisiana’s first female governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco dies at 76

McNeese reopens to new and returning students today

  First Alert Forecast: Afternoon shower and storm chances continue daily

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  NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

Police Commissioner James O'Neill's announced at a midday news conference that he had fired Officer Daniel Pantaleo based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge.

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Tigers rank in Top 10 for AP preseason poll; players want more

Taysom Hill leads Saints to comeback win over Chargers in second preseason game

The Saints were down 14 at halftime but rallied in the second half to get the two-point win over the Chargers.

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7th grade boy donates $15,000 earnings from Huron County Fair to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Lesa Cormier, Louisiana Cajun music legend, dies at 88 years old

  First Alert Forecast: Daily chances of afternoon thunderstorms continues

Lightning strike may have caused house fire near Gillis

2019 St. Jude Dream House holds first open house

Hundreds in the Lake Area made their way to Graywood Plantation on Saturday for the first open house of the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home.
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  New Weight Watchers diet app is aimed at kids as young as 8 years old

Critics say the diet app could lead to lifelong problems with food.

  First Alert Forecast: A little relief from the heat this weekend with rain in the forecast

  Parents voice frustrations over school buses not having air conditioning

FOX 8 journalist Nancy Parker killed in New Orleans East plane crash

  ’Clear the Shelters’ day sheds light on harsh reality

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