LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in historic fashion

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been awarded the Heisman Trophy and made history in the process.

Newtown football title brings joy on painful anniversary

Newtown, Connecticut, marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community’s high school football team won the state championship Saturday.
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Firefighters rescue duck frozen in Iowa lake

A rescue mission this week by the Council Bluffs Fire Department definitely fell in the “other duties as assigned” category.

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Hype surrounding Joe Burrow, Tigers reaches all-time high

Member of the Saints famed “Dome Patrol,” Vaughan Johnson passes away

  Jennings falls to St. James in 3A title game, 51-14

  Family upholds Christmas display tradition for 30 years

  Man convicted of first-degree murder in 2010 back in court for a new trial

Sean Newton was back in Lake Charles on Friday trying to get a new trial.
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  Anonymous donations pay off $70K in layaway purchases

Some $70,000 in layaway purchases were paid off at two Walmart stores in Alabama.

LSU QB Joe Burrow named Heisman Trophy finalist

LSU President F. King Alexander will leave for Oregon State University

Sabine Pass Lighthouse will be relit for the first time in more than 60 years

  Cynthia’s Holiday Kitchen: Pat-n-Da-Pot on The Today Show

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm with a few clouds to end the week, temperatures continue to warm into the weekend

Charges amended to first-degree murder in I-10 homicide case

Austin police searching for missing woman and baby

Billy Cannon’s family pens letter to Joe Burrow

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  Police: 1 person shot at Atlanta-area mall, suspect at large

Shoppers at an Atlanta-area mall were sent into a panic Saturday as a gunman opened fire during the busy Christmas shopping season.

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LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in historic fashion

  Jennings falls to St. James in 3A title game, 51-14

Jennings Cinderella run came to an end as top-ranked St. James defeated the Bulldogs, 51-14, in the Class 3A state title game at the Superdome in New Orleans.

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  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Much warmer weekend ahead; storms on track for early next week

SWLA Arrest Report - Dec. 12, 2019

MAP: Christmas light displays in Southwest Louisiana

LSU sweeps college football awards

  Joey Julian hearing: Police privacy vs. public’s right to know

State and defense argue over whether records of police misconduct and disciplinary actions should be made public. Defense attorneys for Joey Julian would use such information to attack the credibility of police witnesses in his trial on a charge of second-degree murder.
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John Travolta, Oliva Newton-John are back together as Danny and Sandy

The on-screen couple are reuniting this weekend in Florida for three “Meet ‘N’ Grease” events.

Lake Charles man arrested after C.A.T. team seizes more than $20K worth of drugs and guns

  Christmas mailing deadlines quickly approaching

  Local cajun chef cooks on the TODAY show

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A nice day with cooler temperatures, but a warming trend is on the way

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  Jennings falls to St. James in 3A title game, 51-14

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