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Obama: Beheading won't stop US confronting ISIL

President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Obama says the entire world is "appalled" by Foley's killing.  Read more...

Crawfish shoes?!?

A Nike shoe designed for skateboarders and inspired by Louisiana mudbugs is generating some major buzz. It's called the "Crawfish Shoe" and an employee at Rukus Board Shop in Baton Rouge worked with Nike to design the shoe.  Read more...

Reed recuses himself from brother's sexual battery case

The St. Tammany District Attorney today says he will not be the one who decides how to proceed with the case against his brother. "In terms of the office of the St. Tammany and Washington Parish District Attorney, I will appropriately recuse myself... Read more

Louisiana sues State Farm claiming cheap repairs are making cars unsafe

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell filed a lawsuit today against State Farm claiming the insurance company has created a culture of unsafe business practices when it comes to vehicle repairs.  Read more...

Viral video includes claim that Brown charged at cops

A YouTube video has gone viral that shows the dead body of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and a man who says he witnessed the police shoot the teen telling others that Brown charged at officers before they shot him.  Read more...

Police: DA's brother fondled drunk woman in bar

Covington cops say the St. Tammany DA's brother groped a woman who was very intoxicated at a local bar.  They have arrested Richard Reed on sexual battery charges. Police Chief Tim Lentz says it happened at the Chimes restaurant and bar.  Read more...

Cops: Pit bull mix attacks 71-year-old woman

Police say a dog attacked an elderly woman in Houma Monday night. "Houma Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of Ellender Street in East Houma reference to a medical complaint involving a female with a large gash to her face," Police Chief Todd Duplantis said... Read more

Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended target.  Read more...

Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.  Read more...

In New Orleans, a change in police command

Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.  Read more...

More stay-at-home dads

It's a trend that seems to be growing. The number of stay-at-home dads nearly doubled since 1989. There are a number of reasons for the increase in fathers who are at home.  Read more...

Man dead on I-10, hit by multiple vehicles

A man is dead after he was reportedly run over by at least two vehicles on the I-10 near Carrollton early this morning. "Shortly after 2:00am, an 18-wheeler was traveling in the right lane on I-10 W, before the Carrollton exit, when he rolled over an unidentified man... Read more

Louisiana launches new website for jobs

Louisiana Economic Development has created a new, free website to help meet recruitment needs of Louisiana employers, while also being a centralized hub for job seekers. Click here for more and to link to the site...

Miles gives no hints on who is winning QB competition

We're less than two weeks away from LSU's kicking the season off against Wisconsin and Coach Les Miles has provided very little information on who is leading the battle for the starting quarterback.  Read more...

Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.  Read more...

Favorite food combos?

Today is National Filet Mignon Day.  It got me thinking about bacon wrapped steak, and how much I HATE it when someone wraps a piece of bacon around my steak. Click here to read more and see what food combos our listeners love...

Video: The rapping Mannings return

The Manning brothers, Peyton and Eli,  are back with another rap video commercial.  Their dad, former Saints quarterback Archie Manning, is also back with a cameo.  Read more and watch the video...