'Sons of Guns' series canceled after actor charged with aggravated rape

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 16:37
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Discovery Channel has announced the "Sons of Guns" series has been canceled after the founder of Red Jacket Firearms William Hayden was charged with aggravated rape of a 12-year-old. William Hayden and his shop have been the focus of the reality TV show "Sons of Guns" that aired on the Discovery Channel. "Given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against Will Hayden, we have decided to halt…
Ice Bucket Challenge redux in Champions Square postponed by Mayor Landrieu
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 16:37
Mayor Mitch Landrieu has pushed back his YouTube dare to Saints fans to douse themselves in ice water to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease. His
States declining Medicaid expansion will face financial challenges, Forbes reports
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 16:37
States that did not accept Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act will face financial challenges and ratings downgrades as a result of that decision, according
Nighttime lane closures planned for I-10 bridge
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:44
by Capitol News Bureau Aug. 27, 2014 Comments Nighttime lane closures are planned for the next 18 months on the heavily-traveled Interstate 10 Mississippi River Bridge, officials said Wednesday. The work is needed for rust removal and painting, Indira Parrales, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Transportation and Development, said in an email response to questions.
Big star tones it down for small room Country megastar Keith Urban does a quiet show at House of Blues
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:43
“You’re all going to Hollywood,” Keith Urban announced Tuesday night at a special show in The Parish at the House of Blues. Radio station WNOE has courted Urban and his management since 2011 in an attempt to convince them that New Orleans was a legitimate country music market. The local country station partnered with Urban’s management to present the show, and the only way to get tickets to see the country music star in a…
Police cite driver of truck that exploded on I-10
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:41
Danny Monteverde / The New Orleans Advocate NEW ORLEANS -- A tanker truck that burst into flames and exploded Tuesday afternoon in New Orleans East did so after it fell on its side while trying to avoid hitting a car that cut it off, the truck’s driver told authorities. Still, Jasmine Henderson, was cited for failure to maintain control, New Orleans police said Wednesday. Capt. Ed Holmes Jr., a New Orleans Fire Department spokesman, said…
4 arrested in alleged Oak Harbor drug deal, sheriff says
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:41
SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) - Four people were in custody Wednesday after an overnight drug deal went bad in Oak Harbor near Slidell, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. Arrested are Jimmy Coyne, 23, of Folsom; Kelsey Schoenbeger, 18, of Lacombe; Donice Garrett, 23, of Folsom; and Jonathan Vines, 23 of Slidell. Coyne, Garett and Schoenbeger face drug possession and armed robbery charges. Vines faces possession with intent to distribute marijuana. The sheriff's office…
Baton Rouge TV personality Scott Rogers killed in shooting
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:36
IBERVILLE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Deputies with the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office say one person was killed and other injured in a shooting on Daisy Avenue in St. Gabriel, La. The man killed has been identified as Baton Rouge TV personality Scott Rogers. Rogers was the host of Around Town that airs every Saturday and Sunday morning on WAFB. Deputies were called to the scene at 12:40 p.m. Deputies say one person is dead and…
Hurricane Katrina memorial plans in Gentilly unveiled
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:36
Standing on the front porch of their Gentilly home, Kenneth Evans and his wife, Melva Pichon, can see the reminders of Hurricane Katrina in every direction.
Live Coverage: Mitch Landrieu, Jared Brossett hold community meeting in Gentilly
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:36
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City Councilman Jared Brossett will host a community meeting tonight in Gentilly, the last of five such reunions meant to

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