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Suspect under arrest for historic black church fires in Louisiana

According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney, police have a suspect in custody, accused of setting fires at multiple historic black churches in Louisiana.

Eying Supreme Court, abortion foes promote tough state bans

Emboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure in a deliberate frontal attack on Roe v. Wade.

Man wanted for Louisiana double murder arrested in Allen County

The Allen County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with Louisiana police, have arrested a man they say is wanted on a double murder warrant in Denham Springs, Louisiana.

Man accused of killing elderly couple arrested in Kentucky

A man accused of killing two people in Louisiana was arrested Sunday in Allen County, Kentucky.

Gordon strengthens, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

Tropical Storm Gordon is continuing to strengthen and is expected to become a hurricane late Tuesday when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast, including coastal Mississippi. From there, it is forecast to move inland over the lower Mississippi Valley on Wednesday.
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150 Barrels of Whiskey Headed from Kentucky to Louisiana

A shipment of thousands of gallons of whiskey is making its way from Kentucky to Louisiana the old fashioned way: By barge.
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6 plead not guilty over abandoned explosives

The owners and four officials of a company that abandoned 7,800 tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant in northwest Louisiana have pleaded not guilty to federal charges.
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Donation drive for LA flooding victims being held by UK’s SAAC

The University of Kentucky’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) has organized a drive for supplies to assist victims of historic flooding this August in southern Louisiana.

Louisiana senator promises push for speedy federal flood aid

A freshman Republican senator from Louisiana says he'll press for immediate emergency disaster funding to help his state recover from this summer's disastrous flooding.

Legends set for Coach Cal Celebrity Softball Classic

Whitaker Bank Ballpark is ready for some softball.
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Asbury students headed to Louisiana to provide disaster relief

Asbury University says that sixteen students will travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana this weekend to provide disaster relief to victims of flooding in the area.
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KY Div. of Surplus Property sends supplies to Louisiana

As soon as Keith McNeil saw the news about the flood ravaged areas in Louisiana, he knew the Kentucky Division of Surplus Properties (DSP) had items that would be useful for helping flood victims and cleanup efforts.
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Obama: Nation ‘heartbroken’ by Louisiana flood

President Barack Obama has arrived in Louisiana's capital city where he'll get a first-hand view of the damage from flooding that killed 13 people and forced thousands from their homes.
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Donations needed as group brings help “From the Bluegrass to the Bayou”

A Kentucky couple with Louisiana ties is collecting supplies for those affected by flooding in Baton Rouge.
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KY Red Cross workers headed to Louisiana

Members of the Bluegrass Area Chapter of the American Red Cross headed to Louisiana early Tuesday morning.
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Louisiana governor: 40K homes impacted by floods

Louisiana's governor says at least 40,000 homes have been impacted by the historic floods in the southern part of the state.
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Bluegrass Chapter of American Red Cross heading to Louisiana

The Bluegrass Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is preparing to head south on Tuesday, to assist with relief efforts in Louisiana.
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UPDATE: Soldier killed during training exercise is ID’d

Fort Campbell has identified a 101st Airborne Division soldier who died of injuries suffered during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Polk, Louisiana.
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Kentucky Baptist volunteers headed to Louisiana to help with flood relief

Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief is sending a group of flood recovery and Chaplain teams to help those affected by flooding in Louisiana.
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Louisiana serial killer Derrick Todd Lee dies, official says

State corrections officials say serial killer Derrick Todd Lee, who was convicted of murdering two women and was sentenced to death for one of them, has died at a hospital where he was taken for emergency treatment.

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