Oct 19, 2020

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Despite blowing 21-0 lead, Bengals hope turnaround is near

The Cincinnati Bengals say they’re playing well enough to win most of the time, especially with the dynamic playmaking and big numbers put up by rookie quarterback Joe Burrow.But the finish has been a problem for Burrow and the frustrated Bengals (1-4-1). On Sunday they blew a 21-0 second-quarter lead and ended up losing 31-27 to the Indianapolis Colts (4-2). Cincinnati had to settle for a tie with the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3 after giving up a late touchdown. And three of the other four losses were by a combined 12 points.“It doesn’t matter if you feel like you’ve done better than that,” coach Zac Taylor […]Read full article >
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Rescued hiker hit her head and became disoriented early in trip to Zion National Park, daughter says

Holly Courtier, who was rescued after disappearing for almost two weeks in Utah’s Zion National Park, hurt her head early in her hike and became disoriented, her daughter told CNN on Monday.”She injured her head on a tree,” Kailey Chambers said in a text exchange. “She was very disoriented as a result and thankfully ended up near a water source — a river bed. She thought her best chance of survival was to stay next to a water source.”It was not clear from the text exchange if the water source was potable, but Chambers said Courtier was without food while she was lost in the park.”She was too weak […]Read full article >
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Pittsburgh police searching for missing 20-year-old woman

Pittsburgh police searching for missing 20-year-old woman Updated: 4:52 PM EDT Oct 19, 2020 Pittsburgh police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 20-year-old woman. Police said Shaqualla Williams was last seen in the Perry Hilltop neighborhood around 8 a.m. wearing a black pullover, blue jeans and pink sneakers. Police said she is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and wears glasses. Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call 412-323-7141. Pittsburgh police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 20-year-old woman. Police said Shaqualla Williams was last seen in the Perry Hilltop […]Read full article >
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Jefferson Parish residents will have smoother ride on Manhattan Boulevard after completion of road work

Jefferson Parish residents will have smoother ride on Manhattan Boulevard after completion of road work Updated: 3:47 PM CDT Oct 19, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript MOBILE APP. 12:08 NOW. WILL HAVE A SMOOTHER COMMUTE IN FOR SOME PARISH DRIVERSWILL HAVE A SMOOTHER COMMUTE IN — JEFFERSON PARISH DRIVERS WILL HAVE A SMOOTHER RIDE IN A BUSY SECTION OF MANHATTAN BOULEVARD. PARISH LEADERS CELEBRATED THE COMPLETION OF A PROJECT THAT INCLUDED RECONSTRUCTING DRIVEWAYS, SIDEWALKS, AND HANDICAP CAMPS. WDSU’S CASEY FERRAND IS IN HARVEY WITH A LOOK AT MORE EXPANSION WORK TO COME CASEY: WE ARE AT THE CORNER OF MANHATTAN BOULEVARD, WHERE T […]Read full article >
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Jackson mayor speaks out as city sees record number of homicides

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumuma said there has to be a comprehensive approach to fighting crime with all hands on deck as the city of Jackson is well past its record number of homicides this year.The mayor is calling on organizations and groups throughout the community to join the battle against crime.“Police is one component of it. But in addition to that, it takes community leaders. It takes youth leaders. It takes people providing the social services to step up. It takes faith leaders, and so we look at all of those people. Anybody of goodwill, sincerity, who wants to help in this endeavor,” Lumumba said. “We welcome them to […]Read full article >