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Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon’s finish line. They say they’ve taken a man into custody in connection with them.

Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people.
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A South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country’s southern coast Wednesday after sending a distress call, officials said. There are no immediate reports of causalities.

The ship with 476 people including 325 high school students was sailing to the southern island of Jeju when it sent a distress call Wednesday morning as it began leaning to one side, according to Ministry of Security and Public Administration.
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Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her “Bangerz” concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned.

A spokeswoman for the singer says the 21-year-old canceled her performance Tuesday after she was hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.
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Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse – at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.

The moon was eclipsed by the Earth’s shadow early Tuesday, beginning around 1 a.m. EDT for 5 1/2 hours. The total phase of the eclipse lasted just 78 minutes.

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A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.

Monday’s planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy’s Bluefin 21 submarine offered clues to the whereabouts of the plane.
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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On April 14, at approximately 11:35 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched in reference to a report of a mobile home on fire at 7435 Elliott Road, Lake Charles.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered Charles L. Russell, 65, in the front yard of the mobile home with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
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DEA

ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — he Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs by hosting National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

The public can bring their medications for disposal to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at 5400 E. Broad Street in Lake Charles on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
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CPSO

CPSO

ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On Sunday, April 13, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a convenience store on Sen. J. Bennett Johnson Avenue, Lake Charles, in reference to an armed robbery.

Upon arrival deputies spoke with the store clerk who advised a man, later identified as Joshua L. Hickman, 21, 600 Avenue J, Apt. # 405, Lake Charles, entered the store brandishing a handgun and demanded money.

After stealing an undisclosed amount of money, Hickman fled the store in a car.
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CPSO arrests Sulphur man for DWI 4th

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CPSO

ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On April 13, at approximately 5:45 a.m., a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s deputy conducted a stop on a truck near the intersection of N. Cities Service Highway and Maplewood Drive in Sulphur for a traffic violation.

When the deputy approached the truck and spoke with the driver, Joseph F. Morris, 32, 303 E. Lyons Street, Sulphur, he detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his breath, along with slurred speech and he appeared very unsteady on his feet. Morris advised the deputy that he had been drinking prior to driving.
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LCPD: Armed Robbery on Anita Drive

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ERIC SCOTT RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — On Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at approximately 9:10 p.m., Officers with the Lake Charles Police Department received a complaint of an armed robbery of an individual in the 2400 block of Anita Drive. Upon arrival, Officers were informed that a black male subject had placed a gun to the victim’s head and demanded her money.
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