Last Call: 5 things you may have missed on Aug. 19

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — It’s getting late, and it’s almost time to close up for the evening. Here are some stories you might have missed today.

Donald Trump visits Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish

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Donald Trump arrived about 9:30 Friday morning in Baton Rouge to tour flood-damaged areas in the state.


President Obama to visit Baton Rouge Tuesday

US President Barack Obama speaks on the recent shootings in the US, at a hotel in Warsaw, on July 8, 2016. ( MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

(MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The visit comes after widespread criticism and questions over why Obama hasn’t toured flood-ravaged South Louisiana that’s killed 13 people and left 40,000 homes flooded.

NOPD: Suspect sought for sexually assaulting two young girls and robbing a third at gunpoint


NOPD is seeking a suspect who sexually assaulted two girls and robbed a third at gunpoint over the past 24 hours.

New Orleans to host 2017 NBA All-Star Game

Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

New Orleans will host the 66th NBA All-Star Game, the NBA confirmed Friday.

Stennis Space Center tests rocket component designed to help astronauts get to Mars

(Rick Erbach/WGNO)

(Rick Erbach/WGNO)

NASA engineers at the Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis successfully tested a rocket engine that will help power the rocket NASA will use when it travels to Mars.