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EBR Parish employees not satisfied with pay raise proposal

A pay raise plan for city workers was revealed this week but the employees it'll benefit are not impressed with the modest two percent pay hike, especially considering it would curtail other benefits.

PA community raises over $22K for man mistaken for fugitive

(CNN) -- James Tully says he's been stopped so many times by law enforcement on his way to work that he's stopped counting.

Product recall issued for baby wipes that may contain bacteria

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How will taxes, spending be controlled if Republicans win Senate?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- There's a chance Election Day brings a Republican takeover of Congress, with the party gaining control of the Senate while preserving its hold on the House.

More employers are offering high insurance deductibles, lower monthly payments

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Got health insurance at work? You may still have to shell out thousands of dollars before it kicks in.

Lee High School teacher is accused of making lewd comments to female student

Oscar Mays, 50, a teacher at Lee High School in Baton Rouge who’s on unpaid leave, has bonded out of the EBR Parish Jail.

UPDATE: Bond set at over $1M for former Sorrento mayor facing child pornography charges

UPDATE: An Ascension Parish judge has set Wilson Longanecker Jr.'s bond at $1,025,000. Longanecker is the Ascension Parish Jail on 40 counts of possessing child pornography.

Texas teen kills 12-year-old boy while learning to drive

A horrible accident takes the life of a 12-year-old boy in Texas. Police say he was hit by a teenager learning to drive and now the boy's parents are calling for an investigation.

OK man says devil made him wreck 10 Commandments monument

Though he told authorities that the devil made him do it, Satanists disapproved, after a man allegedly shattered a stone copy of the Ten Commandments last week.

St. Mary Parish inmate found dead in jail cell

The St. Mary Parish Coroner has pronounced an inmate dead after a jailer found him unresponsive in his cell.