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FBI: Navy Yard shooter 'delusional,' said 'low frequency attacks' drove him to kill

Aaron Alexis was under "the delusional belief that he was being controlled or influenced by extremely low frequency electromagnetic waves" before he embarked on a bloody shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, an FBI official sa

Kurt Cobain's childhood home for sale, $500,000 price tag

Those looking for a piece of rock history –or a fixer-upper –can now look into purchasing rock legend Kurt Cobain's childhood home.

Planiffs in Monolyte labs lawsuit describe chronic health conditions

Eleven Slaughter residents have filed a lawsuit seeking damages for a range of health issues they have said were caused when the Monolyte facility caught fire in November of last year.

Local man gives "Acension Parish celebrity" small act of kindness

For some people the littlest things mean so much and that’s true for one local man in Ascension Parish. His bike is everything to him but when it went out of commission, one random act of kindness made more than just his day.

Dome collapse at Nucor facility causes extensive damage, no injuries

Emergency responders were called to the scene of a dome collapse at the Nucor Steel Louisiana in St. James Parish, but thankfully no one was injured.

Noisy nights near railroad in Donaldsonville, neighbors have had enough

Edward Faulks lives off fifth street in Donaldsonville. He said during the day it's quiet around the area, but at night it's a different story.

Gonzales woman reunites with a paramedic who saved her life

She has waited a long time to say thank you, and Wednesday, a Gonzales woman finally got a chance to meet with the Acadian paramedics who saved her life after she had a heart attack.

Participants needed for new postpartum weight loss study at Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) are partnering to increase weight loss after pregnancy and help slow the growing United States obesity epi

60-year-old man arrested for inappropriately touching 3 female juveniles

A Keithville man was arrested for indecent behavior with juveniles after three female victims reported being touched inappropriately by the suspect.

Louisiana ranks 9th in rate of women murdered by men

Louisiana ranked ninth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 1.67 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data.