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Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies respond to possible drowning in Denham Springs

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies investigated the possible drowning of a 16-month-old boy in Denham Springs.

Oak Grove Community Center closing for construction

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Thursday Oak Grove Community Center and Park will close on Monday, Sept.

Website offers bounty for iPhone 5S hack

Nothing tempts hackers quite like a high-profile new target.

Study: Vitamin B may lower stroke risk

New evidence suggests taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke.

Beanie Babies creator pinched for tax evasion

The creator of Beanie Babies is set to plead guilty to tax evasion after hiding millions of dollars in a secret Swiss bank account, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.

Habla español? Soon, Latinos will be less likely to say 'si'

 It's no secret that more and more people are speaking español in the United States, but what you probably didn't know is that in the future more of those Spanish speakers will not be Hispanic.

LSU tailgaters brave the rain

LSU's campus filled up with Tiger fans Saturday for the Baton Rouge weekend tradition of tailgating, but this weekend something was off.

Child safety seats get checked

Parents lined up at the Capitol City Family Health Center in Baton Rouge to make sure their kids safety seat was properly secured. It's all part of national seat check Saturday and the national child passenger safety week.

Twitter: The angriest site on the Internet?

In the seven years since its founding, Twitter has become a go-to place for news updates, witty one-liners, political one-upmanship and even absurdist storytelling. It's also become a go-to place for intolerant bile.