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Jindal to warn of government assault on religious liberty

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will caution Thursday of a "silent war" being waged by political elites on Americans' religious liberty and prescribe state-based laws to combat government overreach.

Man shot, killed at Sharp Lane apartment complex

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on Sharp Lane. A spokesman for the Baton Rouge Police Department tells NBC33 someone reported hearing gunshots at the Park East apartment complex.

Business owners rely on faith to keep their stores safe after string of robberies

Police are still on the lookout for the man responsible who they say stole from two businesses right across the street from each other.

Son-in-law charged in fatal Tennessee bombing

The son-in-law of a retired lawyer and his wife planted the bomb that killed them at their rural home this week, Tennessee authorities said Thursday as they announced his arrest.

Winning for awareness: Ms. Wheelchair LA hopes her win will inspire others

Louisiana has a new Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana. Her name's Leah Hoffpauir, and she wants to make a change.

2014 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Carnival season started back on January 6, but the first parade will roll down the streets of Baton Rouge this Saturday.

Russia enacts anti-gay adoption ban

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree banning foreign same-sex couples -- as well as singles from countries where same-sex marriages are legal -- from adopting Russian children.

Not done yet: Winter storm takes aim at Northeast

Hey Northeast, now it's your turn. The storm that Atlanta and Charlotte weathered is headed your way. And forecasters say this may be your biggest winter blast of the season so far.

Busy Port Allen council addresses police spending, HR policies, more

Port Allen's city council is making up for lost time.

3.7 million Graco car seats recalled due to buckle issue

In one of the biggest such recalls ever, Graco has agreed to recall 3.7 million child car seats manufactured in recent years -- even as it officially contests a government request to recall nearly 1.8 million more -- over a buckling issue.