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Family using Christmas light display to raise money for medical bills

It's hard to miss the big Christmas light display across from Central Middle School in Central, LA. And, although the lights have a huge impact, it's the impact on one girl's life that make a difference here. 

U.S. DOT shuts down 52 unsafe bus companies

U.S. transportation officials shut down 52 bus companies and 340 vehicles Thursday as part of as an eight-month effort targeting unsafe motor coach operations, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Light bulb ban set to take effect

Light bulb manufacturers will cease making traditional 40 and 60-watt light bulbs -- the most popular in the country -- at the start of 2014.

Seagull killer pleads guilty in federal court

A Labadieville man pleaded guilty on Dec. 10 in Eastern District Federal Court in New Orleans for the illegal killing of 49 sea gulls.

My grocery bill will skyrocket if military stores close

It's not easy for military wife Jes Hogan to run a household of six.

BRCC launches new scholarship program

What if you wanted to gain work skills, but college is just not for you or your budget? Baton Rouge Community College wants to help with its new scholarship program.

Officer walks after retrial for Katrina killing of Henry Glover

A federal jury finds David Warren not guilty of violating Henry Glover's civil rights after he admitted to shooting and killing Glover after Hurricane Katrina.

Police: Teens break into mansion, party; stuffed leopard among $1M in Loot

Teens call them ghost parties: gatherings organized on a whim -- at a house that's often not the host's.

Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

To the families of the victims, Ethan Couch was a killer on the road, a drunken teenage driver who caused a crash that left four people dead.

New York City requires flu vaccine for children in city preschools and day cares

The New York City Board of Health unanimously approved a mandate Wednesday requiring all children under 5 enrolled in city-licensed preschools and day cares to receive the flu vaccine.