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Rescued Cleveland women 'happy and safe,' attorneys say

Three women who were rescued this month after allegedly being held captive in a Cleveland house for close to a decade "are happy and safe," and overwhelmed by the public's support, their attorneys said in a statement released Wedn

Uproar over tortured dog found decaying in field

A case of animal cruelty is being described as the worst ever seen by local animal rescuers, and life-changing for those who uncovered it.

Jurors deliberate: Should Jodi Arias die?

A path of heartbreak, violence, lies and finally confessions has led Jodi Arias to where she is now -- at the mercy of jurors deciding whether or not she should live.

Volunteers needed to help keep Baton Rouge beautiful

Several groups will gather Saturday to help clean up Baton Rouge. They hope you’ll want to pitch in some help, too.

More women wanted in state government

Louisiana has a shortage of ladies holding office in the state legislature, that's according to the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus. They say women bring a fresh perspective to public policy, and the state needs their help.

Passenger dies from injuries sustained in April head-on collision

A Raceland woman died over the weekend from injuries she sustained in a crash on the evening of April 27, when the vehicle she was riding in struck another vehicle head-on.

Rising temperatures could create dangerous conditions for weekend activities

It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer. In south Louisiana, that feeling can often become a hazard to your health.

Planned Parenthood under fire at the Capitol

New Orleans native Shawna Kimbrough maintains that one trip to Planned Parenthood as a teen changed her life forever.

Baton Rouge Red Cross volunteers head to Oklahoma to help those in need

Volunteers with Red Cross chapters all across the south are on their way to Oklahoma tonight. Ten people from the Baton Rouge area have already left to lend a hand, and more are expected to head out in the next few days.

1,300 new jobs coming to Louisiana due to $30m corporate expansion project

A $30 million corporate expansion project will bring roughly 1,300 new jobs to Louisiana.