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What we know about the terror attack, aftermath at the Boston Marathon

In the aftermath of two bomb blasts near the finish line of Monday's Boston Marathon, Boston police confirm three dead and scores injured, according to Cheryl Fiandaca, head of media relations for the Boston police.

Earl K Long Hospital closes but 24 hour Urgent Care Center opens

Less than a day after Earl K. Long shut its doors, a new urgent care clinic has opened a few blocks away. Fred West heard the news a few months back that his main resource for care was shutting down.

Ascension Parish Recycling Road show four-month numbers released

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Wednesday 13.7 tons of recyclable materials were collected during the first four months of this year’s Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show.

Local NFL Player Receives Proclamation

Former LSU standout and NFL veteran Howard Green Jr., received an Ascension Parish proclamation from Parish President Tommy Martinez last week during a visit to the parish administration building.

Pharmacy services guide released to assist elderly citizens, pharmacy services still available

The Division of Administration (DOA) released a list of programs and resources that are available to assist elderly residents with discount pharmacy services.

Teen dies in ATV crash; speeding, no helmet contributing factors

A 16-year-old died over the weekend in an ATV crash. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

Eight year-old boy among the 2 dead in Boston Marathon explosion

Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning a celebration into a bloody scene of destruction.

Manda expands its meat recall to include additional products

Manda Fine Meat, the East Baton Rouge-based meat company, is expanding its recall.

95 Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

Baton Rouge natives touch on controversial topics in new documentary

Two Baton Rouge filmmakers are getting ready to release a brand new documentary discussing tolerance in East Baton Rouge. It's called "The Inclusion Illusion: One Baton Rouge."