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Louisiana hero laid to rest: his life celebrated and remembered

A Louisiana hero has been laid to rest. Specialist Christopher Drake died in Afghanistan over Memorial Day weekend. He had only been deployed for a few months. And now the Tickfaw native is being remembered as a hero.

New facility to provide more assistance to Zachary families in need

The Zachary Food Pantry is moving into a new home thanks to grants and some generous donations.

Summer means kids out of school and teens on the road

With most schools out for the summer, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission reminds motorists and parents that more children will be playing near streets and teenage drivers will be spending more time behind the wheel.

Six year old girl in critical condition after boating incident on Natalbany River

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents are investigating a boating incident that took place on the Natalbany River in Tangipahoa Parish on June 9.

Santa Monica gunman rips apart three families, including his own

What would compel a man to take his father's and his brother's lives and then spray bullets at his former college, killing three other people in the next 13 minutes?

Cleveland man indicted on 329 counts in captive women case

A man accused of kidnapping and holding captive three young women in his Cleveland house for 10 years will be arraigned this week on 329 counts.

Self-defense or murder? George Zimmerman goes on trial

Self-defense or murder? That's the question at the heart of the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Police, family await autopsy to see if body found in bayou is missing teacher's

Bouquets of flowers line the railing of the bridge above Bayou St. John in New Orleans.

Why did the chickens and roosters head down I-12

Midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans along Interstate 12 is a little spot with a lot of chickens.

Baker mom goes back to pick up pieces after plane crash

Baker mom Talona Higginbotham-Wright got a chance to go back into her home to pick up a few things, Saturday, one day after a plane crash destroyed it. She's grateful to be alive, but still in shock over the incident.