CNN Poll: GOP has edge in early midterm indicator

Democrats have lost their advantange and Republicans now have a slight edge in the battle for control of Congress, according to a new national poll.

There yet? UPS, FedEx moving Christmas packages late

UPS has trucks up and running Thursday -- and hopes that holiday cheer may assuage the frustrations of angry customers.

'Tranquil weather' and power outages through the end of the week

As the weather goes, there's good news and bad news.

BR woman, 'LSU's oldest fan' celebrates 100th birthday on Christmas

While many are still soaking in Christmas day, December 25th is another special milestone for Tina Bonanno. "[I'm] 100. They say I don't look my age...Do I?" she laughed.

Helpful tips for returning gifts

It's not over at the malls yet. After the holiday shopping rush, comes the holiday return dash.

Little Christmas tree brings smiles to military father & son

In 1969, Janet sent a small Christmas tree to Kevin Smith, a Navy Seabee in Vietnam. She thought she'd never see the ready-to-set-up tree from Sears-Roebuck again.

Wife's dying wish for husband's new family touches hometown

 Brenda Schmitz knew she wouldn't live to watch her four boys grow up.

Typhoon survivors make Christmas trees out of rubble

In the Philippines, typhoon survivors are celebrating Christmas in the rubble of their communities. Survivors created a Christmas tree using whatever they could salvage from the debris.

Houma fire kills 3 children

Three children died in a mobile home fire early this morning. Houma firefighters arrived around 2:30 a.m. to the mobile home in the 100 block of Whispering Oaks Drive.

Christmas Tree recycling begins Dec. 26 in EBR Parish

The 2013-2014 Christmas tree recycling program will offer curbside collection of trees this year for East Baton Rouge residents, except in Baker and Zachary. Several drop-off locations will also be available.