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People in Baton Rouge react to Healthcare Reform fix

President Obama is under fire for breaking a promise. He's ordered the new insurance standards lowered for one year. So, he said if you like your plan you, in fact, will be able to keep your it in many cases, but not all.

Man arrested for aggravated kidnapping of a child

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Trent Harris, 25, of Thibodaux for Aggravated Kidnapping of a Child and Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling.

LCTCS Board of Supervisors pprove Petroleum Center for Workforce Excellence

At their monthly meeting yesterday, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the Fletcher Technical Community College Petroleum Center for Workforce Excellence for deep-water oil and gas pro

Police seek assistance locating scammers in Baton Rouge area

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are actively searching for DUSTIN KENNETH GANT, 31, and FAYE COOPER SMITH, 29, no current address, for scamming a 58 year old victim that was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Coast Guard reopens waterway after locating sunken barge

The U.S. Coast Guard has re-opened a portion of the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge after it was partially closed due to a barge that sank Monday.

Three men arrested for burglary in progress

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call on November 13 from a concerned citizen, stating that three subjects were removing property from a burned down/abandoned residence located on Old Genessee Road.

Woman arrested for making nearly $20,000 in unauthorized purchases with employer’s credit card

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s office arrested Brittany Altazin, 28, for making more than 200 unauthorized charges on her former employer’s credit card. The charges totaled more than $19,000 dollars.

Americans' approval of health care law drops

Public opinion of the federal health care law is growing more negative as a new poll indicates the gap between those who favor and don't favor Obamacare has become the widest it's been in the last year.

Philadelphia teen tweeted crime witnesses' information, prosecutors say

Social media posts Wednesday landed a Philadelphia teenager in jail after prosecutors accused him of using Twitter to reveal the names of witnesses in court cases.

Diabetes continues to spread around the world

On World Diabetes Day, news about the disease's global impact is dire.