Restaurant goes up in flames hours before scheduled demolition; Fire Marshal investigating

Fire Marshal investigators are looking into a blaze that destroyed the Friends Restaurant in Madisonville. Officials say a private party held at the location shortly before the fire broke out.

Study shows Louisiana among top states for charter school gains

Governor Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White announced that a recent 26-state study by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University found that Louisiana is a national leader in student achievement at chart

Ron Paul says TV venture contributes to the 'cause of liberty'

Ron Paul's post-Congress, post-presidential campaign venture will provide conservatives another avenue for reaching voters, the former Texas lawmaker says in a behind-the-scenes look at his new TV setup.

Florida sinkhole swallows parts of resort near Disney World

A 60-foot-wide sinkhole formed under a resort in central Florida late Sunday, forcing guests out of their rooms as one three-story building collapsed and another slowly sank.

Bolt reclaims world title in 100 meters

Once Usain Bolt got out of the starting blocks, no one was going to beat him at the world championships.

Donald Trump: I would spend 'whatever it took' to win White House

He flirted with a presidential run that never materialized in 2012, but Donald Trump is again making forays -- serious or otherwise -- into White House politics.

LSU fans meet their fave football stars

Hundreds of LSU faithful filled the PMAC all to get a chance to meet their favorite stars in purple and gold Sunday.

Port Allen's first female firefighter starts work

A big change for the Port Allen Fire Department. The department's first ever female firefighter started her first shift Sunday.

The Perseid meteor shower... now appearing in the sky above you

A celestial fireworks show peaks Monday and Tuesday as our earth passes though the dust of a comet's tail.

BRCC to host second annual North Baton Rouge Career & Job Fair

Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) in collaboration with ExxonMobil, Turner Industries, BRAVE, HOPE Ministries, and other industrial and community resource partners have joined forces to host the second annual North Baton Rouge Career & J