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50th annual Miss Louisiana Pageant week underway

The Miss Louisiana Scholarship Organization has kicked off the 50th annual Miss Louisiana pageant in Monroe.

A picture’s worth a thousand words…and possible jail time

Love can make even the most mature person do crazy things. Unfortunately, technology has created a growing problem among teens and young adults that can have very serious consequences.

Local couple sees big future for gay rights after Supreme Court ruling

After two decades together, one Baton Rouge couple IS thrilled with the Supreme Court decisions that were made Wednesday.

You have the right to remain silent…especially on Facebook

As social media sites continue to grow in popularity, so do the frequency and number of posts from its users. However, have you ever considered who’s reading your page?

Recovery School District launches new website

The Recovery School District has announced a complete redesign of its website. The new URL is www.rsd.la.gov. You can visit that site here.

Prairieville ranks #2 in 'Top Booming Suburbs' in Best Places to Live survey

Prairieville is ranked as one of the top suburbs in America, according to a survey released by Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

Atlanta police union defends using traffic tickets to fund pay increases

It's a theory many drivers have held since their first speeding ticket, that citations are somehow connected to a special perk for the officer writing it.

Supreme Court dismisses California's Proposition 8 appeal

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal over same-sex marriage on jurisdictional grounds, ruling Wednesday private parties do not have "standing" to defend California's voter-approved ballot measure barring gay and lesbian coupl

Patriots' Hernandez taken into custody amid investigation of man's death

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was handcuffed Wednesday morning and put into a police cruiser outside his home in North Attleborough, Massachusetts.

Waiting for the Supreme Court to rule on 2 cases concerning same-sex marriage

UPDATED- The Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, ruling that same-sex spouses legally married in a state may receive federal benefits.