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Sinkhole saga

When Nick Romero first bought his home in Bayou Corne he had no idea how close he was to a brine cavern in a salt dome. "Nothing was ever said about it at all. not from the seller." Romero, said.

Group opposed to St. George incorporation continues to fight back

Supporters of the St. George incorporation movement are halfway to the 18,000 signatures they need to get a hearing on the ballot, which has only fueled the fight for those against the incorporation.

A Brusly woman is dead after early morning fire

The cold weather means a lot of you are turning on your heaters, but a warning after an elderly Brusly woman died when her trailer caught fire.

12 national retailers in BR that are closed for Thanksgiving

A recent YouGov/Huffington report revealed that 80 percent of those surveyed this month say they will not be shopping on Thanksgiving Day.

Pope calls for big changes in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis on Tuesday called for big changes in the Roman Catholic Church -- including at the very top -- saying he knows it will be a messy business but he expects his flock to dive in feet first.

Washington stalemate risks $7 milk

Congress went home for Thanksgiving break without passing a farm bill. If the bill drags out beyond New Year's Day, it could send milk prices soaring to $7 a gallon.

Push for new city gains support

The proposal to incorporate areas south of Baton Rouge's city limits, to form a brand new city, has almost gotten enough support to put the plan on a ballot.

Five healthy eating tips for holiday travelers

It's the day before Thanksgiving, and your stress level could be measured on the Richter Scale.

While city touts grant, Melrose East business owners say neighborhood drives own improvements

Baton Rouge is getting money to provide a new look for Melrose East.

Wicked weather threatens to upend best-laid Thanksgiving travel plans

If your spouse is mad that you forgot to make Thanksgiving travel plans, try not to rub this in too much: The whole family may be glad you stayed at home, as a winter storm threatens to upend the best-laid plans.