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Florida blocks cities, counties from voting on sick pay laws

A new Florida law prevents cities and counties from requiring businesses to pay employees for sick days.

No witness to fatal motorcycle crash in Walker; Police ask public for information

Police are asking the public to come forward with any information that can help them understand how a man died in a motorcycle crash early yesterday morning.

One worker remains in stable condition following deadly blast in Donaldsonville

One person remains hospitalized from Friday’s deadly blast at CF Industries in Donaldsonville. Investigators are currently working to determine what caused the incident.

Bayou Corne residents wonder what it will take to get more help

Some people living in Bayou Corne don't want to be forgotten. Residents said They are worried state officials are losing interest in their cause.

Two children hospitalized after chemistry lab incident; one being treated in Baton Rouge

A Covington child was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital today after an accident in a science camp lab. Another child was transported to a hospital in Shreveport.

GM recalling 194,000 SUVs; possible fire hazard

General Motors is recalling almost 194,000 SUVs in the United States because an electronic module could short circuit, causing a fire.

Donaldsonville mourns loss of 'Rocky' Morris, victim of CF Industries incident

A father of three and husband, and beloved member of the community, Ronald “Rocky” Morris, 55, died Friday evening in an incident at CF Industries.

Unattended pot causes $50,000 in fire damage to BR apartment

A Baton Rouge apartment sustained roughly $50,000 worth of damage due to an unattended pot on the stove.

Teen dies in early morning ATV crash with truck on LA 757; second teen injured

A 15-year-old from Basile died Sunday night after he was involved in a crash on his four-wheeler.

Tropical Depression Two forms in Caribbean Sea

Tropical Depression Two formed off the coast of Belize and Guatemala around 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17.