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Ascension Parish Schools take distance learning to a new level

Ascension Parish Schools are taking learning to another level. It's called Edgenuity, and it's designed to give more options to students of all learning styles and keep them on track.

How low will they go? BR gas prices continue to drop

How low will they go? Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to drop just in time for the holiday season.

Pennington Biomedical researchers to examine if vitamin D prevents diabetes

Pennington Biomedical Research Center announced that it is recruiting volunteers to take part in the first definitive, large-scale clinical trial to investigate if a vitamin D supplement helps prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in adults who have

Nevada middle school shooting: 2 killed, 2 injured

Two people were killed and two were injured in a shooting at a Nevada middle school Monday, school officials said. It was not immediately clear whether the death toll included the shooter.

Unrestrained Livingston man killed in Ascension Parish fatal crash

Shortly after 5:00 am on October 21, 2013, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on I-10 westbound west of LA Hwy 22 in Ascension Parish.

Greece mystery girl: Attorney for Roma couple says they adopted 'Maria'

The lawyer for a Roma couple accused of abducting the blond girl found living with them says the pair adopted the child from her biological mother.

Friend tipped off police to whereabouts of escaped Florida inmates

A tip from an acquaintance of one of two convicted murderers who were mistakenly released from prison led to their arrests at a Florida motel, the commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Sunday.

Mom of dead Florida teen sends birthday message, promises to fight bullying

Rebecca Sedwick should be 13 now. She should be enjoying the birthday cupcakes and ice cream her mom planned for her.

Same-sex marriages start in New Jersey, 14th state to recognize such unions

Marsha Shapiro and Louise Walpin married each other for the third time early Monday. But this time, it was especially memorable: They were among the first to tie the knot after same-sex marriage became legal in New Jersey.

Tropical Storm Raymond threatens Mexico's Pacific coast

Tropical Storm Raymond churned slowly north Sunday off Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening to dump heavy rain. A tropical storm watch was in effect from Acapulco to Lazaro Cardenas, according to the National Hurricane Center.