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Inmates volunteer time to create wooden toys

There's a little place where Christmas magic is made at Louisiana State Penitentiary.

Denham Springs conducts smoke tests

Things could be getting a little smokey this week for some residents in Denham Springs.

Drag racing called possible factor in 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker's death

Drag racing may have been involved in the fiery crash that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker on Saturday, an investigator said Monday.

UPDATE: 'All clear' at BR Courthouse

UPDATE: Authorities have reported that the suspicious substance tested negative for any dangerous chemicals. The "All Clear" has been given at the Courthouse.   ----------

New York train derails; 'gravel came flying up,' survivor says

Even though the train was careening around a curve, Amanda Swanson felt the wreck in slow motion.

Administration says to expect higher November enrollment

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- November insurance plan enrollment on the federal HealthCare.gov website is expected to be higher than the previous month's numbers, the Obama administration said Monday.

Montana appeals former teacher's one-month sentence for rape of teen

Montana is fighting to get a former teacher back behind bars after he served only a month for raping a 14-year-old girl.

$1 coins: Unwanted, unloved and out of currency

To all the great mysteries of life, add this: Why is the lowly, tarnished penny so revered, and the shiny $1 coin so reviled? Pennies proliferate. They fill our pockets. Our jars runneth over.

Cyber Monday serves up travel deals

Hate to stand in long lines on Black Friday? After getting your fill of Thanksgiving turkey, go online instead. Cyber Monday, December 2, isn't just for toys and electronics.

LA unemployment rate falls for two months

Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped in September and October, the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported on Wednesday.