Judge: Jury selection, trial of James Holmes could last 8 months

Those deciding accused Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes' fate should expect the whole process to take eight months, a judge ruled Wednesday, suggesting -- while few question who is behind the massacre -- that other factors might

Hannah Anderson: DiMaggio handcuffed me, wanted me to play Russian roulette

Two months after a nationwide manhunt helped authorities track down kidnapped California teen Hannah Anderson, she's revealing new details about her conversations with the man who allegedly held her hostage and killed her mother and brother

South Dakota blizzard kills, buries cows; shutdown leaves ranchers in the cold

Like a scene from a scriptural parable, dark carcasses of cows and steers lie motionless in silent clusters across swaths of South Dakota.

Port Allen budget gets pushed back again

Port Allen City Council members decided not to vote on a proposed budget from Mayor Deedy Slaughter Wednesday. Instead they set up a special meeting for Wednesday October 16 to continue the money conversation.

Baton Rouge starting to see gas prices under $3

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to fall, and at some stations, prices are below $3.

Abandoned and abused puppy gets put down, SPCA reminds people to spay

A puppy was abandoned a few days ago, malnourished and abused. Little Eyeore needed his heart fixed and the community stepped up to the plate to help save him but by the time he made a visit to the hospital, it was too late.

Woman shares her story to help others; Mental Illness Awareness Week

One out of four adults experiences a mental health problem every year, and one in five are teenagers. Tracy Moseley has been battling a mental illness for years, but hope's her story will show others that they are not alone.

Active WWII-era grenade located in driveway of home in Baton Rouge

An active World War II-era grenade was found today by construction workers while they were working on a residential project.

Brain-eating amoeba detected in Louisiana parish's water, officials say

Brain-eating amoebae were found in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, where a 51-year-old woman died from an infection in 2011, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals said.

One dies in helicopter crash near Venice; three rescued by Coast Guard

A helicopter pilot was killed in a crash that took place 30 miles off the northeastern coast of Venice on Wednesday morning. Coast Guard officials were notified of the crash around 7:24 a.m.