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5 convicted over deadly Costa Concordia cruise liner wreck in Italy

Five people were convicted of multiple manslaughter and causing personal injury Saturday over the deadly wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner off the Italian coast last year -- but only two may serve any prison time under the plea bargain

Metallica reveals film footage, rocks secret show at Comic-Con

Metallica appeared at Comic-Con in San Diego on Friday to promote their upcoming 3-D IMAX concert film "Metallica Through the Never." The band debuted footage from the movie to a crowd of fans in the Convention Center's Hall H and

Woman dies after fall from Texas roller coaster

A woman died while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, though the circumstances behind it remain unknown.

Bossier man sentenced to 36 months for stealing more than $500,000 with ‘shell’ companies

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Murlin D. Graham, 37, of Bossier City, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter to 36 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

Boy Scouts ban obese kids from program

Hiking! Zip-lining! Rock climbing! About 30,000 Boy Scouts and 7,000 adults are out in the mountains of southern West Virginia for the National Scouts Jamboree -- and they all had to meet a body mass index cut-off.

Mosquito numbers drop in East Baton Rouge

East Baton Rouge Parish Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control officials said they are seeing less mosquitoes in their traps this year.

Art Melt part of increasing availability of artwork in Baton Rouge

The state's best artists have converged on Baton Rouge today. And you can go see their work for free.

California boy attacked by Ocelot while on vacation in Central America

A young boy was recovering at a local hospital after he was attacked by an Ocelot while on vacation in Central America.

First-ever Health Truck Round Up set to converge at Gloryland Baptist Church

Mobile units from local hospitals and other local health-related organizations will converge upon Gloryland Baptist Church at 6745 Greenwell Springs Road Saturday, July 20 for Baton Rouge’s first-ever Health Truck Round Up.

Louisiana teen found dead after falling from 16th floor of Orange Beach condominiums

A Louisiana teen was found dead in Orange Beach early this morning after he fell from the balcony of an apartment complex, officials say.