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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.

Obama to name D.C. lawyer to lead Guantanamo Bay closure

President Barack Obama will appoint Washington, D.C. lawyer Clifford Sloan to re-open the State Department's Office of Guantanamo Closure, according to a senior administration official.

Love or country? Immigration law means hard choices for gay couples

Melanie Servetas lived the American dream. She had a six-figure salary as an executive with Wells Fargo, a Jaguar and a three-bedroom house in sunny Southern California. But then, she fell in love.

Plane carrying George W. Bush diverted after smell of smoke

A plane carrying former President George W. Bush was diverted to Louisville on Saturday night after the pilot reported the smell of smoke.

Federal investigators called in as Colorado firefighters make progress

As hundreds of firefighters began to get the upper hand on a huge blaze near Colorado Springs, Colorado, investigators stepped up their probe into the cause of the most destructive wildfire in the state's history.

At long last, Microsoft Office comes to the iPhone

Over the past few years, Microsoft has been inching closer to making Office available on any device. By launching its Office Mobile for iPhone app on Friday, Microsoft is just about there. Well, kind of.

Immigration bill shaping up, but fate still uncertain

While the future of immigration reform is still in question, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, a member of the bipartisan Gang of Eight, predicted the Senate will pass the bill with 70 votes or more.