Senate rejects plan to roll back student loan rate hike

A Democratic measure to temporarily reverse the doubling of interest rates on millions of government-subsidized student loans fell short in the U.S.

Young advocates demand more gun safety laws

Wednesday Baton Rouge children spoke out against the violence plaguing their city.

1,500 new jobs: Moscow-based fertilizer company plans to set up shop in Louisiana

A new production plant will bring roughly 1,500 new jobs to Louisiana, according to Governor Bobby Jindal. A hefty tax incentive package was offered to secure the deal.

Crews work to create permanent seal on leaking well in Gulf off Louisiana’s coast

Crews are working at a platform in the Gulf of Mexico today to create a temporary plug for a well that began leaking yesterday.

Two Louisiana men to receive 2012 National Medal of Arts

Two men from Louisiana will meet President Obama today to receive a National Medal of Arts at the White House today. The First Lady will also attend the ceremony, which is held in the East Room.

Arson suspected in Baton Rouge house fire

An overnight blaze that heavily damaged a Baton Rouge home is believed to be arson.

Residents push for clean-up of abandoned properties

Abandoned houses dot the Capital City, but it could soon be easier to clean those properties up.

Apple found to have conspired to raise e-book prices

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Apple conspired to raise the prices of e-books.

Baker tackles financial problems of past and opportunities of future

In Baker, the money troubles of the past are tied into the opportunities of the future. Both came together at Tuesday night's city council meeting.

SCAM ALERT: Caller claims to be Microsoft tech support

Better Business Bureau of Acadiana is alerting consumers to a phone scam in which the caller claims to be from Microsoft.