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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.

East Lakeshore Drive to experience closure

Both lanes of E Lakeshore Drive will be closed today. The entirety of the road, from East Lakeshore Dr to Hillsdale, will be closed so crews can install a valve vault for a pump station.

'Protect Children, Not Guns' rally to be held on steps of State Capitol

State Representative Regina Barrow (D-Baton Rouge) will host a National Day of Social Action, a S.T.A.R.S Project, in conjunction with the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools.

Cartel members charged in kidnapping, murder of wrong man

Three men, believed to be cartel members, have been arrested and charged in the death of a Mission man. Investigatigators believe the suspects realized they had kidnapped the wrong person, but killed him anyway.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Wife plots her husband's murder

A Michigan woman has pleaded guilty to hiring a hitman to kill her husband.

Bayou Corne in national spotlight, Residents approve

People living in Bayou Corne are celebrating, because the story of their struggles since the massive sinkhole formed near their homes is gaining national attention.

Natural gas well leak creates 4 mile sheen in Gulf of Mexico; Coast Guard responding

The Coast Guard and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement are responding to a loss of well control event at Ship Shoal Block 225 Platform B, a natural gas and crude oil platform located approximately 74 miles southwest of Port Fourchon