Denver school break-in appears to be burglary case, police chief says

Two 15-year-olds broke into a Denver middle school armed with what appeared to be BB guns and ransacked several rooms before being taken into custody, police Chief Robert White said Tuesday.

Teachers unions frustrated about 'one sided' Common Core hearing

The state legislature held a special meeting Monday to ask questions about how Common Core State Standards will impact Louisiana.

New Jersey mall shooter found dead

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DARE program turns 30

The DARE program has been teaching kids to stay away from drugs and gangs for thirty years now. In Louisiana, Baker police chief Mike Knaps was one of the first DARE officers in the state when the program began back in 1991.

Explosion shakes St. Amant

A scary experience for residents of one St. Amant neighborhood after a propane tank exploded yesterday, shaking everything in sight.

State paid medicaid coverage fees for over 1,700 deceased: cost of 1.9 million dollars

In the last eighteen months, the Department of Health and Hospitals paid over 1.9 million dollars in Medicaid coverage for people who no longer needed coverage, because they had passed away. So how did it happen?

Motor home explodes in St. Amant, homes up to 12 miles away feel ground shake due to blast

 A motor home camper exploded in St. Amant in the early evening hours of November 3.

State Representative Alan Seabaugh drops out of national Senate race, endorses Cassidy

U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy. M.D. welcomed the endorsement of State Representative Alan Seabaugh (R-District 5) for his candidacy for Louisiana’s U.S Senate in 2014.

Louisiana rises to number 6 in National Business Climate ranking

Governor Bobby Jindal hailed Louisiana’s rise to No. 6 in the Site Selection 2013 Top U.S. Business Climates, the state’s highest-ever placement in the magazine’s annual ranking. Louisiana moved up from No.

Baton Rouge welcomes new heart and vascular center

Cardiovascular disease and stroke affect a lot of people in Louisiana, and more people die of those causes than anywhere else. Now, those suffering from heart and vascular issues don't have to leave Louisiana to get help.