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'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

Randy Travis gets heart implant, still critical

Randy Travis's publicist denied media reports that the country singer had heart surgery, but he did say Tuesday that Travis received a device to help blood flow.

Non-profit that helps disabled starting to feel affects of budget cuts

Twenty five percent of Louisiana’s population struggles with some sort of disability and LATAN (Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network) helps those people succeed.

Welsh man ejected from car during crash, dies on scene

A man died after being invovled in a two-vehicle crash in Jefferson Davis Parish. On July 8 at around 6:05 a.m., troopers were called to investigate a fatal crash on I-10 east of Louisiana Highway 99.

Early morning crash takes life of Ponchatoula man

A single-vehicle crashed has claimed the life of a Ponchatoula man. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on July 9, Aaron Rodgers, 35, was traveling southbound on Firetower Road.

Report: Railway head says train in Canada tampered with

The chairman of the company whose driverless train barreled into the small Quebec town of Lac-Magantic and unleashed a deadly inferno told a Montreal newspaper he believes it had been tampered with.