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Dome collapse at Nucor facility causes extensive damage, no injuries

Emergency responders were called to the scene of a dome collapse at the Nucor Steel Louisiana in St. James Parish, but thankfully no one was injured.

Noisy nights near railroad in Donaldsonville, neighbors have had enough

Edward Faulks lives off fifth street in Donaldsonville. He said during the day it's quiet around the area, but at night it's a different story.

Gonzales woman reunites with a paramedic who saved her life

She has waited a long time to say thank you, and Wednesday, a Gonzales woman finally got a chance to meet with the Acadian paramedics who saved her life after she had a heart attack.

Participants needed for new postpartum weight loss study at Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) are partnering to increase weight loss after pregnancy and help slow the growing United States obesity epi

60-year-old man arrested for inappropriately touching 3 female juveniles

A Keithville man was arrested for indecent behavior with juveniles after three female victims reported being touched inappropriately by the suspect.

Louisiana ranks 9th in rate of women murdered by men

Louisiana ranked ninth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 1.67 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data.

Boy suspended for playing with toy gun at home

Two 7th grade boys in Virginia Beach have been suspended from school for shooting an airsoft gun in one of the boy's front yard. A school committee voted to suspend Khalid Caraballo and Aiden Clark for an entire year.

Federal workers: Hand over BlackBerry during shutdown

Federal workers could soon be asked to turn in their government-issued BlackBerries and iPhones.

Undocumented immigrant population on the rise in the U.S.

The undocumented immigrant population in the United States rose to an estimated 11.7 million in 2012, up from 11.5 million in 2011, according to report released by the Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends Project.

Man, 42, accused of threatening to shoot up Utah mall, movie theater

A 42-year-old Utah man planned to "randomly shoot and kill" at a Salt Lake City mall, then pick off moviegoers, and finally blow up a city bus -- a plot he detailed to a counselor who alerted police -- according to a court document.