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People who depend on LA Swift take their last ride

It was an emergency fix that lasted nearly 8 years. The LA Swift bus service made its final trips between Baton Rouge and New Orleans Wednesday.

Investigation continues into drowning death of teen at water park; name released

An investigation surrounding the death of a 14-year-old boy at a water park in Denham Springs continues today. Investigators say it could be several days before it’s complete.

Wife of former Governor Edwin Edwards announces she is in labor

Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards is set to become a father again. Trina Scott Edwards announced on Facebook just before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31 that she is in labor.

Feds: California teen alleges captivity, sexual abuse on marijuana 'farm'

Two Northern California men are due in federal court Wednesday in what began as another big pot-growing drug bust but what has become a horrifying story of one teenager's alleged torment, captivity and sexual abuse.

EBR Schools hosts Back to School Expo Saturday at Cortana Mall

All the EBR Schools students and their families, as well as community members and employees, are invited to help the district kick off the 2013-2014 school year in style at the Back to School Expo from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Teen dies after crashing ATV in Red River Parish

A 16-year-old died early today after he crashed his ATV. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

O.J. Simpson granted parole, not freed yet

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Wednesday on some charges related to his 2008 armed robbery convictions. But he won't be freed from prison just yet because his sentences were to be served consecutively.

Carl Dabadie, Jr. selected as new chief of BRPD

Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden announced today that he is appointing Carl Robert Dabadie, Jr. as the city’s next Police Chief.

Entergy to cut 5 percent of workforce nationwide; 240 in Louisiana

Entergy announced on Tuesday, July 30 that the company is laying off about 5 percent of its workforce. The cuts will occur at their stations located across the country.

Home prices keep soaring

Home prices continued to gain steam in May according to a closely-watched reading, even as mortgage rates climbed.