Operations resume at Williams Olefins plant after evacuation due to ‘threat’

Activity is resuming at Williams Olefins LLC’s facility in Geismar, La., following the company’s evacuation of personnel this morning in response to a non-specific security threat.

Cop who bought shoplifter groceries: 'I could relate'

The Florida police officer who bought groceries for a shoplifter and her children says she did it "just because I needed to."

FDA to vets: Watch out for jerky pet treats; some linked to illness, death

If you feed your pet a jerky treat and it gets sick or dies, the Food and Drug Administration wants to hear from you.

'Justice For Daisy' draws hundreds of demonstrators in Missouri rape case

What began as an online protest over the controversial case of an alleged rape of a then-14-year-old girl became a street demonstration Tuesday night as hundreds of protestors gathered in a small Missouri town demanding "Justice for Daisy.

Brusly teacher sees debut novel published, students inspired

A Brusly High teacher is showing her students more than what makes a good book. She is also showing them they can accomplish their dreams.

Man who confessed to drunk driving in viral video to learn sentence, faces up to 8 1/2 years

Matthew Cordle became a national story when he confessed on a viral video that he killed a man. He begged others not to drink and drive. He said he'll take responsibility for his actions.

Jindal announces funding to house archives of Governor Mike Foster

 Governor Bobby Jindal traveled to Franklin – the home of former Governor Mike Foster – where he announced an investment of more than $2 million to house the archives of the former Governor.

BREC cuts ribbon on Frenchtown Road Conservation Area in Central

BREC held a grand opening celebration for the new Frenchtown Road Conservation Area, located at 17819 Frenchtown Rd. in Central.

75 teens get busted for being at a party with drinking, now suffering the consequences

It was a bad weekend for nearly a hundred teens in Sorrento because their party got busted. Many of them were left with not only tickets, but angry parents as well

Former WNBA Star talks scholarship program with students

Students at Redemptorist Elementary School and High School got a chance to hang out with former WNBA superstar  4-time Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie.