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Baton Rouge natives touch on controversial topics in new documentary

Two Baton Rouge filmmakers are getting ready to release a brand new documentary discussing tolerance in East Baton Rouge. It's called "The Inclusion Illusion: One Baton Rouge."

Explosion at finish line of Boston Marathon; severe injuries reported

Two large explosions rocked an area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two and injuring at least 28 people and spewing wreckage in its wake.

Your taxes are due!

You've had months to procrastinate, but now it's crunch time. Despite delays to the kick-off of tax season, Monday, April 15 at midnight is still the deadline to get your taxes to Uncle Sam.

Governor's Jindal's proposed tax plan dropped in House committee

Governor Bobby Jindal’s hopes of repealing the income tax and pushing through a large tax plan overhaul have been stalled once again.

Opelousas Police officer dies in single-vehicle crash

An Opelousas Police officer died this weekend after she crashed her vehicle while she was driving to work.

FDA: Dietary supplement dangerous

Dietary supplements are commonly used to lose weight and build muscle, but the Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning regarding exposure to a potentially harmful ingredient.

Texas DA killing investigation reopens window on 2012 trial

It was, in the words of local newspaper reporter Denise Bell, a "megatrial for a little community."

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.

Fired Florida officer defends use of 'Trayvon Martin' targets

The Florida police sergeant fired for possessing shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin defended himself Sunday and said the targets were meant to be used as training aids for "no-shoot" situations.

McCain backs gun compromise; co-author says Senate support an 'open question'

A bipartisan deal to expand background checks on gun sales got a key conservative endorsement on Sunday, but one of its co-authors said Senate approval remained an "open question."