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Massive damage but no deaths in blast at central Florida propane plant

Equipment failure and human error likely caused propane tank cylinders to explode at a central Florida refilling plant late Monday, a fire official said Tuesday.

Pope's remarks on gays: A shift in tone, not substance

Reaction to Pope Francis' comments about not judging gays has broken along two lines: Either this is a groundbreaking reversal by the head of the Catholic Church, or it's basically just a guy talking on a plane.

NYC Poll: Majority say Weiner should call it quits

It's time to drop out. That's the message to Anthony Weiner from a majority of New York City Democrats likely to vote in September's mayoral primary, according to a new poll.

Arkansas girl battles brain-eating amoeba

A 12-year-old girl in Arkansas is in critical condition after being infected by a rare but deadly brain-eating parasite, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Gas prices fall in the Capital City

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to fall.

Boeing asks airlines worldwide to inspect aircraft

As part of Boeing's ongoing efforts to resolve Dreamliner problems, the passenger jet maker has put out a request that airlines inspect an emergency beacon used to find aircraft in the event of a crash.

Diaper needs put stress on moms

For many new moms, the first few years of childhood are a sea of stress. "Is my child eating enough?" "When will my child sleep through the night?" "Should I be doing this differently?"

Smashed windshield increase problems for Food Bank; supplies dangerously low

An already bad situation was made worse for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Not only is the organization dangerously low on supplies, but the damage will delay deliveries to those in need.

New Saints-branded scratch-offs offer cash, plus drawings for game-day ticket packages and autographed merchandise

To kick off football season, the Louisiana Lottery is running a tried and true touchdown play for the fifth time by bringing back its New Orleans Saints-branded scratch-off game on August 5 - BLACK & GOLD SAINTS.

Pope Francis' revealing news conference

In a wide-ranging news conference with journalists while traveling back to Italy, Pope Francis addressed nearly every hot-button issue facing the Roman Catholic Church -- its alleged "gay lobby," Vatican bank corruption, the role of w