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Blaze blamed on campfire roars near Yosemite

A campfire left untended sparked a blaze near Yosemite National Park that is threatening hundreds of homeowners -- but firefighters are starting to get a handle on it.

Interim BRPD chief: Education, communication skills necessary for officers

The Baton Rouge Police Department has a lot it wants to accomplish. One of its biggest priorities is the simplest: talking to the people it serves.

Police: Ohio day-care operator drugged pancakes to make children sleep

Getting children to take a nap can be hard. Getting them to eat pancakes is not nearly as difficult.

I-10 widening project near Highland, Siegen complete

It’s finally finished - the six lane expansion on I-10 from Highland to Siegen Lane. After months of delays and constant work, the six lanes are open.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to protect hunting game donations and combat hunger across Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that encourages and protects charitable giving of hunting game at a bill signing ceremony with representatives from the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission and Hunters for the Hungry.

Eleven-year-old dies from injuries sustained in June 15 crash

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I learned that an 11-year-old girl from Leonville died from injuries she sustained in a Saturday crash.

RECALL: Natura Pet Products issues voluntary recall of specialized dry pet foods due to possible health risk

Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Livingston Parish School Board President 'upset, remorseful' over fatal hit-and-run

Two days after being arrested for a fatal hit-and-run crash, Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley is saying he's sorry.

Central Thruway project almost complete: locals excited

The Central Thruway is nearing its projected completion date after years of construction.

ATC conducting summer crackdown on unlawful sales of alcohol and tobacco to minors

Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Hebert announced that his Agency will conduct an increased number of random compliance checks at alcoholic beverage and tobacco retail outlets statewide during the summer m