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$2 million donation for LSU Engineering Complex pushes project

Jonathan E. Martin, chairman and CEO of Martin Companies LLC, and Roy O. Martin III, president and CFO of Martin Companies LLC, have announced a $2 million gift commitment to support the renovation of Patrick F.

First major crash on new Central Thruway claims life of 27-year-old woman

A 27-year-old woman died from injuries caused by a traffic crash on the newly opened Central Thruway.

Mexico captures major drug lord

A Mexican military helicopter hovered south of the border in the early morning darkness. Below it, one of the country's most wanted drug lords was riding in a pickup truck.

SCAM ALERT: Acadian On Call warns public of medical alert scam

Acadian On Call, along with the Medical Alert Monitoring Association (MAMA), wants to warn the public of the widespread scam affecting those in Louisiana and across the nation.

Pennsylvania teens chase kidnapping suspect on bikes, save 5-year-old girl

Two teenage boys are being hailed as heroes after they chased a car carrying a kidnapped girl -- on their bicycles.

Parents upset over no bathrooms or water fountains at local basketball court

Some people living in the Capital View neighborhood in Port Allen residents are crying foul over the conditions at one of the area’s basketball courts. There aren't any water fountains or restrooms.

Houma woman shocked by lightning transfer while standing in grocery store checkout

A Houma woman was reportedly rushed to the hospital after she was shocked by lightning that traveled through the store’s electrical system.

25 year-old drowns after day of fun on the Amite

Deputies have recovered the body of a 25 year old man who drown Monday while swimming in the Amite River. It was a day Jason Hamilton Jr. and his friends expected to spend swimming on the Amite and enjoying the sun.

Bayou Corne residents tell their story in Baton Rouge

People living in Bayou Corne brought their fight for justice to Baton Rouge. They've struggled for almost a year since a massive sinkhole formed near their homes. The message for the world was clear: help.

LSU supervisors awarded $1.3M in scholarships last year

Local universities struggle with budget cuts every year, and students are forced to pay more to attend class.