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Hot Air Balloon Competition and Festival gets pilots excited to hit the sky

The sky over Ascension Parish will be filled with colorful hot air balloons this weekend. It's part of the Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Festival and Championship.

Mysterious cache of jewels turns up atop French glacier

It reads like the opening scene of an "Indiana Jones" movie.

Construction for new IBM Technology Center in downtown Baton Rouge gets underway

Construction is now underway on the new IBM Technology Center in downtown Baton Rouge. Governor Jindal and IBM leaders officially broke ground on the $55 million facility which will soon bring 800 jobs to Baton Rouge.

Storage room fire in downtown Baton Rouge causes $325,000 of damage

A storage room in downtown Baton Rouge went up in flames last night and caused a total of $325,000 worth of damage.

Cyclist killed from crash with vehicle in Avoyelles Parish

A 57-year-old man was killed after he was struck by a car while he was riding his bicycle.

Obamacare cheat sheet

This much is clear: Obamacare is massive and it's not easy to understand. Many insurance regulations and taxes are already in effect, but the big push begins Oct. 1.

One-month prison sentence ends for Montana rapist

His lenient sentence and the judge's comments about his victim sparked national outrage and protests. On Thursday, Stacey Rambold, an admitted rapist, will be released from incarceration after just 31 days.

Paul Oliver: Latest in a string of NFL suicides

Paul Oliver, a former defensive back for the University of Georgia and the San Diego Chargers, was found dead this week, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot.

Local couple gets engaged on X Factor stage

David Gray's singing voice was not going to get him far on X Factor. But with just four words, he became the show's biggest winner.

FBI: Navy Yard shooter 'delusional,' said 'low frequency attacks' drove him to kill

Aaron Alexis was under "the delusional belief that he was being controlled or influenced by extremely low frequency electromagnetic waves" before he embarked on a bloody shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, an FBI official sa