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Three tubers stranded during 4th of July outing; spent the night on a sandbar

Three people spent the night on a sandbar in Holden after they were stranded during a tubing trip.

Rapper 50 Cent charged with violence against ex-girlfriend

Curtis Jackson -- known professionally as the rapper 50 Cent -- was accused by a prosecutor Wednesday of kicking a woman and ransacking her bedroom during an argument at her Los Angeles condo last month.

Virginia child killed by stray bullet during 4th of July celebration

A 7-year-old boy died Thursday night after he was shot in head by a stray bullet, Chesterfield Police said.

Portion of Lee Drive to see partial, full closure for sewer repairs

Lee Drive will have intermittent lane closures beginning Monday, July 8, with a full closure scheduled from Thursday, July 18 through Monday, July 22.

4th of July crash claims two lives in Lafayette Parish

Two people have died following a 4th of July three vehicle crash on US Highway 90 west of Scott.

NWS: Flash Flood Watch in effect for southeast Louisiana, southern Miss.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through the weekend for much of southeast Louisiana and parts of southern Mississippi.

Crews make major progress fighting deadly Arizona blaze, now 80% contained

Crews battling the Arizona wildfire that killed 19 firefighters made significant progress Thursday, moving within sight of fully corralling the blaze, authorities announced.

Chrysler recalls nearly half-million vehicles over head restraint issue

Chrysler took the preemptive step this week of recalling nearly half a million vehicles because of issues with the active head-restraint function found in several makes and models.

In Zimmerman's trial, it's a jury of millions

When the jury emerges from deliberations days or weeks from now to render its verdict in that Florida courtroom, when the family of Trayvon Martin leans forward in breathless anticipation and when George Zimmerman stands to hear his fate, you c

Baton Rouge woman uses pageant to mentor, inspire, educate about life with disabilities

A local woman who says she was never interested in pageants will represent Louisiana with a chance at a national crown.