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25-year-old man drowns while swimming during camp party in Cocodrie

A 25-year-old man drowned during a party at a camp site in Cocodrie.

Entergy: 'If someone demands payment, hang up the phone'

There have been multiple reports of a scam targeting Entergy customers in Louisiana.

Demolition of Lee High looked at as bittersweet for local alumni

The demolition of Lee High School here in Baton Rouge is underway. When it's done it will be a new type of school for hundreds of kids all across the parish.

New EBR Sheriff's Office location more convenient for the public

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department has a new home, and it will be more convenient for the people of East Baton Rouge. Well, that's their hope anyway.

Commissioner orders La. flags at half-staff following death of 19 Arizona firefighters

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at LDAF facilities throughout the state until July 5, 2013 following the deaths of 19 Arizona wildland fir

A month closer to peak of hurricane season

Typically, July is a quiet month during the Atlantic Hurricane season. According to the National Hurricane Center, the season does not peak until mid-August and will stay active through late-October.

Louisiana Iron Airman challenge promotes fitness resiliency

All Airmen must maintain fitness standards as a mission readiness requirement. However, fitness can also be used as a great motivator for people to achieve higher levels of resiliency.

Egyptian military issues warning over protests

Egypt's armed forces sent a stiff message to the country's embattled president and his political opponents and allies, saying Monday that the growing governing dispute must be resolved in 48 hours or it will step in to restore order.

Thousands of borrowers to get mortgage payments reduced

Starting this week, hundreds of thousands of struggling borrowers could be in for a pleasant surprise: a quick and easy way to get their mortgage payments back on track -- and save considerable money.

Texas abortion battle continues, heads into second special session

If at first you don't succeed ...