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New 3D map analysis shows source of gas in Bayou Corne

The sinkhole in Assumption Parish grows slowly, just like answers about it come slowly. Tuesday night, scientists showed some new information that they learned by taking a second look at the ground beneath Bayou Corne.

Navy Yard shooting: Questions remain as calls for gun legislation grow

Washington's historic and normally bustling Navy Yard will remain closed to all but "essential" employees again Wednesday as authorities piece together what triggered a military contractor to fatally shoot 12 people there.

Baton Rouge Red Cross volunteer heads to Colorado to assist with flood relief effort

An American Red Cross volunteer from the Louisiana Capital Area Chapter left from the Baton Rouge airport this morning. She's going to Colorado to assist with the flood relief effort.

760 pound gator pulled by hunter in West Baton Rouge Parish

Alligator hunting season is in full swing and one catch turned some heads over the weekend.

Some question use of taxpayer money for charitable donations

With around $73,000 to spend at their discretion, some metro-council members are using those dollars to sponsor charitable give-aways, while others have questioned whether it is the right way to spend tax-payer dollars.

6th grader donates his savings to police department after learning about 9/11 in class

A donation to the Greenfield Police Department makes a big impact — not for the size of the donation, but for the size of the donor.

Litter on the downtown levee leaves walkers worried

Trash and debris sit along the river levee in Downtown Baton Rouge. Now people who work out on the levee said they're tired of looking at litter.

LSP continue to prepare in case any mass casualty occurs here in Louisiana

The country is still recovering from the mass shooting in D.C. Monday, as officials continue to learn more about the gunman and the victims.

State Police on the lookout for expired or fake inspection stickers

If you have an expired or fake inspection sticker on your car, you're not just putting yourself in danger, but your fellow drivers too.

Burn ban issued for 31 parishes within Louisiana

Due to the extremely dry conditions in certain Parishes within the state, State Fire Marshal, H.