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One hospitalized after two trains collide in Vivian; cleanup continues

Clean up is underway tonight in Vivian, La. after two trains collided this morning.

Pedestrian wearing dark clothing struck by car, killed

On Tuesday, July 30, shortly before 2:30 am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on LA Hwy 700 north of Pershing Road in Vermilion Parish.

14-year-old boy drowns at water park in Denham Springs

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s office is investigating the drowning death of a 14-year-old boy at a water park in Denham Springs.

Nationally recognized LSU freshman program kicks off: gets new students excited

It’s an exciting time for the new freshman at LSU, but sometimes, making the transition between high school and college can be tough.

Arkansas girl battles brain-eating amoeba; doctors see signs of hope

Doctors say there may be a glimmer of hope for a 12-year-old girl in Arkansas who is infected with a rare but deadly brain-eating parasite.

NAACP hopes to start fresh with new chief

Mayor-President Kip Holden is set to announce his pick for the newest chief of police on Wednesday morning.

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank officials say they need your help

If you have extra canned goods, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank really needs your help. The food bank has been facing some difficulties after two of their trucks were vandalized Monday.

DOTD outlines plans to ensure public safety near Bayou Corne sinkhole

DOTD is implementing a plan that will provide broader observation and greater accuracy for DOTD’s monitoring efforts, especially along La. 70 and La. 69 near the Assumption Parish sinkhole area.

RECALL: Viking side-by-side refrigerator linked to injuries, damage to property

A recall has been issued for a side-by-side refrigerator that has reportedly injured at least 4 people and caused property damage in 53 additional cases.

Massive damage but no deaths in blast at central Florida propane plant

Equipment failure and human error likely caused propane tank cylinders to explode at a central Florida refilling plant late Monday, a fire official said Tuesday.