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BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo announces new baby Colobus monkey

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a new baby Colobus monkey, born overnight on June 11.

LSU vet school offers disaster preparation tips to pet owners

If an emergency or bad weather forces you and your pets from your home, Will you know what to do and what to bring?

Abbeville man dies following crash

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash on LA Highway 82 near Marlin Road which claimed the life of an Abbeville man.

Juneteenth: Oldest known U.S. celebration for end of slavery

Juneteenth is the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery. Many African-Americans mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gathering with family and friends.

Filmmaker asserts new evidence on crash of TWA Flight 800

An unreleased documentary on the 1996 TWA Flight 800 explosion offers "solid proof that there was an external detonation," its co-producer said Wednesday.

Chrysler relents, agrees to recall 2.7 million Jeeps

Chrysler Group reversed course and agreed to a recall of 2.7 million Jeeps Tuesday, giving in to the government's request in the final hours before a deadline.

Blaze blamed on campfire roars near Yosemite

A campfire left untended sparked a blaze near Yosemite National Park that is threatening hundreds of homeowners -- but firefighters are starting to get a handle on it.

Interim BRPD chief: Education, communication skills necessary for officers

The Baton Rouge Police Department has a lot it wants to accomplish. One of its biggest priorities is the simplest: talking to the people it serves.

Police: Ohio day-care operator drugged pancakes to make children sleep

Getting children to take a nap can be hard. Getting them to eat pancakes is not nearly as difficult.

I-10 widening project near Highland, Siegen complete

It’s finally finished - the six lane expansion on I-10 from Highland to Siegen Lane. After months of delays and constant work, the six lanes are open.