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California boy attacked by Ocelot while on vacation in Central America

A young boy was recovering at a local hospital after he was attacked by an Ocelot while on vacation in Central America.

First-ever Health Truck Round Up set to converge at Gloryland Baptist Church

Mobile units from local hospitals and other local health-related organizations will converge upon Gloryland Baptist Church at 6745 Greenwell Springs Road Saturday, July 20 for Baton Rouge’s first-ever Health Truck Round Up.

Louisiana teen found dead after falling from 16th floor of Orange Beach condominiums

A Louisiana teen was found dead in Orange Beach early this morning after he fell from the balcony of an apartment complex, officials say.

Bayou Corne residents say beauty of the bayou tainted since sinkhole formed

People living in Bayou Corne say they are fed up with work crews in their neighborhoods since the sinkhole formed near their homes. They say it's hard to feel at home with the noise and construction eyesores.

Bayou Corne sinkhole continues to burp

A massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne burped again for the second day in a row Friday.

NAACP officials say a prayer march is a need; Save Our Cities Now March

Officials from the Baton Rouge branch of the NAACP said they want the community to come together. So, they are hosting their Save Our Cities Now March.

Judge orders Detroit to withdraw bankruptcy filing

A Michigan Circuit Court Judge ruled Friday that Detroit's bankruptcy filing is unconstitutional and ordered the case be withdrawn from federal bankruptcy court.

Cheaper student loans after Senate deal, for now

A bipartisan deal on student loans announced by a group of senators Thursday will help students, but only in the short-term.

Obama speaks out on Zimmerman verdict

President Barack Obama said Friday that "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago" in his first live comments since a Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman last weekend in the teenager's shooting death.

Detroit bankruptcy filing came with only 5 minutes to spare

Detroit's financial problems may have been building for decades, but its bankruptcy filing got in just under the wire.