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Advocates rally for safer birthing practices

If you are a mother or looking to have a baby in the future, local advocates want to protect you and your experience. Dozens rallied in Baton Rouge to improve birth Monday.

Man perishes in mobile home fire on North 22nd Street

The body of a man was found inside the debris of a mobile home that was destroyed by fire.

Illinois couple married for 71 years, die on the same day

An Illinois couple shared 71 years of love. Their love story ended this week when the husband died and just hours later, so did his wife.

60-year-old woman killed after being thrown from vehicle during crash

A 60-year-old woman was killed over the weekend after she was ejected from her vehicle during a crash.

Street closures slated around Mall of Louisiana to film ‘Left Behind’

Baton Rouge City Police plan to close several streets at the Mall of Louisiana off Picardy Avenue for the filming of the feature film, “Left Behind,” featuring Oscar winner Nicholas Cage.

1-year-old Brooklyn boy shot in head, killed as parents push stroller

A 1-year-old boy was shot and killed as his parents pushed his stroller across a Brooklyn street Sunday evening, New York City police said.

Obama looks to Congress to bolster legal case for Syria strike

President Barack Obama's decision to seek congressional authorization of a military attack against the Syrian government is in part his way of trying to fix a legal problem.

Electric Zoo music festival canceled after 2 deaths blamed on drugs

The third and final day of New York City's Electric Zoo music festival was canceled Sunday after two concert-goers died and at least four others were hospitalized due to drug-related causes, police said.

FAMU's 'Marching 100' returns from suspension for hazing death

On college football's opening weekend, the Florida A&M University Rattlers faced Mississippi Valley State, and for the first time in nearly two years, their famed marching band was on the field to kick off the season.

Congressional vote could go either way on Syria

The odds of the Obama administration winning congressional support for military action against Syria were unclear Sunday as lawmakers got a classified briefing on the administration's case against the Syrian government.