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Fatal crash claims the life of 85-year-old woman

An elderly woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision that occured in Baton Rouge this morning.

Police deny neighbors called about suspicious activity at Castro home

The jubilation over the freeing of three women and a girl from their alleged captivity in Cleveland is quickly giving way to a serious question: Did Cleveland police miss clues?

Apple picks itself up off the mat

Apple's stock has been on a tear since the tech giant announced what it called the largest share repurchase program in history. Shares of Apple have gained about 20% from last month's low of $385.

Jaycee Dugard's mother: 'Another miracle happened'

Jaycee Dugard's mother choked back tears as she described this week's news that three long-missing women were found in Cleveland. The dramatic story hit close to home.

Women reunite with families; details begin to emerge

The first time most of America heard Amanda Berry's voice was on a frantic 911 call.

Proposed ordinance to expand local animal cruelty laws could be tough to enforce

A proposed law would force some local dog owners to change the way they care for their pets. The East Baton Rouge Metro Council will debate an ordinance Wednesday that would prohibit tethering a dog for more than an hour.

Indoor tanning industry under scrutiny

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants tighter regulation of indoor tanning beds, citing concerns about equipment malfunctions that have resulted in consumers getting excess radiation.

Attorneys: Holmes plans insanity plea in Aurora shootings

Attorneys for Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes on Tuesday filed their intent to enter a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity on behalf of their client.

Jindal dismisses rumors of local business tax hike

Governor Jindal put the rumor of possible tax increases to rest. The House of Representatives was considering a secret tax plan that would cost local businesses $500 million over four years at a cost of $1.3 billion.

Breakaway school district takes another step closer to creation

Legislation that could affect tens of thousands of East Baton Rouge families is one step closer to becoming reality. Two proposed amendments that would create the breakaway school district have been approved by senators.