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Brain amoeba found in tests of water supply where boy died in Louisiana

Tests of a Louisiana parish's water supply confirmed the presence of a rare brain-eating amoeba blamed for last month's death of a 4-year-old boy.

YMCA opens Zachary location

The Capital Area YMCA is expanding. It has opened its ninth location - this time in Zachary, and apparently, it's been a long time coming.

Rocket frog takes a flying leap

Frogggsss in spaaaccceee! Or frog, at least. And maybe not in space, but for certain a wild ride.

BASF to build Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, will invest $42 million

BASF today announced plans to build a Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, Louisiana, in which polyurethane raw materials will be blended to deliver customized products to customers in the transportation, furniture, and construction industrie

US Bowling Congress set for 2025 in Baton Rouge, will bring millions

The US Bowling Congress has made its way to the capital city twice already, most recently in 2012. Now for the third time, Baton Rouge is thrilled to have this opportunity.

LSU's Mike VI makes his own game-time decisions

If you went to the first LSU home football game, you might have noticed something missing. The school's live tiger mascot, Mike VI, missed last weekend's game.

Unrestrained and impaired driver killed in DeSoto Parish crash

Alcohol use is suspected in the crash that killed a Grand Cane man. On September 11 at 10:55 p.m., State Troopers responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 175 south of Louisiana Highway 3015.

The Rim Shop closes doors without warning, leaves consumers hanging

The Rim Shop, located at 108 Doucet Road, has unexpectedly shut down, leaving customers upset because the business did not notify them or refund lay-away money before closing.

Rescued! Crews save man from racing currents of Colorado flood

Emergency crews in Colorado braved racing flood waters early Friday, rescuing a man from a partially submerged car, live on television.

Kali Hardig, brain-eating amoeba survivor, to begin school next week

By nearly all accounts, 12-year-old Kali Hardig should not be alive.