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Gov. Jindal: All workers at Geismar plant explosion accounted for; one fatality, 73 injured

All of the workers have been accounted for and the threat from the fire has been lifted, Governor Jindal said in a press conference shortly before 2:00 p.m.

It's a Noah's Ark at fairgrounds as Colorado blaze looms

A county fairground northeast of Colorado's Black Forest Fire is looking like a Noah's Ark Thursday with animals rescued from raging wildfires.

Police probe man's claim of many killings

A man suspected of a double murder last decade in Florida is telling authorities he's committed more than 30 killings in his lifetime, authorities in Florida said.

Source: Inspector tied to collapsed Philadelphia building kills self

An inspector who had some involvement with the building that collapsed last week in Philadelphia has committed suicide, a source with knowledge of the matter told CNN.

U.S. Navy adjusts to the times; ditches its ALL CAPS message format

Well, it seems the U.S. Navy finally got the memo: DON'T USE ALL CAPS! IT'S RUDE! The Navy is switching to a new messaging system that's cheaper and more efficient.

Port Allen budget problems

People living in Port Allen are scared their city could be headed for a financial crisis if city leaders can't move forward with a new budget. Council members got their first look at the mayor's budget Wednesday night.

First Lady Award given to local volunteer at OLOL

After spending hundreds of hours helping sick children, Ann Thomas is being recognized for her labors of love.

People near Woodlake Drive Bridge have concerns

People who live in the White Oak landing neighborhood near O'neal Lane in Baton Rouge are mad. They are going miles out of their way to get around a bridge that's been under construction for more than a year.

U.S. Attorney Cazayoux announces resignation to return to private law practice

United States Attorney Donald J. Cazayoux, Jr. announced today that he will be relinquishing his post as United States Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana effective July 1, 2013.

Fewer BREC pools for people looking to stay cool

The recent high temperatures are great news for BREC, which has seen large numbers of people at its pools.