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Summer increases vehicle-related heat stroke risk for kids

With summer officially started and temperatures reaching the 90s on many days, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission warns motorists not to leave children alone in closed vehicles for even a few minutes.

Dozens killed as Egyptian military clashes with pro-Morsy protesters

More than 40 people were killed Monday when Egyptian security forces clashed with supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsy and the Muslim Brotherhood, the government said.

Boeing stock unscathed by this year's troubles

The tragic Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crash at San Francisco's airport on Saturday is the third hit of trouble for the aircraft maker this year.

LSU lakes go to the dogs and kayaks

Man's best friend and his masters found a new way to cool off near the LSU lakes Sunday. It's all part of BREC's pets an paddling event at Wampold Park.

Sinkhole burps again

New reports of increased seismic activity on the sinkhole in Bayou Corne;that's according to Assumption Parish emergency officials.

'Oh, lord have mercy:' Witness captures fatal jet crash

"Look at that one -- look at how his nose is up in the air."

Cinemas in airports: Nice, but would you use them?

A new poll this week claims the thing people most want to see in an airport is a cinema.

Study: Reddit used by 6 percent of adult Internet users

Sprawling online bulletin board Reddit is especially popular with young men, according to a new study. Six percent of all adults on the Internet use Reddit, and it is most popular with men between 18 and 29 -- 15% of whom frequent the site.

LDWF Gopher Tortoise research underway

 The Louisiana Natural Heritage Program (LNHP), within the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, is currently partaking in habitat restoration and population distribution surveys for gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) within

Roar of motorcycle engines mark patriotic ride

Motorcycle riders helped turn Siegen Lane red white and blue to show support for the military and veterans.