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Police: 'Grasping at straws' in Michigan kidnap case

Somebody took Jessica Heeringa from a Michigan gas station Friday night. Police seem certain of that but say they're "grasping at straws" for other evidence that might help them find the 25-year-old cashier.

Blast probe finds female DNA on bomb fragment, sources say

Investigators have found traces of a woman's DNA on a fragment of one of the pressure cooker bombs used in the Boston Marathon bombings, law enforcement sources told CNN.

Philadelphia woman charged with kidnapping girl from school, raping her

A Philadelphia woman was indicted this week, accused of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school by posing as her mother, raping her and leaving her barely clothed and crying at a playground.

Lawmakers deny Jindal proposal to cut budgets of domestic violence programs

Three budget amendments approved by the House Committee on Appropriations would reject proposed reductions in funding for programs that fight domestic violence in Louisiana.

EBR breakaway school district clears senate finance committee

The breakaway school district is one step closer to being created. Today a senate finance committee cleared the bill that allows for money to be given to the district if it's made.

NASA probe gets close views of large Saturn hurricane

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided scientists the first close-up, visible-light views of a behemoth hurricane swirling around Saturn's north pole.

Metairie woman killed after being ejected from scooter during crash on I-10

A Metairie woman was killed on I-10 this afternoon after crashing into a barrier on her scooter.

Lingo in Louisiana stands out above all the rest

Louisiana is known for not only its amazing food, culture and history but its language. You can’t miss it.

Lawsuits filed in Stringer Bridge Road fatal accident

The fathers of two little girls killed in a deadly crash in St. Amant say in separate lawsuits the DOTD and Ascension Parish are partially to blame for the accident.

Court case about death of one woman's child comes back to the surface after 19 years

A man has been ordered to report to jail, for something that happened 19 years ago.