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Jindal on voucher ruling: ‘We will fund it through the budget’

Today the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that the funding for the state’s education voucher program is unconstitutional.

FDA warns pregnant women about epilepsy drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pregnant women to stay away from migraine medicine containing valproate. The agency says the drug can cause decreased IQ scores in children whose mothers took the medication during pregnancy.

La. Supreme Court rules that funding for voucher program is unconstitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled the way money is collected for Governor Jindal’s voucher program is unconstitutional.

Bomb suspect's friend out on bail, released to mom

One of three friends accused of helping Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover up his alleged crime got out on bond Monday, released to his mother's custody.

Internet sales tax: What you'll pay, and when

Internet shoppers could be one step closer to having to pay sales taxes on online purchases.

Hagel: 'Outrage, disgust' as Air Force leader charged with sexual battery

An Air Force officer who served as a branch chief for the service's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program was arrested and charged with sexual battery over the weekend.

Cleveland abductions a chilling reminder of 'House of Horrors'

Like Amanda Berry, who ran to freedom Monday after years in captivity, Tonia Carmichael was abducted and held by a male captor not far from her Cleveland home.

Audit shows millions wasted by SNAP fraud

A new state report of the SNAP system shows that people have used millions of dollars that do not belong to them to buy things they are not supposed to get.

Singer Lauryn Hill sentenced to prison on tax charges

Singer Lauryn Hill's failure to pay federal income taxes for three years has earned her a three-month prison sentence.

Young non violent offender get new option for staying out of trouble

Kids who commit small crimes like vandalism or burglary usually end up in juvenile detention center. But now, there's the evening report center for non violent offenders in East Baton Rouge.