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Is gold losing its safe haven appeal?

The recent volatility in global financial markets hasn't done much to boost falling gold prices. Despite choppy trading in stocks and bonds, gold prices have struggled to move back above $1,400 an ounce.

Gas line explosion in Washington Parish causes mass power outage; no injuries

Thousands are without power after a 30-inch gas line exploded in Washington Parish. Fortunately, there are no injuries reported.

Medical examiner in North Carolina hotel death cases resigns

The death of an 11-year-old boy at a Boone, North Carolina, hotel could have been prevented had police been told that the carbon monoxide that killed him was also to blame for two earlier deaths in the same room, the city's police chief sai

Man points fake grenade launcher at cars; uncle convicted of terrorism hoax

A man who paraded his cloaked 16-year-old nephew around a busy Phoenix intersection with a fake rocket-propelled grenade launcher was found guilty Monday on endangerment and terrorism hoax charges.

Sports fans unsure if firing Atlanta radio hosts for Gleason jokes was right decision

Three Atlanta radio personalities were fired Monday, hours after making light of Steve Gleason's fight against ALS.

Florida blocks cities, counties from voting on sick pay laws

A new Florida law prevents cities and counties from requiring businesses to pay employees for sick days.

No witness to fatal motorcycle crash in Walker; Police ask public for information

Police are asking the public to come forward with any information that can help them understand how a man died in a motorcycle crash early yesterday morning.

One worker remains in stable condition following deadly blast in Donaldsonville

One person remains hospitalized from Friday’s deadly blast at CF Industries in Donaldsonville. Investigators are currently working to determine what caused the incident.

Bayou Corne residents wonder what it will take to get more help

Some people living in Bayou Corne don't want to be forgotten. Residents said They are worried state officials are losing interest in their cause.

Two children hospitalized after chemistry lab incident; one being treated in Baton Rouge

A Covington child was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital today after an accident in a science camp lab. Another child was transported to a hospital in Shreveport.