U.S. weather: Deadly beaches, grinding tornadoes, sweltering heat

Summer has not yet officially arrived, but the country's midsection is burning up. Denver broke a heat record Monday -- and Tuesday promises more sweltering heat.

Baton Rouge residents talk consolidation of police department, sheriff’s office

A new report released Monday shows what you think would make Baton Rouge better.

Baker woman describes moment plane hit her home

Carolyn Walker can barely stand to look at the roof of her home on Rue Nicole in Baker. She was inside when a plane crashed into her home Friday afternoon.

Louisiana man among three drowning victims in Gulf Shores area; beaches closed to public

A Louisiana man is among three individuals who drowned during separate incidents in Alabama. They occurred within a 24-hour period, prompting a beach closure.

Last piece of crashed plane removed from Baker neighborhood; investigation continues

The last piece of a crashed plane was removed today from a Baker neighborhood, the FAA announced.

Door-to-door sales in Ascension could require permits if proposal passes

A knock on the door; it's something many in Ascension Parish want to come to an end. They’re tired of saying no to door-to-door salesmen and at least one council member agrees.

Autopsy confirms body found in bayou is that of missing Louisiana teacher

The decomposed body found this weekend in a Louisiana bayou was identified Monday as that of a teacher missing for three months, the New Orleans Police Department said.

Louisiana hero laid to rest: his life celebrated and remembered

A Louisiana hero has been laid to rest. Specialist Christopher Drake died in Afghanistan over Memorial Day weekend. He had only been deployed for a few months. And now the Tickfaw native is being remembered as a hero.

New facility to provide more assistance to Zachary families in need

The Zachary Food Pantry is moving into a new home thanks to grants and some generous donations.

Summer means kids out of school and teens on the road

With most schools out for the summer, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission reminds motorists and parents that more children will be playing near streets and teenage drivers will be spending more time behind the wheel.