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Self-defense or murder? George Zimmerman goes on trial

Self-defense or murder? That's the question at the heart of the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Police, family await autopsy to see if body found in bayou is missing teacher's

Bouquets of flowers line the railing of the bridge above Bayou St. John in New Orleans.

Why did the chickens and roosters head down I-12

Midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans along Interstate 12 is a little spot with a lot of chickens.

Baker mom goes back to pick up pieces after plane crash

Baker mom Talona Higginbotham-Wright got a chance to go back into her home to pick up a few things, Saturday, one day after a plane crash destroyed it. She's grateful to be alive, but still in shock over the incident.

Looking for clues in Baker investigators continue work

Investigators want to know what caused a plane to crash into a neighborhood.

Police chief: 'Parish came together' to respond to plane crash

Federal aviation investigators are returning to the scene of a deadly plane crash Saturday morning.

Petition filed to recall Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter

There's a petition to recall Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter.

Law created to improve early childhood education in Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will improve early childhood education in Louisiana by aligning the licensing of daycare centers throughout the state with Act 3.

Plane crashes in Baker, sets two houses on fire

Emergency responders are on the scene of a plane crash in Baker. Sources have confirmed that the pilot was killed in the crash.

Fire forces 6 out of home, shuts down Jefferson during morning rush hour

Six people were forced out of their home early this morning after it caught fire for unknown reasons.