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Local jobs report shows indicators of strong future growth

State officials celebrated the latest jobs numbers Monday, even though Louisiana's unemployment rate rose by 1.7 percent.

AG Buddy Caldwell: Google’s settlement with Louisiana is a victory for citizens’ privacy rights

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said that Louisiana’s Constitution grants its citizens some of the strongest privacy rights in the country.

Jindal visits Bayou Corne, talks with sinkhole victims

Governor Boby Jindal has finally made his trip to visit the sinkhole-affected region in Bayou Corne. Many residents in the area say that this is the day they have been waiting for.

MISSING: Deputies seek Hammond man with connection to Baton Rouge

A Hammond man went missing over a week ago and officials are asking for the public’s assistance to locate him.

Saved by the Belt: How a simple decision saved two lives

When you look at the photograph, it’s hard to imagine anyone could have walked away from the crash. But a woman and her 12-year-old son did just that and it was the simple decision to fasten seat belts that made it possible.

Lawmakers start looking closely at Jindal's tax plan

It's the bill Louisiana legislators have been waiting to see, the governor's proposed tax plan, all 95 pages of it.

Bayou Lafource turns red for DEQ testing

If you're seeing the color red along Bayou Lafourche, don't be alarmed. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is studying the water flow of the bayou in Donaldsonville and it takes red dye to do it.

Rape trial against Charles Scott begins with emotional testimony

The sexual assault trial against former LSU running back Charles Scott began with emotional testimony from his accuser.

Pedestrian discovers body of cyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Gonzales

State Police are on the scene of a fatal crash involving a man on a bicycle.

Louisiana Lottery warns of illegal lottery scams

Using well-respected names in the lottery industry and promises of multi-million-dollar prizes, e-mail-based lottery scams are flooding the Internet.