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Sinkhole-affected residents to soon have the option to be bought out

Governor Bobby Jindal announced today that Texas Brine is committed to buying land from residents of Bayou Corne that wish to move away from the area.

Catholic community celebrates election of Pope Francis I

Bells rang out across Baton Rouge as the world welcomed in a new pope, an exciting new start for Catholics here in the capital city.

Devoted New Orleans teacher vanishes without a trace

Terrilynn Monette had no problem uprooting her life to help children.

Private school is helping children in Gardere Community

In East Baton Rouge, many parents want other options when it comes to educating their children. Magnet or private schools are options, but they're pricey.

Pipeline fire continues to burn after tug boat collision

A pipeline fire that severely injured a tug boat captain continues to burn this afternoon.

LOCATED: Grandmother found safe after going missing

UPDATE: ORIGINAL: A 57-year-old grandmother has been reported missing by family members.

'Tell Tara' meeting uncovers wide variety of causes for concern

Councilwoman Tara Wicker hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday night where people could share their concerns about a wide variety of issues.

Course Choice expands educational opportunities for Louisiana students

Online registration for the Louisiana Course Choice Program is now available for students across the state.

Moving truck totals parked car while backing out

A scary scene today on Millerville and Marlow – a moving truck completely crushed another car.

Baton Rouge leads nation in AIDS cases

For the second year in a row, Baton Rouge leads the nation in AIDS cases. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Baton Rouge has the highest AIDS cases per capita in the nation and second highest amount of HIV cases.