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Explosion leaves Morgan City without power

Thousands of people are waking up in the dark in Morgan City after an explosion at the city's main power plant.

Keeping your kid cool in record heat

For many parents the thought of triple digits temperatures immediately makes them think about the safety of their children in the sun.

UPDATE: Missing boater on Lake Maurepas found

UPDATE: The Department of WIldlife and Fisheries says they've found the body of Daniel Mitchell, 51.

Port Allen searching for cheaper recycling solution

With a recycling program that’s putting the city in the hole $60,000 a year, the mayor and city council members of Port Allen are searching for a way to cut costs, or get rid of the program.

‘Superman’ Benefit for 4-year-old drowning victim to be held in Walker

The tragic death of a 4-year-old boy has shaken the town of Walker. Tonight, the community will come together to honor his memory, as well as provide support for his family.

Hammond motorcyclist found dead along I-12 off-ramp

Shortly before noon on Sunday, June 24, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L discovered a fatal crash scene along the Interstate 12 westbound off-ramp to LA 1249 / Pumpkin Center Road.

Baton Rouge Pride Fest

Huge crowds came out to the LSU student union for the 2012 Baton Rouge Pride Fest.

Amateur radio club hosts field day

These men aren't your typical radio announcers. They are on-air, but they don't play any music. "Amateur radio broadcasters aren't allowed to broadcast music," said amateur radio operator Jeremy Gerald.

New law: Sex offenders must list status on Facebook, other social media

A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with the law's author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation.

BRPD to host community meeting to discuss BRAVE project

Tonight BRPD will host a community meeting to discuss issues of concern with residents and introduce them to the BRAVE project and its enforcement officers. The meeting will get started at 6:00 p.m.