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Medicaid expansion debate gets heated

The idea of taking more Medicaid dollars from the federal government has many up in arms.

SCAM ALERT: Con artists claim to be offering $100 gift card from COX cable

A new phone scam is attempting to gain personal information from callers by claiming to be a representative from COX cable.

Salt dome bills one step closer to becoming law

State lawmakers want to help protect Louisiana residents avoid another sinkhole situation. This comes after Bayou Corne residents were forced to evacuate their homes in August because a sinkhole formed.

Owner arrested for operating without an alcohol permit, cited for unsanitary conditions

The Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control has announced that a LaPlace bar owner has been arrested for selling and serving alcoholic beverages without a valid state permit and given a citiation for unsanitary conditions.

St. Tammany Parish authorities recover missing Slidell boater’s body

Family members of a Slidell man contacted the Sheriff’s Office last night after he failed to return home from a mid-day fishing trip. Following an extensive search, deputies located the body of the missing boater.

Submit your videos to win a chance at auditioning FOX's X-Factor

Do you have the X FACTOR? FOX 44's The X-Factor Audition Pass is back.

Boston bombings investigation moves forward

Here's the latest information on the Boston Marathon bombings.

RSD hosts parent meetings for schools in BR Achievement Zone

The Recovery School District (RSD) will share plans for their direct-run schools in the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone through a series of upcoming parent meetings.

High speed trading fueled Twitter flash crash

One scary -- and false -- tweet, and the Dow quickly plunged 140 points, or roughly 1%. Many are pointing fingers at high speed trading by computers for the swift decline.

Heavy rain brings high water and road closures in Baton Rouge

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports several road closures, due to the heavy rainfall and high water. Among those are: