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Gator ties up traffic near Livonia

An angry reptile caused a ruckus on a road in Pointe Coupee Parish!

Family of car crash victims to hold benefit concert

BATON ROUGE,LA(FOX44) — "Devastated, devastated," says John Gaines.

UPDATE: 21-year-old missing boater's body found

UPDATE: The body of Isiah M. Tate, 21, was recovered at about 2:00 p.m. by search crews. Tate's body was turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office. Tate's family issued the following statement:

Fallen structure crushes employee at industrial facility in Houma

A 52-year-old man died in an industrial accident on Monday, June 4 after a structure collapsed on top of him.

Woman dies in crash after being thrown from vehicle

Yesterday evening, Monday, June 4, shortly after 6:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA 442.

Tips for horse owners to prepare for hurricane season

With the hurricane season upon us, it is important for horse owners to ready themselves in advance for evacuation and other recommended tasks related to hurricane preparedness.

New student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

BATON ROUGE, LA — As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today that winners of the Louisiana Art Education Association's (LAEA) 2011 Youth Art

Stretch of I-12 in Baton Rouge ranks as one of the most congested highways in the U.S.

 A new report from The Daily Beast lists I-12 East from Essen to O'neal the 24th most congested highway in the country. The six-mile stretch of interstate has its worst congestion between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Intoxicated man falls to his death attempting to jump between Casino rooftops

A 23 year old man from New York died this weekend after he attempted to jump from a rooftop building to the parking garage. A dive team located his body in the water between the two structures.

GOHSEP director talks about emergency preparedness

The Director of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness talked about the need to be prepared in case of any emergency, not just a hurricane.