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Donaldsonville High School group attends presidential inauguration

Five Donaldsonville High School students, along with the school’s principal and counselors, are in Washington D.C. for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Local fire department holding fundraiser, blood drive for three-month-old girl

The St. Amant Fire Department continues to take care of the community with a fundraiser for a very special little girl.

Traffic crash ends elderly woman to hospital

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a traffic crash that occurred this morning around 10:40 a.m. in the 9800 block of Greenwell Springs Road at the intersection of Platt Drive.

Krewe sues over trademark dispute with vodka maker

A Mardi Gras-themed vodka was served papers by the “King of Carnival” for a trademark dispute.

Fire destroys home, elderly resident escapes unharmed

The home of an elderly man was completely destroyed by a fire this morning.

Cycling advocates see minimal impact from Lance Armstrong admission

Lance Armstrong was one of the most popular athletes in the country. Now he is considered a cheater and a fraud in the eyes of millions.

'Guns Across America' set to hold rally at State Capitol

Hundreds of gun rights advocates will make their voices heard at the State Capitol tomorrow at noon. A grassroots group called “Guns Across America" has planned rallies at every state in the country.

Former mayor made famous during Hurricane Katrina to face criminal charges

Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin was indicted for 21-charges on Friday, Jan. 18. The charges include bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and more.

Morning crash leaves motorcyclist in critical condition

An early monring motorcycle accident has put one man in the hospital. At around 6:30 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department responded to a crash involving a motorcycle, located in the 3700 block of Moss Street.

LSU Geography and Anthropology receives Civil-War era sea chest

Shipping log books dating back to 1850; diaries from pre- and post-Civil War America; newspaper clippings; and personal items such as photographs, eye glasses, a pocket watch and engraved silverware are just a few of the treasures LSU Departmen