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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

Mother, children rescued by passing motorists from sinking vehicle forced off road

A Bogalusa mother and her three children are safe due to the heroic actions of several passing motorists following a non-contact hit-and-run crash on Saturday evening.

Baton Rouge ranked second in new HIV cases in the country

Another list topper for the Capitol City, and it's not a good one - Baton Rouge is number two in the country in new HIV cases.

Dennis Lewis, 66, inspired family, Central community with love of life

The Central community is mourning the loss of one of its business leaders. Dennis Lewis passed away Wednesday morning of cancer at the age of 66.

Anthony Ryan Auld to reveal new collection at ‘All Stars’ finale event

Tonight is a big night for Baton Rouge designer Anthony Ryan Auld as he will learn if his second chance is going to pay off.