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LSP investigating cause of pipeline rupture in Vermillion Parish

Louisiana State police are investigating what caused a natural gas line to rupture in Vermillion Parish.

Michael Jackson's siblings attack estate executors

Janet Jackson and four of her siblings sent a scathing letter to the men who control Michael Jackson's estate, accusing them of fraud and of abusing their mother.

U. S. Customs and Border Protection seizes water guns

Toy water guns can be a fun activity for children, especially with the warmer summer months approaching, unless they contain lead.

LSU press poet Alice Friman wins Georgia Author of the Year Award

“Vinculum,” by LSU Press poet Alice Friman, received the Georgia Author of the Year Award for poetry. The 48th Annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards were presented at Kennesaw State University on June 16.

Flip-flops present feet with a painful problem

With a litany of stubbed toes, sprained ankles, broken bones and blistered feet, Americans' feet are hurting.

Baton Rouge Zoo welcomes baby zebra

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a baby plains zebra. He was born on Tuesday, July 17 and is doing well on exhibit with the herd. This baby is the 23rd zebra born at the Baton Rouge Zoo.

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Ascension Parish

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Ascension Parish. A spokesperson for the parish president's office says mosquitoes have been trapped in several spots across the parish and tested.

Thousands of singers hit the Big Easy for FOX's American Idol auditions

FOX's American Idol season twelve auditions are in full swing. In New Orleans thousands of Idol hopefuls had to wait their turn to show off their voices for the shows first round judges.

Poor fire rating sends premiums soaring

Alsen is a small community in between Scotlandville and Baker.

Who's running Sorrento?

 "You just get disgusted by what they're doing, the immaturity that they're displaying," says Sorrento mayor Wilson Longanecker, Jr.