USS Kidd faces financial problems: downsized fourth celebrations continue

For those who were ready to watch some fireworks from the USS Kidd on the fourth and of course see the mock attack and air raid, you’re out of luck.

The High Price of Charity

Times are tough for everyone, but imagine running a non-profit. They depend on donations to keep them going. When you run a non-profit, there are certain things you can't help but ask yourself...

Hammond residents enjoy their first 'Hammond America' celebration

In Hammond, hundreds of people came out for the city's first daytime 4th of July celebration. The 4th of July, Independence Day, the day we celebrate our freedom.

Sirius XM fires 'Opie & Anthony's' Anthony Cumia for racist tweets

 "Opie & Anthony" has been cut in half.

5 mosquito bite myths debunked

What makes me so tasty?

BR mom makes $700K from invention

Have you ever come home after a long day's work and wished you could just snap your fingers and have a meal ready for you? One Baton Rouge entrepreneur is making that possible, thanks to an original invention.

Report says Bill Cassidy's teen daughter is pregnant

The unmarried 17-year-old daughter of conservative Republican congressman and Louisiana Senate candidate Bill Cassidy is pregnant, according to a published report on Thursday.

What the Founding Fathers ate on 4th of July

Many Americans will serve up hot dogs and hamburgers this Fourth of July, maybe top it all off with some all-American apple pie and ice cream. But marking our nation's independence didn't always revolve around the grill.

How our 4th of July soundtrack was created

American music borrows from American history, and on the Fourth of July pretty much every one finds a tune where they can sing along.

Why many war vets avoid the Fourth of July

Phoenix, AZ (KPHO) -- For most Americans, the Fourth of July is about fun and fireworks. But for many U.S. military veterans dealing with post traumatic stress disorder it's hard to celebrate.