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Shutdown felt in many parts of Louisiana

Several offices at the Department of Agriculture and Forestry sit quiet Tuesday, thanks to the government shut down. Commissioner Mike Strain said those employees are already being missed.

LSU-Florida football game set to kickoff at 2:30 p.m.

LSU’s game against 18th-ranked Florida will take place on Saturday, October 12 in Tiger Stadium at 2:30 p.m.

Affordable Care Act now in effect

The Affordable Care Act kicked into effect Tuesday, and if you don't have health insurance, you'll need to get it.

Local impacts for Federal Government shutdown

More than 20,000 federal employees within Louisiana are home without pay due to the shutdown of the Federal Government. Below is a list of closures. We will continue to update this list, so please check back for updates.

Sulphur man arrested on murder charges after throwing baby across room

A 24-year-old man is behind bars after he confessed to throwing a 13-month-old baby across the room, causing fatal injuries.

Apartment manager arrested, stole over $20,000 from tenants paying monthly rent

A Zachary woman has been arrested on fraud and theft charges after stealing money from apartment tenants.

Deputies: Man drove victim to bridge, shot him, drove off

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a man whose body was found on the side of the road.

Houston man wanted for murder arrested in Louisiana during traffic stop

A speeding violation has led to the arrest of a Houston, Texas man who has been on the run since December of 2012.

Ryan Anderson talks about the death of his girlfriend, Gia Allemand

Ryan Anderson speaks to reporters about the death of his girlfriend, "Bachelor" star Gia Allemand, for the first time since she committed suicide.

Man held on $186,000 for bizarre burglary in Thibodaux hotel

A 29-year-old man is being held on a $186,000 bond after he allegedly broke into a man’s hotel room, threatened to kill him, then stole his cell phone and money.