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SCAM ALERT: Life Watch scam promises free emergency alert service

An emergency alert service is targeting seniors, scamming them out of money.

Gas line explosion in Washington Parish causes mass power outage; no injuries

Thousands are without power after a 30-inch gas line exploded in Washington Parish. Fortunately, there are no injuries reported.

Sports fans unsure if firing Atlanta radio hosts for Gleason jokes was right decision

Three Atlanta radio personalities were fired Monday, hours after making light of Steve Gleason's fight against ALS.

No witness to fatal motorcycle crash in Walker; Police ask public for information

Police are asking the public to come forward with any information that can help them understand how a man died in a motorcycle crash early yesterday morning.

One worker remains in stable condition following deadly blast in Donaldsonville

One person remains hospitalized from Friday’s deadly blast at CF Industries in Donaldsonville. Investigators are currently working to determine what caused the incident.

Third offense DWI driver crashes into mailbox; BAC registers at .308

A Port Allen man was arrested for his third DWI after he crashed into a mailbox in Baton Rouge. A blood alcohol test revealed he was more than three times the legal limit to drive.

Bayou Corne residents wonder what it will take to get more help

Some people living in Bayou Corne don't want to be forgotten. Residents said They are worried state officials are losing interest in their cause.

LSU seeks to keep its national hopes alive

LSU (57-10) seeks to keep its national title hopes alive at 2 p.m. CT Tuesday when the Tigers face North Carolina (57-11) in a College World Series elimination game at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.

Two children hospitalized after chemistry lab incident; one being treated in Baton Rouge

A Covington child was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital today after an accident in a science camp lab. Another child was transported to a hospital in Shreveport.

WANTED: Suspects sexually assault female during armed robbery; two additional victims

Police are seeking two men who allegedly robbed a couple, then sexually assaulted the female while holding the male hostage.