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LSU Police looking for credit card thieves

Authorities are searching for a man and woman believed to be using an armed robbery victim's credit card.

Report: Louisiana students improve standardized testing scores

The percentage of Louisiana students scoring at the Basic level or above on standardized tests grew one point in grades 3-8, with 69 percent of students testing at Basic or above.

Long-standing feud escalates to drive-by shooting in Donaldsonville

An Ascension Parish man is behind bars on attempted murder charges. APSO deputies went to Memorial Drive in Donaldsonville after receiving reports of a shooting.

Bill banning social media sites while driving headed to Governor’s desk

A bill banning Louisiana people from visiting social media sites while driving has gained final approval. The bill will now head to Governor Jindal’s desk.

May 22 proclaimed 'American Cancer Society Day' in Louisiana

In honor of the American Cancer Society’s 100th Birthday, Governor Bobby Jindal officially proclaimed May 22 as “American Cancer Society Day” and urges all residents of Louisiana to join together to finish the fight against ca

Uproar over tortured dog found decaying in field

A case of animal cruelty is being described as the worst ever seen by local animal rescuers, and life-changing for those who uncovered it.

New Orleans makes Travelers' Choice top 10 destinations list

It's no surprise that travelers flock to Paris, New York and London.

Man arrested after stealing speakers, wheels from a vehicle being serviced

A Houma resident has been arrested after stealing items off of a car while it was being serviced at a dealership on May 15.

Volunteers needed to help keep Baton Rouge beautiful

Several groups will gather Saturday to help clean up Baton Rouge. They hope you’ll want to pitch in some help, too.

More women wanted in state government

Louisiana has a shortage of ladies holding office in the state legislature, that's according to the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus. They say women bring a fresh perspective to public policy, and the state needs their help.