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Pelicans left stranded after oil continues to destroy marsh lands after BP oil spill

Plaquemines Parish officials are fighting to save coastal islands along the Gulf as the anniversary of the Deep Water Horizon oilrig explosion draws near. They say the oil spill destroyed the islands.

Hundreds run to honor victims of Boston bombings

A couple hundred runners braved the cold morning air and met at the State Capitol Saturday to honor the people who were hurt or killed during the Boston Marathon bombing.

I-10 to experience lane closures at Highland Road through weekend

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today, weather permitting, I-10 will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Highland Road from Friday night through Monday morning while crews install new bridge j

Baton Rouge woman sentenced for abusing tax credit

A Baton Rouge woman has will be sent to jail for abusing first-time homebuyer credits and profiting off of it.

There's something in the water: residents fight is finally over

Some people in Krotz Springs are finally breathing a sigh of relief. That's after concerns over arsenic in the water have come to an end. It's a story NBC33 has been tracking for two years.

Running for Boston: Baton Rouge community unites to show support

The Baton Rouge running community will unite Saturday morning to show their support for the Boston community.

Local blood center taking donations for Texas, Boston tragedies

With the tragedy in Texas still unfolding, and people in Boston still recovering, the need to give blood is critical.

Greenwell Springs Road to gain extreme makeover from DOTD

Improvements are on the way to a stretch of road in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to DOTD.

MISSING: Endangered runaway teen has 8-month-old baby with her

Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a 15-year-old girl who left home with her 8-month-old child.

Deputy arrested for bringing illegal drugs in St. Mary Parish Jail

A deputy was arrested for allegedly bringing illegal drugs into the St. Mary Parish Jail.