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1 killed, 2 injured in two-boat crash on Mississippi

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are investigating a boating crash incident between two vessels that occurred on June 10 in the Venice area in Plaquemines Parish.

Baton Rouge residents talk consolidation of police department, sheriff’s office

A new report released Monday shows what you think would make Baton Rouge better.

Tigers, Bruins set for Sunday night showdown in CWS

If nothing else, the LSU baseball team should be well rested when they take the field for their opening game of the College World Series. The Tigers will take on the UCLA Bruins Sunday night at 7 p.m. (CT).

Baker woman describes moment plane hit her home

Carolyn Walker can barely stand to look at the roof of her home on Rue Nicole in Baker. She was inside when a plane crashed into her home Friday afternoon.

Louisiana man among three drowning victims in Gulf Shores area; beaches closed to public

A Louisiana man is among three individuals who drowned during separate incidents in Alabama. They occurred within a 24-hour period, prompting a beach closure.

Last piece of crashed plane removed from Baker neighborhood; investigation continues

The last piece of a crashed plane was removed today from a Baker neighborhood, the FAA announced.

Door-to-door sales in Ascension could require permits if proposal passes

A knock on the door; it's something many in Ascension Parish want to come to an end. They’re tired of saying no to door-to-door salesmen and at least one council member agrees.

Four arrested for burglary of Walker Baptist Church

Walker Police Officers arrested four men in connection with the May 23, 2013 burglary of Walker Baptist Church, according to Captain John Sharp, Walker Police Public Information Officer.

Autopsy confirms body found in bayou is that of missing Louisiana teacher

The decomposed body found this weekend in a Louisiana bayou was identified Monday as that of a teacher missing for three months, the New Orleans Police Department said.

Louisiana hero laid to rest: his life celebrated and remembered

A Louisiana hero has been laid to rest. Specialist Christopher Drake died in Afghanistan over Memorial Day weekend. He had only been deployed for a few months. And now the Tickfaw native is being remembered as a hero.