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Mississippi man killed in morning single-vehicle crash in St. Helena Parish

A Mississippi man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that happened this morning in St. Helena Parish.

Jindal: Tax reform is my top priority this session

Governor Bobby Jindal is doing his best to convince law makers on a list of tax reforms.

Honda recalling 180,000 vehicles for brake problem

Honda is recalling over 180,000 vehicles in the United States, almost 250,000 worldwide, for a problem that could cause the car to brake when the driver isn't pressing the brake pedal.

Louisiana receives $28 million to continue helping the homeless

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan warded $28,281,064 to renew support for 167 local homeless housing and service programs in Louisiana.

Family to hold vigil for missing school teacher at place she was last seen

The mother of a missing school teacher announced that a vigil will be held tomorrow at the place where she was last seen.

Gov. Jindal's tax reform includes state sales, cigarette tax increase

Governor Jindal presented more details regarding his proposed tax reform plan to a joint committee at the State Capitol this morning.

People stunned Metro Council denies them chance to elect BRPD chief

Passionate speeches were not enough to give more power of naming their police chief to voters in Baton Rouge.

Small Mid City water leak turns leads to flooded yards

Some people in Baton Rouge are cleaning up after a water leak this afternoon. The leak happened in Mid City near North 25th and Laurel. Neighbors NBC33 spoke with said it started as a small trickle.

Report: No oil in water near tugboat collision in southern Louisiana

Even though the fire from last night’s tug boat collision and subsequent oil spill continues to burn near New Orleans, there is good news. The fire is about 30 percent smaller, and there are no reports of oil in the water.

Port Allen Mayor and city council square off at meeting

Angry residents and allegations of racism filled the Port Allen City Council meeting Wednesday night. Mayor Deedy Slaughter and the city council both want someone to investigate what's been going on at city hall.