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New Orleans ticket is fifteenth Louisiana Powerball jackpot win

A ticket sold in New Orleans will share the $50 million Powerball jackpot from the May 25 drawing with two other tickets sold in Florida and Delaware, marking the 15th time the Powerball jackpot has been hit in Louisiana since the Louisiana Lot

Saints WR Joe Morgan arrested on DWI charges

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan was arrested for DWI and driving with no license on May 25 by Louisiana State Police.

EBRSO searching for suspects using stolen checks

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects that were seen using checks stolen from a resident’s mailbox.

Report: Louisiana ranks 48th in the nation for senior health

Louisiana is ranked 48th for senior health, according to the inaugural edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report.

Highly intoxicated man arrested after choking juvenile at Morgan City hotel pool

A Morgan City man has been arrested after choking and holding a juvenile's head underwater at a hotel. Police arrived at the hotel after receiving calls that a man was choking a female juvenile near a pool.

Louisiana ranks third among states for more gun related than motor vehicle deaths

New analysis has placed Louisiana among 12 states (and the District of Columbia) that have more firearms versus car related deaths.

Stanford Avenue closure slated for tonight

A portion of Stanford Avenue – from Perkins Road to Hyacinth Avenue- will be completely closed today beginning at 7:00 p.m. and will re-open Thursday morning, May 30, at 8:00 a.m.

Doctors warn summer boaters of dehydration dangers

More and more boaters are taking to Louisiana waterways for summer fun, but doctors are warning residents that drowning isn't the only danger, especially if you'll be drinking alcohol while in the heat.

Some CATS riders pessimistic about CEO search process

While the CATS board searches for its next leader, many riders say they do not care who is chosen as interim CEO.

Local church holds collection drive for OK tornado victims

Healing Place Church, a reputible charity organization, is having a colelction drive for victims of the Oklahoma disaster.