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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.

BR Walls unveils newest mural located on Third Street

When going in downtown Baton Rouge, you may notice a little additional color - the latest installment of the BR Walls project is complete!

Metro Council to allow casinos to serve liquor after 2:00 a.m.

The Metro Council said that riverboat casinos here in the Capitol City should be able to serve liquor around the clock.

EBR officials one step closer to buying new police station

Both the Baton Rouge Police Department and East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are one step closer to having a new home.

Sinkhole-affected residents to soon have the option to be bought out

Governor Bobby Jindal announced today that Texas Brine is committed to buying land from residents of Bayou Corne that wish to move away from the area.

Devoted New Orleans teacher vanishes without a trace

Terrilynn Monette had no problem uprooting her life to help children.

Pipeline fire continues to burn after tug boat collision

A pipeline fire that severely injured a tug boat captain continues to burn this afternoon.

LOCATED: Grandmother found safe after going missing

UPDATE: ORIGINAL: A 57-year-old grandmother has been reported missing by family members.

'Tell Tara' meeting uncovers wide variety of causes for concern

Councilwoman Tara Wicker hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday night where people could share their concerns about a wide variety of issues.