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Shell Shocked: New documentary examines the murder capital of the nation, New Orleans

A new documentary regarding violence in New Orleans will be presented to law makers and the public in Baton Rouge during National Victims’ Rights Awareness Week.

Auditor's report highlights money troubles in Sorrento

The Town of Sorrento missed out on thousands of dollars because of unpaid traffic tickets and unpaid utility bills. That's according to a new report from the state legislative auditor's office.

Survey: Louisiana residents see healthcare cuts as unnecessary, believe state government should accept Medicaid expansion

In Louisiana, healthcare and higher education receive most of the burden of state budget cuts. So how does the public perceive these cuts?

Over 130 high-paying jobs to be filled at job fair in Gonzales

A job fair will be held in Gonzales for Methanex Corp., which is looking to hire workers for a new methanol production facility in Geismar that will open by the end of 2014.

3D study points to stability of salt dome in Bayou Corne

Preliminary imaging results from the recently completed 3D survey of a 2.28 square mile area, stretching from the Texas Brine site to beyond the Bayou Corne community, indicate that the western edge of the Napoleonville Dome has remained stable

Fugitive wanted for armed robbery, attempted murder in St. Gabriel arrested in Shreveport

Authorities have arrested a man who allegedly robbed a grocery store and then attempted to fire a handgun at employees.

Locals excited about IBM hiring in Baton Rouge

IBM is bringing hundreds of jobs to Baton Rouge and held a job fair Tuesday looking to fill those positions.

Education organizations meet at State Capitol to discuss legislative session

Education continues to be a hot topic in this legislative session, and educators and teachers unions are gearing up for more hot debate this year.

Man wanted for questioning in LSU sexual battery case

A man caught on surveillance cameras is wanted for questioning in conjunction to a sexual battery case that happened at the LSU University Rec Center. The incident took place at the LSU UREC on April 16.

Hurricane season predicted to be active for 2013

According to predictions from the National Weather Service, it looks like this year will be a more active hurricane season.