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Bill making sexual activity between mental health doctors and patients shelved

A bill that would have made sexual contact between a psychotherapist and his patients illegal was shelved today. Nicole Dion promised to come back to the Capitol again next year to fight for the passage of this bill in Louisiana.

From farm to table: The recipe that makes Abita Brewing Company a Louisiana favorite

It's no secret, people in Louisiana love their food...and drinks! There's a lot to be proud of here in South Louisiana so we're taking a closer look at some of those homemade favorites from farm to table.

Baton Rouge woman celebrates 105th birthday

Celia Dawson turned 105 years old this week. St. Clair Manor threw a birthday party for her Tuesday, and her granddaughters and great-great-granddaughters joined her.

Former Saints RB Chuck Munice passes away

The New Orleans Saints mourn today’s passing of former running back Chuck Muncie at the age of 60 years old.

Louisiana teen removed from life support after injury on high school football field

After three days in intensive care, a family had to make the painful decision to remove their 17-year-old from life support.

Man pleas guilty to defrauding state’s tax program for film industry

A man pled guilty today to defrauding the state’s film tax credit program.

Powerball jackpot increased to $360 Million, third largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the May 15 drawing climbed to $360 million Tuesday, the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

Slidell man found with stolen weapons, body armor, drugs

After conducting a search warrant on the afternoon of May 10, Slidell Police recovered stolen firearms, assault rifles, body armor, and narcotics at the home of Christopher Bass, 24.

Brett Gerald’s sentenced reduced to 35 years from 70 after Judge’s ruling

Jail time was reduced by half for the drunk driver convicted of causing a crash that killed 7 people.

Junior high teacher arrested for indecent behavior with former student

A junior high teacher was arrested for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with her former student.