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Brother of missing Des Moines woman travels to New Orleans to continue search

The brother of a missing Des Moines woman traveled to New Orleans to try and gain answers about her disappearance.

Transocean pleads guilty, fined 2nd biggest penalty for Gulf spill

Transocean Deepwater Inc. will pay the second-largest environmental fine in U.S. history for its role in the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Tempers ignite at Port Allen meeting over controversial staff decisions

Political leaders and community members took part in a heated debate at the Port Allen City Council meeting Wednesday night.

Metro Council reluctantly approves short-term extension for red light cameras

Drivers in Baton Rouge will need to keep their fear of those red lights cameras a little while longer. The Metro Council chose Wednesday to extend the city's contract to keep them up and running.

Winchester recalls ammunition due to incorrect propellant

Winchester has recalled some of their ammunition after the company discovered it may contain incorrect propellant.

BBB warns seniors about medicare phone scam

Seniors nationwide are reporting scam phone calls informing them that a new Medicare card is in the mail. Hang up on suspicious callers and don't fall for this attempt to obtain your personal information.

Ascension Sheriff taking submissions for youth scholarship program

Sheriff Jeff Wiley announced that the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the L

Undercover agents keep stores from selling alcohol to minors

Alcohol is deeply engrained in the culture of Louisiana, from Saturday tailgates to Mardi Gras. Drinking is passed down through the generations, and many people start drinking before they turn 21.

Port Allen man suffering from chest pains dies after crashing vehicle

A Port Allen man died this morning after he crashed his vehicle on Essen Lane.

Second oldest parade in Louisiana hits the streets despite the rain

Fat Tuesday 2013 came fast and millions of people made their way to Louisiana to celebrate at all of the Mardi Gras parades. The second oldest parade in the state rolled Tuesday and it went off without a hitch, despite the rain.