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Philippine authorities identify body of man missing since platform fire

Dignitaries from the Philippines have identified the body of a missing crew member from a platform fire in the gulf.

Volunteers gear up for free Thanksgiving Day meal

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and not everyone can afford a thanksgiving meal. The Holiday Helpers is a non profit organization that puts together meals on big holidays, including thanksgiving, for those in need.

Refugees celebrate first Thanksgiving

Refugee Marid Mohammed Saeed loves living in the United States. He moved from Iraq to America just three months ago with his family and he said not a minute too soon.

Allegations of voter fraud in Clinton to be investigated

Clinton Police Department Investigators received a list of 115 names of voters that are alleged to have voted in the last election that were not eligible to vote in the election of Town’s Mayor and Board of Alderman.

MISSING: NOPD officer could be in Baton Rouge area

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Bryant Louis, 47, a New Orleans Police Officer, who was last seen on Sunday, at approximately 4:00 p.m., leaving his residence in the 6300 block of Essex Court.

Addicts struggle to fight alcohol dependency in Louisiana's 'drinking culture'

November is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, and here in Louisiana, those trying to stay sober said it's a lot tougher than other places in the country due to our “party culture.”

Deadly weekend in Louisiana highlights importance of holiday travel safety

The holidays are here and there is anticipation in the air as families gather to celebrate across Louisiana. Your plans may involve a fall vacation or maybe you will stay home and get your Christmas shopping done early.

Louisiana Emergency Managers deployed to assist with Hurricane Sandy recovery

Several teams of emergency managers from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and other state agencies deployed to New York today to assist with the continued response to Hurricane Sandy.

Speeding driver dies in crash on I-10

One person died in an early morning single vehicle crash on I-10 West near the Lobdell exit. Troopers believe the driver was driving excessively fast, which contributed to the cause of the crash.

NOPD investigating skeletal remains found in abandoned home

The New Orleans Police Department is currently investigating skeletal remains discovered in a home located in the Seventh Ward.