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Missing school teacher captured on surveillance leaving alone in her vehicle

Surveillance video captured the school teacher who went missing after a night out in New Orleans. The new evidence paints a better picture for investigators about where to look next.

#16 Southern draws #1 Gonzaga in NCAA tournament opener

Cheers erupted when Southern saw its logo on the screen Sunday, no matter whose logo was paired next to it.

Earl K. Long hospital staff saddened as closure nears

April 15 will be a sad day for Antonia Frazier. "Not just for me, for my patients," she said. "We love our patients. All of us become a family here."

Free smoke detectors could prevent next tragedy

Local leaders believe the deaths of two young boys last December might save lives in the future.

Woman in critical condition after dog attack

A Westwego woman continues to fight for her life at University Hospital. Police in Westwego say Linda Henry, 54, was viciously attacked by her own pit bulls Wednesday afternoon at her home on Avenue A.

New cookbook equips kitchens from New Orleans to New York with seasonal Louisiana cuisine

Louisiana’s identity is inextricably tied to its famous foods; gumbo, red beans and rice, jambalaya, and étouffée are among the delicious dishes that locals cherish and visitors remember.

Louisiana law firm offers a safe ride home from St. Patrick's Day festivities

A local personal injury law firm is offering safe, free rides to those party-goers enjoying the St. Patrick's Day festivities this weekend.

Former BR city prosecutor dies in Denham Springs hotel; detectives seek woman for questioning

A former Baton Rouge city prosecutor was found dead in a Denham Springs hotel last night, and police are currently working to identify a woman who they believe might have information regarding his death.

Police: Driver died after motorcycle travled for 212 feet before crashing into ditch

A Pine Grove man died Thursday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash that occurred in Walker Wednesday evening.

Truck flips after crash, lands on top of parked vehicle

A man was sent to the hospital this morning after he caused a crash that sent his vehicle flying onto a parked vehicle.