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Investigators working to determine cause of overnight fire in Central

Fire investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire to break out overnight at a home in Central.

Gator ties up traffic near Livonia

An angry reptile caused a ruckus on a road in Pointe Coupee Parish!

UPDATE: 21-year-old missing boater's body found

UPDATE: The body of Isiah M. Tate, 21, was recovered at about 2:00 p.m. by search crews. Tate's body was turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office. Tate's family issued the following statement:

Woman dies in crash after being thrown from vehicle

Yesterday evening, Monday, June 4, shortly after 6:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA 442.

Intoxicated man falls to his death attempting to jump between Casino rooftops

A 23 year old man from New York died this weekend after he attempted to jump from a rooftop building to the parking garage. A dive team located his body in the water between the two structures.

Residents plan rally to ‘save’ Times-Picayune paper

The announcement that the Times-Picayune will cut back its printing distribution to three days a week is not sitting well with some New Orleans-residents. Today, a rally has been scheduled to “save” the paper.

Two firefighters hurt in Central fire

Two Central firefighters got hurt Saturday when a garage door came crashing down on top of them. The fire happened in the 17800 block of Lake Vista Drive in Central around 8 o'clock Saturday night.

New law hopes to increase Louisiana's economic competitiveness

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today to increase Louisiana’s economic competitiveness.

Over 100 civil lawsuits filed against Air Liquide for chemical fire

Over 100 people have filed a civil lawsuit against Air Liquide after the explosion and chemical fire a little over a week ago.

Zachary police looking for hit and run 18-wheeler

The Zachary Police Department is looking for a white 18-wheeler Freight Liner with a sleeper and very large bumper that covered the front of a truck.