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Thousands lose power in Sherwood Forest area

In Baton Rouge, thousands spend about two hours without power at a time when it felt almost 105 degrees outside. Most of the outages were in the south Sherwood Forest area.

Community helps raise funds for dog shot while protecting family from robber

It was a normal Monday night for the McCaskill family. Never did they think they the sound of a gunshot would be heard, or that they would have to deal with a tragedy.

Baton Rouge AIDS Society holding 24-hour HIV testing

Advocates for National HIV Testing Day are asking you to be part of the solution by finding out your HIV status.

3 year old drowns in Livingston Parish

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's office is investigating the drowning death of a 3 year old.

Explosion leaves Morgan City without power

Thousands of people are waking up in the dark in Morgan City after an explosion at the city's main power plant.

Keeping your kid cool in record heat

For many parents the thought of triple digits temperatures immediately makes them think about the safety of their children in the sun.

UPDATE: Missing boater on Lake Maurepas found

UPDATE: The Department of WIldlife and Fisheries says they've found the body of Daniel Mitchell, 51.

Port Allen searching for cheaper recycling solution

With a recycling program that’s putting the city in the hole $60,000 a year, the mayor and city council members of Port Allen are searching for a way to cut costs, or get rid of the program.

‘Superman’ Benefit for 4-year-old drowning victim to be held in Walker

The tragic death of a 4-year-old boy has shaken the town of Walker. Tonight, the community will come together to honor his memory, as well as provide support for his family.

New law: Sex offenders must list status on Facebook, other social media

A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with the law's author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation.