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Unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire on April 4

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on Oct. 6, 2012.

Raven WR, New Orleans native Jacoby Jones presents NOPD with motorcycles

The New Orleans Police Department received a very special "thank you" from one of this year's Super Bowl winners.

Moss Bluff tiny drummer is a musical prodigy

A boy from Moss Bluff, LA is drumming up attention around his hometown. "He just wouldn't stop banging on things. All day, everyday," says Ryan Clemons.

Bayou Corne Residents are not shocked Governor dodged questions

Governor Bobby Jindal is dodging questions about whether or not he's ever going to go down to Bayou Corne to address the community there in person. Jindal refused to give a straight answer three times in a row.

NOPD searching for missing mentally-challenged man in the Milan neighborhood

New Orleans Police are asking for the public’s help in finding 24-year-old Derrick Garner.

State income tax form offers paper-check option for refunds

Louisiana taxpayers can choose a paper check for their state income tax refunds beginning with returns filed for the 2012 tax year.

Board approves 10 percent tuition hike at all UL campus locations

College students in Louisiana are feeling the crunch after the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors approved a 10 percent tuition hike at all nine of their campuses for the 2013-14 school year.

Baton Rouge travelers weigh in on TSA's ‘pocketknife policy'

Major changes are set to take effect at airports across the nation, but travelers at Baton Rouge Metro Airport have mixed feelings.

Brandywine Apartments residents forced to move out at end of March

Water and sewer services will be shut off at Brandywine Apartments in Baton Rouge at the end of March. The reason for the shutoff - the owner of the complex is over $100,000 behind in utility payments.

Ninety-five-year-old hospital volunteer inspires patients, coworkers

North Oaks Medical Center has approximately 250 volunteers, a mix of adults and students looking for course credit. But one man does more than just help out - he inspires everyone around him.