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Clinton man dies in fire started by unattended cigarette

An early morning fire in Clinton has left one man dead. Fire Marshal Butch Browning says the fire most likely started after a cigarette was left unattended and burning on the man's couch where he was lying.

Third party to be hired to investigate Superdome blackout

An independent third party will be hired to conduct an investigation into the partial blackout at Sunday's Super Bowl.

Louisiana artist Amy Dixon shows off collection

Louisiana native and famous painter Amy Dixon came to Baton Rouge to show her fans how it's done.

Fill up on free pancakes for good cause

Calling all pancake lovers Tuesday February 5 is your chance to get free pancakes plus help out sick kids.

DOTD issues travel advisory for Mardi Gras holidays

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Mardi Gras holidays from Friday, February 8 to Tuesday, Fe

Gas prices take bigger bite of Americans' income

Americans are pumping about 4% of their incomes into buying gasoline, according to a government report.

Aftermath crew helps families find closure after crime scene is cleared

Police, firefighters and EMT’s all assist at crime scenes to help with investigations and assist the families, but what happens after? Who cleans up the mess?

Pinnacle Entertainment donates $10,000 to compulsive gambling association

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., parent company of the L’Auberge and Boomtown brands, recently donated $10,000 to the Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gaming on behalf of the company’s four Louisiana properties.

Louisiana Spirits announces new spirit, 'Bayou Rum'

Louisiana Spirits LLC is proud to announce Bayou Rum as the brand name for their soon to be released rum made from Louisiana sugar cane.

Super Bowl traffic helps Baton Rouge airport show off its benefits

For years the Baton Rouge Airport has worked to brand itself as a better alternative to New Orleans. Today they gained the chance to make that message known to thousands of Super Bowl fans who are heading home.