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Unrestrained driver killed in afternoon crash near Albany

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a single-vehicle crash today that claimed the life of an unrestrained driver. The crash occurred on Interstate 12 westbound at the Albany exit at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Candlelight vigil to raise awareness about domestic violence

In an effort to bring the community together and raise awareness of domestic and sexual violence, the LSU Health and Wellness Center and the LSU Women’s Center are collaborating with more than 15 campus and community organizations to host

Unattended pot sparks $30,000 house fire

 Fire investigators say an unattended pot on the stove caught fire and caused an estimated $30,000 worth of damage to a home on Ridgely Drive in Baton Rouge Friday.

Metallica added to Voodoo festival lineup after mad-dash due to cancelation

Adding a multi-platinum band to headline your music festival with only two weeks notice seems like a nearly impossible task.

Evening fire destroys multiple units in apartment complex

A six unit apartment building caught fire last night and suffered serious damage. No one was injured, however, a dog rescued did have to be revived due to smoke inhalation.

Over 275,000 registered to vote in EBR Parish for 2012 elections

If you haven't registered to vote for next month's election, you're out of time. The deadline to register was yesterday, but the Secretary of State's Office says many took time out to register.

Elderly pedestrian killed In Vernon Parish crash

Early on the morning of October 8, a crash involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian killed a man from Hornbeck, LA.

Pilot dies in helicopter crash near Crowley

 A pilot died today after he lost control and crashed a helicopter near Crowley.

FEMA adds West Baton Rouge Parish for individual assistance

Louisianians in West Baton Rouge Parish can now apply for federal and state disaster assistance, as the parish was added to the major disaster declaration for Hurricane Isaac.

Tony Chachere’s to launch 'Bold Seasoning'

Tony Chachere’s to Launch “Bold” Seasoning Louisiana will be the launch site for Tony Chachere’s newest product—Bold Seasoning, says President and CEO Don Chachere.