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Winning tickets sold in Missouri and Arizona

Two powerball tickets had all 5 matching numbers and the Powerball. The winners will split an almost $580 million jackpot. Unfortunately, there were no jackpot winners in Louisiana.

Statewide orientations planned for Hostess Brands’ employees

The Louisiana Workforce Commission will provide orientation sessions Wednesday, Dec. 5, through Friday, Dec. 7, on behalf of more than 400 former Hostess Brands Inc. employees in Louisiana.

18-year-old woman killed after flipping vehicle on Hwy. 19

This morning shortly before 11:00 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 19 north of LA Hwy 10 in East Feliciana Parish. The crash took the life of Riquita B.

Some Baton Rouge organizations for voucher program, say it gives students the best education possible

Groups like the Black Alliance for Educational Options say the voucher program is one of the best things to happen to Louisiana children in failing schools.

ACLU issues letter defending woman's right to 'middle finger light display'

Sarah Henderson was told by police to remove Christmas lights in the shape of a middle finger, and fined after complaints from neighbors. However, the American Civil Liberties Union says she had every right to put them up.

Account established for Zachary family that lost home, pets in fire

A family from Zachary lost everything, including four pets, when their home caught fire. Now, an account has been set up in their name for those wishing to make a donation to help them rebuild and recover.

Thibodaux man dies in head on crash in St. James Parish

A 61-year-old man from Thibodaux was killed in a head on crash after he attempted to pass an 18-wheeler on LA 3127.

Baton Rouge leaders look at the economic impact of Bayou Country Superfest

Mayor Kip Holden was joined today by the head of Visit Baton Rouge and Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne today to announce next year’s Bayou Country Superfest lineup.

Zachary family picking up the pieces after overnight fire destroys home, kills pets

An early morning fire consumed a home in Zachary. Now, just before Christmas, fire officials say it's a total loss; the four people who lived here say their loss is “devastating."

Students speak out about how LSU handled this years major incidents

LSU has seen more than its share of emergencies in recent months, from a bomb threat to Hurricane Isaac. Tuesday, faculty, staff and students gathered to talk about how the university handled those incidents.