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Local organizations help Haiti victims

Here in Loiusiana, folks are already mobilizing to help the millions of people affected the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Haiti yesterday. Haiti Mission Inc in Thibodaux has a group on standby.

Horses bothering Baker residents

UPDATE: East Baton Rouge Animal Control officials say they have taken three of the horses away. Wandering horses are causing a huge problem in Baker.

Obama wants record $708 billion for wars next year

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will ask Congress for an additional $33 billion to fight unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on top of a record $708 billion for the Defense Department next year, The Associate

No fire hydrants, no problem

A massive house fire early Monday morning in Zachary had the local fire department requesting backup.

Mayor's sister in federal custody

U.S. Marshals arrested Evelyn Holden today for violating terms of her release. Holden was among the people involved in the Baton Rouge Court scandal. The U.S.

Cut your energy bill in half

The Louisiana Association of Community Action Partnerships is getting millions of stimulus money to help outfit homes with the latest in weatherization technology. The process includes sealing off doors and windows, replacing air vents and reinsul

Caught in the Web: Beyonce criticized for New Year's Eve performance

Here are some stories we found, "Caught in the Web":

Central car accident victim dies

Twenty year old Ebony Watkins passed away on Saturday. Watkins was one of three car accident victims the city of Central was organizing a fundraiser for to help pay medical expenses.

Water boil advisories

Ascension Parish: A boil water order is in effect until further notice for the West Bank Ascension Parish communities of Modeste, McCall and Smoke Bend as well as the Darrow area on the East Bank. In addition, residents in all areas of the West