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Bill wants drug tests for welfare recipients

Expecting moms on welfare in Louisiana may soon be subject to random drug tests. A bill backed by Rep.

Bomb threat in Central

Central's City Hall has been evacuated after a bomb threat was received around 10 AM. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department's bomb squad is on the scene.

Albany seeks beekeeper

A call to all experienced beekeepers—The Village of Albany needs you! A colony of bees has taken over an old furnace in the heart of town.

Playing cards to help solve LA murders

Prisons across the state are handing out special decks of playing cards to inmates in hopes of solving some of Louisiana's cold murder cases. On each of the 52 cards in the decks is a picture a murder victim, a time, date, location of the killing

Woman says animal control targets pitbulls

A Denham Springs woman is outraged after she says the animal shelter in Walker killed her dog without good reason.

Screening For Health Issues

The 'Losing It In Louisiana' participates' struggle to get in shape begins as they build their fitness plans. This Tuesday they discover their individual challenges. 'Losing It In Louisiana' Tuesday night on NBC33 News at ten.

Albany's police chief survives dangerous suspect escape

Albany's Chief of Police considers himself lucky to be back at work—A run-in with three alleged trespassers nearly cost him his life.

Billboard Counts Down the Most Popular 'GLEE' Performances

To celebrate the return of “GLEE”, “Billboard” has rounded up the show's 10 most popular performances, based on

Lawmakers to cut $319 million

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana has a $319 million budget deficit this year. That's the estimate adopted Wednesday by the state's income forecasting panel, the Revenue Estimating Conference. Lawmakers and Gov.

LA ranks highest in auto insurance rates

Louisiana is now considered the most expensive state to drive in. That's according to a new ranking released by Insure.com. The company says drivers in the Pelican State pay a $2500 premium which is about a grand over the national average. The