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LA National Guardsmen heading to Afghanistan

Members of the Louisiana National Guard left for training in Georgia this afternoon. Friends and family said goodbye to seven soldiers of the 204th Threater Airfield Operations group. They will be stationed in Afghanistan for one year where the

Caught in the Web: Christmas comes early for man coming home from trip

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

Rising Rivers Altering Plans

This week's heavy rain is taking it's toll on area rivers. The Amite river just outside of Baton Rouge has left feet of water on local back roads - and with the National Weather Service saying waters will rise more, some are finding higher ground

Russell Ferguson Wins "So You Think You Can Dance"

Russell Ferguson, 20, a Hip Hop/Krump dancer from Boston, MA, was named America’s Favorite Dancer and winner of Season 6 of So You Think You Can Dance. He wins a cash prize of $250,000 and a cover feature in the March issue of Dance Spirit Magazine.

The Saints Will Put Their Perfect Season On The Line

The New Orleans Saints will put their perfect season on the line Saturday at the Superdome against the Dallas Cowboys. This is already a history making season for the "Black and Gold" as they try to make it to the Superbowl.

Pet Boarding Businesses Are Seeing Increase in Sales

The Saints are hoping to go 14 and O this weekend and lots of fans are heading to the big easy, but some of those fans want to make sure their furry friends are left in the proper care.

State Police training academy postponed

About 40 vacant jobs with the Louisiana State Police will remain open next year. The academy was set to start the training for those positions this coming February, but mid-year budget cuts are forcing officials to postpone. The department reli

H1N1 flu vaccine recalled

More than 10,000 doses of children's swine flu vaccines were recalled in Louisiana. That's part of 800,000 doses for kids six months to three-years-old all over the country.

Twenty year old rape cases cleared

Several 20-year-old rape cases came to a a close after detectives arrested 52-year-old Leroy Bickham. He has been behind bars at Hunt Correctional Center since 1992 on an unrelated rape conviction.

Breaking: Suspected Serial Killer Arrested in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Detectives have arrested a man for murders dating back as far as ten years. 43 year old Jeffery Lee Guillory was charged with those murders.