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IHOP on Siegen Lane goes up in flames

Fire damaged the IHOP restaurant on Siegen Lane, Sunday. Officials said, someone tossed a cigarette into some mulch outside the business and it caught fire. The flames then moved through the exterior wall of the IHOP and up into the attic.

Lisotta sentenced to 30 years hard labor

The former CEO of a state-run insurance company has been sentenced to 30 months of hard labor in state prison.

TCM Film Festival Opening Night

The first ever TCM Classic Film Festival has kicked off at Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theater. The big opening night gala featured the world premiere of the newly restored, "A Star Is Born." The TCM Network has invited fans from around the c

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.