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Missing and endangered Florida child recovered by Louisiana Troopers

Louisiana State Troopers located an endangered child during proactive patrols prompted by a multi-state "Be On The Lookout" issued from Florida for a missing 5-month-old child from Florida.

Sulphur man arrested on murder charges after throwing baby across room

A 24-year-old man is behind bars after he confessed to throwing a 13-month-old baby across the room, causing fatal injuries.

Gov. Jindal invites Pres. Obama to Louisiana to discuss voucher program

In a letter sent on Monday, Sept. 30, Governor Bobby Jindal invited President Barack Obama to Louisiana to meet with parents participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.

World Peace Day celebration at the capitol

The Louisiana World Peace Day Committee teamed up with the Legislative Youth Advisory Council to kick off world peace day at the state capitol.

Common Core protest draws big crowd

Education's headquarters in Baton Rouge held a protest today. The rally hosted by the Stop the Common Core Coalition of Louisiana featured educators, parents, and lawmakers who oppose common core.

Authorities searching nationwide for man sexually assaulting child for 8+ years

Local authorities have joined other law enforcement agencies across the nation in the search for a mysterious man who is sexually assaulting a child and using her for pornographic images.

Several students booked into Lafayette prison for ‘Junior / Senior Wars’ pranks

Several students are facing criminal charges for their involvement in a prank called “Junior / Senior Wars.” Police have released information about the arrests with the hopes of preventing future damage.

Louisiana ranks 9th in rate of women murdered by men

Louisiana ranked ninth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 1.67 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data.

Arrangements made for former LSU coach Paul Dietzel

The following are the funeral arrangements for Paul Dietzel: Date: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 Location: First United Methodist Church 930 North Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (225) 387-5202

How will the Affordable Care Act affect you? Local experts break it down

In one week, all Americans can register for health insurance. Many people are still trying to wrap their heads around how the Affordable Care Act will affect them.