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Bayou Corne residents ask state lawmakers for help

People living in Bayou Corne are ready to move on with their lives. Their lives changed after an almost 9 acre sinkhole formed close to their backyards. They packed a meeting at the state capital on Tuesday.

Shreveport PD: Man severely injures 3-month-old child

A Shreveport man accused of severely injuring a 3-month-old child is behind bars following an investigation by local authorities.

RAW INTERVIEW: Billy Cannon discusses LSU football during Bayou Bash

Former LSU football great Billy Cannon was hospitalized Tuesday, Feb. 19 after suffering a stroke.

Expect another delay on returns filed in Louisiana

Louisiana tax payers will have an extra-long wait for their state refunds. However, the wait is to protect your identity. The state has seen thousands of "fraudulent returns" over the past two years.

BP to fight any negligence claims in upcoming Deepwater Horizon civil trial

BP, the company at the center of the Deepwater Horizon trial, says it will fight any claims of gross negligence against the corporation. The federal civil trial starts next Monday in New Orleans.

LSU football legend Billy Cannon suffers stroke, will remain in ICU overnight

Former LSU football legend Billy Cannon suffered a stroke Tuesday while working at the Louisiana State Penitentiary. This statement was issued Tuesday, Feb. 19 regarding Cannon's health:

Bayou Corne sinkhole focus at Capitol, residents pack Senate committee meeting

A Senate committee meeting is being held at the State Capitol today and it’s one that people in Assumption Parish have been anticipating.

Alexandria & Pineville Convention & Visitors Bureau names director of sales

Julie Bayone has been named the new Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Director of Sales.

Recycled I-10 Twin Span rubble used to build new artificial fishing reef

CCA and Conservation Partners are building a Fishing Pier Reef with recycled I-10 twin span rubble.

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Baton Rouge

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil discharge on the Mississippi River near the Interstate 10 bridge in Baton Rouge, Monday.