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Shedding light on the 'Darkness': Vidalia business owner's insensitivity causes local Facebook backlash

"There's a difference between being mean and being a bully," Katie May of Vidalia feels after her unexpected confrontation with a Vidalia store owner Thursday afternoon.

Cenla residents asked to be on alert for kidnapped Alabama teen

Alabama authorities are asking people across Central Louisiana to be on high alert as a kidnapped teen may be in the area.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful calls for award submissions

Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the state's non-profit organization dedicated to litter prevention and waste reduction, is calling on Louisiana residents to help nominate exemplary groups and individuals whose efforts help to keep Louisiana beaut

Louisiana game developer, Pixel Dash Studios, releases Fans vs. Franchise update for iOS Devices

Just in time for the start of the NFL season, Louisiana game developer, Pixel Dash Studios announced today the release of an update to its “fan favorite” Fans vs. Franchise.

Hurricane Isaac costs Entergy up to $500 million

Entergy reports that Hurricane Isaac cost them between $400 to $500 million. That includes about $80 million in the Baton Rouge area.

LSU students react as they return to campus after bomb threat evacuation

According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, students are starting to be let back in to residential housing.

LSU evacuated due to bomb threat

An evacuation order has been issued for LSU’s campus due to a bomb threat. Details are limited at this time and no specific location on campus has been given. The alert was issued at around 11:30 a.m.

Lolo Jones starts up 'Hurdles of Hope'

Lolo Jones, the two-time Olympic hurdler and former LSU great, announced this week the start of the Lolo Jones Foundation and its signature program, Hurdles for Hope.

Piccadilly CEO: We had no other choice but to file for Chapter 11

Piccadilly is known for its cafeteria-style comfort food. However, the Baton Rouge-based business had to make the rather uncomfortable decision to file for Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code.

Troopers helping Troopers impacted by Isaac with plates of jambalaya

The Louisiana State Troopers Association sold plates of the Cajun dish to raise money for the Trooper Charities Fund. State police say it's a good way to give back to those who spent the storm taking care of others.