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Troopers investigate deadly crash

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There was a deadly crash involving a dump truck Monday morning. A dump truck carrying gravel overturned. More>>

FBI says teen from California stowed away in Hawaiian jet's wheel well Video included

Photo courtesy: The Maui News Photo courtesy: The Maui News
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The FBI says a teenager from California stowed away on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from San Jose to Kahului, Maui on Sunday.  More>>

Feds approve powdered alcohol developed in AZ Video included

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A new product approved by federal regulators makes booze more discreet, and its developers say it's more effective than its liquid counterparts.
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SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster... More>>

Jazz Fest tickets go on sale

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Tickets to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will be available starting Monday at the Superdome's box office.
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Volunteers serve Easter meals to those in need Video included

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Celebrating holidays with loved ones can often be difficult for some of the less fortunate, so dozens united at St. Vincent de Paul to help those in need enjoy Easter. More>>

Boston Marathon emerges from tragedy to race again

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Last year, three people were killed and more than 200 were wounded when a pair of bombs exploded near the finish line.


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DD Breaux wins National Coach of the Year award

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LSU gymnastics coach DD Breaux has been voted National Coach of the Year after leading her Lady Tigers to their highest finish in school history. More>>

Rheagan Courville wins second straight vault national title

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Junior Rheagan Courville tied for first place and claimed a national championship for herself in the vault at Sunday's individual competition. More>>

Sunday marks four year anniversary of BP oil spill Video included

Four years ago Sunday an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, killed 11 men. More>>

Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment. (Source: MGN) Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment. (Source: MGN)
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Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the... More>>

Recall: Kraft recalling 96,000 pounds of Oscar Meyer Wieners

Recall: Kraft recalling 96,000 pounds of Oscar Meyer Wieners

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Kraft Foods Group, Inc. of Columbia, Mo. recalling around 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners due to misbranding.
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Giant sinkhole opens near FL homes Video included

A sinkhole opened up on Saturday beneath two houses in Florida. A sinkhole opened up on Saturday beneath two houses in Florida.
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A sinkhole opened up on Saturday beneath two houses in Florida. More>>

Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

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Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly. More>>

Arlington teen dies after falling from moving SUV

Police say a 17-year-old woman was killed after falling from a window of a moving SUV. More>>

Bomb scare locks down Wal-Mart outside Houston

A man has been arrested after a bomb scare forced police to lock down a Wal-Mart southeast of Houston for hours and deploy an explosives squad and FBI technicians. More>>

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

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Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the... More>>

Sunday marks 15 years since Columbine

The 1999 massacre killed 12 students and a teacher. Both teen gunmen then killed themselves. (Source: KMGH/CNN) The 1999 massacre killed 12 students and a teacher. Both teen gunmen then killed themselves. (Source: KMGH/CNN)
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The 1999 massacre killed 12 students and a teacher. Both teen gunmen then killed themselves.

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13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

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Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed... More>>

Jailed murder suspect allegedly orchestrates plot to harm witnesses

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Two people are accused of trying to keep witnesses from testifying in a trio of murder and armed robbery cases. Kirrasha Nicholas, 25, was booked on Friday, April 18th. The police say Nicholas's boyfriend, More>>

Local hotelier Francis Grayson dies

A familiar, smiling face in some of Baton Rouge's nicest hotels has died. Hotelier Francis Grayson passed away Friday, friends confirmed. More>>

US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

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The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup... More>>

Man accused of rape, victim now pregnant

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A man is accused of forcible rape and other charges after allegedly forcing sexual acts on a minor who later became pregnant. According to a probable cause report from the BRPD Sex Crimes Division, 33-year-old More>>

Identity revealed of man killed in afternoon shooting

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Baton Rouge Police say they have identified the victim killed in a deadly shooting this afternoon.

The incident happened around 1:30pm on Polk Street near Tennessee Street.
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Potential robber dies after getting stuck in oven vent

Jefferson Parish Police responded to a 911 call at Greg's Food Mart on Westwood Drive after the owner came to work to find a man's legs dangling from an oven vent in the kitchen. More>>

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

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No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it. More>>

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

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The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox... More>>

Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

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A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. More>>

Woman finds body during egg hunt

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Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play. More>>

Student making final tuition with pennies Video included

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College senior Andrew Magbee can graduate saying he doesn't owe his college a penny - because he will give them all to his school before he leaves. More>>

La. legislative session reaches its midway point

Louisiana's three-month legislative session has reached its halfway point with few issues settled More>>

Arson suspected in late night restaurant fire

Fire investigators believe arson is the cause of a restaurant fire that happened overnight. More>>

Social media helps woman find her birth mother

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An Iowa woman looked to strangers to help her find her birth mom. And just three days later, she found what she was looking for. More>>

Feeling frustrated? Here's one place it's OK to be violent Video included

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The business timed its opening for April 15, the same day taxes were due. More>>

Should Good Friday be a public holiday? Video included

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Many people enjoyed the day off from work on Good Friday; some of those people are our state employees. But there are some residents of Baton Rouge who believe taxpayers should not be footing the bill for this Christian holiday.
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Ole Miss evens series with 5-1 win over LSU

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Tenth-ranked Ole Miss evened its SEC series with No. 7 LSU Friday night as the Rebels posted a 5-1 victory at Swayze Field. More>>

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

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A robotic submarine has finished its sixth trip to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the hunt for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, six weeks after the aircraft mysteriously disappeared, the search... More>>

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

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The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need - three of whom were seen lifeless in the... More>>

McKinley Middle school students travel to Costa Rica

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About 60 students from McKinley Middle are in Costa Rica. The students left from the Baton Rouge airport Friday. More>>

Mayor, others honored as Pioneering Journalists Video included

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Mayor Kip Holden was honored at the Second Annual Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists Scholarship luncheon. The luncheon was held at Boudreaux's. More>>

911 dispatchers always on duty Video included

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Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year a 911 dispatcher is by the phone, ready to act when emergency strikes. In the East Baton Rouge Parish dispatch center, 911 operators take 1,100 More>>

LSU advances to Super Six for second straight season

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For the second straight season and the fourth time in school history, the LSU gymnastics team punched its ticket to the NCAA Super Six after a third-place finish in semifinal I Friday afternoon. More>>

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