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Elevation project to prevent I-10 flooding around LaPlace during storm surge

A surge of floodwater detained even the most agile rescue crew from entering LaPlace during Hurricane Isaac.

Pregnant woman attacked by three females after accusation of cheating

A pregnant woman is being closely monitored by medical professionals after she was attacked by three women last week. Officials say the incident started over an accusation.

Louisiana Iron Airman challenge promotes fitness resiliency

All Airmen must maintain fitness standards as a mission readiness requirement. However, fitness can also be used as a great motivator for people to achieve higher levels of resiliency.

The heat is on in southwestern U.S. - enough to melt sneakers

When it's so oppressively hot that your sneakers melt, there's a run on your ice cream shop, and your July 4th plans are dashed, then there's really not much else you can do but bear it and grin.

Running AC tips homeowner off to burglary; five teens arrested for ‘chilling’ theft

Five juveniles are behind bars after they allegedly broke into a home several times while the victim was away on vacation.

431 new laws make it on the books for 2013 legislative session

Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 431.

Louisiana Chimp Haven celebrates win for chimpanzees used for testing

Chimp Haven learned today that National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr.

Louisiana to receive over $215,000 for housing counseling

As part of its continuing effort to assist families and individuals with their housing needs and to prevent future foreclosures, the U.S.

50th annual Miss Louisiana Pageant week underway

The Miss Louisiana Scholarship Organization has kicked off the 50th annual Miss Louisiana pageant in Monroe.

Man threatens to release sex tape to blackmail juvenile into continuing relationship

A 21-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly blackmailed his ex-girlfriend, who is a juvenile, into continuing a sexual relationship.