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5-month-old child found inside home of murder/suicide

A 5-month-old child was found inside a home with two dead bodies. Police believe the shooting was the result of a murder/suicide.

What Parents Need to Know for the Summer Sports Season

(StatePoint) The summer sports season is here for kids across the country.  As a parent, you can help make it a successful and fun one.

Take a Family Trip this Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Families are always looking for their next great vacation.

Happiness Could be Key to Good Health

(StatePoint) Everyone knows that proper diet, regular exercise and avoidance of bad habits like smoking are crucial to great health.

Budget-Friendly Tips to Prepare Your Backyard for Entertaining

(StatePoint) There is no better place to entertain on a warm sunny day than in your own backyard. But before the parties start, make sure your outdoor space is a place where people want to spend time.

Keep Kids Healthy and Safe this Summer

(StatePoint) It’s summer, and for kids that means it’s time for sports, swimming, biking and picnics.

Tips for Parents to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

(StatePoint) Each summer, parents look for ways to combat “summer brain drain,” which occurs when children lose some of the knowledge they gained during the school year because they’re not regularly exercising their brains.

Can Your Home Withstand Storm Season?

(StatePoint) Storm season is upon us again, bringing the potential for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and hurricanes through November.

Governor Jindal signs 75 new bills into law

Today, 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 75. HOUSE

Les Miles rappels downtown building for 'Over the Edge for Adoption'

LSU head football coach Les Miles rappelled down the 308-foot tall, 24-story One American Place building in downtown Baton Rouge on Thursday afternoon to raise awareness for the “Over the Edge for Adoption” non-profit foundation, wh