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Inspector: No sign of investigation in 1,111 New Orleans sex crime-related calls

The report is full of harrowing details alleging that five New Orleans Police Department detectives in the special victims unit may have failed to investigate sex crimes over a three-year period. But one case stands out.

ATF investigating suspected arson fire in New Orleans

New Orleans police and members of the ATF are investigating a suspicious fire near the intersection of Prytania and and Constantinople.

Deadline day for December election

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the December 6, Louisiana General Congressional Election. People who have not registered or need changes to their registration have until the end of the day to meet the deadline.

Landrieu, Cassidy headed to election run off in Senate race

Senator Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy are heading to a run-off election on December 6, 2014. Landrieu won 42% of the vote with 618,840 votes, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.

CNN projects runoff election in Louisiana's Senate race

The race for the Louisiana U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu will go to a two-candidate runoff next month, according to a CNN projection.

Baton Rouge woman starts blanket, clothes drive for homeless veterans

On any given day...the staff at Gulf Coast Occupational Medicine is busy helping patients. But one employee has a goal to also help those less fortunate than others...homeless veterans.

Students crash and burn in driving simulation

Texting and driving is now the leading cause of car crash deaths in America. Catholic High School students in Baton Rouge learned this first hand today when Unite's Arrive Alive tour stopped by.

APSO: convicted felon sold heroin near Gonzales school, in presence of minors

A man is now in jail after selling heroin near Gonzales Middle School and in the presence of minors, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Marine receives a new home upon return from deployment

 A United States Marine and single father who proudly served the country was honored on Tuesday with a brand new home.

State of Louisiana files $3B lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers

The State Attorney General’s Office confirms that Louisiana has filed a $3 billion lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage done to the State’s wetlands as a part of the MR-GO project.