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Halliburton to pay $1.1B settlement for BP Oil Spill

Tuesday morning, Halliburton announced it reached an agreement to settle a majority of class claims against it following the massive oil spill on April 20, 2010 at the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico that devastated the Louisiana Gulf Coast.

Jalen Mills thankful to play hero in return to field for LSU

LSU needed a pretty big comeback to beat Wisconsin 28-24 on Saturday.

Authorities investigating 2 deadly crashes over Labor Day weekend

Local and state law enforcement agencies are investigating two deadly crashes over the Labor Day weekend. The first crash involved a motorcycle, around 10 a.m. on August 31, 2014, on Hoo Shoo Too Road.

Families flock to Baker's annual Labor Day parade and picnic

For many of us, Labor day is a particulary special holiday. It's a day that honors our working class citizens for their contribution to the community. And today, the city of Baker made sure its residents knew they were appreciated.

CACRC offers free electronic recycling September 1-5

The Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council wants to celebrate Labor Day this year by offering a Free Drop-Off Week as well as 10% off all refurbished laptop and desktop computers.

BRPD identifies officer involved in August 31 shooting

A Baton Rouge police officer is on leave after shooting a DWI suspect.

La Place residents still recovering two years later: Hurricane Isaac

August 29th is a day residents in St. John the Baptist Parish won't soon forget. For many, it's a reminder of the hardships they endured when hurricane Isaac swept through their close-knit community.

Local doctors react to new restrictions on hydrocodone

If you use prescription painkillers like Vicodin, in just a couple of months, they will be harder to get. It's all part of an effort to cut back on the abuse of these types of drugs, which has been a growing problem for quite some time.

Detectives working to get security video, computer hard drives from Scott Rogers’ home

Iberville parish detectives are working to get access to “security video” and computer hard drives from inside local TV personality Scott Rogers’ house, in St. Gabriel.

2 BR shootings injure 3 people, including 5-year-old girl

Three people, including a child, are in the hospital after two separate shootings in Baton Rouge.