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'Patriot Tour' raises money to give back to veterans in need

More than 180 motorcyclists drove hundreds of miles across our state today for a good cause. It's part of this year's Patriot Tour that raises money to help our veterans.

One dead, two hurt when truck flips over I-10 overpass

One person is dead and two others are hurt in a crash that sent a truck over the Interstate 10 guardrail.

USS Kidd faces financial troubles: downsized celebrations continue despite woes

For those who were ready to watch some fireworks from the USS Kidd on the fourth and of course see the mock attack and air raid, you’re out of luck.

Hammond residents enjoy their first 'Hammond America' celebration

In Hammond, hundreds of people came out for the city's first daytime 4th of July celebration. The 4th of July, Independence Day, the day we celebrate our freedom.

Report says Bill Cassidy's teen daughter is pregnant

By CNN Political Unit (CNN) -- The unmarried 17-year-old daughter of conservative Republican congressman and Louisiana Senate candidate Bill Cassidy is pregnant, according to a published report on Thursday.

Tracy wins Arrowhead Junior at The Bluffs, Wang crowned champion of Girls Division with 6-under-par 66.

Zach Tracy of Houston, carded a final-round low of 4-under-par 68 to win the Boys Division at The Bluffs Golf Resort. Amber Wang of Sugar Land, Texas, claimed the Girls Division by nine strokes.

The High Price of Charity

Times are tough for everyone, but imagine running a non-profit. They depend on donations to keep them going. When you run a non-profit, there are certain things you can't help but ask yourself...

Louis Zamperini, triumphant 'Unbroken' warrior, dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, the Olympic runner and World War II officer who survived a horrific plane crash, a seven-week journey across the Pacific in a raft, near starvation and unspeakable torture in Japanese POW camps, has died.

Baton Rouge woman takes invention to QVC

Have you ever come home after a long day's work and wished you could just snap your fingers and have a meal ready for you? One Baton Rouge entrepreneur is making that possible, thanks to an original invention.

Kenilworth parade honors American Red Cross, all who serve

There was a lot of white and blue at the annual Kenilworth Civic Association 4th of July Parade, but red was the dominant color.

Body of missing man found in water near Hero Canal

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a possible drowning in Belle Chasse.

The search continues for missing St. James girl

"I don't plan on stopping. We are going to keep searching," said Willy Martin, Sheriff of St. James Parish.

'Operation No Freedom for You' hopes to protect community

Fourteen people are in the Livingston Parish Jail Thursday night, accused of selling prescription pills. It was all part of a big warrant roundup.

Baton Rouge 'Mermaid' makes a splash around the Capitol City

I don't be surprised if you're in a Baton Rouge area pool, and you bump into a "mermaid". Vanessa Lewis is turning heads as she splashes into pools across the Capitol City.

Walker PD extends deadline for school uniform drive

The Walker Police Department is now collecting uniforms, cash donations, and uniform vendor gift cards through July 11th. These donations will help children get uniforms for the upcoming school year.