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Pope asks forgiveness for Church leaders in handling of sex abuse cases

By Michael Pearson, Daniel Burke and Holly Yan- CNN

Local scam artist due for sentencing in federal court

Johnathan Williams, 34, is due in federal court today for sentencing. He's pleaded guilty to wire fraud and duping people out of $500,000 over a four-year period.

Worker discovers skeletal remains in St. Francisville

The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of skeletal remains found near the Old Ferry Landing in St. Francisville on Sunday, July 6, around 1:00 p.m.

UPDATE: Tangipahoa murder suspect, escapee in police custody

UPDATE: Moore, who escaped from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on Sunday night, is now in police custody. Authorities located more in Osyka, Mississippi, and are transporting him to the Pike County jail to await extradition.

Car flips and hits tree: one dead and one injured

Louisiana State Police are investigating an early morning single vehicle car crash that killed one young man and injured another.

UPDATE: Fatal stabbing leaves one dead: man responsible turns himself in

One man is dead after being stabbed and the person responsible turned himself in.

'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.