Trying to tamp down concerns about government over-reach, President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. Internet and phone surveillance programs as narrowly targeted efforts that have saved lives and thwarted at least 50...
Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire that sent a woman and her five children running for their lives early Wednesday morning.
The search for a missing 10-month-old boy from Birmingham is over. Birmingham police say he and his alleged captor were found in Dallas, Texas around 11:30 Tuesday night...
LSU fans watched on pins and needles from the get go Tuesday afternoon as the Tigers fell behind early in their elimination game at the College World Series.
North Carolina pitcher Trent Thornton limited top-ranked LSU to two runs over seven innings and a comeback bid came up short as the Tar Heels eliminated the Tigers from the CWS, 4-2.
LeBron James saved a championship reign, canceled a celebration.
The Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board is expected to approve the police chief test scores at Thursday's hearing.
The program to reduce crime in East Baton Rouge Parish is set to take on another zip code racked with trouble.
Nick Vander Tuig scattered four hits over seven-plus innings and UCLA produced just enough offense to defeat North Carolina State 2-1 in the College World Series on Tuesday night.
Four people have been arrested for holding a mother and her child captive for years in Ashland.
According to the charges, the suspects used beatings, threats of death and threats of attacks from pit bulls and large snakes to hold a woman and her child against their will for two years.
The state education board is on track to spend $2 million from an oil and gas trust fund for a pilot program to expand online high school course offerings to public school students.
The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion and Democrats characterized as yet another example of a...
Rapper Lil' Wayne is getting attention for a viral video some are calling unpatriotic.
A three-vehicle crash backed up traffic for an hour Tuesday afternoon on I-10 eastbound between Highland Road and Essen Lane.
The principal at a Baton Rouge school says they have no money for maintenance and barely have someone to change light bulbs. So, when a local company offered to help for no charge, they said bring it on.
Engineers have a warning for Livingston Parish leaders about a potential problem with a newly-constructed road.
U.S. Marshals have captured an inmate who walked away from a work release program.
Declaring "the days of Rambo are over," a top general said Tuesday that cultural, social and behavioral concerns may be bigger hurdles than tough physical fitness requirements for women looking to join the military's...
Logan Robinson is going to need a bigger sash. He's come a long way in 10 years. Back then he was just a 7-year-old Cub Scout who enjoyed carving polar bears out of bars of soap.
Sherman Mack, the attorney for Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley, says his client will not face any additional charges for his role in a wreck Saturday morning that killed a Mississippi man.
LSU struggled on offense to get key hits with base runners in scoring position. The Tigers stranded 12 runners, leaving the bases loaded two times in the game.
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on the girl, even after she told him that she was in pain.
The Baton Rouge Police Dept. is looking for 20-year-old Latrell Stepter for indecent behavior with a juvenile, computer-aided solicitation of a minor and cyber bullying.
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning.
Officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife Fisheries are offering a $3,500 reward for information on who poisoned a pair of bald eagles.
Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, was diagnosed with oral melanoma just a month after her owner, Eric, was deployed overseas.
A video posted Sunday by a Louisiana lawmaker is picking up steam online, and fueling talk of a new 'conservative superstar' in politics.
Investigators with Louisiana State Police executed a warrant Monday morning to seize the truck owned by the Livingston Parish School Board president. He was arrested Sunday in connection with a deadly hit and run crash that happened Saturday.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony made the completion of the widened stretch along I-10 between Highland Road and Siegen Lane official.
A man accused of stealing air conditioners was arrested on theft and drug charges Monday. Witnesses said they saw him take the units.
Officials said 25-year-old Jose Manuel Garcia-Guevara is the man authorities are seeking in the home invasion, sexual assault and murder of 26-year-old Wanda Barton.
Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected rapist. He is wanted for forcible rape involving a girl.
Garrett Sebesta, 15, was enjoying the Gulf Coast with a church group from when a shark latched onto his leg and would not let go.
Louisiana State Police said I-10 East was closed for a while Tuesday morning due to multiple crashes near Whiskey Bay on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge.
The LSU Tigers are hoping to make history and not become history against the North Carolina Tar Heels. The game will fall on the left arm of Cody Glenn.
Forecasters said a tropical depression is expected to bring at least three to five inches of rain to parts of Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and southern Mexico.
Under existing Louisiana law, volunteer firefighters are still liable when responding to any other call. However, that is about to change thanks to a new law.
A report released Monday evening by the National Transportation Safety Board states a flight plan had not been filed before an airplane crashed into a Baker neighborhood.
Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the Capitol City Monday evening. One person was shot at the corner of Plank Road and Ontario Street.
Trey Porter drove in the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning, and Mississippi State took control of its bracket in the College World Series with a 5-4 victory over Indiana on Monday night.
Oregon State used a seven-run fourth inning to break open the game against mistake-prone Louisville, and the Beavers stayed alive in the CWS with an 11-4 victory on Monday.
A quiet moment captured before a couple wed has brought collective "awws" by millions on the internet.
Last night was the 62nd annual Miss USA pageant held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Contestants from all 50 states and territories of the Unites States went heel to heel on stage at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. Miss Connecticut, Erin Brady, ended up walking away with the grand title of Miss USA, but it was Miss Utah who really stood out from the rest of the competitors.
Frantic calls poured into 911 moments after a plane crashed into a home in Baker.
GM said water can get into an electronic module in the door, causing it to short circuit and catch on fire.
Police are investigating an apparent motorcycle crash that killed a 30-year-old Denham Springs man early Sunday morning.
Cheap is not a word officials in Central want associated with their city. That's how some describe the look of a few new shopping areas
People who live along a waterway off the Amite River are breathing a huge sigh of relief. They contacted 9 News after they said their elected leaders were ignoring a big problem. A problem that centered on piles of hurricane debris buried in the bayou.
Of the 77 workers injured in the Williams Olefins explosion in Geismar, LA last week, only two remain hospitalized.
The hosts of an Atlanta radio sports show who were suspended Monday morning for making jokes about former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason have been fired.
States can't demand proof of citizenship from people registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision complicating efforts in...
Investigators in Watauga County say they are looking for a man who was caught on camera breaking into the county courthouse while half-naked.
Edward Snowden, the source of NSA leaks on PRISM and other American surveillance programs, gave answers for nearly two hours in a live online chat with The Guardian Monday.
Cody Glenn has been named LSU's starting pitcher for Tuesday's CWS elimination against North Carolina (57-11). First pitch will be at 2 p.m. on ESPN.
An error in the kitchen is believed to be the cause of a house fire Monday morning. Fire investigators said it sparked when someone turned on the wrong burner on the stove.