Two people are dead after a small plane crashed along Thomas Road in northwest Atlanta.
"It is a messed up situation when Miley Cyrus gets a laugh, and Phil Robertson gets suspended," Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said in a written release.
Two British-born, al-Qaida-inspired extremists who considered themselves "soldiers of Allah" were convicted Thursday of murdering an off-duty serviceman who was run down with a car and stabbed to death in a frenzied attack...
A woman is facing cruelty charges after she allegedly left her three small children alone in an abandoned home Tuesday.
Police in New Orleans are still on the hunt for the men who shot and killed the driver during an armored truck robbery Wednesday morning.
Enough donations have been raised to allow a blind man to keep the aging guide dog that went onto the subway tracks with him when the man lost consciousness and fell from a station platform, officials say.
Court hearing today in connection with wrongful death lawsuit against Aaron Hernandez.
A man has been sentenced for his role in a violent drive-by purse snatching in 2012 that resulted in the victim getting dragged.
Fulton County crews are working to remove an overturned tractor trailer from a ramp on I-85 southbound.
A funeral mass will be held in New Orleans Thursday morning for famed Louisiana artist George Rodrigue. It will take place at St. Louis Cathedral beginning at 10:15 a.m.
According to European folklore, Krampus accompanies St. Nicholas as he visits children on his Dec. 6 feast day, asking the kids how they behaved during the year. Good kids received treats from St. Nicholas, while bad kids received punishment from Krampus. Festivals and parades celebrating Krampus are still popular in Europe and are starting to make its way to the U.S.
Louisiana officials have locked in $113 million to improve I-49 from Shreveport to the Arkansas state line and from Lafayette to New Orleans.
A panel suggests that higher blood pressure threshold could be OK in older adults.
There were no champagne corks popping at the White House after Congress passed a two-year budget deal, no declarations of a new era of cooperation in President Barack Obama's second term.
During the holidays it's easy to focus on finding that perfect gift, but there is probably nothing more precious than the gift of life. Last month a split liver transplant saved two lives.
A&E Television has suspended Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, according to a statement from the network obtained by several media outlets.
For over 2 decades the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's office has been giving toys to families during the Christmas holidays, for their Christmas Crusade. EBRSO public information officer Casey Hicks said the
The following are the results of the annual statewide poll, conducted by the Public Policy Research Lab at Louisiana State University. This year, Capital City Alliance, Louisiana Progress and Equality Louisiana
Anthony Hickey scored 16 points and sank four 3-pointers to lead LSU past Texas Tech 71-69 Wednesday night.
LSU junior pitcher Aaron Nola and sophomore shortstop Alex Bregman were named 2014 first-team preseason all-Americans.
Forbes magazine rates LSU as the fourth most valuable college football team in the country.
This year has been a breakthrough for the world of science. In January, a team discovered there is life below the surface of Antarctica
A video of a Dorman High student with down syndrome getting an acceptance letter into Clemson is going viral.
The Baton Rouge Metro Airport is putting the finishing touches on an expanded rotunda in an effort to increase comfort and security for travelers. The TSA checkpoint has been relocated there, giving more elbow
Port Allen's new interim mayor has already started an agenda to get the city back to normal. Lynn Robertson was recently appointed as mayor of Port Allen by Governor Bobby Jindal as the replacement for
Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Wednesday scaling back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system, adding a late dusting of bipartisanship to a year more likely...
Baton Rouge State Representative Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, says she is planning on introducing legislation that will mandate teen parents take a parenting class that teaches them how to raise children.
In the video, which was uploaded to YouTube by the Kilgore High School media department on Wednesday, faculty and students from Kilgore ISD pose next to a Christmas tree, thinking they are recording a Christmas greeting.
According to the New Orleans Police, an armored truck guard who was unloading money at a bank in New Orleans was fatally shot when three men approached him just before 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Two women and one man have been arrested by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office following an investigation into allegations of the three prostituting a 14-year-old girl for drugs and money.
Sean Payton says the Saints have signed veteran kicker Shayne Graham and will start rookie Terron Armstead at left tackle in Sunday's pivotal NFC South clash with Carolina.
The Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 104-93 on Tuesday night in Andre Iguodala's long-awaited return.
A Georgia woman has been identified as one of the Mega Million Jackpot winners in Tuesday's drawing.
The defense rested their case Wednesday at 2:42 p.m. in the federal trial against former Alcohol, Tobacco and Control Board Commissioner Murphy Painter.
As we approach the end of 2013, East Baton Rouge Parish officials report that while the number of homicides is down there is a new killer on the streets: heroin. "I think we're down almost 30 homicides
The first criminal trial produced by the Justice Department's sweeping probe of BP's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ended Wednesday with a jury convicting a drilling engineer of trying to obstruct...
Investigators are trying to identify and find a man and woman accused of stealing money out of a Walmart register Tuesday.
The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled attorneys for convicted murderer Michael Louding, also known as "Marlo Mike," have extended time to file a motion for a new trial.
Baton Rouge Police say a 19-year-old man was arrested after he victimized two women while armed with a handgun, in two separate crimes.
The product testing organization said the Prius has "the right combination of performance, reliability and low estimated five year ownership costs of 47 cents a mile."
A blind man and his guide dog fell to the tracks at a Harlem subway station Tuesday as a train sped their way.
Firefighters are trying to figure out what started a fire at a daycare early Wednesday morning. Fire investigators said they have not ruled out any cause.
Carnival Cruise Lines knew about the risk of leaks from engine fuel hoses and recommended taking precautions on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph that later caught on fire at sea, according to court documents.
An Independence man says he wants to give someone a kidney for Christmas. He's had a tough life, and he wants to give something back that could save another.
A man died at the hospital after being shot several times Tuesday morning and police are searching for his killer.
A mother accuses hospital of trying to cover up the truth of what happened.
Police say a Harvard student was avoiding a final exam, so he emailed in a bomb threat.
The prosecution in the federal trial of former ATC Commissioner Murphy Painter rested its case Tuesday and the defense called its first witness to the stand.
Congress is on the verge of doing something it hasn't done during three years of partisan warfare: Passing a budget deal that won't likely hurt the economy.
What Garrett Hartley accomplished for the Saints during their magical 2009 season will always stand above his later disappointments.
Meth dealer Walter White sentenced to 12 years in federal prison.
A man has been charged after a picture of a dog hanging from a Greenville balcony gained attention on social media.