North Korea said Friday that it has executed Kim Jong Un's uncle, calling the leader's former mentor a traitor who tried to seize power and overthrow the state.
A haunting Elvis impersonation from a northern neighbor, a WWE Superstar is a grammar freak, the complete Ron Burgundy/Peyton Manning interview and more in Your Week in Pop Culture.
After years of bitter friction within Republican circles, House Speaker John Boehner is lashing out against hard-line conservative and tea party groups.
Be sure your kids ... or the kid in you ... don't miss these holiday favorites.
Some workers who survived this summer's huge explosion at the Williams Olefins plant say they had to rip a gate apart to escape the inferno. They're speaking exclusively to the 9News I-Team just one day after the feds proposed fines against the plant; saying alleged violations there might have led to deaths and injuries.
The House has given sweeping bipartisan approval to a budget bill backed by both President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies and a big majority of the chamber's Republicans.
Senator Mary Landrieu released a new ad, "Keeping the Promise," pointing out her efforts to fix the affordable care act. The $250,000 campaign will air in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Shreveport, and Monroe markets.
The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial says he suffers from schizophrenia and hallucinated and saw angels while gesturing incoherently just 3 feet away from President Barack Obama and other world...
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives arrested two men Thursday in connection with a deadly Wednesday morning shooting on Ridge Pecan Drive in Baton Rouge.
Arkansas, Ole Miss and South Carolina each placed a league-leading four members on the team, while Florida had three members.
A Baton Rouge man was arrested after an undercover operation targeting internet prostitution led investigators to a Baton Rouge hotel.
Closing arguments began Thursday morning in the trial of a man accused of killing a Southern football player in 2012. Now the jury is deliberating his fate.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a man for accused of molesting a 12-year-old child.
A Texas teenager killed four people while driving drunk and his attorney chose an unusual defense to keep him out of prison.
A 6-year-old Colorado boy is back at school after being suspended for two days for kissing a girl on the hand and being accused of "sexual harassment."
Mayor Kip Holden and sponsors of Baton Rouge's first ever New Year's Eve celebration announced the activities scheduled for Red Stick Revelry.
Coming off a fantastic 2013 season in which they earned a Super Six berth, the LSU gymnastics team checked in at No. 5 nationally in the GymInfo Preseason Coaches poll released Thursday.
Authorities said a suspected drunk driver went off the road and hit a pole Wednesday night. The 19-year-old faces a DWI charge and other traffic violations.
Authorities said 99 parents were arrested this week because their school-age children have excessive unexcused absences.
The Port Allen City Council meeting went on without the mention of two separate white elephants in the room: the budget and interim mayor.
Nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:
Extra money from Louisiana's budget could be the key to paying for a major road project through the southern part of the state.
While it appears some community leaders are making efforts to slow the progress of the campaign to create the City of St. George, the movement's organizers are moving forward.
Less than four percent of $5 billion in cancer research goes to childhood cancers.
Two callers reported the man lying along the interstate alive and waving his arms.
The Senate began an around-the-clock talkathon Wednesday over some of President Barack Obama's nominees as embittered and outnumbered Republicans refused to let the Senate take a break.
The FCC is considering lifting the cell phone ban.
A long-term narcotics investigation results in the arrest of a Baton Rouge man late Tuesday evening.
Ryan Anderson hit two clutch 3-pointers in overtime that carried the New Orleans Pelicans to a 111-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
A Good Samaritan stopped on the side of the road to help a broken down motorist. When police arrived, the officer smelled marijuana smoke and arrested the man who stopped to help. That man's defense attorney says it may have been legal for his client to have the marijuana because he had a prescription for it.
A house fire has broken out in Livingston Parish at South Pass off of Cypress Park. Firefighters have been called to the scene and are working to contain the fire. Also, no injuries have been reported
Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans has returned to action two days after the club said he was expected to miss one to two weeks with a left ankle sprain.
The search for a woman in connection with an investigation of the rape of a 12-year-old has finally ended, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office.
IBM announced on Wednesday the company has partnered with Louisiana State University to help build its Computer Science program.
Police have identified a man who died early Wednesday morning in the Bluebonnet area.
The pilot of the jet that crash-landed at San Francisco's airport last summer worried privately before takeoff about handling the Boeing 777, especially because runway construction meant he would have to land without...
An Iowa couple managed to save $10,000 to buy a house by living in a tent for 10 months.
Marques Colston's latest big game came without warning, which is precisely the way the New Orleans Saints like it.
Students at Denham Springs High School are not just thinking about getting out of school for the holidays, instead they sprung into action when a fellow student faced a crisis.
Opening statements got underway Wednesday morning in the federal trial of the former commissioner of the Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Control.
FBI agents converged on a charter school in Baton Rouge Wednesday under a cloud of secrecy. An FBI spokesperson confirmed the federal agency is investigating a matter at Kenilworth Science & Technology Charter School.
Black and white, old and young, South Africans by the thousands paid final tribute Wednesday to their beloved Nelson Mandela. In silence or murmuring, they filed past the coffin. Some glanced back, as if clinging to the...
As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he...
Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
With time running short, the nation's health care rolls still aren't filling up fast enough.
Williams Olefins LLC in Geismar was cited for six process safety management standard violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after an explosion in June killed two workers and injured 80 people.
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is reminding home owners and others to apply for the citizens' insurance rebate when tax time comes around.
Saints coach Sean Payton says outside linebacker Victor Butler won't be returning for the Saints' playoff push.
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
The man accused of sexually assaulting a woman during the Texas A&M football game is being escorted by officers with LSU Police from Georgia to Baton Rouge.
Out of thousands of employees who entered the ‘Voice of McDonald's' contest, a woman from southeast Louisiana is now one of three finalists from the United States.
The SPCA of Livingston is a non-profit organization that rescues pets from local shelters and places them with foster families until the pets can find their forever homes. The organization needs your help in raising money to keep the rescued pets healthy.
Charles Barkley took a couple of minutes on 'The Dan Patrick Show' to share his feelings on the LSU and Alabama fan bases. His feelings are not so good.
Parking for the Southeastern Louisiana University versus New Hampshire quarterfinal playoff game will be handled differently than regular season games in order to meet NCAA guidelines.
A man wanted in a rash of burglaries turned himself in to authorities after being featured as a Crime Stoppers wanted fugitive.
For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY.
About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of business...
A 13-year-old boy who admitted to killing his younger sister while practicing wrestling moves has been sentenced to three years in juvenile jail.
Dozens of emergency vehicles responded to a fire at the Quality Inn and Suites in Port Allen early Wednesday morning. The hotel is located just off LA 415 near I-10.
Pulling a prank on your friend is one thing, but convincing them they have been in a coma for the last ten years is taking it to a whole new level.
Tailgating and football go together like peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, but for fans hoping to eat, drink and party in the parking lot before the Super Bowl, the big game committee said no way.
Reports are swirling that Alabama football coach Nick Saban has a contract extension on his desk from Alabama. Meanwhile, conflicting reports coming from Texas say that coach Mack Brown may be on his way out this week.
Following a 7-1 start to the season – its best start since 2009 – the LSU women's basketball team moved up to No. 13 in the USA Today Coaches poll and remained No. 13 in the AP Top 25.
The NCAA is penalizing Southeastern with vacating all victories and records from 2005-2010, four years probation and a $25,000 fine.
Celtic Media Centre has boasted the largest film studio in Louisiana for nearly 10 years and nearly two-thirds of the 30 acre facility is currently not in Baton Rouge city limits.