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Robert residents concerned after being told WWII-era bombs might be under their property

The small town of Robert, just east of Hammond, is a quiet place. But federal investigators say residents there might be living on top of an explosive situation.

Pedestrian survives after being struck by vehicle, driver fled the scene

A man is recovering in the hospital after he was hit by a car. Deputies are seeking information about the driver, who fled the scene without checking on the victim.

Locals set to duke it out as professional boxing returns to Baton Rouge

 Professional boxing is making a return to the capital city.

Elementary students learn early to eat healthy by learning to grow produce

Dozens of students at Cedarcrest Elementary School in Baton Rouge got a first-hand look at what it's like to live a healthy lifestyle.

Emergency officials say they will not attend community meeting regarding sinkhole concerns

 Assumption Parish Emergency officials say they will not be attending an unofficial community meeting.

Shreveport bandit holds woman up at gunpoint

Authorities have arrested a local man in connection with an overnight robbery in east Shreveport.

R2-D2 robot keg gains local artist a national spotlight

Southern Living voted LSU as one of the best places in the nation for tailgating. And that was long before a video of a robotic keg was posted online and subsequently captured national attention.

Lafayette Cajundome and Convention Center to receive subsidy

The Cajundome and Convention Center will continue to receive a subsidy. Thanks to an 8 to 1 vote at last night's city parish government meeting it was finalized.

Assumption Parish emergency officials not planning to attend an unofficial community meeting

Assumption Parish emergency officials say they will not be attending an unofficial community meeting.

Lafayette Sherrif's Office still seeking information on Keiosha Felix

15 year old Keiosha Felix has been missing since April and a little more than two weeks ago the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office became the lead investigating agency in the case.