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Cassidy, headed toward win, takes Election Day off

LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana (CNN) -- What's a Republican congressman with an all-but-certain Senate seat in his pocket to do on Election Day?

Medical study to bring new treatments for lung cancer patients

It's the deadliest cancer in the United States. Lung cancer kills more than 150,000 people year. That's according to the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control.

Amazon Smile makes it effortless to donate to your favorite charity

It's Cyber Monday, and one online retailer is making it easy for you to give back while stocking up for the holidays!

Coast Guard rescues 4 from vessel fire southwest of Grand Isle

The Coast Guard medevacked four people from a vessel fire 35 miles southwest of Grand Isle, Monday.

Father and son thwart mom's kidnapping in Gonzales

A St. Amant man is now in jail after he tried to kidnap a woman and was stopped by her family. It all happened on November 30, 2014, in the 11100 block of Martin Road in Gonzales.

Employee steals from co-workers at Louisiana State Police HQ

An employee of Louisiana’s Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control was arrested for stealing at the headquarters of Louisiana State Police.

Complete streets policy to make Baton Rouge easier to navigate

Navigating around Baton Rouge can be a real headache especially for people walking or riding their bike. Most of our city lacks crosswalks, sidewalks and bicycle lanes.

19-year-old rushed to hospital after shooting in Napoleonville

A Napoleonville man is now in the hospital after getting shot on November 24, 2014.

Landrieu hitting field before Monday Night football

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Saints, Bengals fans make amends over beignets

NEW ORLEANS (WWL) -- It's a story that was viewed online by 11.5 million people.