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Jindal calls for end of Common Core, LDOE responds

Jindal is calling for the termination of Common Core, saying he wants Louisiana standards, not national standards.

Jindal calls for end of Common Core, LDOE responds

Jindal is calling for the termination of Common Core, saying he wants Louisiana standards, not national standards.

Deadly Metairie Fire Was Intentionally Set

Metairie, LA (WGNO) -- Investigators say the fire that killed three people and injured a fourth was intentionally set. Flames engulfed a second-story apartment in Metairie early Tuesday morning.

Moseley set to swim across Lake Ponchatrain solo

Jefferson Parish, LA (WGNO) -- As of Tuesday night, long distance swimmer Matthew Moseley hoped to be beginning his 25 mile swim across Lake Pontchartrain. Instead, rainy weather postponed the attempt.

LSU's Jalen Mills arrested on battery charges

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — LSU Corner Back Jalen Mills, 20, is accused of punching a woman in the mouth at an apartment complex on Highland Road in May.

3 arrested in 'disturbing’ human trafficking case in Natchitoches

Three people have been arrested in connection with what some are calling “the most ‘severe and disturbing’ case of Human Trafficking ever investigated in Natchitoches Parish.”

19 child exploitation arrests in Louisiana’s Operation Broken Heart

Nineteen people have been arrested for child sexual exploitation in a statewide operation known as “Operation Broken Heart,” announced Louisiana’s Attorney General Buddy Caldwell on Wednesday.

5 Disaster scams to avoid this hurricane season

(BATON ROUGE, LA) May 30 — When disaster strikes, fraud can increase in Louisiana.

Former human trafficking victim speaks out about life as sex slave

One of the biggest problems facing the United States right now is human trafficking. It’s a huge problem here in Louisiana, especially in New Orleans.

Family thrown in jail for using home as sex, drug haven for teens

SHREVEPORT (KMSS) — Three family members are behind bars after deputies said they used their home as a haven for sex, drugs and alcohol for underage teens.