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Louisiana flood waters worsen

Baton Rouge, La. (NBC News) — The skies may be clear and blue in Louisiana Tuesday but parts of Baton Rouge and the surrounding area are still underwater after this weekend’s unexpected flooding. The death toll is now up to seven after …

At least seven dead in Louisiana flooding

(NBC News) — Severe flooding in Louisiana has killed seven people and left thousands homeless since the downpours began Friday. 20,000 people have been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard since Friday and while the rain has stopped, the threat for some …

Deadly Louisiana flooding continues

Baton Rouge (WVLA) — Louisiana residents are facing historic flooding as thousands were displaced this weekend and water continues to rise Monday. Over the past week, rainfall has been as high as 30 inches, and Governor Jon Bel Edwards declared a state …

New details in Baton Rouge ambush

Baton Rouge, La. (NBC News) — We continue to learn more Tuesday night about the attack on police on Sunday in Louisiana. Investigators in Baton Rouge refuse to rest, and police have released new images and details of what they call an …

Mystery surrounds Baton Rouge gunman

Baton Rouge, La. (NBC News) — Investigators in Baton Rouge are learning more Monday about the motive of the gunman who ambushed officers, killing three and injuring three others. The officers killed Sunday were Brad Garafola, a deputy for 24-years, Matthew Gerald, …

Alleged plot targets Baton Rouge officers

Baton Rouge, La. (WVLA) — Baton Rouge Police have arrested three suspects for burglary tied to an alleged plot to kill police officers. The plot was uncovered following a robbery Saturday at a pawn shop where eight handguns and a BB gun …

Outcry follows Baton Rouge shooting

Baton Rouge, La. (NBC News) — Baton Rouge is a city on edge, with tensions rising following a fatal police shooting caught cell phone video. The video shows two police officers tackling 37-year-old Alton Sterling. Seconds later someone is heard saying “He’s …

Dog finds missing toddler

(KPLC) A hunting dog is being hailed as a hero after helping find and rescue a missing Louisiana toddler. Three-year-old Eli Alcock wandered away from his Florien, Louisiana home last Tuesday. Drowning in fear and desperate for help, mother Lindsy Alcock turned …

Cashing in his pennies

Ruston, Louisiana — (KTVE) Otha Anders has been collecting pennies since the 1960s, and he’s finally cashing in. Anders took 15 five-gallon water jugs full of coins to the Origin Bank in Ruston, Louisiana Tuesday. I have not spent a penny in …

Three dead, 558 sick in cucumber salmonella outbreak

(NBC News) Three people have died and at least 558 have been infected in an outbreak of salmonella linked to imported cucumbers, federal officials said Tuesday. Although the company that distributed the vegetables has recalled them, more infections are being diagnosed by …