Kassie Federer’s parents speak out after DNA links man to daughter’s murder 19 years ago

For nearly two decades, parents held on to hope that the person who killed their daughter would be found. Now, 19 years later, Travis Green, 49, has been linked to Kassie Frederer’s murder, but her parents say they still don’t have closure.
Two-thirds of Americans can’t pass citizenship exam, survey says
 Angola inmate attempts escape, doesn’t make it past fence
Missing 23-month-old Jackson girl found safe, alert cancelled
 Canada legalizes recreational marijuana


  ‘Vaccinate B4U Graduate’ program launches
First Lady Donna Edwards and other state health leaders launched the new Vaccinate B4U Graduate program Wednesday.
Nearly 330k lbs. of debris collected during Mayor Broome’s Operation Fresh Start
East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome has announced the results of the October installment of Operation Fresh Start, her parish-wide litter abatement and beautification campaign.
Lake Charles man arrested for alleged attempted sex trafficking of children
A Lake Charles man has been arrested on sex crimes related to allegations involving computer-aided solicitation of a minor and attempted sex trafficking.

Tiger Bend Road reopened after gas leak

Tiger Bend Road was closed for at time Wednesday afternoon near Babin Road due to a natural gas leak, according to the St. George Fire Protection District.

  Construction businesses seek to attract high school students to industry with shortage of workers

Over 1,000 students from 60 high schools throughout Louisiana attended a construction industry career fair at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center on Wednesday.
Louisiana’s average score falls on ACT
3 more arrests made in fatal Thibodaux shooting


Don McGahn out as White House counsel, sources say

Wednesday was White House counsel Don McGahn’s last day at the White House, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  With evidence of Russian buildup in European foothold, US military is at the ready

With concern that Russia is upgrading its capabilities at NATO’s doorstep, the U.S. is increasingly on guard.


LSU picked 6th in SEC, Waters earns 1st team honors

Bradley’s slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Tigers place 4 on AP’s Midseason All-American Teams

LSU players recount crazy scene after win over Georgia

Saints rested and ready to roll after bye week

Saints at Baltimore, 3:05 p.m. on FOX 8