Baton Rouge holds vigil in memory of Trayvon Martin

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The tragic death of a Florida teenager has captured the attention of many and sparked rallies across the country. A vigil was held in the boy's honor in Baton Rouge on Sunday. More

Cleanup begins following plant explosion

Crews at Westlake Chemical Corp. in Geismar have started cleaning up after an explosion and fire in a tower at the plant Thursday. More

Investigators said a man suspected of trying to rob another man was shot by his targeted victim Saturday night. The would-be robber later died from his injuries. More

Rick Santorum landed a huge win in Louisiana's Republican presidential primary. Some area races were also decided Saturday, but a few are headed to runoffs. More


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