Torrential rain doesn’t stop sentinels from placing flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

A soldier from the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment continued to place flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during severe weather on Wednesday.
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  Terminally ill boy met his hero John Cena for his birthday

Diego Hernandez will celebrate his 13th birthday, and through his illness, he's kept a positive attitude.

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Hate crime charge dropped against agent shot by trooper

  Suspect shot during attempted car burglary in Tigerland

Louisiana football coaching icon Otis Washington dies; funeral arrangements set

Gov. Edwards to visit St. Martin Parish as flood protection measures are underway

Gov. Edwards requests federal assistance amid ongoing river flooding concerns

The governor is requesting federal assistance because of the ongoing threat of river flooding in Louisiana, according to a Saturday morning release.
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  Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $418 million

Statistically, you only have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of winning the big one.

Memorial Day weekend events scheduled for Baton Rouge area

Baker charter school backtracks after telling students they failed, needed to attend summer program

  Parish County Line excited for big performance at Bayou Country Superfest

  LSU softball falls to Minnesota in Game 1 of Super Regional

  Parishes preparing for flooding with possible Morganza spillway opening

APSO Narcotics Unit seizes 30+ lbs of marijuana from man’s vehicle; arrest made

  Gonzales Jambalaya Festival kicks off; cooks remember Tee Wayne Abshire

  1 seriously injured in motorcycle wreck on Winbourne

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  Teenager pushes double amputee home in wheelchair during storm warning

Greg Beck, who is in a wheelchair, was trying to get home during a severe storm warning. Seth Philips hopped out of his mother's car and pushed Beck home.

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  LSU baseball eliminated from SEC Tournament with loss to Vanderbilt in semifinal

  LSU softball falls to Minnesota in Game 1 of Super Regional

LSU could not hold on to a two run lead, as Minnesota had a huge fourth inning that propelled the Gophers to a win in the first game of the Minneapolis Super Regional.

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  Webster Parish nonprofit director indicted for stealing more than $1 million from summer feeding program

  Bill looks to promote veteran-owned businesses, create database for veteran job seekers

  Tips to stay safe on the water over Memorial Day weekend

  Opening of Morganza Spillway will likely force abrupt end to crawfish season

  State budget expected to advance Monday with education amendments

The Senate Finance Committee will work through the weekend to determine how they’d like to change the state’s $30 billion operating budget before amending the bill and advancing it to the senate floor on Memorial Day.
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Neighborhood throws party to say goodbye to retiring mailman

People decorated their mailboxes in honor of Floyd Martin, who served the neighborhood for nearly 35 years.

  Miracle League gives every kid a chance to play baseball

LETTER TO DEVOS: La. AG Landry wants student loan debt automatically forgiven for injured veterans

Two Texas men die attempting to jump open pontoon bridge in Louisiana

  3 arrested after allegedly stealing more than $35k from Home Depot, Lowe’s