BAKER - People who live near a home that was the scene of a plane crash last year are putting heat on city leaders to destroy what is left of the charred home. In June, John Fowler had no where else to crash then into the home on Rue Jennifer,... more »
PORT ALLEN - A city official says a man has been squatting in a house for nine years.
The house, located on the 100 block of Atchafalaya St., has been without utilities since Sept. 2006. There is no running water, no lights and the roof of the home is... more »
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Public Works started some spring cleaning in Baton Rouge, demolishing abandoned houses in an effort to get rid of blighted properties in the city.
Crews knocked down a house on North 37th Street which had been empty for nearly a decade. Residents complained... more »
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is condemning North Korea's successful rocket launch. The U.N.'s most powerful body said in a brief statement after closed consultations Wednesday that the launch violated a 2009 Security Council resolution banning "any launch using ballistic missile technology." The council said that after the... more »