As protesters made one last stand, the Boy Scouts of America's leadership began a conference Wednesday that was expected to culminate in a long-anticipated vote on whether to allow openly gay Scouts - a decision that,... More>>
The last of the missing from Monday's massive tornado that tore through the town of Moore, OK, have been accounted for.
As the survivors of the tornadoes in Moore, OK, begin their recovery efforts, many will be trying to locate pets and photos. More>>
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The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major... More>>
An Army sergeant has been charged with secretly photographing and videotaping at least a dozen women at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, including in a bathroom. More>>
The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southern Assumption Parish, west central Lafourche Parish, north central Terrebonne Parish. More>>
A bank vault sheltered 22 people who huddled in the concrete-and-steel structure during the Oklahoma tornado. The vault was the only part of the building that wasn't obliterated. More>>
Wilhite was honored with a lifetime achievement award at The Webby Awards and spoke out about the pronunciation of the popular file format.
Urban renewal? New census estimates show that most of the nation's largest cities further enhanced their allure last year, posting strong population growth for a second straight year. More>>
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his... More>>
It's not abnormal for lawmakers to begin a political meeting with a prayer. But in Arizona, an atheist state representative began the daily session with a quote from a well-known atheist. More>>
Homeowners in Maurepas want the U.S. Corps of Engineers to find a solution to a big flooding problem in southern Livingston Parish. They peppered Parish President Layton Ricks with questions at a meeting Wednesday night. More>>
Authorities need help finding a missing St. Amant man. More>>
A man killed Wednesday during questioning by the FBI said he and Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev were accomplices in a 2011 slaying.
Investigators say a man kicked his dog to death, then bound it in electrical tape and left it in a field. More>>
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A federal judge has granted class action status to a lawsuit over the Bayou Corne sinkhole. More>>
At the center of a political storm, an Internal Revenue Service supervisor whose agents targeted conservative groups swore Wednesday she did nothing wrong, broke no laws and never lied to Congress. Then she refused to answer... More>>
A new Asian elephant has arrived at the National Zoo in Washington, reuniting her with another elephant she once lived with in Sri Lanka. More>>
Brand new, affordable housing opened in Mid City on Wednesday. The energy efficient complex replaces the old Capitol City South Apartments on North Boulevard. More>>
An off-duty Slidell Police officer ended a high-speed chase Wednesday after using spike strips to stop the suspect's vehicle. Before that, the suspects are accused of stealing a printer from Wal-Mart, nearly hitting an off-duty officer with their vehicle, and throwing meth and marijuana from their speeding vehicle during a high speed chase. More>>
A Lufkin woman was struck and killed by lightning during last night's storms. More>>
One man is dead after two men attacked him in broad daylight with knives and meat cleavers.
WAFB Channel 9 in partnership with the Salvation Army and the Baton Rouge Clinic are collecting donations to assist the victims of the devastating tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma. More>>
The number of mystery illness cases affecting Alabama is growing. Wednesday, Alabama Department of Public Health spokeswoman Dr. Mary McIntyre confirmed the number rose to ten overnight from a previous report of seven. More>>
Two years after a devastating tornado ripped through Joplin, MO, new landscape is emerging, but there is still work to be done. More>>
Madison County deputies arrested a man accused of shooting three teenagers at a high school graduation party Tuesday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - State education officials say the number of Louisiana public school students performing at grade level nudged up from 68 percent to 69 percent in the latest round of standardized test More>>
No. 2 LSU wasted no time making its presence felt in Hoover as the No. 2-seed Tigers took care of Alabama 3-0 in their first game of the SEC Tourney. More>>
The long proposed Juban Crossing shopping development takes another step forward at the State Capitol Wednesday. It is familiar territory for those supporting the project, who hopes this will be the year they turn the corner. More>>
Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested two men after a week-long investigation into a report that a white male was selling drugs in the parking lot of a church. More>>
Police say they have arrested three teenagers suspected of carjacking a New Orleans judge outside his home in the city's Carrollton neighborhood. More>>
Here are ways to help victims of the Moore, OK tornado. More>>
The attorney general of Louisiana is urging customers who lost money because of a failed Baton Rouge gym to file a consumer protection claim. More>>
Kickoff in Tiger Stadium is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and can be seen on WAFB-TV. More>>
One of the suspects in the deadly ambush that took the lives of two deputies of the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office pleaded guilty Tuesday to amended charges. More>>
Second-ranked LSU faces Alabama at approximately 12:30 p.m. CT Wednesday in the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. More>>
A Tylertown man is charged with animal cruelty in connection to that suspected puppy mill in Walthall County. Sheriff's officials say James Thornhill, 72, turned himself in Tuesday and was released on his own recognizance. Meanwhile, 102 of the animals rescued Monday are now getting a lot of TLC at the Humane Society of South Mississippi. More>>
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a collision involving a train and a truck. Injuries were reported due to the crash, but specifics were not given. More>>
A federal court has approved a class-action lawsuit for people impacted by the giant Louisiana sinkhole. A New Orleans attorney is handling the suit. More>>
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Residents from St. James and surrounding parishes came had pointed questions on Tuesday night for project planners with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. More>>
The New Orleans Pelicans have received the sixth overall pick in Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery, dropping a spot after finishing with the fifth-worst record in the league this past season. More>>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children.
Two people are wanted for questioning in connection with the use of a stolen credit card. More>>
Hundreds fled to Larose in Lafourche Parish in 1964, trying to get away from Hurricane Hilda. It was the F-4 tornado that hit right before the hurricane that leveled the area. More>>
A 28-year-old man has been arrested for a shooting Tuesday in Donaldsonville. More>>
The U.S. has identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, and has enough evidence to justify seizing them by military force as suspected terrorists,... More>>
Jodi Arias told the jury that she "never meant to cause Travis so much pain" and that she would contribute to society from prison if she is allowed to live. More>>
Police are looking for four people who were caught on camera breaking into bait cars on two occasions. More>>
The home has sat there so long, the once yellow caution tape has now faded and turned white. More>>
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral. More>>
South Louisiana Red Cross volunteers are joining in efforts to help victims of the storms that ripped through Oklahoma on Monday, and one a Baton Rouge couple is among them. More>>
Baton Rouge Police say the suspect accused throwing a punch during a bar fight that led to the death of another man turned himself into police Tuesday. More>>
Motorists in Louisiana will have to add tweets and Facebook updates to the list of activity banned while driving, in addition to texting. More>>
A key piece of evidence in a Baton Rouge drunk driving case has been tossed out of city court. The ruling could have a major impact on future DWI trials. More>>
The Louisiana National Guard's 773rd Military Police Battalion welcomed Lt. Col. Mark A. Howard as their new commander during an official change of command ceremony on the parade field at Camp Beauregard in Pineville, La., May 19. More>>
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) dedicated a statue Tuesday, May 21, in Baton Rouge to honor those Enforcement Division agents who have died in the line of duty. More>>
Public schools, already required to have written crisis management plans, will now have to coordinate those plans with local law enforcement and emergency preparedness officials - and hold annual safety drills to rehearse them. More>>
A proposal for Louisiana to tap into federal health overhaul money available for expanding Medicaid has been stalled by senators. More>>
Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who got punched when he tried an armed robbery with a knife at a tire shop Tuesday morning. More>>
For the next couple of weeks, officers from more than 130 agencies will be conducting overtime patrols and checkpoints in Louisiana, as Operation Click It or Ticket kicks off. More>>
LSU men's basketball coach Robert Kirby is leaving one Tiger program for another one. Kirby has joined the University of Memphis staff as an assistant coach. More>>
It was a busy morning for lawmakers at the Louisiana Capitol as they consider several timely and sensitive issues. They are talking about volunteer firefighters and Medicaid.
The deadly tornado that hit Moore, OK has been given a preliminary rating of EF-4. Tornadoes of that magnitude are rare in Louisiana, with only nine since 1950.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted on charges of cyberstalking, illegal use of a weapon and aggravated assault with a firearm. More>>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City. More>>
As Fico grunted and launched strikes to UL-Lafayette batters Saturday and Sunday afternoon, she knew her father's longtime battle with cancer was likely nearing an unhappy end.
New Orleans Saints players say they expect their return to the practice field this week to be intense, given the tone Sean Payton has set at club headquarters since his return from his bounty ban. More>>
Detectives said three men face drug charges after meth and other drugs were found inside a home, along with two small children, Monday evening. More>>
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead. More>>
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time. More>>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday.
Vanderbilt and LSU are the favorites to win this week's Southeastern Conference tournament after mowing through regular-season play with uncommon ease. More>>
An ArkLaTex mother says her son was pushed to the edge by bullying, and took his own life as a result. Now, she's speaking out in hopes of putting a stop to what she claims is an ongoing problem in the tiny McCurtain County town of Smithville, OK. More>>
Organizers of the Bayou Country Superfest have released the schedule of performers for this weekend's event at Tiger Stadium. More>>
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday. More>>
Representative Chris Broadwater and a supporting cast presented his bill to members of the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee on Monday. The bill would create a centralized collection department to work in conjunction with the Department of Revenue and the Attorney General's Office. More>>
Reporter Scott Taylor has confirmed the dispatcher on the Amanda Berry 911 call is being investigated by Cleveland City Hall. More>>
A new Legislative Audit report released Monday shows some problems with the way the State Department of Education is managing its charter schools. More>>
The 9News I-team has spent the past several months combing through never before seen and some recently released interrogation tapes and depositions. They're all in a case involving a Tangipahoa Sheriff's deputy with a deadly shooting of an unarmed teenager. More>>