Resident says tree roots in lot next door are destroying his home

Charles Chenier, 74, has lived in his home for 45 years. He says it’s devastating to watch a tree from another property ruin his family’s home.

  Pediatrician gets at least 79 years for sexually assaulting children

A former Pennsylvania pediatrician was sentenced Monday to at least 79 years in prison for sexually assaulting 31 children, most of them patients.
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  Daily aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for healthy older adults

Daily low-dose aspirin is no longer recommended as a preventative for older adults who don’t have a high risk of heart disease or existing heart disease.

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FlixBus launches southern network in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas

  Neighbor says deadly house fire spread quicker than firefighters could respond

  Audit finds multiple issues within LSU’s U-High

  Audit: LSU improperly pays employee $400K

WANTED: Police seeking man connected to Ponchatoula deadly shooting

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected in a deadly shooting.
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AP Source: Justice Dept. probing development of Boeing jets

U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing’s 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday.

  DA to seek death penalty for Dakota Theriot; not guilty plea entered

Police seeking info on hotel shooting that injured 2 women

  LSU basketball earns No. 3 in seed NCAA Tournament

  1 killed, 2 injured in house fire on Hibiscus Drive

  Group dedicated to reuniting missing kids with loved ones for free seeks new search dogs, volunteer handlers

  Teen’s body found in N. 35th street ditch with gunshot wounds

  Another 43 lots of medication used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure recalled

Impaired driver arrested after injuring pedestrian on Perkins Road

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Court rules middle finger protected by the Constitution

A federal appeals court says a Michigan woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was handed a speeding ticket after giving the finger to a suburban Detroit officer in 2017.

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Southern announced as No. 16-seed in NCAA women’s basketball tournament

Tiger basketball drops out of top 10

LSU gymnastics earns top seed at SEC Championships

LSU Baseball: March 18 National Polls

The Tigers improved to 15-5 overall and 3-0 in SEC play this weekend after sweeping the Kentucky Wildcats at Alex Box Stadium.

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Congressman pitches Louisiana for Trump’s Space Force locale

  Shooting suspect arrested after former Vinton mayor killed at his Baton Rouge home

  Suspected impaired driver arrested after killing Springfield man in head-on crash; injuring two while driving wrong way

  Entergy installing new technology across La., some choose to opt out

One injured after being hit by vehicle near Perkins Road

Emergency crews responded to reports of a person being struck by a vehicle near Perkins Road just before 8 p.m. on Saturday, March. 16.
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  Police officer dragged by ATV as 100 off-road drivers illegally take over Nashville streets

Police say around 100 drivers on off-road vehicles wove in and out of moving and parked vehicles on busy Nashville streets, injuring several officers and costing taxpayers thousands.

CDC: Whooping cough vaccine not as effective as it once was

  Second man arrested after teen killed, body dumped in Amite River

Suspected drunk driver crashes into State Trooper vehicle on I-210

Motorcyclist arrested after speeding by stopped school bus, crashing into patrol car in Baton Rouge