Cooks at St. Vincent de Paul host annual Easter dinner

Crews at St. Vincent de Paul started prepping for their annual Easter dinner days in advance.

  Video shows elderly woman being dragged by train

The incident was caught on camera. It’s hard to watch, but amazingly, the woman survived the ordeal.
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  Hurricane Michael upgraded to a Category 5 at time of landfall in Florida

Michael is the first hurricane to make landfall in the United States as a category 5 since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and only the fourth on record.


LSU professor fired for vulgarity seeks to revive lawsuit

Louisiana National Guard has its second black female colonel

  Volunteers installing free smoke alarms for homeowners

  Man arrested in connection with alleged 2016 rape

Man accused of beating 65-year-old during home invasion arrested Friday after incident at hotel

The search for the suspect accused of brutally beating a 65-year-old man during a home invasion ended Friday night when police arrested Thomas Conley, 28.
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  Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday blasts.

  How to safely donate to Notre Dame fundraisers, avoid scammers

GA lawmaker pushes bill for drug testing applicants of unemployment benefits

Man arrested after attempting to strike interracial couple with vehicle

Louisiana starts medical marijuana-related research

  Self-serve tap room opens on bustling Burbank corridor

  Identity of off-duty deputy killed in motorcycle wreck in Geismar released

  The national flood insurance program expires soon

  Glitch in jury selection halts East Baton Rouge Parish trials until at least June

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  Armed civilian border group member arrested in New Mexico

The videos posted over the last several days show members of United Constitutional Patriots ordering family groups as small as seven and as large as several hundred to sit on the dirt with their children, some toddlers, waiting until Border Patrol agents arrive.


  Southern claims series over TSU with convincing rubber match win in 7 innings

No. 10 LSU baseball takes series over No. 25 Florida with win in Game 3

No. 10 LSU came out strong again in the rubber match to take the weekend series from No. 25 Florida at Alex Box Stadium Saturday.


  Family in desperate need of help after losing everything in fire

  Will Wade will NOT testify in federal trial

Police investigating shooting death of 13-year-old Natalbany boy

One critically injured in shooting at Meadowbrook Apartments

  Severe storms affect crawfish haul ahead of Easter weekend

There’s one impact of Thursday’s severe storms you might not feel until the weekend. Many crawfish farmers missed out on valuable time in their ponds, but retailers are still optimistic headed into Good Friday.
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  Topeka Zoo tiger will not be euthanized after attack; keeper in stable condition

According to Zoo Director Brendan Wiley, the keeper suffered injuries to lacerations and puncture wounds to the back of her head, neck, and one arm.

  LSU hires Woodward as athletic director

  Juveniles account for majority of human trafficking victims in La. in 2018

  Recent turtle and dolphin deaths raise concerns

Court orders Cannon jury selection to restart


  The national flood insurance program expires soon

  What to look out for when buying a used car

  How to avoid overspending to prepare for spring, summer