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Amazon doesn't always have lowest prices

Hunting for deals online typically goes something like this: Go to Amazon.com. Search for your product. Find the cheapest option. Buy.

Mike Huckabee speaks at Angola about prison visitation program

The inmates at Angola Prison spend their daily lives behind bars, but today a few of them had the opportunity to walk freely throughout the prison grounds as part of a special program.

Acadiana's tourism industry is growing

Food, music, culture. These are words so many of us associate with our region of Acadiana. We keep getting national recognitions for the place we call home, and it's making a positive difference.

Reynolds, Lorillard in tobacco merger

Reynolds American and Lorillard announced a $27.4 billion merger on Tuesday that will bring together the No. 2 and No. 3 U.S. cigarette makers. The deal means the Camel and Newport brands will be owned by the same company.

Theme park employees caught in sex stings, child porn arrests

Just days after getting arrested in a child sex sting, Robert Kingsolver is a long way from his beloved job at Walt Disney World.

First group of Hondurans deported from new U.S. facility

The woman's eyes were swollen and red after she got off a plane in this violence-plagued Central American city on Monday.

Tangipahoa 911 launches service that gives deaf community rare access

Imagine being in an emergency, and realizing that you cannot call 911 for help. You want to, but there is no way to tell the dispatcher what's happening.

Audit shows Office of Financial Institutions needs to do a better job

Did you know nearly 60,000 households depend on pay day loans just to make ends meet? That's more than 20% of the state! But is it worth it?

Dump truck hit by Amtrak train in Tangipahoa Parish

An Amtrak train hit a dump truck between Amite and Independence, LA, Monday afternoon around 1:30 p.m.

Body falls out coroner's van onto Pennsylvania roadway

A body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy road in Bucks County.