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Georgia school employee hailed as 'real hero' for talking gunman into giving up

A man slips behind someone else into a packed elementary school with AK-47 type weapon. He goes into the office and shoots at the ground, then darts between there and outside to fire at approaching police. So what do you do?

St. John Sheriff's Office fundraising campaign capped by special gift from Sen. Landrieu

The town of LaPlace may never get over a shooting that killed two sheriff's deputies and hurt two others.

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez may hear Thursday if grand jury has indicted him

Former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez will be back in court Thursday, where he may learn whether a grand jury has voted to indict him for Odin Lloyd's killing and other weapons charges.

Baker home catches fire, malfunctioning dryer seems to be cause

A dryer may be to blame for a house fire in Baker. The Baker Fire Department responded to a fire at a home in the 700 of Sherron Avenue.

ULL grad helps drum up support for the Ragin' Cajuns

University of Louisiana at Lafayette alum Tracy Broussard helps raise the roof at concerts by his boss, country music superstar Blake Shelton.

Touchdown Express returns this year, albeit more pricey

With the LSU football season just days away, the CATS Touchdown Express is bumping up its fare for riders. For ten dollars, fans can park downtown and ride to the LSU games.

Port Allen residents ready for new budget

People living in Port Allen are frustrated their city is still operating on 50 percent of it's old budget almost two months into the fiscal year.

Event, car show to be held in Livingston Parish; all proceeds to benefit animals

If you love animals and classic cars, head on over to Livingston Parish this weekend for the Rock, Roll and Rescue! The Livingston SPCA and Burning Lotus Tattoo are hosting the event on August 24.

LSU looking for singing stars

Calling all singers LSU is looking for a few good vocalists to show off their skills performing the national anthem.LSU is hosting tryouts for people and groups to perform the national anthem at LSU sporting events.

Prank turns sour at Plaquemine High School sending a girl to the hospital

Two young men are in trouble with the law over something they thought was a prank. Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies say the two used a pellet gun to shoot a young girl in a drive-by at Plaquemine High School.