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Louisiana law agencies receive nearly $2 million in federal grants; will supplement DNA, juvenile and forensic programs

The Department of Justice has recently awarded one grant to Louisiana State Police and two grants to Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. LSP was awarded $1,551,210 in funding for their DNA Backlog Reduction Program.

Local boy's dying wish is to help feed the hungry

We hear a lot about children wanting to help others, and even some about dying wishes, but Trevor Sims' story combines both.

Area head starts feel the sting of sequestration

This year head start programs between Livingston and Washington Parish were forced to make some hard decisions, when they had some major cuts.

SCAM ALERT: Attorney General warns of medical scam targeting seniors

Louisiana seniors are being warned to be on guard for telephone con artists promising free medical alert devices.

Double reunion set for LSU football home opening weekend

A double reunion is set for the LSU football home opening weekend Sept. 6-7, 2013 as former members of the LSU Gospel Choir and members of the LSU A. P. Tureaud, Sr., Black Alumni Chapter of the LSU Alumni Association gather jointly.

Recall petition for Port Allen Mayor turned in this morning

Organizers of a recall petition push for Port Allen, LA, Mayor Deedy Slaughter have turned in a stack of signatures pushing for Slaughter's recall.

Better flu vaccine on the horizon

During the heat of summer, people tend to forget about the flu. Yet as high temperatures begin to decline, we're reminded that influenza, a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death, will soon return.

Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park 70% contained

The stubborn Rim Fire, one of the largest wildfire in California's history, is 70% contained, the U.S. Forest Service said Monday night.

Obama administration presses for support on Syria strikes

The Obama administration will spend this week trying to persuade lawmakers at home and allies abroad that an attack on Syria is the appropriate response to the alleged use of poison gas by President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

California elementary school principal accused of killing husband

California principal, accused of murdering her husband, is due in court Tuesday -- the same day that her husband is laid to rest.