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Lawsuits filed in Stringer Bridge Road fatal accident

The fathers of two little girls killed in a deadly crash in St. Amant say in separate lawsuits the DOTD and Ascension Parish are partially to blame for the accident.

Court case about death of one woman's child comes back to the surface after 19 years

A man has been ordered to report to jail, for something that happened 19 years ago.

Slidell woman killed while trying to escape vehicle stuck on train tracks

A Slidell woman died last night after her vehicle became stuck in the gravel by the railroad tracks. Officials say this is the second death in two months due to a train collision.

'Disgraceful' decision to end Boston suspect's interrogation, GOP lawmaker says

The decision to read Miranda rights to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the midst of an interrogation was called "disgraceful" Sunday by a leading Republican, who took aim at U.S.

Empty nets in Louisiana three years after the spill

On his dock along the banks of Bayou Yscloskey, Darren Stander makes the pelicans dance.

May is motorcycle safety awareness month

With May temperatures warming up, more motorcyclists are taking to the roads and highways again.

The Mississippi ricin case -- a web of small-town intrigue

Was it a tiff between an Elvis impersonator and a martial arts instructor in the birthplace of the King that caused headlines around the world?

Official: Russia heard Boston suspects' mother 'discussing jihad'

Russia intercepted a communication between the mother of the accused Boston Marathon bombers and someone who may have been one of her sons "discussing jihad" in 2011, according to a U.S.

Man stabs choir members at end of church service

Mass had just ended at St. Jude Thaddeus Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the choir had begun its closing hymns when it happened.

Increased security at schools after California girl's stabbing death

Students in a Northern California school district head to class Monday morning under increased security after the weekend stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl.