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Frustration from lack of communication about sewer buyouts

People who live in the University Place subdivision were promised a settlement to move them away from the North Wastewater Treatment Plant. Four months later, they have not seen a thing.

Oklahoma City tornado: Get the latest developments in this disaster

At least 51 people -- including at least 20 children -- were killed when a massive tornado struck an area outside Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon, officials said.

The Doors' Ray Manzarek dies at 74

The Doors' founding keyboardist, Ray Manzarek, died in Germany Monday after a long fight with cancer, his publicist said in a statement. He was 74. The artist had been diagnosed with bile duct cancer.

Gov. Jindal to Texas Brine: No more excuses about buyout delays

Governor Bobby Jindal issued an ultimatum to Texas Brine on Monday: buy out evacuated residents from their homes, or risk losing every permit the state issued it.

Camp Minden update: All explosives now properly stored, Explo licenses revoked

After six months of continuous work by the Louisiana State Police Emergency Services Unit, and the Explo employees working under their immediate supervision, the public safety hazard has been mitigated and Louisiana State Police has revoked the

Locals speak out about weekend shooting in Plaquemine

A man wanted for allegedly shooting up a Circle K gas station Saturday night turned himself into police Monday morning.

Medicaid Expansion hits another road block; advocates still hopeful

One by one, proposed laws to expand Medicaid are being shot down at the capitol. The latest in the line, Senate Bill 125, died in the Senate Finance committee.

Four-state tornado outbreak kills 1; record damage

At least one person was killed and around a dozen injured Sunday when a string of tornadoes tore through four states, ripping roofs off homes, downing power lines and tossing trees like matchsticks.

Community mourns the loss of Louisiana boy who drowned in Pensacola

A community continues to mourn today for an 8-year-old Louisiana boy who drowned over the weekend.

Winning numbers for largest Powerball jackpot are ...

The million-dollar questions have been answered. What are the Powerball numbers, and have any winning tickets been sold?