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Southern, Banks agree in principle to new contract

Southern University has announced the school reached a deal to extend the contract of men's head basketball coach Roman Banks. In 2012, Banks led the team to the NCAA tournament and the SWAC championship.

Motorcyclist dies in Webster Parish crash

A Sarpeta man has died from injuries after crashing his motorcycle and hitting another vehicle.

Home building rises to key milestone

The annual pace of housing starts topped 1 million for the first time in nearly five years in March, another sign of the rebound in the sector.

How to turn your phone into a biometric scanning machine

Smartphones are powerful tools, and with the right apps and accessories, they can become even more so. A California-based tech company has launched a tool that turns a regular iPhone 4 or 4S into a powerful biometrics scanning tool.

Nurses relied on trauma experience to help bombing wounded

Of all the Boston Marathons he's worked -- and he's done a half-dozen of them -- Stephen Segatore figured this one would be pretty easy.

What we know about the terror attack, aftermath at the Boston Marathon

In the aftermath of two bomb blasts near the finish line of Monday's Boston Marathon, Boston police confirm three dead and scores injured, according to Cheryl Fiandaca, head of media relations for the Boston police.

Earl K Long Hospital closes but 24 hour Urgent Care Center opens

Less than a day after Earl K. Long shut its doors, a new urgent care clinic has opened a few blocks away. Fred West heard the news a few months back that his main resource for care was shutting down.

Ascension Parish Recycling Road show four-month numbers released

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Wednesday 13.7 tons of recyclable materials were collected during the first four months of this year’s Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show.

Local NFL Player Receives Proclamation

Former LSU standout and NFL veteran Howard Green Jr., received an Ascension Parish proclamation from Parish President Tommy Martinez last week during a visit to the parish administration building.