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Nearly half of all video-gamers are women

A new report suggests adult women are nearly half of all video game players. That's a number that can be read in the changing tone of some of today's top games.

Tips to avoid making yourself a mosquito magnet

Some people get bit by mosquitoes, no matter what they do. They can be out with friends who don't get bit, but they end up covered in them. So what is it that makes them mosquito magnets?

DHH confirms 7 news cases of West Nile this week

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is reporting seven new West Nile cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to eight. At this time last year, the state had 53 cases of West Nile virus.

New jobs: 500 new jobs with average salaries of $46,600 coming to Lake Charles airport

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and AAR Corp. Chairman and CEO David Storch announced the company will establish a 750-job aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) operation at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles.

SCAM ALERT: Text message claims your credit card has been declined

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii wants our partners to be aware of a new scam circulating in the area.

Recent spike in motorcycle-related deaths prompts discussion about safety

Darrin Baymen has been riding for 15 years, and he said wearing the right protective gear is not just a regulation, it could make all the difference in an accident.

Obama: Snowden can 'make his case' in court, Olympics boycott bad idea

President Barack Obama on Friday outlined steps being taken to restore public confidence in U.S. intelligence gathering measures after leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden rocked his administration and roiled U.S.

Motorcyclist killed from two-vehicle crash in Port Allen

On Friday, Aug. 9 shortly after 12:15 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle. It happened on US Hwy 190 west of LA Hwy 1145 in West Baton Rouge Parish.

Florida man allegedly kills wife, posts confession, photo of body on Facebook

People confess to a lot of things on Facebook: their frustrations, bad habits, secret longings and new loves.

Nearly $60,000 of illegal drugs recovered from 3 separate cases in Livingston Parish

This past week the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office has made numerous narcotics related arrests conducted in separate cases.