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Tickfaw 200 poker run to bring in thousands to Livingston Parish

Livingston Parish is getting for an event that could bring in thousands. It’s called the Tickfaw 200 and it’s a poker run that’s been around for 23 years.

Salt dome bills make their way through legislative process

For nine months residents of Bayou Corne have been living in the shadow of the sinkhole.

Attorney for ex-priest accused of sex crimes against children requests bond reduction

The attorney for an ex-priest who is accused of sex crimes against children reportedly requested a major bond reduction and to have a taped confession thrown out.

Passenger in vehicle killed after bullets fly on Provost Street

A 20-year-old man was killed last night after the vehicle he was in was struck by bullets.

Rescue workers weren't prepared for chaos of Aurora shooting

When a shooter sprayed a movie audience with bullets in a Colorado theater last summer, paramedics were not prepared for the extent of the carnage and arrived with too few ambulances, fire officials say in a new report.

Ricin suspect to appear in court

A 41-year-old Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others will appear in court Thursday where a judge will decide whether he should remain in custody.

Missing Pennsylvania woman reappears 11 years later in Florida Keys

A Pennsylvania woman who mysteriously disappeared 11 years ago has resurfaced in Florida, saying that she just walked out on her family, her life and her problems.

California wildfire burns nearly 3,000 acres

Firefighters continue to battle what has been a fast-growing Southern California wildfire -- one that has already consumed more than 2,950 acres.

Bayou Corne residents banking on Blue Ribbon Commission

People living in Bayou Corne got a chance to chat with members of the Blue Ribbon Commission at home Wednesday during a community meeting. They're the group that will eventually determine when it's safe for residents to come home.

Disability rights advocates excited about extra funding

New Opportunities Waivers help children and adults with severe developmental disabilities get services they need, in a rare move during budget cuts the NOW program is getting more funding, creating 75 new slots for those who need them.