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FAMU lifts marching band's suspension

Citing positive steps taken since the hazing death of a drum major, Florida A&M University's interim leader said Thursday he has lifted the suspension of the school's famous marching band.

Southeast incorporation talks slow, frustrating some supporters

Talk of creating a new city in East Baton Rouge Parish continued Thursday. But not many people heard what they were waiting for.

Suspect in Colorado theater killings to wear hidden harness during trial

Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes will wear a hidden harness under his clothes to restrain him during his trial, which will have the largest jury pool in state history.

Dewey Breaux Road bridge closed for repairs in Ascension

Parish officials have closed a bridge located on Dewey Breaux Road in Gonzales until further notice. Crews will replace the bridge with box culverts. The bridge crosses over the Calbasse Canal.

Governor Jindal signs bills into law

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 431.

Apple tests motion detection features for iPhone

Apple appears to be testing out motion control features that will let people control their iPhones by moving their heads.

LDWF agents participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division (LDWF/LED) agents will take part in Operation Dry Water from June 28-30 with increased patrols for boaters operating or driving a boat while intoxicated (DWI) enforcement a

Eco-friendly bags might not be so friendly to your health

The trend nationwide is to be more "eco-friendly" and many people are doing so by using reusable grocery bags. But this "green" alternative to plastic might be making you sick.

Aaron Hernandez investigated in 2012 double slaying

Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL tight end charged with murder in the death last week of an acquaintance, is now being investigated in connection with a double homicide in Boston's South End in July 2012, a law enforcement source close to th

Louisiana Chimp Haven celebrates win for chimpanzees used for testing

Chimp Haven learned today that National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr.