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WHO: Evidence shows Ebola crisis 'vastly' underestimated

The magnitude of the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "vastly" underestimated, the World Health Organization warned this week, as the death toll rose to more than 1,000.

Vigil highlights new laws against domestic violence

Law enforcement has new ways to try to stop domestic violence. And a local sorority wants everyone to know about them, so they could save a woman's life.

LSU student designs crawfish boil Nike shoes

Every spring we lay down our newspapers, put our pots on the fire, and throw in the crawfish and corn for a Louisiana crawfish boil. Well now, a local skate shop has used all that to inspire something you might not expect.

LSU Alumni Association President Resigns

LSU Alumni Association President Charlie Roberts has resigned.

New rules for the Port Allen police department

Port Allen City Council adopted an ordinance Wednesday night that will force all future hired police officers to reimburse the city on all funding spent to train and outfit them if they leave the department within two years.

Saving the U.S.S. Kidd: Staff hopeful for museum's future

It's been a tough year for the staff at U.S.S. Kidd, but this week they got some good news. NCIS New Orleans is coming to the Kidd, and that means more money for the museum.

Texas mom invents app to control child's phone

For parents of teenagers, not knowing where your child is can be frustrating, even frightening. And giving them a cell phone doesn't always mean they'll answer.

Fallen tree closes Burgess Avenue in Walker

LA 1027 (Burgess Avenue) is closed to traffic in both directions from Glascock Street to King Street in Walker due to a fallen tree. Traffic is not passing through and is advised to use an alternate route.

Health care costs hit Wal-Mart profit

Wal-Mart Stores says far more of its workers are signing up for its health care coverage than it expected.

Anonymous reveals Ferguson police officer's name

The online hacking group Anonymous has released the name of the man it believes to be the police officer who shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., over the weekend.