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POLICE: Grandson of Malcolm X beat to death in Mexico

The grandson of civil rights activist Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz, died in a Mexico City hospital after suffering an apparent beating, police told CNN.

Acadian Fine Foods recalls more than 17,000 pounds of pork, chicken stew

A local company is recalling more than 17,000 pounds of pork and chicken stew due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The FDA has listed this as a high health risk.

Budget passes through House, heads to the Senate

The Louisiana House of Representatives passed a 92-6 Budget just before 5:00 on Friday Afternoon.

Water seeps into Bayou Corne sinkhole due to rough weather

Today’s rough weather is leading to more problems at the sinkhole in Assumption Parish. A berm near the sinkhole broke in five different spots overnight. Now, some water is getting into the sinkhole.

Place nonperishable food items at your mailbox to help Stamp Out Hunger

Tomorrow, postal workers will collect more than mail. They will give you a chance to help those less fortunate during the national Stamp Out Hunger drive.

Fallen power line sparks blaze at home on Carlotta Street

A fallen power line ignited a fire at a home on Carlotta Street that was being used for storage.

Ascension: Digging prohibited within 1,500 feet of Mississippi River levee

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced that all digging and excavating within 1,500 feet of the Mississippi River levee in Ascension Parish is prohibited until further notice.

Stamp prices could rise again

The U.S. Postal Service board will look into hiking postage prices on all types of mail, as losses continue to plague the agency, the chief of the board said Friday.

What caused the West, TX plant explosion? Criminal investigation launched

Texas authorities are launching a criminal investigation into last month's deadly fertilizer distribution facility explosion in West, Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Friday.

Lightning strike causes $1.3 million in damage to Louisiana Association of Realtors building

A lightning strike caused $1.3 million in damage this morning after a building became engulfed in flames.