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No impact from absence of Livingston Parish school board president

Malcolm Sibley was not in the room, and his chair was already filled.

Woman's water tank death ruled accidental

A 21-year-old woman whose body was found in a water tank of a Los Angeles hotel in February was the victim of an accidental drowning, medical examiners reported Thursday.

DOTD works with locals to extend LA Swift one extra month

DOTD has announced that LA Swift, the bus service that runs between New Orleans and Baton Rouge that was initiated after Hurricane Katrina, will be extended one month until July 31 to allow local entities the opportunity to formalize a plan for

Baby shot dead during parental dispute, sheriff's office says

A 6-month-old girl was fatally shot Wednesday while her parents were involved in a domestic dispute, authorities said. The incident occurred in Knoxville, Tennessee, the Knox County sheriff's office said.

Parents and educators discuss ways to revamp diplomas

Getting a High School degree these days is getting more and more complicated, but the state's top education official is looking to streamline the process for your students.

Microsoft reverses course on controversial Xbox One restrictions

Just two weeks after announcing that the Xbox One would require an Internet connection and prevent the free exchange of used games, Microsoft abruptly changed its stance and abandoned both policies.

For victims of 'landlords from hell,' home is where the hurt is

Think you have the landlord from hell? Think again. Did they steal your stuff? Lock you out? Threaten you with a gun? Unless they did, they're not even in contention for the title.

Patriots player mum as police search for clues in man's death

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is used to throngs of media clamoring to ask him questions, but the NFL star has never had to deal with them camping outside his home.

Eight-year-old proves rare disease is merely a challenge to overcome

Mikayla Blunt knows she is not quite like everyone else. She has a bigger personality, and she is more controlling than her siblings and most of her peers.

Group apologizes to gay community, shuts down 'cure' ministry

After 37 years, Exodus International, an organization whose mission was to "help" gay Christians become straight, is shutting down. But not before issuing an apology.