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St. John Parish protects water supply amid recent amoeba detection

As a result of the recent detection of amoeba in two parish water systems, St. John Parish has implemented additional sampling and testing procedures to ensure the water supply remains safe.

Elderly couple killed in Concordia Parish crash

A crash involving three vehicles killed a husband and wife from Ferriday on October 9. Troopers responded to the crash around 8:40 p.m., which occurred on US Hwy 84 at Ferriday Drive.

LSU basketball teams to be highlighted at annual 'Bayou Madness' celebration today

Fans will have a chance to meet and greet the LSU men’s and women’s basketball teams as “The Road to Tipoff” for the 2013-14 season continues at the inaugural “Bayou Madness” today from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

New iPhones haven't saved Apple's stock

Despite glowing reviews and strong sales, new iPhones haven't done anything to get Apple's stock out of the doldrums.

LSU to hold Annual Fall Fest this Friday

One of the most anticipated events of the fall semester will take place on Friday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hot air balloon hits power line crashes, 2 burned

A wayward hot air balloon hit power lines Wednesday morning during an event in New Mexico, severely burning the two men in it and causing the balloon to plummet some 40 feet to the ground.

Judge: Jury selection, trial of James Holmes could last 8 months

Those deciding accused Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes' fate should expect the whole process to take eight months, a judge ruled Wednesday, suggesting -- while few question who is behind the massacre -- that other factors might

Hannah Anderson: DiMaggio handcuffed me, wanted me to play Russian roulette

Two months after a nationwide manhunt helped authorities track down kidnapped California teen Hannah Anderson, she's revealing new details about her conversations with the man who allegedly held her hostage and killed her mother and brother

South Dakota blizzard kills, buries cows; shutdown leaves ranchers in the cold

Like a scene from a scriptural parable, dark carcasses of cows and steers lie motionless in silent clusters across swaths of South Dakota.

Port Allen budget gets pushed back again

Port Allen City Council members decided not to vote on a proposed budget from Mayor Deedy Slaughter Wednesday. Instead they set up a special meeting for Wednesday October 16 to continue the money conversation.