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June’s $835,701 Lotto Jackpot Prize Claimed

The $835,701 Lotto jackpot prize that was won on June 8 was claimed by 2027 Stephen Girard, LLC on Wednesday morning at Louisiana Lottery headquarters.

Caught on Camera: Bayou Corne sinkhole widens, engulfs trees

 A camera was rolling just as the Bayou Corne sinkhole swallowed a group of trees. Local agencies have been monitoring this recent activity.

Brightside widening project to hold meeting to inform public

Now is your chance to voice your opinion on the proposed widening project from Brightside Lane to Gourrier Avenue.

First Hannah Anderson TV interview: 'My mom raised me to be strong'

In her first television interview since she was freed following an alleged kidnapping this month, Hannah Anderson described herself as a survivor, and thanked those who have supported her.

Suspect in killing of Australian Chris Lane tweeted: 'time to start taken life's'

One of the Oklahoma teenagers accused of killing 23-year-old Australian Christopher Lane had previously posted images online showing himself posing with guns and wads of cash.

Georgia school employee hailed as 'real hero' for talking gunman into giving up

A man slips behind someone else into a packed elementary school with AK-47 type weapon. He goes into the office and shoots at the ground, then darts between there and outside to fire at approaching police. So what do you do?

St. John Sheriff's Office fundraising campaign capped by special gift from Sen. Landrieu

The town of LaPlace may never get over a shooting that killed two sheriff's deputies and hurt two others.

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez may hear Thursday if grand jury has indicted him

Former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez will be back in court Thursday, where he may learn whether a grand jury has voted to indict him for Odin Lloyd's killing and other weapons charges.

Baker home catches fire, malfunctioning dryer seems to be cause

A dryer may be to blame for a house fire in Baker. The Baker Fire Department responded to a fire at a home in the 700 of Sherron Avenue.

ULL grad helps drum up support for the Ragin' Cajuns

University of Louisiana at Lafayette alum Tracy Broussard helps raise the roof at concerts by his boss, country music superstar Blake Shelton.