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Neighbors raise concerns after man is shot while sleeping next to son

The quiet of the small apartment complex on Cottondale Drive was shattered early Saturday morning when 35 year-old Munzer Zidan was shot and killed while sleeping in his bed.

Three Livingston Parish high schools among best in United States

Three Livingston Parish High Schools have been named among the nation’s best public high schools, according to this year’s rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

LSU Tiger Marching Band to host annual Tigerama event on October 29, tickets available

The LSU Tiger Marching Band, Golden Girls and Colorguard have entertained millions of LSU fans as they perform before, during and after football games at Tiger Stadium, as well as other special events locally, nationally and abroad.

Japan debt tops 1 quadrillion yen

Japan's finance ministry has released data showing that the country's debt burden has topped 1 quadrillion yen for the first time.

Nearly half of all video-gamers are women

A new report suggests adult women are nearly half of all video game players. That's a number that can be read in the changing tone of some of today's top games.

Tips to avoid making yourself a mosquito magnet

Some people get bit by mosquitoes, no matter what they do. They can be out with friends who don't get bit, but they end up covered in them. So what is it that makes them mosquito magnets?

DHH confirms 7 news cases of West Nile this week

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is reporting seven new West Nile cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to eight. At this time last year, the state had 53 cases of West Nile virus.

New jobs: 500 new jobs with average salaries of $46,600 coming to Lake Charles airport

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and AAR Corp. Chairman and CEO David Storch announced the company will establish a 750-job aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) operation at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles.

SCAM ALERT: Text message claims your credit card has been declined

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii wants our partners to be aware of a new scam circulating in the area.

Recent spike in motorcycle-related deaths prompts discussion about safety

Darrin Baymen has been riding for 15 years, and he said wearing the right protective gear is not just a regulation, it could make all the difference in an accident.