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Photographs give a glimpse of Ariel Castro's yard

Bicycles. Barbed wire.

Judge: Good cause for insanity plea in Aurora shootings

A judge said Monday there is good cause to let Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. But Judge Carlos Samour Jr.

Unsatisfying sub provokes pickle assault

She apparently doesn't like pickles. A Massachusetts woman who ordered a steak-and-cheese sub at a subway station was so angry about "too many pickles" on her sandwich that she punched an employee and shoved two jars of pickles at her, transit pol

Police name suspect in New Orleans parade shooting

A suspect has been identified in a New Orleans parade shooting that left 19 people injured.

Parents worried about future of Belfair Elementary School

Parents and with their school board members spoke out Monday night about their concerns for the future of Belfair Elementary School.

Work to fix berm begins

Texas Brine crews went back to work today to plug up holes in the levee around a massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne.

Honor for the lives lost: National Peace Officers week

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week.

Bonnie and Clyde hit Downtown Baton Rouge

Film crews with the mini series Bonnie and Clyde took over Third Street in Downtown Baton Rouge.

Port Allen mayor vetoed new department heads list

Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter vetoed a new ordinance that would redefine who are the city's department heads.

Popular psychologist Joyce Brothers dies

Popular American psychologist Joyce Brothers has died, her daughter said Monday. She was 85. "She passed away peacefully and in her home ... with her family all around her," Lisa Brothers said.