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A town copes with lives lost in Texas blast

Since they were little boys growing up West, Texas, brothers Doug and Robert Snokhous did everything together. They fixed cars, went hunting, golfed and barbecued together.

Extreme flooding hits Midwestern states

Heavy rains have caused flooding in several Midwestern states, leaving some homeless and rivers at dangerous levels.

U.S. to keep restriction on small knives on planes for now

The U.S. government will temporarily delay a controversial rule that would again permit passengers to carry small knives on commercial flights three days before it was due to take effect.

Victims rights week

The East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office has teamed up with local non profits to offer more help to victims of crime.

Folk singer Richie Havens dead at 72

Famed folk singer Richie Havens, the opening act at the 1969 Woodstock music festival, died Monday of a sudden heart attack, his publicist said. He was 72.

Oil industry leaders meet at LSU to discuss continued issues related to BP oil spill

Today leaders in the oil industry from around the world were at LSU. They were there to find out what the school has learned from the millions in grant money they've gotten since the spill.

CATS CEO Brian Marshall has resigned effective immediately

Brain Marshall, the CEO of the Capital Area Transit System, has resigned.

Canadian police: 2 arrested in al Qaeda-supported terror plot

Canadian authorities have arrested two men accused of plotting to attack a passenger train in an al Qaeda-supported plot, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday.

Reese Witherspoon arrested; husband booked on DUI

Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon's performance as an upset wife earned her a trip to jail and a disorderly conduct charge.

Crime Victims' Rights Week to honor those impacted by violence

Local law enforcement and community leaders will spend the next week acknowledging those impacted by violence. National Crime Victims' Rights Week began Sunday and runs through Saturday.