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Victims friend reacts to accused murderer escaping from prision, found in Mississippi

An accused murderer is back in jail after escaping from the Tangipahoa Parish Prison.

SLU’s Bennett named to Payton Award watch list

Southeastern Louisiana senior quarterback Bryan Bennett is one of 20 student-athletes named to the Watch List for the 28th Walter Payton Award, which is awarded to the outstanding player of the Football Championship Subdivision.

LSU's Tiger Stadium ranked as top college football venue by Athlon Sports panel

Tiger Stadium has been ranked as the best college football stadium along with having the best game day atmosphere, in a poll conducted by Athlon Sports that was released on Monday.

Police catch murder suspect who escaped Tangipahoa Parish jail

UPDATE: Moore, who escaped from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on Sunday night, is now in police custody.

EBRSO release description of O'Neal bank robbery suspect

UPDATE: Deputies describe the bank robbery suspect as a medium-skin tone male, 5’7’’ tall, weighing 180-190 lbs, and was wearing a “black long sleeve shirt with green short-sleeved shirt on top (polo sty

St. Francisville worker finds skeletal remains near Old Ferry Landing

The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of skeletal remains found near the Old Ferry Landing in St. Francisville on Sunday, July 6, around 1:00 p.m.

One dead, two hurt when truck flips over I-10 overpass

One person is dead and two others are hurt in a crash that sent a truck over the Interstate 10 guardrail.

USS Kidd faces financial problems: downsized fourth celebrations continue

For those who were ready to watch some fireworks from the USS Kidd on the fourth and of course see the mock attack and air raid, you’re out of luck.

The High Price of Charity

Times are tough for everyone, but imagine running a non-profit. They depend on donations to keep them going. When you run a non-profit, there are certain things you can't help but ask yourself...

Hammond residents enjoy their first 'Hammond America' celebration

In Hammond, hundreds of people came out for the city's first daytime 4th of July celebration. The 4th of July, Independence Day, the day we celebrate our freedom.