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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.

NCAA adapts rule changes for 2013 season, will create safer games

Since 2011, The National Football Foundation has partnered with Rogers Redding, the national coordinator of College Football Officiating, to help generate awareness for the rule changes in college football through a series of regular columns di

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.

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?

Saints come back for win over Kansas City in preseason opener

The backups bailed out the starters for the New Orleans Saints, as a total team effort led to a 17-13 victory over Kansas City in the preseason opener for both teams.

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.

‘Habitual offender’ sentenced to 24-years in prison for LSU bomb threat

A convicted felon will spend the next 24-years in prison for calling in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of LSU’s campus.