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Area head starts feel the sting of sequestration

This year head start programs between Livingston and Washington Parish were forced to make some hard decisions, when they had some major cuts.

Authorities find two meth labs in woman's home

A woman from Eunice has been arrested after the officials found two separate meth labs and other drugs in her residence.

SCAM ALERT: Attorney General warns of medical scam targeting seniors

Louisiana seniors are being warned to be on guard for telephone con artists promising free medical alert devices.

LSU moves into AP Top 10

Coming off a 37-27 victory over then-No. 20 TCU on Saturday in Arlington, the LSU football team returned to the AP Top 10 when the week 1 rankings were released on Tuesday.

Wife dies in I-10 crash after jerking steering wheel during domestic dispute

An argument between a wife and husband led to a fatal crash in Slidell. On September 2 shortly after 8:30 p.m., State Troopers investigated a single-vehicle fatal crash on I-10 in St. Tammany Parish.

Double reunion set for LSU football home opening weekend

A double reunion is set for the LSU football home opening weekend Sept. 6-7, 2013 as former members of the LSU Gospel Choir and members of the LSU A. P. Tureaud, Sr., Black Alumni Chapter of the LSU Alumni Association gather jointly.

Recall petition for Port Allen Mayor turned in this morning

Organizers of a recall petition push for Port Allen, LA, Mayor Deedy Slaughter have turned in a stack of signatures pushing for Slaughter's recall.

Lafayette police searching for suspect who shot man in the stomach; victim survived

Police are working to identify the person who shot an 18-year-old man in the stomach.

New Orleans Saints add two more players to practice squad

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton on Monday announced that linebacker Rufus Johnson and offensive lineman Senio Kelemete are the final two members of the team's eight-man practice squad.

Local first responders gain a lunch of appreciation for working on Labor Day

Having to work on a day most people are relaxing can make for a long afternoon. One restaurant is helping local first responders feel better about their long hours.