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Decision to avoid veto session devastates families

The Brown family has spent the last few weeks hoping for a miracle. "I don't know what they're reason could have been but we all hoped, and prayed and worked for a better outcome," explained Ursula Brown.

$1.2 million of state money to go to improvements on 25 football fields at Nicholls State

Governor Bobby Jindal announced a $1.2 million investment has been made to revitalize 25 playing fields at Nicholls State University.

New Orleans Woman claims $1 million Powerball prize on behalf of group

Bobby Reaux claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the July 6 drawing on behalf of BCT, a self-named group of coworkers from Macy's at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie.

LSU safety Craig Loston named to Thorpe Award watch list

The pre-season accolades continue to roll in for LSU safety Craig Loston as the senior was named to his third watch list when the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually to college football’s top defensive back, unveiled its list of candidat

New construction project leaves residents of Scotlandville neighborhood ready for final resolution

Residents of Scotlandville's University Place subdivision dealt with stench, flies, and even some health problems for almost twenty years before the city parish agreed to buy them out several months ago.

Single-vehicle crash kills unrestrained driver

On Thursday, July 11 shortly after 9:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of LA 10 and U.S. 51 near the town of Fluker, LA.

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame telecast to be aired

The 2013 induction class for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame when the annual ceremonies are broadcast on a tape-delayed basis beginning on Friday, July 12. The taping will air on Cox Sports Television at 7:00 p.m.

Senate decides against holding veto session

Twenty-six senators returned ballots late Thursday evening to cancel out an automatic veto session. The session was automatically set to start on July 16, unless either 2/3rds of the House or Senate voted against it.

Jeremy Hill pleads guilty to simple battery; 2 years probation, community service

LSU running back Jeremy Hill pled guilty to simple battery in a Baton Rouge courtroom on Friday, July 12. The charges stem from a fight outside Reggie's Bar that happened in April 2013.

Couple arrested for selling firearms to juveniles, possession of methamphetamine

Two adults from New Iberia were arrested today for allegedly selling stolen firearms to juveniles.