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Raising Cane’s mobilizes to deliver aid to victims of North Texas, Oklahoma tornadoes

Thousands of people across North Texas and Oklahoma are in desperate need of food, water, shelter and other basic necessities after their communities were devastated by deadly tornadoes over the past several days.

Former tenant claims wrongful eviction by Gonzales Councilman

Debra Williams lived as tenant in a “shed” owned by Gonzales Councilman Timothy Vessel, Sr. from May 1, 2012 until her eviction on February 4, 2013, barely a month after he assumed office.

DOTD installs enhanced monitoring equipment near Bayou Corne sinkhole

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will use enhanced monitoring along La. 70, near the Assumption Parish sinkhole.

27-year-old unrestrained driver killed in two-vehicle crash; impairment suspected

A DeRidder man died last night in a two-vehicle crash. Officials say he was not wearing a seatbelt and he was ejected from his truck.

Convicted murderers, rapists, pedophiles now prohibited from food stamp program

A Louisiana Senator is responsible for passing an amendment that will prohibit convicted murderers, rapists, and pedophiles from being able to receive food stamps.

Parents pleased with LEAP result improvements

LEAP scores increased alongside the difficulty of the test, pleasing parents of elementary and middle school students.

NOPD: Don’t laugh…we’re looking for a statue of a pig in a chef’s outfit

Police have turned to social media to track down a statue that was stolen during Jazz Fest. They simply said “don’t laugh…” in the Facebook post and included a link to the information.

High speed chase over $37 printer ended by off-duty officer

A married couple nearly hit an officer and led Slidell police on a high-speed chase after stealing a $37 computer printer from a retail store.

Nine horses die in early morning stable fire; lightning strike considered possible cause

Firefighters did their best to rescue several horses in a barn. Sadly, they were unsuccessful and nine died in the early morning blaze.

LSU and Arkansas to battle in SEC Tournament

The LSU baseball team looks to continue their hot play when they face SEC West foe Arkansas Thursday at 4:30 p.m.