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RECALL: Misbranding of frozen chicken meals could impact those with allergies

Traditions, a Pearl, Miss., establishment, is recalling 2,486 pounds of frozen chicken meals because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

Statewide Sales tax holiday begins today

The Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday provides an exemption from state sales tax on the first $2,500 of the purchase price of most individual items of tangible personal property for non-business use.

School board members still wanting to go forward with investigation; even though community leaders pleading against it

The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce has now joined in the effort to encourage the Lafayette parish school board and it's members to cooperate and come to a mutual understanding.  Some board members are still behind going through

Authorities looking for suspect in check fraud investigation

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man that recently cashed a fake payroll check. On July 25, officials received a call a convenience store in Amelia regarding a counterfeit check.

Lottery drawing show posted incorrect Easy 5 number for July 24 drawing

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation has discovered that its drawing show, which airs on select television stations throughout the state, contained an incorrect Easy 5 number for the July 24 drawing.

71-year-old man killed after woman hits his motorcycle

A 71-year-old man from Youngsville died yesterday after the motorcycle he was driving was hit by an oncoming vehicle.

RECALL: 50,000 pounds of ground beef possibly contaminated with E. coli

A Kansas company is recalling about 50,000 pounds of ground beef products over fears of E. coli contamination.

85-year-old woman accused of attempted murder, domestic abuse, arson

An 85-year-old woman was arrested for attempted murder, domestic abuse and arson following an incident at a home in Lake Charles.

Rolling Stone sales double with 'Boston Bomber' issue

Rolling Stone's controversial July issue, which featured alleged "Boston Bomber" Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover, generated big newstand sales despite being boycotted by some drugstore and supermarket chains.

Troopers seize nearly 50 pounds of marijuana on I-10 traffic stop

Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Criminal Patrols Unit in Troop I with the assistance of the St.