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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.

RECALL: Whole Foods warns about contaminated cheese that could be fatal, high health risk

Whole Foods has issued a recall of cheese that is potential contaminated. It's considered a high health risk, especially to children, the elderly, and pregnant women. So far no illness has been reported.

Change to Louisiana Safe Haven Law extends cutoff age to 60 days

Effective August 1, a parent can use the Louisiana Safe Haven law to relinquish a baby up until they are 60 days old. Previously the age limit was 30 days.

Sulphur man arrested for repeated sexual battery of 6-year-old girl

On June 17, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding David K.

UL first university in the state to offer Instructional Coaching in Education

Because of recent changes to the education system in Louisiana many teachers have become weary, leaving them worried about meeting the state's standards.  UL is the first college in the state to offer a new Master of Education in Curri

Entergy to cut 5 percent of workforce nationwide; 240 in Louisiana

Entergy announced on Tuesday, July 30 that the company is laying off about 5 percent of its workforce. The cuts will occur at their stations located across the country.