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Man gains second DWI for driving lawnmower down road at night without headlights

A 60-year-old man was arrested for his second DWI after a police officer nearly crashed into him. That’s because he was driving down a road on a riding lawnmower shortly after midnight.

MISSING: LSU senior never returns to home in Ascension Parish from party

Police are searching for an LSU senior who went missing early Tuesday morning.

VIDEO: LA Army dad surprises daughter at school dance

A heartwarming reunion for a New Orleans teen and her father happened at a "Welcome Back to School" dance.

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‘Swamp People’ star causes crash that shuts off power for several hours

Troy “T-Roy” Broussard, one of the stars of the hit reality show “Swamp People,” caused a major crash in downtown Shreveport this morning. The damage included a power outage that lasted for several hours.

$250,000 bond for man accused of beating, kidnapping woman from hotel

The man accused of attacking and kidnapping a woman from a hotel in New Orleans has turned himself in to police.

DHH: One new case of neuroinvasive form of West Nile confirmed in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is reporting one new West Nile case this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to nine. This week's new infection is a neuroinvasive disease case from Ouachita Parish.

'Duck Dynasty' star a victim of 'facial profiling'?

A&E's "Duck Dynasty" may be one of the biggest reality TV successes in recent memory, but one of the stars said he and his famously wild beard have been victims of "facial profiling."

One year later: Community to hold ceremony to remember two fallen deputies

The community will gather tomorrow to remember two deputies killed one year ago during an ambush at a trailer park near Laplace. Deputy Brandon Nielsen, 34, and Deputy Jeremy Triche, 27, were shot and killed on August 16, 2012.

Second hostage from Tensas bank standoff dies after being removed from life support

Col. Mike Edmundson with the Louisiana State Police has confirmed that the second hostage, Ledean McDaniel, was removed from life support and has died.