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Louisiana State Trooper Dies After Being Shot In The Head

Officials say Kevin Daigle, 54, shot the trooper with a sawed-off shotgun, then told him afterward, “You’re lucky, you’re going to die soon.”


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A Music Lover’s Guide To The South

Guide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers


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Louisiana Parents Arrested For Sending 5-Year-Old Son To Burglarize Home

Louisiana parents are accused of encouraging their 5-year-old son to rob his grandmother’s house.


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Fire On Coastal Louisiana Oil Platform Extinguished

A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana’s coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said.


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NFL Prospect Leaves Draft To Talk To Police About Shooting Death Of Pregnant Woman

Former LSU tackle La’el Collins is wanted for questioning by Baton Rouge police in connection to the death of a pregnant woman.


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Duck Call Ringtone Helps Firefighter Rescue Ducklings

A duck call ringtone helped a southeast Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain.


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Alligator Snapping Turtle Wanders Through University Lake

A 50-pound alligator snapping turtle wandered out of a Louisiana university lake after recent heavy rains, giving students a rare glimpse of the animal.


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Elephant Hauler Gets Stuck; Pachyderms Keep Truck Upright

A central Louisiana sheriff’s office says deputies called to help a stranded tractor-trailer were astounded to see two elephants keeping it from overturning.


NORMAN, OK- MARCH 11: Students walk on campus between clases at the University of Oklahoma on March 11, 2015 in Norman, Oklahoma. Video showing Sigma Alpha Epsilon members singing a racist chant while traveling on a tour bus went viral after being uploaded to the internet. SAE's national chapter has since suspended the students involved and the University of Oklahoma President David Boren has terminated the fraternity's affiliation with the school. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Fraternity Probe Broadens Amid More Claims Of Racism

Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Louisiana and Texas, the organization said Thursday, after its national office received word that members in those places had direct knowledge of a racist chant caught on video in Oklahoma last weekend.


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In Louisiana, GOP’s Cassidy Vows To Oppose Obama

Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy’s defeat of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu completes the GOP’s takeover of Deep South politics and its national domination.