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GM to pay victims at least $400 million

General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate victims of ifs faulty ignition switch tied to at least 13 deaths.

New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.

Arizona execution with new drug combination drags on for 2 hours

The State of Arizona executed Joseph Wood on Wednesday. It took him nearly two hours to die after his veins were injected with a novel combination of two drugs.

UL Lafayette's campus buzzing with different construction projects

Classes haven't started yet over at UL, but it's still pretty busy around campus with multiple construction projects in the works.

South LA man arrested for allegedly beating woman with car antenna

A 27-year-old man from Charenton, LA, in St. Mary Parish was arrested Tuesday for an aggravated battery warrant. Kerdern J. Martin allegedly pushed a woman to the ground and beat her with a car antenna.

2 Charged in New Iberia meth lab investigation

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested two New Iberia suspects in connection with a methamphetamine lab discovered in the 600 block of McDonald Street on Monday around 11:30 p.m.

Maisie Williams goes 'Game of Thrones' on British airline

  (CNN) -- Don't mess with a Stark.

CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

  (CNN) -- The head of the bioterrorism lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.

Livingston deputies investigate 36 vehicle burglaries

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries that reportedly happened during the early morning hours of Monday, July 21, in the Denham Springs neighborhoods of Forest Ridge and Westminster Estates.

Vice Principal at BR school arrested for sending nude photos to 8th grader

The Vice Principal of Southeast Middle School, 42-year-old Edwin Chastang, is in jail for allegedly sending nude photos of himself to a 15-year-old student while drunk.