Man feels $7 million better after get-well card lottery gift from dad

We've all gotten them, those sappy $1.99 get-well cards with the cutesy cartoon cat or a pile of flowers on the cover. It's the thought inside that counts, right?

Microsoft tells its contractors: You must give workers paid time off

Microsoft wants its security guards, janitors and cooks to have paid time off.

Seth Fontenot convicted of manslaughter and aggravated assault

The jury in the Seth Fontenot trial came to a decision yesterday evening, convicting Fontenot of manslaughter and aggravated assault.

California woman's alleged kidnapping a hoax, police call it 'wild goose chase'

The reported kidnapping of a Vallejo, California, woman for ransom this week was nothing but a hoax, police said.

Florida boy kills one brother, wounds another after food fight

A 13-year-old Florida boy killed his 6-year-old brother and wounded an older sibling following a food disagreement -- then committed suicide with the same gun, authorities said.

Louisiana LGBT couple shares their story for LA Loves Campaign

Marriage equality in Louisiana is an on-going battle in the court system. That's why two LGBT organizations have paired up to start the Louisiana Loves Campaign, which aims to associate some local faces with same-sex marriage.

Pampered Paws case set for court April 23rd

Back in June of 2013 a video of Pampered Paws was released on youtube showing the abuse of animals that were left by owners to be groomed.

Northside principal resigns

Melinda Voorhies has resigned as the principal of Northside High School, effective immediately Monday morning.

Kip Judice adds to Lafayette Sheriff's to move onto police chiefs

After 8 months of searching the town of Duson has chosen it’s next police chief, Kip Judice.

New Ford car automatically obeys speed limits

Ford says it has the answer for speed demons who can't keep their gas pedals off the metal: A car that reads speed limit signs and automatically slows down.