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The Onion apologizes for vulgar 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' tweet

It couldn't get any better for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" star Quvenzhané Wallis, a Louisiana-native, on Sunday.

Unrestrained driver killed in three-vehicle crash near Basile

An unrestrained driver died in a three-vehicle crash that happened over the weekend.

Two arrested for stealing impounded vehicle from wrecker yard

Two Houston men are behind bars as they stole a vehicle which was impounded from a local wrecker yard. The incident occurred at Cliff’s Towing Service in Crowley.

Allen Parish officials looking to put armed officers in schools

The Allen Parish Sheriff's Office has proposed a joint venture with the school board to place armed resource officers in each school. However, voters will have to decide if they want tax dollars to fund the plan.

Baton Rouge woman uses 'mom's numbers' to win Easy 5 jackpot

After Saturday night’s drawing, Baton Rouge resident Carolyn Blanchard became the fifth Louisiana Lottery Easy 5 jackpot winner this year.

Who knew you could grow a luffa in your backyard? Meet 'The Luffa Lady'

You've seen them in body shops, drug stores and especially in bath tubs or showers all across the country. Where do those coarse stringy sponges really come from?

Tulane baseball collecting funds for Vs. cancer foundation

Tulane’s baseball squad will be raising funds for childhood cancer research through the Vs. Cancer Foundation during home games leading up to the March 8-10 series against High Point.

Dog groomer arrested for severe allegations of animal abuse

A dog groomer in Slidell was arrested yesterday for serious allegations of animal abuse. Although she admitted to using discipline, she denies being abusive.

Man pleads guilty to owing $1.2 million in child support

A New York man the federal government dubbed the nation's "Most Wanted Deadbeat Parent" has pleaded guilty to evading $1.2 million in child support payments.

Parts of southern Louisiana declared disaster areas after recent flooding

President Obama has declared part of the state a major disaster area after severe storms last month. The declaration includes Livingston Parish, as well as 10 other parishes.