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No 'The Interview,' and no 'Team America' either

After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater planned to screen "Team America: World Police" instead. That is, until studio Paramount shut that down, too.

Man robs Brightside Drive gas station at gunpoint

Police say they are looking for a black man who robbed a gas station the Circle K on Brightside Drive at gunpoint. The suspect walked in the store around 12:55 a.m. on December 15, 2014.

Local elementary students get new bikes for hard work

  We all know the saying hard work pays off. For some children at Broadmoor Elementary, their hard work did just that. Thursday, students were awarded with brand-new bikes!

Local mechanic turns shop into community outreach center

Dustin LaFont got the idea of starting a youth mechanic program after helping a child rebuild his broken bike. Unknown Object The kid told his friends, and over time, Dustin says he had dozens of kids asking for his help.

22-year-old man dies in shooting on Citadel Drive

Authorities are now investigating an overnight shooting that killed a 22-year-old man. Don Coppola, a police spokesperson, says detectives found the body of Christian Allen in the 2600 block of Citadel Drive.

Detectives need help identifying St. Mary Parish burglary suspect

Detectives are looking for the person who broke into a truck near the St. Mary and Iberia Parish line. Traci Landry, a sheriff’s spokesperson, says it happened on the Charenton levee around 3:54 p.m. on November 9, 2014.

LSU Art Gallery plans to keep momentum heading into 2015

The LSU Student Union Art Gallery had a very successful year. Thousands of visitors came to see the current exhibit, Louisiana State of Mind. Local artists and photographer were asked to show Louisiana from their eyes.

Detectives need help identifying Charenton levee truck burglar

Detectives are looking for the person who broke into a truck near the St. Mary and Iberia Parish line. Traci Landry, a sheriff’s spokesperson, says it happened on the Charenton levee around 3:54 p.m. on November 9, 2014.

Operation Santa Claus visits Shriners Hospital to deliver Christmas gifts

Operation Santa Claus paid a very special visit to some young kiddos on Wednesday morning.

Bell ringer takes his job to the next level

 If you go to the Sam's Club off Siegen Lane, you may get a cheerful surprise.