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Audit: Louisiana food stamp program overpaid millions in benefits, possible fraud

An oversight allowed for the overpayment of millions in benefits for recipients of the Louisiana food stamp program, an audit revealed.

Connect with Your Children Outdoors this Summer

(StatePoint) Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? This summer, take the time to share this experience with your own children.

How to Prepare Fast, Inexpensive Family Meals

(StatePoint) There are unlimited excuses you can make to skip cooking.

Babysitter rescues child from blazing bassinet in apartment fire

A baby is now trying to survive severe burns and internal injuries after his babysitter saved him from a burning bassinet.  A warning to viewers, the pictures of the babysitter's injured hands are graphic.

Man Who Pulled Gun On TV Crew Sentenced

What started in Joiner, Arkansas, ended in a Osceola Courtroom Wednesday morning.

Sinkhole bills pass through the house floor without opposition

For nine months residents of Bayou Corne have been living in the shadow of the sinkhole.

6th grader from Covington selected as state winner in Doodle 4 Google art contest

A 6th grader from Abita Springs Middle was selected from more than 130,000 students as a winner in the Doodle 4 Google competition.

Obie the daschshund to undergo surgery

After losing nearly 40 pounds, a world famous dog will be going under the knife. Obie the dachshund made headlines last year for his major battle with his weight. At his heaviest, Obie weighed in at 77 pounds.

Dead infant found at recycling plant

The body of an infant was discovered by an employee of a recycling plant Wednesday morning. The discovery was made just after 4 a.m. at the RMC recycling plant in Chicago Ridge.

4 Morehouse Student Athletes Arrested for Sexual Assault

Four Morehouse College athletes have been accused of sexual assault, according to arrest warrants obtained by WSB and information discovered by the Atlanta Daily World.