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Powerball jackpot increases to fourth largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the Aug. 15 drawing climbed to $320 million Tuesday, the fourth largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

Piccadilly to hold virtual food drive

Piccadilly restaurants across the southeast teamed up with Feeding America to help raise money to fight childhood hunger.

State Police find no violation of state eavesdropping laws in Saints inquiry

State Police investigators have concluded that there is no evidence to support allegations that state laws were violated by Mickey Loomis or the Saints organization following an extensive investigation into disclosures that Loomis had improperl

Several people, including officers, shot near Texas A&M

Several people, including law-enforcement officers, were shot Monday in an off-campus shooting near Texas A&M University, Officer Rhonda Seaton of the College Station Police Department said.

Country singer Randy Travis arrested on multiple charges

Country singer Randy Travis was arrested in Grayson County early Wednesday following a wreck in Tioga.

New break in 20-year-old cold case provided by DNA technology

Recent advances in technology may have given New Orleans Police detectives a solid lead in two violent cold cases. Investigators said they believe one man raped two women and killed one of them.

NFL: Report of reduced suspension for Vilma is false

Reports that Saints linebacker Jonathon Vilma will have his year long suspension reduced are not true according to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello.

Crews continue to find out more about mysterious Bayou Corne sinkhole

Bubbles and a massive sinkhole continue to plague the residents of Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou. Geologists and experts were sent in today to continue monitoring the sinkhole, which appeared Friday morning.

Will former Governor Edwin Edwards become a father at 85 years old?

 Could former governor Edwin Edwards be thinking of becoming a father again? According to the man himself, that's the plan.

Second suspect arrested for fatal Tigerland shooting

 A second suspect has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting in the Tigerland area.