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Educators voice their concerns to state superintendent

 "We know the challenges of educating children are becoming greater every day. This is the start of a year long discussion about how we prepare classroom teachers to be effective for their children on a daily basis."

LSU offering special pricing on remaining Tiger Stadium lockers

 – LSU is offering special holiday pricing on the remaining Tiger Stadium lockers that were removed from the game day football locker room in Death Valley last spring when the area was renovated.

BESE approves new early childhood classroom rules

A new set of rules will soon be making its way into our childcare classrooms.

New ambulance facility opens in eastern Iberville Parish

Eastern Iberville Parish resident can now expect quicker response time on medical emergency calls.

OMV launches program to keep young drivers safe

Car crashes are the number one cause of death for teenagers in the U.S. That's why state officials are doing what they can to save as many young drivers as possible.

New program at Ochsner helps patients breathe easier

 Most of us can go for a walk or complete other everyday activities without a problem. However, for the more than 12 million people in the U.S. living with lung disease, it can make these simple activities extremely difficult.

Suspect arrested for Napoleonville shooting

The man responsible for a shooting in Napoleonville that sent another man to the hospital is now in jail, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Labadieville man arrested for stabbing brother

A Labadieville man is now in jail for stabbing his brother, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Natalbany man arrested on theft charges

A Natalbany man is now in jail on theft charges, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. Kyle Michael Maurer, 22, was arrested on December 3, 2014, on outstanding warrants for:

Donaldsonville man killed in head-on crash on Hwy 30

A Donaldsonville man is dead after crashing head on into a parked dump truck on December 2, 2014. Troop A spokesperson Jared L. Sandifer says Kirt P. Canova, 42, was driving eastbound on LA Highway 30 in Ascension

New Iberia man in jail after snatching woman's purse

A New Iberia man is currently in jail after snatching a woman’s purse while she was walking home.

Charles Barkley: We never talk about race until something bad happens

 Charles Barkley -- who once said he doesn't create controversies, he just brings them to our attention -- is at it again.

Second suspect named in Hammond shooting

Tangipahoa Parish deputies are looking for the second suspect responsible for the November 24 shooting in Hammond. Byron Dykes, 33, is wanted on charges of:

Video shows Opelousas' Mayor urging people to commit voter fraud

A controversial video was released yesterday involving Opelousas Mayor Donald Cravins Senior, a Democrat, encouraging people to commit voter fraud.

East Baton Rouge deputies take needy kids on shopping spree

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office partnered with local Target employees to give 20 local children a day they won’t forget.