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Mid-City residents at odds with business owners over homeless man

This is the strange story of Christian Arvel. Christian is homeless, so he built himself a shelter behind an abandoned gas station on the corner of Government Street and Lovers Lane.

Denham Springs remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The morning started at the L.M. Lockhart Center in Denham Springs. People of all ages came together, formed up and with a police escort they marched.

Former LSU baseball players give back to fight cancer

 The LSU Baseball Team is gearing up for the 2015 season, but some former players hit the diamond again for a good cause.

Local amputee shows others how to regain their lives

Getting back on your feet after a setback can be tough. Getting back on your feet after your legs get amputated takes a lot of determination.

Husband hopes to keep wife's memory alive with cancer journal

"Another decision was made tonight too, bye, bye hair, hello tears. It was an emotional departure, but I know it will get better in time," Kenan Irving read.

Dangerous curve on LA 447 gets new warning signs

There is still debris spread all over the curve on LA 447 that claimed five lives over the last month. For the most part, it looks the same. There are only a few things that are different.

Runnels student to play harp at Carnegie Hall

It takes passion, dedication and determination. Those are all things Rachel Yura has.

Redemptorist community excited about proposal to take control of school to stop closure

A group of Redemptorist High School alumni say they are willing to do what the Catholic Diocese will not: operate the school in 2014-15.

Weeks of preparations allow Houmas House gardens to survive freeze

Homeowners are often advised to cover their plants before a hard freeze such as the one Louisiana is experiencing this week, But protecting the plants in your garden seems daunting, imagine having 750,000 plants to think about!

Crawfish farmers have short-term optimism and long-term concern about industry

Crawfish lovers can start getting their pots ready. Farmers say this year's crop will be another good one.

Day after Christmas sales bring shoppers out

It’s the day after Christmas.

Ledet’s Auto Sales gives 2 cars to needy families

Not all of us can say that we were given a car for a gift. And the number of us that can say we were given a car as a gift from the owner of a car dealership is even smaller.

The fight to save Redemptorist High School

The announcement that Redemptorist High School would be closing its doors at the end of the year caught a lot of people off guard.

Broadmoor Elementary students get rewarded 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!

Rare signed Beatles-themed piano to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Some veterans in St. Tammany Parish will owe a lot to Sgt. Pepper. Because of the two living members of The Beatles, those veterans will have homes they otherwise couldn't have afforded.