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Texas newborn found alive in plastic bag

A newborn is recovering at a hospital after she was found in a plastic grocery bag in the Houston area. Authorities say a woman walking her dog found the baby in the bag on a curb outside an apartment complex.

LSU football legend Billy Cannon suffers stroke, will remain in ICU overnight

Former LSU football legend Billy Cannon suffered a stroke Tuesday while working at the Louisiana State Penitentiary.

TX representative files bill protecting 2nd Amendment rights

On Monday, a Texas lawmaker filed a bill that would make any federal law banning semi-automatic firearms or limiting the size of gun magazines unenforceable within the state's boundaries.

Are you ready to rumble?! WrestleMania XXX to be held at Superdome

WrestleMania XXX announced today that New Orleans will host a four-day, pay-per-view event at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 6, 2014.

Governor Jindal: 500 prisoners will be eligible for release with reform bills, saving millions

On Friday, Governor Jindal announced a few reforms that will be presented during this year's legislative session. They deal with troubled youth and non-violent drug offenders.

Texas police: Prisoner who stabbed detective killed days after escape

Authorities in Texas shot and killed an escaped prisoner early Saturday, several days after they say he stabbed a detective tasked with taking him across the country.

TX sheriff's department recovers $10,000 guitar for local church

A small town church was unexpectedly returned a prized item this week, thanks to hard work by the local sheriff's department.

Trina Edwards officially announces pregnancy

Trina Edwards has officially announced that she is pregnant.

Saints re-sign S Rafael Bush, TE Michael Higgins, G Eric Olsen

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have re-signed S Rafael Bush, TE Michael Higgins and G Eric Olsen. All three players are exclusive rights free agents.

From the eyes of a child: A new law to help prevent more pain

That's the number of kids that are bullied every day. It's a national problem and it's one kids face right here in Louisiana.