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Report: Hornets to change name to Pelicans

The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. That’s according to a report by Yahoo!Sports.

Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in Austin

Lloyd Lester Gibson III, 67, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested in Austin on Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, which includes the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Louisiana Department of Health: 'Fight the Flu'

It's National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today kicked off its annual "Fight the Flu" campaign, reminding Louisiana residents that it's important for them to protect themsel

Abbeyville Police cautious regarding arrests for homicide of 3-month-old

An investigation continues surrounding a 3-month-old child from Abbeyville who died last week. Although the case has been ruled a homicide, investigators say they are being cautious in regards to making arrests.

Armed robbery suspect leaves behind cuffs after escape from custody

An armed robbery suspect who was handcuffed managed to disappear from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office after he was brought in for questioning.

Judge removed from Major Hasan court martial due to 'doubts'

In an opinion dated Dec. 3, the highest military appellate court ordered the removal of Col. Gregory Gross, trial judge in the Maj. Nidal M. Hasan court martial, here for the appearance of bias.

Texas A&M QB, Manziel, names Heisman finalist

Texas A&M quarterback, Johnny Manziel, has been named one of three Heisman finalists. "Johnny Football" will be joined by Kansas State quarterback, Collin Klein, and Notre Dame linebacker, Manti Te'o.

Wal-Mart in Houma evacuated after man ignites clorine-filled container

Deputies are currently looking for a man believed to have set off a chemical reaction in a Wal-Mart over the weekend.

Aggies, Sooner slated for 77th AT&T Cotton Bowl

Johnny “Football” Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies are coming to Cowboys Stadium to face Landry Jones and the Oklahoma Sooners in a battle of top-ranked teams in the 77th AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.

Chick-fil-A Bowl selects #7 LSU to face Clemson on New Year’s Eve

The Chick-fil-A Bowl has selected the #7 LSU Tigers to represent the SEC against Clemson from the SEC in its 45th annual game Dec. 31 in Atlanta.