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  • Legally blind teacher works, can't get disability assistance Play Video

    January 16, 2017 6:43 PM

    GONZALES - An Ascension Parish school teacher has gone partially blind, it's a side effect from a brain aneurysm. Almost overnight the simple tasks Carla Duplechin performed on a daily basis, like getting dressed or driving, are now impossible to do by herself. Duplechin says she's been an... more »
  • 3-year-old daughter of former NFL back Reno Mahe dies

    November 30, 2016 9:59 AM

    SALT LAKE CITY - The 3-year-old daughter of former NFL running back and current Brigham Young University assistant coach Reno Mahe has died a week after she was found tangled in a mini blind with cords wrapped around her neck. Mahe and his wife, Sunny, announced daughter Elsie's death on... more »
  • Baton Rouge plans to fill large hole in sidewalk Play Video

    August 13, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A large hole in the middle of a downtown sidewalk could soon be filled. It's located on North 7th St. in between Main St. and North St. The hole is actually an old utility box owned by AT&T. The company decommissioned it and sealed the box, but... more »
  • Cool Schools: Lewis Vincent Elementary Play Video

    February 3, 2015 8:12 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A volunteer at Lewis Vincent Elementary in Denham Springs is opening the eyes of her third graders In more ways than one. Mary Haupt is blind, but she doesn't let that slow her down. She says teaching is what she was born to do and credits... more »
  • La. Tech, UL System settle with blind student

    July 23, 2013 6:16 PM

    RUSTON - Louisiana Tech University and the University of Louisiana System have agreed to pay a blind student $23,500 and to make all course materials accessible to disabled students. A U.S. Justice Department statement says the settlement resolves complaints about two classes. The student said he had to withdraw from... more »
  • Deputies: "Person of Interest" in homicide in custody

    March 8, 2013 7:58 PM

    WALKER- Sheriff's deputies arrested a person they describe as the primary person of interest in a homicide investigation Friday night. Joshua M. Mitchell was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to register as a sex offender. Deputies in Livingston Parish believe he is connected to the disappearance and... more »
  • Family: Son murdered, dumped near Blind River Play Video

    March 8, 2013 4:45 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Investigators are waiting on autopsy results that could explain just what happened to a Walker man who was found dead this week. Brandon Parnell's body was found by a fisherman Thursday in a creek along Airline Highway near Blind River in St. James Parish. His family told... more »

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