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Man locks self in cockpit at Baton Rouge airport

UPDATE: An American Eagle jet pulled into the gate at the Baton Rouge airport to get on board to clean the plane. That's when the man rushed the jetway and locked himself in the cockpit.

Tyler man wins $1.04 Million playing scratch-off

Until last Sunday, longtime Texas Lottery® player Bernardo Orozco had always limited his purchases to Monday through Saturday.

Court rules Texas can ban Planned Parenthood from health program

A federal court has ruled in favor of Texas, which wants to ban state funding for Planned Parenthood affiliates participating in a health program for low-income women because the family planning network performs abortions.

Government asks court to allow Fort Hood murder case to continue

The government has asked an appeals court to allow the trial against Maj.

Louisiana man found guilty of dealing meth in East Texas

A 35-year-old Zwolle, LA man has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Testimony in Upshur County murder trial describes grisly scene

An Upshur County sheriff’s investigator testified Tuesday that the defendant in a murder trial refused to let law enforcement officers search her property after she reported a vehicle fire in which her husband’s body was discovered.

West Nile outbreak largest ever in U.S.

The recent West Nile virus outbreak is the largest ever seen in the United States, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Update: Smith Co. authorities find missing toddler's body near home

A heartbreaking ending in the overnight search for a missing Smith County toddler.

Author Matt Richtel

New York author Matt Richtel chats with Ben about his short story, "Floodgate" and it's ties to the current election.

Nature’s Own new Oatmeal Toasters™

Evette Faulkner, with Nature's Own stops by with a few delicious ideas for the mom on the go.