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Man arrested for hate crimes after beating man unconscious, making racially charged threats

A Thibodaux man was arrested for hate crimes after he allegedly attacked a man and made racially charged statements. The victim was reportedly knocked unconscious, received lacerations on his face, and his teeth were damaged.

Man arrested for strangling elderly woman during home invasion robbery

A man has been arrested for allegedly robbing an elderly woman in her home. The woman claimed her attacker strangled her and ransacked her home after she passed out from lack of oxygen.

'Food on a diet' helps couple drop pounds

Kay and Mike Alexander's journey to obesity is a familiar road for many married couples. Neither was overweight when they met on a coffee break at work.

Armstrong to ride in first race since doping allegations

Lance Armstrong will ride in his first race since he confessed to major doping allegations. The race is across the state of Iowa for the Des Moines Register Newspaper later this month.

Longview's Davis starts All-Star Game, will hit in Home Run Derby

Longview Lobo Chris Davis, is Mr. Popularity. He was the top vote-getter in all of MLB with 8,272,243 votes.

McCaul: Senate bill 'candy thrown down there' for votes

As Congress prepared to return to immigration reform next week, the debate over the issue continued Sunday, with the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee saying the Senate bill just throws "a bunch of candy" at the border

Lawmakers: Asylum for Snowden is an affront to U.S.

Any country that offers asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden pits itself against the United States, lawmakers from both parties agreed on Sunday.

NTSB: Pilots asked to do a 'go-around' 1.5 seconds before impact

The cockpit voice recorder of Asiana Flight 214 reveal the pilots called to initiate a "go-around" at another landing 1.5 second before impact, NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman told reporters on Sunday.

‘Steak bandit’ hides meat in his pants, becomes violent when confronted

A Thibodaux man was arrested last week after he was caught stealing meat from a store. We’re told he concealed the items in his pants.

In Arizona, a solemn 100-mile procession for fallen firefighters

Crowds lined the streets for a public procession from Phoenix to Prescott, Arizona, on Sunday in honor of 19 firefighters who died last week on the job.