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Judge gives Landry life for murder

By Johnathan Manning / American Press

A judge in state district court found a Lake Charles man guilty of a July 2012 murder at Chateau du Lac.

John Landry III, 40, admitted tying up and robbing 83-year-old Preston LeBleu at the downtown high-rise, but said he did not

know he had killed him.

Judge Ron Ware, who presided over the one-d ...


World War II Museum Spokeswoman Kacey Hill says the 515,000 visitors in 2014 broke the previous year’s record by 14 percent. (Associated Press)

2014 was record year for National World War II Museum

NEW ORLEANS — The National World War II Museum is celebrating a record year.

The 515,000 visitors in 2014 broke the

previous year's record by ...

(AP Photo)

Thousands of flights canceled as storm descends on the East

Airline travelers are going nowhere fast because of the blizzard bearing down on the Northeast.

By midafternoon Monday, about 6,500 U.S. flights thro ...


University Hospital, clinics in Lafayette to be tobacco-free

LAFAYETTE — University Hospital & Clinics says its facilities will move to a completely tobacco-free campus on Feb. 1.

KATC-TV (http://bit. ...

Boeing's vice president and general manager for Houston-based space exploration, John Elbon, left, and SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell speak at a briefing Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Houston about the future of NASA's commercial crew program to send astronauts to the International Space Station. (AP Photo)

Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price for astronaut rides

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew ...

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(AP Photo)

Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines that are typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been broug ...

(AP Photo)

Full jury seated to hear murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. — A full jury was seated Monday for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and the judge push ...


No need for change, pro baseball is good as it currently is

Last week Major League Baseball...

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(Roddy Johnson/Special to the American Press)

McNeese prepped for dangerous UIW

The good news is McNeese State played the perfect team to prepare it for tonight’s game at Incarnate Word on Saturday. The

bad news, of course, ...

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Barrel racing, calf roping, bareback bronc riding and bull riding competitions are some of the exciting highlights expected this weekend at the Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo. (American Press Archives)

Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo tickets on sale today

The 76th annual Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo will be Feb. 5-7 at the Burton Coliseum Complex.

Nancy McCluskey, event marketing special ...


Bayou Corne sinkhole to be featured on LPB's 'Nova'

The sinkhole at Bayou Corne will be featured in a scientific look at what causes sinkholes and the destruction they can bring

when “Sinkholes & ...

The turf and surf poboy option comes with deli-quality sliced roast beef and Cajun seasoned shrimp.

Options are endless at Old School Poboys' new location

Do you have friends who can be very

indecisive when it comes to figuring out what they want to eat? Do they

always tell you

it doesn’t matter ...


Patron's Art Show to showcase new artists

New and upcoming artists will have a chance to feature their work during Stellar Beans Coffee House and Edibles’s third annual Patrons’ Ar ...

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