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Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

 Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.

Baton Rouge TV personality killed, another man in critical condition

 A St. Gabriel, LA, man was found shot to death in his St. Gabriel home Wednesday afternoon.

VIDEO: Mammoth skeleton found in Texas

A farmer and his son uncovered a rare find: an entire mammoth skeleton believed to be tens of thousands of years old.

Controversial ad pushes 'Death Row Jesus'

A new advertising campaign may make you look twice. "Death Row Jesus" will hit American cities Wednesday.

School plaque referencing God removed from Texas school

Mountain Peak Elementary School is in the spotlight for a dedication plaque on campus.

Governor Jindal sues federal government over Common Core

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit in federal court arguing President Obama’s U.S. Department of Education has violated the Tenth Amendment to the U.S.

AG arrests Marrero woman for child sex trafficking

A Marrero woman has been arrested on charges related to the trafficking of juveniles for sexual purposes, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Texas woman accused of torturing neighbor for hours

A woman in corpus Christi, Texas, says she was held captive and tortured by a neighbor.

Texas police chief shot, killed during traffic stop

A police chief in a small Texas town was shot and killed in the line of duty. Investigators say Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel was shot while making a traffic stop Saturday afternoon.