LA woman killed while trying to escape vehicle stuck on train tracks

SLIDELL, LA (NBC33) — A Slidell woman died last night after her vehicle became stuck in the gravel by the railroad tracks. Officials say this is the second death in two months due to a train collision.

'Pray for West' shirts raise thousands of dollars to aid recovery

"Pray for West" t-shirts are bringing in thousands of dollars to assist residents recovering in West.

Catholic school teacher fired for 'violating' school's relationship guidelines

Carla Hale was fired after 19 years of teaching at the school after her partner's name appeared in her mother's obituary.

Early voting starts today for May elections

Early voting for the May elections started today, April 29.

VIDEO: FBI searches Boston bombing suspect's widow's home

On Monday, FBI agents visited the Rhode Island family home of Katherine Russell. She is the widow of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Waco man sues West fertilizer plant after vision loss, severe burns

Houston and Waco attorneys are teaming up to represent a Waco man, who is now blind and severly burned, following the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion.

13-year-old quadruple amptuee seeks to help Boston bombing victims

A 13-year-old Florida boy, who nearly lost his life five years ago, wants to help Boston Marathon bombing victims. Seventh grader, Michael Stolzenberg contracted a rare bacterial infection.

Study finds criminal record not too harmful to NFL hopefuls

With not one, but two arrests under their belt for this week, some of LSU’s top football players have been making headlines for all the wrong reasons.

NBA player reveals he is gay, 1st openly gay athlete in 4 major US sports

Jason Collins, who played with the NBA's Washington Wizards this season, has disclosed that he is gay, making him the first openly homosexual athlete in the four major American pro team sports.

Overning shooting leads to 1st murder of the year in Waco

Waco officers responded to a shooting, early Monday morning, at 1301 West Waco Drive, at Eddies Smoke Shop.