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Louisiana Flood Victim Enjoys Change in Fortune After Winning $1Mil Lottery

After Hurricane Matthew damaged his home in Central, Louisiana, things weren't going too well for James Lapeze – until his $1 million lotto win.

Get the Word Out: Free Shipping For Items to Louisiana Flood Victims

A delivery network app that allows people to ship items with drivers already headed in that direction announced last week that it will provide...

Smiling Fawn and Other Critters Rescued From Louisiana Floods (WATCH)

It was barely a week old before it was pulled out of the rising flood waters and – though it was worn out – it had enough energy to pose with a smile.

Watch Dramatic Rescue of Woman and Her Dog from Louisiana Floods

It it hadn't been for several rescue workers patrolling the Louisiana floodwaters, this woman would have been trapped in her quickly sinking car.

Louisiana Black Bear Removed From Endangered Species List

The Louisiana black bear is the state mammal for Louisiana, and it is one of 16 subspecies of the American black bear. While the...

Flooded South Carolina College Team to Get Extra Love in Louisiana Saturday

This weekend, the Tigers will be on the prowl for ways to help the Gamecocks feel at home. Because of the devastating flooding in that...

Why People in Louisiana Are So Happy (and How You Can Be Too)

If you're happy and you know it, you probably live in Louisiana. At least that's what “Unhappy Cities,” a paper recently released by the...
Glenn Ford mug shot of innocence

Louisiana Death Row Inmate Is Innocent, Freed After 30 years

64-year-old Glenn Ford, Louisiana's longest-serving death row prisoner, walked free Tuesday after spending nearly 30 years behind bars for a murder he did not...
father-son team rescues 60 from flooding

Louisiana Father-Son Team Rescues 120 From Flooding

They stayed behind rather than evacuating their Louisiana home in the path of Hurricane Isaac. They and their neighbors in Plaquemines Parish were shocked Wednesday...
father-son team rescues 60 from flooding

Louisiana Father-Son Team Rescues 120 From Flooding

They stayed behind rather than evacuating their Louisiana home in the path of Hurricane Isaac. They and their neighbors in Plaquemines Parish were shocked...
levee-busting conservationists

Louisiana Breaks Levees to Recreate Wetlands and Naturally Control Flooding

Experts are calling it the biggest levee-busting operation ever in North America, the muddy Ouachita River is being returned to its ancient floodplain....

Good News in History, August 25

On this day 100 years ago, Leonard Bernstein, pianist and composer of ‘West Side Story’ was born. Though his working class father objected to his...

Adidas Makes First Ever Football Jerseys Out of Recycled Materials

The jerseys will also be auctioned off after their debut so they can benefit educationl research as well.

Employee Lets Autistic Teen Stock the Shelves; Video Goes Viral and Strangers Give Him $120K

A young man's kind gesture towards a teen with autism has prompted an outpouring of adoration and support for both of them.

Good News in History, July 23

35 years ago today, an Air Canada 767 jet ran out of fuel at 41,000 feet elevation but, thanks to the pilot's experience in...

Guy Makes Everybody Smile When He Picks Up His Girlfriend in Themed Cars Every Single Day

Forget chocolate and flowers; this guy is seriously setting the bar higher for what it means to show affection for a significant other. For a...

Town Has Uncanny Knack for Kindness in a Pinch, From Hurricane Weddings to Rescuing Lost Planes

When this compassionate town orchestrated a wedding for two hurricane evacuees, the groom said: “If I had a car, I wouldn’t leave. I love it here.”

Instead of Keeping $100 Bill, Little Boy Searches for Rightful Owner: a Senior Living on Fixed Income

The 8-year-old boy did not even consider keeping the money for himself – he only wanted to return it to its rightful owner.

Good News in History, April 30

25 years ago today, after creating the first ever website, Tim Berners-Lee and the European team at CERN announced that the “World Wide Web”—created...

Photo of Young Athletes Paying Respect to a Funeral is Restoring People’s Faith in Humanity

This group of basketball players is being praised for their show of compassion during a stranger's funeral in Louisiana.