Oscar Pistorius' lawyers at his murder trial Wednesday tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum, but the prosecutor sharply questioned the credentials and findings of a forensic expert for the defense.
The rescues dragged into the afternoon Wednesday, as the massive ship sank into the waters of the East China Sea.
The US Coast Guard said it rescued three people from a grounded tugboat that was taking on water Tuesday. It happened on Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans.
Police said three people were wounded, one of them seriously, in a drive-by shooting Tuesday night. The other two victims suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.
Currently, doctors have very few affective ways to treat advanced cancer, but a new class of drugs could soon change that.
The fertilizer blast killed 15 people and caused at least $100 million in damage.
As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.
A carriage driver and her five passengers were recovering Tuesday after a tour ride that went wrong.
Sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic disturbance Tuesday night in which one person was shot and killed.
Investigators say it wasn't foul play but a car accident that took them off the road and into the creek.
Two unattended bags found at the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday have been detonated by Boston police's bomb squad. One suspect has been taken into custody.
LSU defeated Southern Miss 13-5 in the 11th Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Foundation Classic Tuesday night at Zephyr Field.
Sophomore left-hander Kyle Cedotal tossed a career-high 7.1 innings Tuesday as Southeastern Louisiana shut out South Alabama, 5-0, at Stanky Field.
The LSU softball team and Fordham Rams managed to get a few innings, but the game was called in top of the fourth due to heavy rains and field conditions tied at 3-3 resulting in a no-contest.
Political analyst Jim Engster addressed the difference of opinion recently made public between Gov. Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Education John White. Jindal has gone on record opposing the implementation of Common Core testing in Louisiana releasing a statement Monday.
It's official. The newly-elected Mayor of Port Allen took the oath of office Tuesday night.
Widening Hooper Road, in Central, will help with traffic concerns, but some owners are worried about what the construction will do to their businesses.
GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to...
From the legislature, a bill to protect teachers from being arrested.
Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing--a tragedy that took three lives and injured nearly 300. Baton Rouge's Varsity Sports employee, Michael Edmonson, remembers it vividly.
Police are investigating a drive-by shooting in North Baton Rouge.
Emergency crews were called out to a house fire early Monday that investigators have ruled as arson.
The House has overwhelmingly rejected a repeal of the state's ‘crimes against nature' law. This despite strong support from the House Committee. The vote 27 to 66.
A strong storm system that moved through the coast Monday night left several RVs, campers and vehicles damaged at the Santa Maria RV Park, located at 5800 Martin Bluff Road in Gautier.
State Police is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a suspect.
A two-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish has taken the life of 36-year-old Shelby G. Johnson of Napoleonville.
The City of Baker is behind a big effort to bring families together through an initiative called "Building Bridges in Baker."
The IRS says nearly 100 million tax returns have been filed so far and millions more are expected by April 15.
For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who...
Police said an 18-wheeler went over the side wall on the LA 1 North onramp to I-10 West Tuesday morning. LA 1 North was reopened around 2:30 p.m.
A Senate judiciary committee advanced a heroin bill Tuesday that could impose a life sentence to dealers of the deadly drug.
In a pre-flight safety monologue full of brutal honesty, sarcasm and a few things that could save their lives, one flight attendant actually got her passengers to listen.
Louisiana State Police reported Emmanuel Bailey, 21, of Fort Smith, AR, is an alleged pimp sought in an investigation into prostitution and online solicitation throughout the state.
Police used a stun gun on a 37-year-old man twice after he allegedly resisted arrest for an incident that happened at a Baton Rouge hotel.
There is good news for an alligator snapping turtle that was rescued from a drainage ditch a week ago. "Snappy," as the rescuers referred to the reptile, has been set free.
It's been 102 years since the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic on its maiden voyage.
The region where Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev lived for six months in the year prior to the April 15, 2013, attack is a hotbed for terrorist activity plaguing southern Russia.
Port Allen's new mayor will take the oath of office Tuesday. Richard Lee III, a retired police officer, was voted in earlier this month.
Straight-line winds are being blamed for flipping dozens of RV campers at the Santa Maria RV Park Monday night in Gautier. Jackson County EOC Director Earl Etheridge told WLOX News up to 25 campers and several vehicles were toppled.
Crowds stepped outside in the wee hours to catch a glimpse of the coppery red moon as it crossed the Earth's shadow.
Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies.
Theresa Plaisance was selected with the 27th pick by the Tulsa Shock during Monday's WNBA Draft. She becomes the 17th player to be drafted in program history.
Tyreke Evans scored a career-high 41 points and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped an eight-game skid by shocking the playoff-bound Thunder 101-89 on Monday night.