Five days after a family was attacked for being in the "wrong neighborhood," Baton Rouge Interim Police Chief Carl Dabadie issued statement saying officers made a mistake and an error of judgement.
Summer is fast approaching and gas prices may be increasing with the temperature.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev won't be indicted within the 30-day period prescribed under the Federal Speedy Trial Act but prosecutors said Friday they would ask for more time.
About 50 to 60 people were injured Saturday when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.
France will see its first gay weddings within days, after French President Francois Hollande signed a law Saturday authorizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples and ending months of nationwide protests and wrenching...
North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It routinely tests such missiles, but the latest launches came during a period of tentative diplomacy...
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and...
New Orleans officials and cultural advocates say the Mother's Day parade shootings that left 20 people injured won't spell the end of second-line parades, the local tradition that celebrates the city and its people.
Police are investigating two fatal shootings that left a 37-year-old man dead in Central City and a 20 -year-old man dead in the Florida area.
Sonic the Hedgehog is rolling with Nintendo.
Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the 10-month reign of CEO Marissa Mayer as she tries to attract more traffic and advertisers to the Internet company's website and mobile applications.
A two-run eighth-inning homer by senior leftfielder Raph Rhymes lifted No. 2 LSU to a thrilling 5-4 victory over No. 14 Ole Miss Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.
Ashley Czechner racked up a career-best 15 strikeouts to spark the No. 9 LSU softball team to a 3-2 triumph over Central Connecticut State to open the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional.
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Is Michael Phelps planning a comeback?
The reality TV bug bites Louisiana residents again. This time it's a show that will feature a group of hunters from the Baton Rouge area.
A Gonzales couple was arrested Friday on a long list of drug-related charges.
Hundred gathered Friday to celebrate the newest Southern graduates.
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday.
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.
Senior Treasury officials were made aware in June 2012 that investigators were looking into complaints from tea party groups that they were being harassed by the Internal Revenue Service, a Treasury inspector general said...
After losing a heart breaker early Friday morning to Alabama State, Southern was eliminated from the SWAC tournament after falling to Prairie View.
Days after bursts of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother's Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of now seven arrests gave an organizer of the traditional event reason to celebrate again.
People from as far as Mississippi are coming together to help the St. Amant family that lost their home to fire Thursday morning.
Louisiana State Fire Marshal Butch Browning recently returned from West, Texas. West is the site of a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 and injured 200 more. The blast happened April, 14th and was triggered by a fire that was reported 20 minutes earlier. Twelve of the 14 killed were first responders.
According to WWL-TV in New Orleans, a seventh person has been arrested in connection with the shooting at a Mother's Day second line celebration that injured 19 people.
Three Zachary women are facing Medicaid fraud charges for allegedly filing false claims.
An investigation is underway after deputies in Lincoln County say a NASCAR legend called 911 before committing suicide in a local cemetery.
The Powerball jackpot is now one of the largest in U.S. history.
Louisiana's unemployment rate rose in April for the fourth straight month, as fewer people reported having work.
The Clark County Coroner's office released the name of a boy who died after, police say, he was run over by two suspects in a vehicle who took off with his iPad.
The 6-'4, 315 pound defensive tackle signed a two year contract with the Saints.
LSU tied a school record with 22 SEC wins in a season, hitting four solo home runs to beat Ole Miss 7-1 in the first game of their final regular season series at Alex Box Stadium Thursday night.
The make-up of the Baton Rouge city court may likely change in the coming months, with one of the current judges retiring, according to some.
The National Weather Service now says 16 tornadoes hit North Texas on Thursday. The tornadoes killed at least six people and destroyed several communities.
An Australian politician says he has learned a valuable lesson in social networking after he "liked" a Facebook photo without realizing that it showed a teenage prankster exposing himself.
Foreign exchange students jump at the chance to come to the United States for an opportunity at the American Dream. Some claim a staffing company in the U.S. promised them nice apartments and jobs at upscale hotels. But they said their experience was far from it.
Fire fighters were called to a fire in Bienville Towers on College drive Thursday evening.
President Barack Obama picked a senior White House budget official to become the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday, the same day another top official announced plans to leave the agency amid the...
Two brothers with a history of drug arrests and suspected ties to a neighborhood gang each face 20 counts of attempted second-degree murder in a shooting spree that brought a sudden bloody end to a Mother's Day parade in...
The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it became the newest in the nation to join the madness over Powerball, which saw its jackpot soar Thursday to $550 million.
Officials in Washington state took their first stab at setting rules for the state's new marijuana industry Thursday, nearly eight months after voters here legalized pot for adults.
Could the legal drinking limit drop from .08 to .05? That's what the National Transportation Safety Board is pushing.
LSU junior second baseman JaCoby Jones has been diagnosed with an injury to his left hand and will be held out of the starting lineup during this week's series versus Ole Miss.
Those who use mobile devices while they drive may soon need to be aware of a bill that took another big step closer to becoming Louisiana law on Thursday.
Five people were selected as winners of new Lexus vehicles Thursday as part of the annual Driving the Future campaign.
The lead defense attorney in O.J. Simpson's armed robbery trial had a conflict of interest because he could have been a witness in the case, a lawyer who worked on Simpson's unsuccessful appeal to the Nevada Supreme...
Firefighters rescued the driver of a car after the vehicle landed in a canal off Essen Lane Thursday afternoon.
President Barack Obama, seeking to regain his footing amid controversies hammering the White House, named a temporary chief for the scandal-marred Internal Revenue Service Thursday and pressed Congress to approve new...
A family is in need of assistance after a fire destroyed their home Thursday morning. It sparked when a candle was accidentally knocked over.
President Barack Obama on Thursday tried to turn the tables on Republicans who have criticized his administration's response to last year's deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, calling on lawmakers to approve his...
A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans in a blast so powerful it rattled the other side of the Afghan capital. U.S. soldiers rushed to help,...
Bradley Brown played high school at Capitol and was a teammate of quarterback Terrance Broadway
A Denham Springs man was sentenced to almost five years in prison for masterminding an insurance fraud scheme.
The Louisiana Department of Education, DOE, says that they've received plans to open more than 100 new charter schools in 19 parishes, nearly double the number of proposals received in 2012. The DOE
Strong storms and tornadoes ripped through rural parts of Hood County, TX, Wednesday, killing at least six people. Seven others are unaccounted for.
President Barack Obama will appoint senior White House budget officer Daniel Werfel to be acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, a White House official says.
President Barack Obama said Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey will keep ramping up pressure to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad from power, but there's "no magic formula" to stop his violence.
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp program, approving farm bills that would shrink food aid and alter the way people qualify for it.
A ban on posting to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter while driving appears likely to hit Louisiana's law books.
Public schools will now have to coordinate crisis plans with local law enforcement and emergency preparedness officials and hold annual safety drills to rehearse them.
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left a note claiming responsibility for the marathon attack.
Several gun bills that moved through House and Senate committees were scheduled to be debated on the Senate floor Thursday morning.
On Thursday, the Boston Athletics Association announced it will invite the more than 5,000 runners who were unable to cross the finish line because of the terrorist attack to participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon.
Southern erased an early 1-0 deficit against Alabama A&M scoring two runs in the fifth before exploding for five in the sixth.
A combination of aggressive collections and an honest conscience has one father living a lesson in humility.
David Beckham is retiring from soccer, ending a career in which he became a global superstar who transcended the sport.
Mental health officials in Louisiana have slashed budgets and reduced the number of psychiatric beds, but say despite that, they've increased their mental health services.
The suspect arrested in a Baton Rouge gas station beating is facing additional charges, but not related to that incident.
As the Mississippi River rises, Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency in preparation of crests in Louisiana that are predicted to be well above flood stage.
A scared deer crashed through his windshield and had a panic attack as it tried to escape.