TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A 6.2-magnitude earthquake killed at least 87 people and injured over 400 others in northwestern Iran on Saturday, state TV said. Iran's main news channel said the quake hit the towns of Ahar, Haris and Varzaqan in East Azerbaijan province at 4:53 p.m. local time (GMT... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 74-year-old Shreveport woman has been arrested for stealing the identity of her 87-year-old friend. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says Dorothy Johnson was arrested Friday for identity theft and theft of assets of an aged person. Prator said Johnson opened credit cards using... more »
La. 87, 0.4 of a mile west of La. 3182 (Bayside Bridge), in Iberia Parish will be closed for cross-drain replacement beginning Tuesday, September 21, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The detour will consist of La. 3182, La. 182 and La 320.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jazz scene photographer Herman Leonard, famous for his smoky, backlighted black-and-white photos of such greats as Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and Frank Sinatra, has died. He was 87. Leonard, who moved to Los Angeles after Hurricane Katrina flooded his New... more »
An 18-wheeler has overturned and was leaking gasoline on Highway 87, near Oxford Loop. The highway in St. Mary Parish remains closed, south of Katy Bridge, North of Oxford Loop. Firefighters have stopped the leak, and they estimate about 50 gallons of gas spilled out. The driver of the truck... more »
LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - The rape of a woman in Louisiana woman has been linked to five rapes in Mississippi's Jones County. Maj. Robbie Suber of the Jones County Sheriff's Department says DNA evidence links the August assault on an 87-year-old woman in New Iberia, La., to five assaults on... more »