PARIS (AP) - The only known draft pages of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic children's book "The Little Prince" are on display at a Paris auction house, ahead of their sale this month. The two fragile handwritten sheets, brimming with original musings and even a new character, were discovered two months... more »
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - After three decades of space service, NASA's oldest and most traveled shuttle, Discovery, began its new life as a museum relic Tuesday with one final takeoff. Discovery departed Florida's Kennedy Space Center at daybreak Tuesday aboard a modified jumbo jet bound for Washington, where it... more »
A Lafayette murder case will be featured on national television this weekend. Robert Stanley was shot and killed during a home invasion and robbery back in 2005. The case went unsolved for nearly three years, until DNA evidence helped detectives make a break in the case. The ins and outs... more »
The unsolved murders of 8 women in Jeff Davis Parish will be featured on national television Wednesday night. A crew with the TV show Dark Minds was in Jennings this past year, working to find out more information about the cases.
"I go out and I try to dredge... more »
UPDATE-SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Law enforcement official: Discovery Channel gunman shot by police is dead. -----------------------------------------
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Police say they have shot an armed man who took three people hostage in the Discovery Channel network's headquarters in suburban Washington. All of the hostages are... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a man's body found floating in the Mississippi River. The East Jefferson Levee District contacted the sheriff's office Thursday after the body was found in the river, at River Road and the River Batture in Metairie.... more »
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery is back on
The shuttle and its seven astronauts landed at Florida's Kennedy
Space Center on Tuesday morning.
Their arrival was delayed by rain that popped up right before
daybreak. But the sky cleared and... more »
PARIS (AP) - Now that's one big foot. Paleontologists in eastern France have reported the discovery of some of the largest dinosaur footprints ever documented, measuring about 1.4 meters to 1.5 meters (4.6 feet to 4.9 feet) in diameter. The site of the find, high in the Jura mountains, was... more »