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  • Flashy NYC lawyer now focus of rape investigation

    October 11, 2014 5:08 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - He's been a loud, inescapable and expensive adversary of the New York Police Department for years: the publicity-loving lawyer who got huge settlements, and headlines, in some of the city's most notorious brutality cases. Now Sanford Rubenstein is getting unwelcome attention as a potential rape suspect.... more »
  • Beef cattle focus of program in Alexandria

    September 6, 2014 3:09 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A beef cattle and forage field day is planned Oct. 16 by state agriculture officials at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center in Alexandria. Registration starts at 2:30 p.m. at the state Emergency Evacuation Shelter south of the LSU-Alexandria campus along U.S. Highway 71. The... more »
  • Meeting to focus on scenic drive proposal

    June 22, 2014 2:08 PM

    LAKE ARTHUR, La. (AP) - A public meeting will be held Tuesday to bring residents up to date on plans for a scenic throughway in Jefferson Davis Parish. The American Press reports the session will be at 5:30 p.m. at Lake Arthur City Hall and will focus on the proposed... more »
  • Religious Freedom Law A Focus in Church Bankruptcy

    June 2, 2014 1:36 AM

    CHICAGO (AP) -- A lawsuit tied to the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's bankruptcy will go before the federal appeals court in Chicago on Monday, with judges hearing arguments in a case that experts say could make millions of dollars held in trust available to victims of clergy sexual abuse and impact... more »
  • Meeting to focus on school's new campus

    May 11, 2014 12:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Plans for the future of Edna Karr High School will be discussed Monday at a meeting between the New Orleans School Board and the project manager for the $31 million proposal for a new campus. Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports the school has been operating at a former... more »
  • Sheep, goats focus of forum at LSU

    March 17, 2014 5:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A field day program for people who raise sheep and goats in Louisiana is scheduled for April 26 at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m.; the program will begin at 8:30. The field day will cover... more »
  • Forum to focus on Civil War in La.

    December 16, 2013 7:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Historic New Orleans Collection is planning a daylong forum on the Civil War in Louisiana. The sessions will be presented Jan. 25 in connection with the collection's annual Williams Research Symposium. The collection currently is showcasing two related exhibits: "Occupy New Orleans! Voices from the... more »
  • Meeting to focus on salt water in B.R. aquifer

    March 8, 2012 10:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state Department of Natural Resources' Office of Conservation is holding a meeting Thursday to discuss the problem of salt water intrusion into the Baton Rouge area's ground water. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. at the Office of Conservation building in Baton... more »
  • Pharma's niche focus spurs US aid for antibiotics

    January 25, 2012 10:15 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The pharmaceutical industry won approval to market a record number of new drugs for rare diseases last year, as a combination of scientific innovation and business opportunity spurred new treatments for diseases long-ignored by drug companies. Drug companies are increasingly taking advantage of the commercial benefits of... more »
  • Oil spill investigators focus on communication

    August 23, 2010 5:35 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - Federal investigators seeking the cause fr the rig explosion that led to BP's massive Gulf oil spill focused Monday on communication and chain of command, wondering at times whether the key players knew enough to handle an emergency. They also questioned whether a piece of failed equipment... more »
  • Focus of Contingency Bill Narrowed to Oil Spill

    June 14, 2010 8:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A House committee substantially reworked a bill that would allow Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell to hire outside lawyers on contingency - limiting the proposal only to cases related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The measure, passed by the committee without objection, now heads... more »

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