MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police have arrested a man who refused to pay for his pizzas. Police say Shaba A. Gorham allegedly took two pizzas from a Dominos delivery driver Wednesday night, when into his home and didn't come out again The driver told police he knocked on the... more »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A judge in Virginia will hear arguments today on whether a lawsuit filed by two former employees against the security company once known as Blackwater should go to trial. Brad and Melan Davis filed the lawsuit in 2008 in federal court in Alexandria under a whistleblower... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Lil Wayne is facing the music after being accused of breaking jail rules by having gear for listening to tunes: He can expect to go solo for the rest of his time behind bars in a gun case. The Grammy Award-winning rapper was moved Monday into... more »
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - There were no tears, no last-minute pleading and no lecture from a judge warning Lindsay Lohan she was facing serious consequences for her latest misstep in a 3-year-old drug and drunken driving case. Instead, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elden S. Fox on Friday sent... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Friday lunches can get a bit rowdy at Galatoire's, the stately French Quarter restaurant that has been serving up French Creole cuisine for more than 100 years. A New Orleans tradition for the city's blue bloods, politicians and powerbrokers, this Friday's lunch dished up a new... more »
MONROE, La. (AP) - When Pecanland Mall officials asked for some after-hours training for security workers, they got a whole lot more. Eight area agencies sent their special weapons and tactics teams over. The training scenario had disgruntled workers holding hostages, said Capt. Hank Smith of the Metro Narcotics Unit,... more »
Newman Thibodeaux, the man accused of stabbing his son, Keith Thibodeaux, in the stomach earlier this year at the Belaire Cove Crawfish Etoufee cookoff in Ville Platte, goes on trial starting today in Ville Platte starting at 9am. Jury selection was held yesterday (Tuesday).
BATON ROUGE - Letters will be going out beginning Monday to more than 15,000 Louisianians who may be eligible for extended unemployment benefits and are not now getting them, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) said today.
The letters will give eligible claimants instructions on when and how to file.... more »
LAPLACE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a Florida couple died when their motor coach went over a guardrail where Interstate 55 and Interstate 10 meet near Laplace. Trooper Bryan Zeringue says the accident happened around 9:45 a.m. Monday. Zeringue identified the victims as 72-year-old Joseph P. Ridgedell and... more »
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - Much of St. Martinville is tied up with yellow ribbons to support local soldiers who will soon be heading to Iraq. John Colletti of the local Knights of Columbus says the group is challenging every town in St. Martin Parish to show support of Louisiana... more »