SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico police arrested a man Saturday on charges of mistreating an 85-year-old woman for more than a year after officers said they found her in her home in deplorable conditions with 15 dogs. Authorities also accused 46-year-old Gioverti Jesus Garcia Cabello of illegally... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An unidentified man is in critical condition after he tried to save his two children from the waters of Lake Pontchartrain. Police said it happened late Sunday morning at the New Orleans lakefront. An 8-year-old fell in the water. An older sibling then jumped in after... more »
MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police are searching for a suspect in the shooting of a homeless man. The News Star reports police responded to a call early Saturday and found 31-year-old Casey R. Williams lying unresponsive on the ground with a single gunshot wound to the neck. Williams was... more »
MONROE, La. (AP) - A 5-year-old girl from Rayville has been hospitalized for more than two weeks, suffering from an E. coli bacterial infection. The girl was taken to the LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport's pediatric intensive care unit after she became sick while attending a party in Richland Parish. The... more »
We've been following this story all weekend, 2 students from Port Barre remain hospitalized this morning.
A 5 year old girl and a 15 year old boy are reportedly in critical condition at Lafayette General Medical Center.
For unknown reasons a tractor trailer rear-ended the bus which had... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Charlie Sheen was hospitalized Tuesday for a psychiatric evaluation after a woman told police he was throwing furniture and yelling in his hotel room, a law enforcement official said. His publicist blamed an allergic reaction to medication. Police were called to The Plaza by hotel security... more »
CLEVELAND (AP) - An airport spokeswoman says former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized in Cleveland. Carter was a passenger on a commercial flight to Cleveland on Tuesday morning and became ill. Jackie Mayo, a spokeswoman at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, says Carter was taken off the plane by rescue... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Seven oil cleanup workers remained hospitalized Thursday after they reported dizziness, severe headaches and nausea while working on boats in Louisiana coastal waters. West Jefferson Medical Center spokeswoman Taslin Alfonso said doctors believe the likely cause is chemical irritation and dehydration from long hours working in... more »