KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Another three guides remained... more »
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad has been pulled from the water onto a boat after multiple problems on her fourth day of attempting a record crossing from Cuba to Florida. A member of Nyad's support team in Key West, says the 62-year-old athlete was taken on... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Calcasieu Parish judge has been pulled from a murder case because of what another judge called the "untenable discord" between him and prosecutors in the case. Judge Robert Wyatt rejected prosecutors' allegations that Judge Wilford Carter could not be fair or impartial about 33-year-old... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office has identified two bodies pulled from Lake Pontchartrain as a man and woman from Kenner. John Gagliano, chief coroner's investigator, tells The Times-Picayune Monday that 42-year-old Lynette Williams and 58-year-old Herbert Glass each died from a single gunshot wound to the... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A Kentucky man who police say stopped a car on Interstate 10 and pulled a gun on the driver has been charged with impersonating an officer. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said Herman Justice, 56, had a red flashing light on his car and an arsenal... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lawyers for a Lafayette group home whose license was revoked last month have filed an appeal with the Louisiana Department of Social Services.
The state license for Harmony Center's Vermilion Group Home was pulled after an October inspection.
DSS said it found children were... more »