HONG KONG (AP) - Tens of thousands of people, many wearing red as a sign of their patriotism to China, took part in a demonstration march in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest a planned civil disobedience campaign by pro-democracy activists in the city. Demonstrators braved wilting heat to participate... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's three contenders for the U.S. Senate are having a rare campaign moment on stage together. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and her two Republican challengers - Congressman Bill Cassidy and tea party favorite Rob Maness - make their campaign pitches Saturday to Louisiana's municipal leaders.... more »
MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Atchafalaya River at Morgan City. The Coast Guard says some tows could be limited. The river was 4.6 feet and rising at Morgan City on Monday. Flood stage is 4 feet. The weather service... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Mariah Carey made her return to the stage since giving birth to twins in diva-like form: She changed her shoes after singing two songs and touched up her hair and make-up in a one-sleeve black dress. Carey gave birth to fraternal twins via C-section in April.... more »
MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The Atchafalaya River has topped flood stage but is well short of levels that usually cause problems on the unprotected side of Morgan City's floodwall. The Atchafalaya stood Tuesday at about 4 feet, according to measurements of the National Weather Service's Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service.... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Suspense-filled dramas, psychological thrillers, romantic triangles and stories based on real-life events take center stage Friday as independent filmmakers convene for the 21st annual New Orleans Film Festival.
The seven-day festival launches with British film director Jake Scott's drama, "Welcome to the Rileys," starring James... more »
A new innovative performing arts theater will soon take center stage in downtown Lafayette.
It is just about finished and will open to the public in November. Pre-opening events will be held in October.
Two factors make this Acadiana Center for the Arts theater the only one of... more »
MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The Atchafalaya River is already above flood stage at Morgan city, raising worries about spring floods. Mike Lowe of the Army Corps of Engineers' New Orleans District says the corps has been in a flood fight since November. He says that's very early. The Atchafalaya... more »