NEW YORK (AP) - At a birthplace of the gay rights movement, patrons of New York City's Stonewall Inn said they felt like they were living history. In Wyoming, the mother of a man beaten to death because of his sexuality said words couldn't express her gratitude. An 82-year-old photographer... more »
A fireworks stand was blown apart Saturday along Highway 90 in Iberia Parish.
It was a big hit for a business typically booming this time of year.
"The rain was coming down so hard that it was just a complete white out as far as the rain, and... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge ordered a woman to stand trial on a charge of slashing Leonardo DiCaprio's face with glass during a 2005 party. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Edmund Willcox Clarke ordered Aretha Wilson to face one count of assault with a deadly weapon. The charge includes... more »
A 56-year-old Hurricane Rita evacuee has been deemed competent to stand trial on a second-degree murder charge in the 2005 stabbing death of her sister in Lafayette.
Suzanne Shirley Buckins, an evacuee from Lake Charles, has been incarcerated since her arrest for the November 2005 killing of her sister,... more »
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show," will perform Aug. 21 in Biloxi to raise money for Mississippians affected by the Gulf oil spill. The Beau Rivage Casino and Resort announced the 8 p.m. performance, "Stand Up for the Gulf Coast: A Special Evening with Jay... more »
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested the third suspect in an alleged attempted armed robbery on Christmas Day that cost one gunman his life and landed a second in the hospital with a gunshot wound.
Maj. Jerome Hopewell told The Alexandria Daily Town Talk that... more »
Authorities say a fireworks stand operator who shot two alleged robbers on Christmas Day isn't expected to face any charges in the shooting. The shooting left one Alexandria man dead, another hospitalized and a third on the run.
Sheriff's Maj. Jerome Hopewell said 20-year-old Sheldon Fisher was killed and... more »