5 children heading to Disney killed in fiery Florida crash
Five children heading to Disney World in a church van from Louisiana died along with two truck drivers in a fiery crash on Interstate 75 in north Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said Friday.
Ralph Abraham To Run For Governor
Abraham made the announcement Thursday.
Mexico to up border security after migrants try to cross
Mexico looked set to shore up security near its border with the United States on Monday, as police lined up outside a shelter in the city of Tijuana and told Central American migrants they couldn't walk toward the border area.
Louisiana expects 1 lane in each direction soon on bridge
The transportation department in Louisiana says it hopes to have one lane open in each direction on a bridge damaged by a barge collision earlier this year.
Judge: Ejecting teacher from school board meeting broke law
A judge says a school board violated Louisiana's open-meetings law by ejecting a teacher who spoke out against giving the superintendent a $30,000 raise.
New Orleans council to fine Entergy $5M for phony supporters
The New Orleans City Council is considering imposing a $5 million fine on Entergy after it was discovered paid actors spoke on behalf of a new power plant in the eastern part of the city.
Man in custody in bomb case is Cesar Sayoc, 56
Federal authorities have detained a person in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, a Justice Department official said Friday.
Cosby gets to 3 to 10 years for 2004 sex assault
Bill Cosby has been sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home.
Attorney: 13 allege gender discrimination at UL-Lafayette
Nine softball players have filed a complaint with the federal Office of Civil Rights; four female professors have filed complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging harassment and discrimination.
Tropical Storm Gordon threatens South Florida
Weather forecasters have issued storm warnings for portions of South Florida and the Florida Keys.