NEW ORLEANS - Bridget Dinvaut has been elected chairwoman of the Southern University Board of Supervisors. Dinvaut was elected Friday during the board's meeting in New Orleans. Patrick Bell of Thibodaux was elected vice chairman. Dinvaut is an honors graduate of the Southern University Law Center and an assistant district... more »
GLENDALE, Calif. - These days, wherever you see Clint Eastwood, an empty chair is sure to follow. Even if you're on a hike. A life-sized cutout of a cowboy Eastwood has stood on a trail overlooking a Southern California freeway for months, but on Tuesday a pair of chairs were... more »
WASHINGTON - A conservative Texas Republican congressman has been chosen to co-chair a powerful new committee that's supposed to find a bipartisan plan to cut the federal budget deficit by more than $1 trillion.
House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) today named Jeb Hensarling to that post. The Democrat who... more »
A Lafayette attorney and funeral home director will chair the governing board for the public hospital to be built in New Orleans. LSU System President John Lombardi named Elaine Abell to chair the University Medical Center Management Corp. Abell said its first meeting will be sometime in August. The Legislature... more »
Firefighters in suburban Chicago rescued a dog that became trapped inside a mechanized reclining chair by having to saw the piece of furniture apart. The dog called, Ebonyser, has some nerve damage but is otherwise okay. A nurse's aid hung on to the chair to relieve the pressure on the... more »
A Livingston Parish man accused of theft in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars.
Deputies say Stevie Ennis, from Denham Springs, stole rocking chairs from a home's porch in the 16000 block of Lynnwood Drive.
They say Ennis put the chairs in the bed of his truck and... more »