SAN FRANCISCO - Readers of Lance Armstrong's two books detailing his cycling accomplishments are suing the disgraced athlete and his publishers because of his denials of drug use. A lawsuit was filed in federal court in Sacramento on Tuesday by several consumers who bought the best-selling books, including Rob Stutzman,... more »
SHREVEPORT- A Caddo Parish district judge has denied a woman's request to recuse the district attorney in her first-degree murder case. The Times reports defense lawyers for 19-year-old Alasundria Avery contended the district attorney shouldn't be able to prosecute the case because of a conflict of interest. They claim the... more »
BATON ROUGE- Former Alcohol Tobacco Control Commissioner Murphy Painter wants to become a private investigator. Today, a state board denied his application request.
The Board determined Painter did not have three years of experience working investigations. The Board said his time as ATC Commissioner did not count since he... more »