WASHINGTON - An attorney for the family of an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, says the officer's account of what happened is "self-serving." Benjamin Crump told The Associated Press on Saturday that Darren Wilson will... more »
PONCHATOULA- Police officers are chasing leads after two letters were mailed to elementary schools with a vague threat Monday.
A day after those letters were opened, investigators said they are moving forward with the investigation, developing clues from the two pieces of loose leaf paper.
Police believe the... more »
PONCHATOULA- Two letters were mailed to elementary schools Monday, suggesting some sort of attack.
Police said they are investigating, and believe the letters were mailed form the same location, possibly in the Tangipahoa Parish area.
Police would not speak much about the situation, although they said they are... more »
BATON ROUGE- Neighbors who live in the Mayfair subdivision are demanding changes after a shooting occurred over the weekend.
The victim happened to be the 15-year old son of Metro Councilman Chandler Loupe. This afternoon, detectives charged another 15 year old who was with him for attempted possession of... more »
A pastor in Florida threatens to burn the Koran as payback for the 9/11 attacks, but a Prairieville family fears retaliation against US soldiers, including one of their loved ones, by terrorists. Those fears come on the heels of military leaders warning and worrying about the same thing, while officials... more »