RIDGEWOOD, N.J.- Accusations and fists were flying at an event that featured cast members of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" reality show. A Paramus man claims Jacqueline and Christopher Laurita and Giuseppe "Joe" Gorga attacked him as cameras rolled in a hair salon in Ridgewood on Saturday. John Karagiorgis... more »
LAFAYETTE- A record number of passengers flew into and out of Lafayette Regional Airport in 2012, marking three consecutive years of record-breaking passenger activity. A total of 459,119 travelers flew into and out of the airport in 2012, topping the previous number of 455,730 set in 2011. The Advertiser reports... more »
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Southwest Airlines by a New Orleans woman who claims a gate agent told her she was "too fat to fly" and couldn't board a flight last year without buying two tickets. In her order Wednesday, U.S. District Judge... more »
WASHINGTON - There are more harsh words from both sides, after today's White House decision to invoke executive privilege, rather than turn over documents sought by a House panel looking into a flawed gun-running investigation. And the panel that sought the documents is nearing a vote on whether to cite... more »
LABARRE, La.- Wildlife experts say a swarm of 500 birds found dead on a Louisiana highway earlier this month apparently were startled off their nighttime roosts and flew into power lines.
State Wildlife Veterinarian Jim LaCour told The Advocate that the carcasses found in Pointe Coupee Parish tested negative... more »
Chilean authorities say they'll fly Joran van der Sloot back to the border with Peru today to face potential murder charges there. The Dutch man linked to the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway in Aruba was detained in a taxi yesterday after crossing the border from Peru. Authorities... more »