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  • Baton Rouge first responders to help with Hurricane Irma relief Play Video

    September 9, 2017 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor Sharon Weston Broome announced Saturday afternoon that East Baton Rouge Parish first responders will travel to Florida to help with Hurricane Irma relief. In a press release, Broome said that Louisiana is sending Task Force 2 to aid Floridians before and after the storm hits.... more »
  • Air Force airman charged in August death of fellow airman

    December 13, 2016 9:10 PM

    OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Officials with Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha say an airman has been charged with premeditated murder in the August death of a fellow airman. Offutt officials say Airman 1st Class Timothy Wilsey, of Valdosta, Georgia, has been charged in military court in... more »
  • Baton Rouge police officer cleared in Earth Day altercation

    December 12, 2016 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police haven't found sufficient evidence to support an excessive force complaint against an officer who punched a teenage boy arrested at an Earth Day celebration. The Advocate reports that Sgt. Todd Bourgoyne was placed on leave but returned to active duty after an internal affairs... more »
  • Flood aid for renters, small businesses backed by task force

    December 2, 2016 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's flood recovery task force is recommending a small slice of the disaster relief aid approved by Congress be spent on financial assistance to small businesses and renters. The Restore Louisiana Task Force approved the proposals Friday, which would spend the remaining $32 million of the $438... more »
  • LSP: Trooper who bodyslammed suspect acted appropriately

    June 28, 2016 5:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana State Police say they fully support the actions of a trooper who bodyslammed a resisting Illinois man in the French Quarter last weekend. They say the officer's use of force was appropriate for the situation that unfolded on Bourbon Street at 4 a.m. The video... more »
  • 'Star Wars' climbing movie ranks

    January 3, 2016 11:58 AM

    LOS ANGELES - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has marched confidently into the new year, raking in an additional $88.3 million and topping the box office for a third week, according to studio estimates Sunday. In the first weekend of 2016, the record-busting film blew past the domestic grosses of... more »
  • Star Wars hits billion dollar mark

    December 27, 2015 12:55 PM

    LOS ANGELES - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has reached $1 billion at the box office, reaching the milestone with record-setting hyper speed. The Walt Disney Co. said Sunday that "The Force Awakens" crossed the mark over the holiday weekend. The film accomplished the feat in just 12 days. The... more »
  • Obama and Kenya: 1st trip to father's homeland as president

    July 22, 2015 3:46 PM

    WASHINGTON - When Barack Obama visited Kenya for the first time nearly 30 years ago, he was astonished that an airport worker recognized his last name. It was a striking experience for the future president. He was a young man struggling to understand how a country that he had never... more »
  • New Orleans officer suspended for 'unauthorized force'

    September 26, 2014 3:12 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A veteran New Orleans Police officer has been placed on an unpaid "emergency suspension" after police said he used "unauthorized force" on a 16-year-old girl. Officer Terrance Saulney, a 24-year veteran of the department's Juvenile Bureau, is accused of using force on the girl as she was... more »

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