WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a plan to remove an inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation. Salazar will announce plans Tuesday to remove a paraphrase from King's "Drum Major" speech by carving... more »
WASHINGTON - A spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner says he has received letter of resignation from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Boehner's spokesman Michael Steel said Wednesday the Speaker's office received a letter of resignation from Jackson. Boehner's office did not immediately comment beyond acknowledging they'd received the letter. Jackson... more »
BATON ROUGE - Neighbors in Baton Rouge say the same people repeatedly break into their homes. And they wanted answers about why authorities cannot seem to keep one person in jail.
It's the message Aaron Martinez has tried to send to his neighbors.
He heads up an email... more »
An accused murder on house arrest was arrested on May 30, after a hit-and-run accident in Gonzales. According to Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley, 36-year-old Larry John Snyder, Jr, Gonzales, rear-ended an unmarked Sheriff’s office car on Cornerview Road, and then fled the scene at 9:44 p.m. The deputy that... more »
A man wanted for a shooting at a FYE Music/Movie store in Baton Rouge has turned himself in today. Baton Rouge Police say Wayne Carl Thomas, Jr, 25, turned himself in to the U.S. Marshal's Office in New Orleans. Thomas is accused of shooting a 26-year-old man multiple times on... more »