- Suit challenges state's 2nd Congressional District
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District looks like a wind-ruffled ribbon that curls from the eastern shore of Lake Pontchartrain through New Orleans, then up the Mississippi River to northern Baton Rouge.
- LSU opens medical education center in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU medical students training in Baton Rouge have a new, high-tech education site that university officials say will help expand graduate medical education in the city.
- BR Police arrest man in 1995 double homicide
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge police Monday arrested a 39-year-old man in the January 1995 slaying of a Baton Rouge couple who were shot to death in an apartment during an apparent robbery.
- Jury hears ex-cop charged in deadly La. shooting
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New Orleans police officer testified Monday at his retrial that he thought he saw a gun in the hand of the man he shot and killed outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath — and still believes he was justified to use deadly force.
- Passenger awakes to find himself locked in plane
HOUSTON (AP) — As the captain of an oil platform supply boat in the Gulf of Mexico, Tom Wagner is no stranger to bumps and other movement while he sleeps. So when he nodded off on a flight from Louisiana to Houston, it was no surprise that the landing bounce didn't wake him.