Synagogue suspect pleads not guilty as more funerals planned
With two more funerals set for Thursday, the anti-Semitic truck driver accused of gunning down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue pleaded not guilty to federal charges that could put him on death row.
New Orleans council to fine Entergy $5M for phony supporters
The New Orleans City Council is considering imposing a $5 million fine on Entergy after it was discovered paid actors spoke on behalf of a new power plant in the eastern part of the city.
Louisiana voters to decide felon rights, gas tax spending
A look at the 6 Constitutional Amendments on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Diverse support for amendment requiring unanimous verdicts
The groups backing a constitutional amendment requiring unanimous jury verdicts in Louisiana felony trials are so politically diverse that casual observers might think support for the proposal is, well, unanimous.
Rae Ann Kelsch, longtime North Dakota lawmaker, dies
Former longtime Mandan Republican state Rep. Rae Ann Kelsch has died from a bacterial infection caused by eating raw oysters at a restaurant in New Orleans. She was 58.
Olympic champ Shaun White apologizes for Halloween costume
Three-time Olympic champion snowboarder Shaun White has apologized for a Halloween costume that drew criticism from the Special Olympics.
Trump: End birthright citizenship for some US-born babies
President Donald Trump is intensifying his hardline immigration rhetoric heading into the midterm elections, declaring that he wants to order an end to the constitutional right to citizenship for babies born in the United States to non-citizens.
‘Cajun John Wayne,’ other incumbents look safe Nov. 6
Former sheriff's deputy Clay Higgins galloped into Congress two years ago in part on the strength of viral anti-crime videos in which he displayed the cowboy swagger that earned him his "Cajun John Wayne" nickname.