Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s currency plans before Congress
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company's new globally ambitious project to create a digital currency while also dealing with widening scrutiny from U.S. regulators.
Dallas Cop Gets 10 Years In Prison For Killing Her Neighbor
A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his apartment, which she said she mistook for her own unit one floor below.
‘Downton Abbey’ overpowers Brad Pitt, Rambo at box office
Raise your tea cups! The big-screen encore of "Downton Abbey" handily (but very politely) thumped both Brad Pitt's "Ad Astra" and Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" in theaters over the weekend in one of the more unlikely box-office upsets.
Louisiana’s Dove Season: 62 Ticketed In 1st Weekend
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says agents ticketed 62 people in 17 parishes for a total of 78 alleged hunting violations during the first weekend of dove hunting.
Dorian still slamming eastern Canada at hurricane force
The storm that has already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North Carolina brought hurricane-force winds to far-eastern Canada on Sunday, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of people.
New Orleans Superdome To Be Renovated Before 2024 Super Bowl
New Orleans' Superdome, the iconic domed stadium that's home to the Saints football team, will be getting a $450 million facelift before it hosts its next Super Bowl in 2024.
Louisiana Medical Marijuana Could Reach Pharmacies Next Week
Louisiana's first medical marijuana products are one step away from pharmacies, with final testing planned for this week.
State Court Suit Over ‘No-call’ Can Proceed Against NFL
A Louisiana judge won't stop a lawsuit against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl.
AG Files Suit Over Removal Of Vermilion Teacher From Meeting
Attorney General Jeff Landry's lawsuit accuses the Vermilion Parish School Board and its members of violating the state's Open Meetings Law by stifling public debate
Officer, Woman Killed; Suspect Dies After Shooting Himself
Sylvester Holt is dead after an hours-long standoff on the Crescent City Connection Bridge yesterday.
Suspect In Custody For Slaying Of Jefferson Parish Deputy
The sheriff's deputy shot to death on a busy suburban New Orleans street has been identified as 51-year-old David F. Michel Jr.
Police: Asst. Principal Arrested After Woman Disappears
Police suspect foul play in the disappearance of the 40-year-old Baton Rouge woman.