Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Explosion Report Coming Out
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal agency looking into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion says it plans to release two volumes of a four-volume report on the disaster on June 5.
Spokeswoman: Sebelius Won’t Run for Senate
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A spokeswoman says departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate.
No Pick 3 or Pick 4 Lottery Drawings on Easter Sunday
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Easter Sunday.
Ray Nagin Lawyer Seeks Lower Monetary Penalty
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An attorney for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is seeking to reduce the amount of money Nagin might have to forfeit as a result of his conviction on federal corruption charges.
Louisiana Bond Commission Supports Jindal’s Budget Plan
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget has received the backing of the State Bond Commission.
President Obama Doesn’t Endorse Joe Biden White House Run
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.
New Orleans Pelicans Face Houston Rockets in Regular Season Finale
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Houston Rockets, already locked into the fourth seed in the Western Conference playoffs, have decided to rest James Harden, Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons for Wednesday night's regular season finale against the New Orleans Pelicans.
West, Texas Receives $4.8 Million for Fertilizer Plant Explosion Rebuilding Project
WEST, Texas (AP) — State officials say an additional $4.8 million in disaster assistance will be provided to the Central Texas community of West as it continues to rebuild from the devastating fertilizer plant explosion last year that killed 15.
Alison Michelle Ernst Remains in Federal Custody for Throwing Shoe at Hillary Clinton
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge in Phoenix has ordered a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton to remain in federal custody until she can appear in court in Las Vegas.
Former LSU Football Player Tahj Jones Shot by Teammate
SULPHUR, La. (AP) — Former LSU linebacker Tahj Jones is recovering from surgery and remains in serious condition after being shot Friday night by another former LSU football player.