No Winners in Friday Night Louisiana Lottery Drawings
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto drawings Friday (Feb. 28) night.
Biden Calls New Ukraine Leader, Pledges Support
Vice President Joe Biden has told Ukraine's new prime minister that the U.S. welcomes the formation of the country's new government.
Atlanta Police: Fake Waffle House Manager Arrested
Atlanta police say a woman in a Waffle House uniform accused of pretending to be a company manager and stealing about $100 later returned to the restaurant to give the cash back.
Arkansas ex-Treasurer Due in Court on New Charges
An arraignment is scheduled for former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner on charges that she misspent thousands of dollars in campaign money on personal items.
Stolen Music Equipment Doesn’t Stop Touring Teens
A group of teenage musicians touring as part of an anti-bullying campaign has suffered a setback when $25,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a North Texas hotel.
Louisiana Disqualifies Food Stamps for Overspending
Louisiana's social services department says it stripped food stamps from six people who deliberately overspent their monthly benefits when the electronic service was down in October.
Jindal: Delaying Obamacare Mandates Would Help Economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors sound every bit as divided as Washington lawmakers on how best to help the nation's economy.
Terrebonne, Lafourche Create Alcohol & Tobacco-Free Mardi Gras Areas
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Mardi Gras brings out families to enjoy food, parades and colorful beads. It's also known for alcohol and loud music.
Republicans, Independents Split on Supporting Landrieu
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Sen. Mary Landrieu is a Democrat from a powerful political family. But her three previous victories have depended on just enough support from independents and Republicans.
Bossier City Green-Lights Road Construction for New Kroger Store
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — The Bossier City Council has approved using $7 million in revenue derived from riverboat gambling to pay for construction of roads around a proposed Kroger grocery store development off of Airline Drive.