Congress Ready to Extend Ban on Plastic Firearms
The Senate is ready to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms, the kind that can pass through metal detectors and X-ray machines unnoticed.
Ga. Wendy’s Worker Drops Pot in Burger, Arrested
A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
Funding Sources Explored for I-49 Project
Tolls, taxes and selling bonds backed by unclaimed property are some of the ideas floated to pay for construction of Interstate 49 South between Lafayette and the west bank of New Orleans.
Boehner: GOP Should Be More Sensitive to Women
House Speaker John Boehner says some Republicans aren't as sensitive as they should be when they campaign against female candidates.
Theater Chain Wants to Sell Alcohol in Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge's two AMC Theatres are seeking permission to sell beer, wine and liquor.
Ark. Man ‘Butt-Dials’ Would-Be Victim While Plotting Murder
Authorities have arrested a northeast Arkansas man on suspicion of criminal conspiracy to commit capital murder after the man allegedly "pocket dialed" the would-be victim as he described the plot.
Wind Could Ground Macy’s Parade Balloons in NYC
High winds from a storm that is bearing down on the East Coast may ground Macy's giant character balloons in the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
Cantor on Deal with Iran: ‘Mistrust and verify’
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is assailing the new nuclear deal with Iran, saying he believes it "bodes very, very ominously for the region and U.S. security."
28,000 Bass Fingerlings Released Into Red River
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has stocked the Red River with over 28,000 Florida strain largemouth bass fingerlings.
Boeing Jumbo Jet Lands at Wrong Kansas Airport
Boeing says a 747 jumbo jet used to haul parts for construction of its new 787 Dreamliner jet landed at the wrong Kansas airport.