Bowe Bergdahl Says He Was Tortured by the Taliban
PARIS (AP) — A senior U.S. official says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl tells military officials that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape.
Louisiana Lottery Results for Saturday, June 7
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — These Louisiana lotteries were drawn Saturday, June 7.
New Louisiana Law Penalizes Texting and Driving in School Zones
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Drivers who use handheld cell phones in some school zones soon could face fines.
George Strait Says Goodbye to the Road With Final Show in Arlington
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It's the end of the trail for country music king George Strait, who will wrap up his final tour with a star-filled show at the lavish home of the Dallas Cowboys in his home state of Texas.
Gov. Jindal Signs Bill to Kill Levee Board Oil Lawsuit
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed a bill aimed at killing a Louisiana levee board's lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies, despite warnings from legal experts that it could also affect state and local government litigation over the 2010 BP oil spill.
Rand Paul Still Undecided on White House Run, Says He Would Be ‘Friendly Competitor’ for T…
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and Texas counterpart Ted Cruz will be "friendly competitors" should both run for president in 2016.
Gov. Jindal’s ObamaCare Alternative ‘America Next’ Could See Implementation Soon
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana could become a testing ground for Gov. Bobby Jindal's health care alternative to the federal health care overhaul, under a bill that has received final backing from lawmakers.
Sen. Ted Cruz Wins Presidential Straw Poll
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana.
Louisiana Stun Gun Death Could Reach Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could take its first look at police use of stun guns in a case involving the death of a Louisiana man who was shocked by police eight times after he had been handcuffed.
Louisiana Lottery Results: Numbers Drawn Saturday, May 17
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — These Louisiana lotteries were drawn Saturday.