As the Christmas season draws near, publications are forcing out year-end lists. At a little past 3:30 p.m. on a Monday, I sit looking at SPIN and
DATE: December 06, 2013 | CATEGORY: What's the Big Picture
Attorney General Eric Holder was in New Orleans today for the ceremonial swearing-in of the region's new top federal prosecutor, who took over an office shaken by a scandal that led to his predecessor's resignation. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite Jr.
DATE: December 05, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A Louisiana man was sentenced today to one year in prison for running an extortion scheme that authorities believe led a Texas A&M University professor to commit suicide by jumping to his death from a campus parking garage. Authorities say Daniel...
DATE: November 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
In theaters Friday: The Book Thief, Thor: The Dark World
DATE: November 07, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
In theaters Friday: Ender's Game, Last Vegas
DATE: October 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
A study of Louisiana's prisons and court system suggests that the state Legislature's "get tough on crime" laws haven't worked, Gannett Louisiana reports. Instead, the laws that are primarily directed toward nonviolent crimes have filled prisons...
DATE: October 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Edwin Edwards is no stranger to the spotlight.
DATE: October 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: News (225)
The Louisiana Supreme Court has struck down a state law that made it a crime for people who aren't U.S. citizens to drive here without carrying proof of their immigration status. The divided court ruled Tuesday that the state law is pre-empted by a...
DATE: October 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
In theaters Friday: Captain Phillips, Machete Kills
DATE: October 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
News roundup: Mississippi Nissan plant at heart of UAW battle … Nielsen launches TV Twitter ratings … Bernard Madoff's inner circle goes on trial
Battleground: The United Automobile Workers—desperate to make inroads in the South, where Toyota, Volkswagen and other foreign automakers have assembly plants—has never tried a unionization drive quite like the one at...
DATE: October 07, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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