LSU sprinter accused of forcible rape

BATON ROUGE — An All-American sprinter on LSU's track team has been arrested after a woman told investigators he allegedly raped her at an off-campus party.

Police retrace steps of suspected serial killer

GARY, Ind. — Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find six more bodies and hinted at a serial

New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

WASHINGTON — Two years after the Obama administration backed off a rule that would have banned children from dangerous agriculture jobs, public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.

Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

ATLANTA — The government announced Tuesday that everyone traveling to the United States from

LSU sprinter accused of forcible rape

BATON ROUGE — An All-American sprinter on LSU's track team has been arrested after a woman told investigators he allegedly raped her at an off-campus party.

The Advocate reports 20-year-old Nethaneel Joseph Mitchell-Blake was booked early Monday morning

Losses don't end title hopes for teams

Last Friday featured a host of pivotal games in Southwest Louisiana, with Barbe, LaGrange, Leesville, Iowa, Kinder, Jennings and Hamilton Christian all picking up crucial wins with district championship implications.

There is still hope for some of the teams that lost Friday as we head into the final trimester of the regular season.