US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for “creating the

Jennings man accused of attempted second-degree murder

JENNINGS —  A local man is facing attempted second-degree murder, resisting arrest and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon following an early morning shooting in Jennings.

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

NEW YORK — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year,

Woman shot after attempting to run over deputy

A Sulphur woman was taken to a local hospital after being shot by a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's deputy following a pursuit Tuesday evening, officials said.
At 9 p.m., a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Evelyn Dargin, 33, said Sheriff Tony Mancuso. He said Dargin exited the car, but got back in her car and fled as the deputy approached. A pursuit ensued, and Dargin stopped again before driving off again.

Freshman mistake for LSU player

BATON ROUGE — LSU freshman defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao might not be able to play this season after he injured his arm punching through glass in the Tigers’ weight room.

LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette said

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Fundraiser for soccer, volleyball

The McNeese State soccer and volleyball teams have teamed to host the inaugural Boots & Bowling fundraiser,