Feds want boat panels brought to court to show Tsarnaev note

BOSTON — Prosecutors want panels of the boat in which Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was

Judge: No bond for two accused in Lake Arthur murder

JENNINGS — A district judge has ordered two men accused of murdering a 73-year-old Lake Arthur man to be held without bond.

Roderick Cawthorne Jr., 18, and Brett Daniel Hebert, 26, both of  Lake Arthur, were ordered held without bond on first-degree

Police on lookout for suspects in theft

The Lake Charles Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted in connection with a theft at a local store.

Flood board to continue appeal in 'Big Oil' lawsuit appeal

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans area flood-protection board voted 5-4 Monday against abandoning its appeal of the dismissal of a coastal erosion lawsuit against oil, gas and pipeline companies.

The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East filed suit in 2013. It sought damages over the loss of coastal wetlands that form a natural hurricane buffer for New Orleans.

Rise of Potier, McNeese bench could spark run

Has McNeese State found a magic Potier for a postseason run?

The unexpected rise of sophomore reserve forward Lance Potier has the Cowboys in a position to head into the Southland Conference tournament with some momentum — with wins against Lamar tonight and in next Sunday’s regular-season finale against Central Arkansas, McNeese (12-15, 6-10 Southland) would be able to head to Katy, Texas on a season-high four-game winning streak.

“He’s that other scorer we’ve been looking for,” said coach Dave Simmons. “He can shoot the 3, he can get to the rack, he rebounds the basketball. Those things can help us down the stretch.”

McNeese starter Kingsley no stranger to beating setbacks

No stranger to setbacks, or comebacks, Bryce Kingsley wasn’t about to let a little thing like a knee injury stop his dreams of playing baseball.

After all, he is a kid who has bounced back from both injury and illness already in his young life and has kept right on throwing.

So when the McNeese State junior right-hander missed fall baseball with his latest injury, while others wondered about his future Kingsley considered it just the latest in his series of comebacks.