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Deputies: Man arrested for 3rd DWI; had young son in car

By The Associated Press

LAKE CHARLES — The Calcasieu Parish sheriff's office says a 37-year-old man with his 5-year-old son in his car was arrested after he was so drunk he was falling asleep while a deputy spoke with him.

The sheriff's office said in a news release issued Tuesday that Miguel Mesa II, 37, was stoppe ...



Senate-backed medical marijuana bill advancing in House

BATON ROUGE — Only a year after a medical marijuana proposal stalled in its first hearing before state lawmakers, a bill that could get medical- ...

Defense Secretary Ash Carter (AP Photo)

Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — Defense Secretary Ash Carter says China's campaign to build artificial islands in the South China Sea is uniti ...

Hillary Rodham Clinton (AP Photo)

Court orders State Dept. to release Clinton emails monthly

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ordered the State Department to release batches of Hillary Rodham Clinton's email correspondence from her time ...

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. (AP Photo)

Rand Paul blames GOP hawks for rise of ISIS

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group.

The freshman senator ...

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Federal agents carry out boxes of evidence taken from the headquarters of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF,) Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo)

Blatter: FIFA to root out corruption, regain soccer's trust

ZURICH — While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on W ...


Bond set for LSU player accused of domestic abuse

BATON ROUGE — LSU offensive lineman Jevonte Domond was awaiting release on bond following his arrest in a domestic abuse case.

Online booking r ...

Leger brings grit to ULL

The moment for Gunner Leger — the one when he felt at home on the diamond for Louisiana-Lafayette — came early in his freshman


T ...

(Associated Press)

LSU mojo missing in postseason

It’s usually refreshing the way baseball is different.

Coaches routinely throw players under the bus, so to speak, without consequence or secon ...

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Dennis Sheehan, U2’s longtime tour manager,  has died a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area. (Associated Press)<br />

U2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead

NEW YORK — Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band

kicked off a five-night st ...

Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard has been booked into the Santa Fe County jail on suspicion of aggravated drunken driving. (Associated Press)

Actor Sam Shepard arrested for drunken driving in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. — Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken

driving after a Santa Fe r ...

A truck picks up an order at the PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans drive-thru window Wednesday. (Donna Price / American Press)

Crescent City-style coffeee house opens on Nelson Road

A sign has been over the front door at the new PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans on Nelson Road for months now, but the coffeehouse

only officially op ...

(Special to the American Press)

Living History Event & Grasshopper Fly-In returning to Beauregard

Spirits should be high when Friends of

the DeRidder Army Air Base host their Living History Event &

Grasshopper Fly-in at Beauregard

Regional A ...

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