Annual Louisiana Voter Registration Week to be observed in August

Voter Registration Week will be observed  Aug. 26-30, 2013. Upcoming elections include open primary on October 19th and open general on November 16th. Below is a list of confirmed voter registration locations.

Barksdale remembers RAIDR 21

Family, friends and members of Team Barksdale gathered to remember the aviators of RAIDR 21 in a ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, July 21.

Summer increases vehicle-related heat stroke risk for kids

With summer temperatures reaching the upper 90s on many days, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission warns motorists not to leave children alone in closed vehicles for even a few minutes.

California mom accused of shackling 10-year-old son

A California mother is scheduled to appear in court on Monday after being accused of wrapping a chain around her son's ankles and locking it.

Holy blockbuster! Batman, Superman to unite on big screen

 This summer's Superman blockbuster is getting a sequel -- and it's going to unite the Man of Steel with the Caped Crusader for the first time on the big screen.

'Captain America' confronts the modern world in sequel

 The cast and directors of the upcoming "Captain America: The Winter Solider" appeared this weekend at Comic-Con in San Diego to preview the film and reveal new footage.

Boehner talks Obamacare, immigration, legacy

House Speaker John Boehner vowed Republicans would continue to keep trying to put the brakes on Obamacare, saying the president's sweeping health care reform is "not good for the country."

Cruz tries to sidestep 2016 question

He's not saying yes. He's not saying no. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas danced around questions in a recent interview about whether he plans to run for president in 2016.

6 men convicted of raping Swiss tourist in India

 As India grapples with how to better protect women and girls from sexual assault, a court over the weekend convicted six men in the gang rape of a Swiss tourist.