La. Tech snuffed out of a bowl game; fans blame school's AD

Fans of Louisiana Tech football are not happy with the school's athletic director after jockeying itself out a postseason bowl bid.

Doyline remains evacuated during removal of improperly stored explosives

A massive supply of gunpowder totaling 6 million pounds (2,700 metric tons) was found improperly stored in Louisiana's Camp Minden, not far from where an explosion occurred two months ago, authorities said.

Laws may change because of Explo

Public safety is and always will be the main priority for Louisiana State Police.

California Coast Guard Death

A Coast Guardsman died Sunday after a "suspicious" boat rammed his small vessel off the coast of Southern California, an official said.

US Turkey Syria

A senior administration official traveling with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Europe ruled out any discussion at the upcoming NATO conference of the potential use of U.S.

ULM vs. Ohio in Independence Bowl

The 2012 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl will feature the Ohio University Bobcats and the University of Louisiana at Monroe Warhawks in the 37th installment of the Independence Bowl, set for Friday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m.

Stocks Look Ahead

U.S. stocks have been stuck at a standstill recently, but reports on the job market, manufacturing and consumer spending this week may provide the market with a jump start.

New Jersey Train Derail

A railroad swing bridge in New Jersey that collapsed near the Delaware River was inspected in November, the chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday.

European bailout

Another day, another European downgrade. Ratings agency Moody's announced a downgrade Friday of the continent's main bailout vehicle, the European Stability Mechanism, knocking it one notch from prized Aaa status to Aa1.

Japan Tunnel

An unknown number of cars were trapped early Sunday after a tunnel collapsed some 50 miles (80 kilometers) west of Tokyo, police said.