A new law preventing anyone 70 or older from running for constable or justice of the peace in Louisiana is facing stiff opposition — especially among the officials who are about to be banned from re-election because of their age.
Police say an autopsy attributed hypothermia with dehydration as the cause of the 3 year old's death.
The 2014 program offers noncompliant taxpayers the chance to settle their accounts with the state by paying 100 percent of delinquent taxes, with a waiver of all penalties and 50 percent of the interest owed.
Saying a Sunday lightning strike disabled its lawyers' computers, the state of Mississippi requested and was granted an extra day to ask the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a decision that struck down a law that would have closed Mississippi's only abortion clinic.