Despite a perceived (or real) lack of cooperation from New Zealand authorities, Robin and Ricky Wright still hope their daughter Danielle will turn up safe after months lost at sea.
The board that oversees Louisiana's public defender system does a poor job of making sure the lawyers defending clients accused of first-degree murder and facing the death penalty are providing adequate legal representation.
Contributors to the reward fund include zoos in Florida, Louisiana and Massachusetts and Operation Migration, which uses ultralight planes to teach young cranes a Wisconsin-to-Florida migration route.
Republicans considering or already in the 2015 governor's race are sitting on more sizable campaign war chests than the lone Democrat who's announced plans to run.
A gay rights group plans a legal challenge to the Louisiana Constitution's prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.