News flash: It's cold! And we're going to just keep our mouths shut about it.

The lawyer for a convicted murderer scheduled for execution next week asked a federal judge on Monday to delay the plans because of continuing questions about what drug will be used in the lethal injection.

The Godfather: “Today I settled all family business.”

Whether former Gov. Edwin Edwards is seriously considering running for Congress, some of his allies have commissioned a poll to gauge his strength in the 6th District race this fall.

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who faces charges that he accepted bribes and free trips among other things from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work.

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