Louisiana State Police say an off-duty sergeant on that force has been arrested on charges including driving while intoxicated after a hit-and-run collision on Interstate 10.

There will be no new mobile parks or dirt pits in the city of Scott, and future development in general will be more orderly under new regulations set to go into effect Jan. 1.

Republican Senate candidate Bill Cassidy said Wednesday that President Barack Obama has mishandled the U.S. effort to defeat the Islamic State militant group.

The last of the Deep South's statewide elected Democrats are hoping their seniority and famous family names will save them from the region's rightward trend in this year's Senate races.

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is shaking up her campaign staff, ousting her campaign manager and turning to the strategist who helped her brother win election as New Orleans mayor.

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