The Louisiana ballot box might get to decide whether the last remaining elected officials forced to pasture by an age restriction — state district court judges — can serve as long as voters keep re-electing them.

The last legislative session drove the point home to many Republican legislators that the more their majority grows the less they are unified around core GOP values.

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.

wright carousel newDespite 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.

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.

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