NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The man who operates New Orleans' jail is asking a court to make sure various drawings and blueprints of jail facilities are kept secret while discussions continue on the housing of mental health patients held at the facility. Sheriff Marlin Gusman's attorneys made the request in... more »
PARIS (AP) - A group of physicians says an international team of doctors turned a villa under construction in Syria into a secret hospital, spending two months treating wounded who sometimes traveled two days for help. Medecins Sans Frontieres said Tuesday that it took the doctors a week to transform... more »
The Louisiana Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by two news organizations to examine the files of a state investigation into allegations that doctors at a New Orleans hospital euthanized patients in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In a 4-3 decision issued Friday, the high court said the files concerning... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has handed over to senators a report involving efforts to hire a private company to run a state worker health insurance program. But that doesn't mean the public will get to see it. Jindal's Division of Administration refused to provide the... more »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A judge has refused to release 911 calls and other evidence to the parents of a college football player who was shot and killed by police, saying they failed to include any firsthand account of what happened. Danroy and Angella Henry of Easton, Mass., had... more »
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police in Nebraska report a couple of couples have a secret -- a Victoria's Secret. Officers are looking for two couples suspected of stealing 126 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Omaha's Westroads Mall. The missing underthings are worth nearly 6,000 bucks. The stolen bras... more »
Acadiana Film Industry Continues Expanding with Marquis Productions' "Fight or Flight"
The feature film "Fight or Flight," a co-production of Los Angeles based Remember Dreaming, LLC, Freefall Films, Inc and MKM, LLC is set to begin filming in Lafayette, LA on Dec 2, 2009.
Producers for the picture... more »