Updating results

Louisiana

  • 8 min to read

GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Calif. - I recently violated federal law high in the Marin Headlands overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. How? By riding an electric bike for a mile along the Julian Trail, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The trail is popular with hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. It was an accident. That old fire road is part of a vast regulatory ...

  • Updated

Ray Lewis' final game. That's the night the lights went out in ... Louisiana. San Francisco staging a sizzling comeback after that. So, was it pass interference in the end zone on the Niners' last play?

  • Updated

The most famous music venue in the famously musical city helped launch the careers of Stevie Ray Vaughan and the Fabulous Thunderbirds as well as the still-simmering Sixth Street nightlife district. That was 44 years and five locations ago, though.

  • Updated

EVANS, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana say a woman who worked at a medical clinic has been arrested for selling fake doctor's notes to high school students so they can get out of class.

  • Updated

The well-traveled Kayla Kling, the ace of the Cabrillo High School girls tennis team, has lived in six states and the country of England in her short life. The 15-year-old Cabrillo junior was born in Texas and later lived in South Carolina, England, Louisiana, Kansas and Nebraska before moving to the Lompoc Valley.

  • Updated

Louisiana's law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at local hospitals is virtually identical to a Texas measure the court struck down in 2016. What's different is that Justice Anthony Kennedy, part of the majority in 2016, has retired and been replaced by Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Both appointees of President Donald Trump, Justice Neil Gorsuch and Kavanaugh dissented in February from a decision to keep the Louisiana law on hold. Now they will hear their first major abortion case. The outcome could reveal whether the justices are willing to uphold more state abortion restrictions.

  • Updated

Oregon is the only state in the country that still allows for criminal convictions in some cases even if the jury is not unanimous. Louisiana voters did away with the practice starting this year, but the court will hear from a Louisiana defendant who is serving a life term for killing a prostitute after being convicted by a 10-2 jury vote while the old rules were still in place. The Supreme Court previously decided that while federal trials require a unanimous verdict, states could set their own rules. The justices appear likely to set a uniform rule on unanimity, just as they did in a case last term when they held that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states as well.

  • Updated

CHICAGO - Between the fall of 1974 and the presidential election of 1980, this newspaper, the Chicago Tribune, used the phrase "welfare queen" in more than 80 different stories. Sometimes it was bold and large, in a headline; sometimes it was tucked into copy. Sometimes it was "welfare queen" in quotes; sometimes just Welfare Queen, without any colloquial smirk - as if it were a formal title ...

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alert

Breaking News