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Eagle Scout Suspended for Keeping Pocketknife in Car

A 17-year-old Eagle Scout in upstate New York has been barred from stepping foot on school grounds for 20 days for keeping a 2-inch pocketknife locked in a survival kit in his car — a gift given to him by his grandfather, a police chief in a nearby t

Assistant DA resigns after arrest

MINDEN— The Webster Assistant District Attorney Sherb Sentell resigned Friday. Officials say Sentell was arrested last week on charges of domestic abuse and battery and public intimidation after physicially assulting his wife at the Horshoe

USS New York Makes Trip From New Orleans to N.Y.

The USS New York is heading to its namesake city on its maiden voyage Tuesday morning.

Plan B for Iran? U.S. Speeds Delivery of Bunker-Buster

Pentagon officials acknowledge the largest non-atomic bomb is intended to blow up nuke sites like those in Iran• U.S., Russia Positions on Iran Nukes 'Coincide'

Sharpton, Jackson Attack Limbaugh's Rams Bid

The Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson attacked the bid by Rush Limbaugh to buy the St. Louis Rams on Monday, saying the conservative radio host's track record on race should exclude him from owning an NFL team.

Florida to Seek Death for 4 in Murder of Couple

Prosecutors said Monday they will seek the death penalty for four of eight people charged in the killings of a Panhandle couple known for adopting children with autism, Down syndrome and other special needs.

Residents facing tax increase

KEITHVILLE— Keithville residents may be seeing an increase in taxes soon to help keep the fire department. Fire Deparment officials say, the increase would help maintain equipment and fuel, which has risen recently in price. The new incr

Plane crash in Pineville

PINEVILLE— Two single engine Cessna planes collided in the air Saturday, killing two and injuring two others. The accident happened near Pineville Regional Airport during the "Fall Fly in", a socical event for reacreational pilots. Feder

British Government to Sell Assets to Help Pay Off Debt

In a bold effort to help pay down government debt, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced a major sale of state and public assets on Monday, Times of London reported.

Scout, 6, Suspended for Bringing Camping Utensil to School

Zachary Christie was so excited to become a Cub Scout that he brought his camping utensil — a knife-fork-spoon combination tool — to school. Now he's suspended.