Ponzi schemist facing up to 500 years

PONCHATOULA - The Tangipahoa district attorney says a man could be sentenced to 500 years behind bars for allegedly running an 11- million dollar ponzi scheme. Investigators say 60-year-old William Chaucer Jr., has been taking money from about 200

Al Qaeda's Message Spreading Through English-Language Sites

Increasing numbers of English-language Web sites are spreading Al Qaeda's message to Muslims in the West.

Judge rules on Hurrican Katrina

UNDATED - A federal judge is blaming the Army Corps of Engineers for the devastating flooding that came in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. On Wednesday the judge ruled in favor of residents who say the army corps' monitoring of the Mississippi Rive

No Afghan Decision Before Thanksgiving

Obama won't make the call on U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan until after Thanksgiving holiday, aides say

Health Care: Time Is Money

Adding expenses beyond 10-year mark drastically skews the overall cost of supposed $848 billion price to overhaul America's health care system

Seal the Deal? U.N.'s High-Pressure Green Game

The effort to sign a new, multitrillion-dollar greenhouse gas reduction treaty in Copenhagen next month has hit a wall, but that isn't slowing down the United Nations.

Church destroyed in fire

MONROE - The Community of Christ Church was burned to the ground Wednesday morning. The fire was first reported around 5:05 a.m.

Atlantis Spacewalkers Working on Space Station

Spacewalkers Mike Foreman and Bobby Satcher are nearly an hour ahead of schedule as they work to install a spare S-band antenna on the International Space Station

Ho Ho No: Postal Service Drops Santa Letters Program

Thousands of starry-eyed children all over the world are writing letters to the jolly man at the North Pole this holiday season, but they will not likely get a response from Santa Claus or his helpers.

Teen Girl Indicted in Missouri Murder of Neighbor, 9

Blessed with a Friday off school, 15-year-old Alyssa Bustamante dug two holes in the ground to be used as a grave, authorities said.