Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday delayed action for a few weeks on a bill to increase the minimum wage, a top political and policy priority of the White House and congressional Democrats this election year.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was involved in an "altercation with another inmate" at the Bristol County House of Correction and Jail in Massachusetts, a county sheriff's department spokesman said Wednesday.
More communication tower workers were killed in 2013 than in the previous two years combined, and four more tower-related deaths have already occurred in 2014. Every one of those deaths was preventable.
The Bossier City Police Department will close the westbound lanes of traffic on the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge this weekend.
The closure will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014 for the Krewe of Gemini parade.