Mardi Gras mask making workshops to be held in Natchitoches

Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger is holding a series of Mardi Gras mask making workshops in Natchitoches as part of the "300 Legacy Bead Town Natchitoches" project.

In Arizona, a solemn 100-mile procession for fallen firefighters

Crowds lined the streets for a public procession from Phoenix to Prescott, Arizona, on Sunday in honor of 19 firefighters who died last week on the job.

Off-duty NOPD officer killed by hit-and-run driver; $5,000 reward for arrest

An off-duty police officer was killed over the weekend after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Officials say the officer got out of his car after he was involved in a separate crash.

Fans turn in Hernandez jerseys

Fans showed up in Boston on Saturday to turn in their Aaron Hernandez jerseys. The former patriots player is currently facing murder charges.

Vacant home houses puppy mill

A vacant home in Wisconsin was housing a puppy mill. According to Animal Control, pitbulls in the home were either being bred for sale or for dog fighting.

Conservative group takes aim at Obamacare in ad campaign

The conservative group Americans for Prosperity will launch a major ad campaign this week hitting Obamacare, a spokesman has confirmed to CNN.

Asiana Airlines crash: At a glance

Here's a look at key developments in the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 in San Francisco on Saturday. The crash killed two people and injured more than 180 others. NEW DEVELOPMENTS

10 things to know for a safe flight

Grisly plane crashes make headlines and capture the public imagination. Yet safety advances and improvements in staff training have helped improve air-crash survival rates in recent years.

Go barefoot or go home: 15 best islands you've never heard of

Bali? Been there. Virgin Islands? Done that. Twice. While many well known islands inhabit prominent spots on the average bucket list, there's another group of outposts that only the truly island-savvy know about.

Bush pushes for progress on immigration

As House Republicans convene this week to discuss their next steps on immigration reform, former President George W.