| Jul 1, 2007
Anna Shapiro remembers first reading "August: Osage County" late one night in the wintertime."I thought I'd doze off and finish in the morning," she recalls. "But I couldn't put it down." When she got to the end, she rang playwright Tracy Letts, also...
| Apr 23, 2008
Like most artists, Dean Mitchell always painted what he knew.
Cypress trees. Tobacco barns. People. "My uncle Ben and stuff like that."
Then, as now, his artistic influences were Rembrandt, Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth.
The people he knew and painted...
| Jan 29, 2008
"American Idol" roared back to the airwaves in January, giving America to a new crop of contenders to become the icons of tomorrow. We've just had our first glimpses of the new generation, but here's what we know so far about some of the contestants who...
| Jul 16, 2008
"Top Design" has gotten a makeover with 13 new contestants and a new host.
Bravo's "Top Design" returns for its second season with a baker's dozen of competitors and a new host, India Hicks, on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Hicks was a popular...
| Jul 23, 2008
Southern California airports faced substantial reductions in flight traffic and revenue after two major carriers Tuesday announced they would cut service at Los Angeles International and Ontario airports this fall.
Citing slowing demand and high fuel...
| Dec 10, 2007
| 7:51 PM
A wintry storm caked the center of the nation with a thick layer of ice today, blacking out more than 600,000 homes and businesses, and more icy weather was on the way. At least 17 deaths in Oklahoma and Missouri were blamed on the conditions, with 15...
| Mar 11, 2010
The son of a man charged in the 2008 shooting death of a would-be Ku Klux Klan recruit has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in the case.
Twenty-one-year-old Shane Foster of Bogalusa, entered the plea Thursday. He was sentenced to three years in...
| Sep 10, 2009
| 6:06 AM
While some were moved to tears by the president's soaring rhetoric, others were moved not at all. Where some saw a new clarity, others saw more vagueness. And while some praised him for reaching out to Republicans, there were those who felt he was...
| Oct 26, 2009
The second-degree murder trial of a man accused of killing a would-be Ku Klux Klan recruit in rural St. Tammany Parish has been delayed again.
Raymond Foster had been set for trial on Monday, but the new date is Dec. 7.
Foster is charged in last...
| Nov 23, 2009
| 2:23 PM
On Saturday evening, February 28, we learned that one of the true legends of broadcasting had passed away. Paul Harvey had died at the age of 90. Below is some of our coverage of Paul's passing:
Paul Harvey Dies
Legendary Broadcaster Passes away at 90...
| Dec 10, 2009
Another new trial date has been set for a
Washington Parish man accused of second-degree murder in the death of a would-be Ku Klux Klan recruit in rural St. Tammany Parish.
Raymond Foster now is set for trial on Feb. 1.
Foster is charged in the...
| Dec 16, 2009
Oral Roberts, a dirt-poor Oklahoma farm boy who popularized the idea of a "prosperity gospel" while becoming one of the world's most recognizable televangelists, died Tuesday. He was 91.
Roberts, founder of the university in Tulsa, Okla., that is named...