Chessmaster

Federal prosecutors in Alabama today plan to appeal a judge's decision to release a former Maryland chess star arrested in Mobile on cha…

Amber Alert

Gov. Mike Foster agreed to exempt Louisiana's Amber Alert program to locate missing children from state privacy laws protecting the iden…

West Nile Virus

Arkansas health officials say a horse in Fort Smith has been diagnosed as having West Nile virus.

Stocks pull back in opening trades

New York-AP — Stock prices have started lower on Wall Street.The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 33 points. Decliners outnumber advanc…

Seat Belt Checkpoint Results

Louisiana State Police conducted a seat belt checkpoint this past weekend in Acadia Parish. In an hour and a half, troopers issued 21 seatbe…

High definition sports

Undated-AP — High Definition T-V is reaching the big leagues.E-S-P-N's high definition channel is now a month old.