New Orleans officer arrested after drunken high-speed chase

An off-duty New Orleans police officer is accused of leading a drunken 18-mile chase at speeds of up to 110 mph
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Social media eases worries for migrants, families back home

Thousands of migrants in the caravan traveling through Mexico have relied on social media, text messages and brief phone calls to connect with worried loved one
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Caravan migrants and worried families try to stay in touch

Thousands of migrants in the caravan traveling through Mexico have relied on social media, text messages and brief phone calls to connect with worried loved one
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Democrat in Louisiana secretary of state runoff was surprise

Democratic candidate Gwen Collins-Greenup reached the December runoff in Louisiana's secretary of state race with little money and no backing from her party
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Secretary of state race, US House seats on Louisiana ballot

Louisiana's special election to fill a secretary of state seat vacated because of a sexual harassment scandal was headed to a December runoff
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Strong early voting numbers in Louisiana ahead of election

More than 307,000 Louisiana residents have voted in advance of next week's election, an early voting total stronger than all but presidential election years
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Another debate coming in Louisiana about sports betting

Louisiana lawmakers are promising a renewed push to legalize sports betting, saying gamblers are finding ways to wager elsewhere and the state is losing out on
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Early voting opens Tuesday in Louisiana's statewide election

Early voting for the Nov. 6 election starts Tuesday across Louisiana, with U.S. House seats and the secretary of state's race on the ballot
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Ardoin releases TV ad in Louisiana secretary of state race

With only three weeks remaining before the election, the first television ad is running in Louisiana's secretary of state race
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Analysis: Temporary secretary of state treated as incumbent

Louisiana's interim secretary of state has been in the job fewer than six months and only took over because of an office scandal, but he's running as though he'
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Suspect in Maryland shooting deaths arrested in Louisiana

A man suspected in a Maryland homicide has been arrested in Louisiana, around three weeks after the bodies were found
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BC-US--Nike Purchases-Kenner,3rd Ld-Writethru, US

BC-US--Nike Purchases-Kenner,3rd Ld-Writethru, US
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BC-US--Nike Purchases-Kenner,2nd Ld-Writethru, US

BC-US--Nike Purchases-Kenner,2nd Ld-Writethru, US
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BC-US--Nike Purchases-Kenner,1st Ld-Writethru, US

BC-US--Nike Purchases-Kenner,1st Ld-Writethru, US
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BC-US--Nike Purchases-Kenner, US

BC-US--Nike Purchases-Kenner, US
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A mayor in Louisiana rescinds a city's ban on Nike products

The mayor of a New Orleans suburb says he's rescinding his order banning his city's recreation department from purchasing Nike products for use at city recreati
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Louisiana mayor bans Nike products from parks and rec

The mayor of New Orleans suburb is banning the purchase of Nike products
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La. secretary of state candidates loan campaigns hefty sums

Three candidates vying to be Louisiana's next secretary of state have poured thousands of their own dollars into the effort
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Police: Woman leaves children in hot car, attacks 911 caller

Police say a woman is accused of leaving her 3-year-old and her 11-month-old children inside of a hot vehicle with the windows rolled up in Louisiana
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Louisiana gambling regulator: 3 casinos want to move onshore

Louisiana's chief gambling regulator says three of the state's 15 riverboat casinos have indicated interest in moving their properties onshore, under a law pass
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AP-Deep South News Digest,1st Ld-Writethru

AP-Deep South News Digest,1st Ld-Writethru
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Candidates sign up for Louisiana's secretary of state race

Louisiana's election sign-up period is continuing with no surprises for the position at the top of the ballot, secretary of state
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Sheriff: 5 teens jailed; 2 deputies hurt in chase, shootout

Authorities: 5 teens jailed after chase, shootout in Louisiana; 2 deputies hurt
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The Latest: Louisiana congressmen draw election opponents

Three of Louisiana's Republican incumbent congressmen have drawn challengers for the Nov. 6 election on the first day of the registration period
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