Man escapes Allen Parish Jail

Authorities are searching for a man who escaped from the Allen Parish Jail. Sheriff's deputies say 21-year-old Courtney L. Hobson of Oakdale escaped Monday. They say got out by running through a door after a visitor was let in.

Vikings' Favre now a grandfather

Brett Favre's 21-year-old daughter Brittany gave birth to a son Tuesday, according to multiple media reports, making the 40-year-old Minnesota Vikings quarterback a grandfather.

Toyota slapped with $16 million fine

WASHINGTON – Toyota Motor Corp. faces a maximum penalty of more than $16 million, a record civil penalty against an automaker, for failing to promptly notify the U.S.

NCAA title game matches highest TV rating since 1999

The NCAA championship game matched its highest preliminary television rating since 1999.

Choi, Kuchar paired with Woods for first two rounds

Tiger Woods will play at the Masters in a group containing K.J. Choi of South Korea and Matt Kuchar of the United States.

US court rules against FCC on `net neutrality'

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission lacks the authority to require broadband providers to give equal treatment to all Internet traffic flowing over their network

Duke, Butler face off for national title

Butler and Duke fight for control in title game.

Duke edges Butler to win national title

Blue Devils hold off Butler to win national championship.

Oyster flu virus plaguing Louisiana

Three oyster harvesting areas in Louisiana are off limits as of Monday evening. Health officials are trying to figure out what is causing a stomach flu outbreak. 38 cases of Norovirus have been reported from oysters fished out of St.