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Louisiana congressional candidate touts Trump endorsement

Nov. 02, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE (AP) — With less than a week to go until midterm elections, U.S. Rep Clay Higgins touted a recorded message from Donald Trump Tuesday in which the former President endorsed the Louisiana Republican. Throughout his campaign, Higgins has said that Trump supports his bid...

Sacheen Littlefeather, actor who declined Brando Oscar, dies

Oct. 03, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

Sacheen Littlefeather, the actor and activist who declined Marlon Brando’s 1973 Academy Award for “The Godfather” on his behalf in an indelible protest of Hollywood's portrayal of Native Americans, has died. She was 75. Littlefeather's niece, Calina Lawrence, confirmed that she...

GOP congressional hopeful calls Higgins a 'fraud' in new ad

Sep. 28, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With Louisiana's midterm elections just weeks away, Republican Congressional candidate Holden Hoggatt released a political ad Wednesday attacking three-term GOP U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins and calling him a “fraud.” The 48-second video mocks Higgins’...

Mistrial declared in slayings of 5 people in Alabama

Sep. 19, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the murder trial of an Alabama teenager accused of killing his father, stepmother and three young siblings after new evidence from one of the victim's cellphones became available. Attorneys need time to review a...

Alabama teen on trial in slaying of dad, stepmom, 3 siblings

Sep. 13, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama youth accused of killing his father, stepmother and three young siblings when he was 14 went on trial Tuesday on capital murder charges. Prosecutors accuse Mason Sisk of shooting his family to death in their north Alabama home in 2019, saying he told...