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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 8:34am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Soon after Zion Williamson’s shoe ripped apart, Nike’s stock price took a hit. The freak injury during one of the college basketball season’s marquee games immediately sparked debates about everything from the shoe manufacturer to insurance issues and whether the likely NBA lottery pick should risk his professional future by continuing to play for the top-ranked-for-now Blue Devils. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said after Duke’s loss to No. 8 North Carolina on Wednesday night that Williamson sprained his right knee and didn’t know how long he will be out. By Thursday morning,...

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02/22/2019
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Soon after Zion Williamson’s shoe ripped apart, Nike’s stock price took a hit. The freak injury during one of the college basketball season’s marquee games immediately sparked...
02/22/2019
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous...
02/22/2019
CHICAGO (AP) — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett gave detailed instructions to two brothers who helped him stage a racist, anti-gay attack on himself, including giving them specific slurs to yell,...
02/22/2019
Louisiana Tech will host the eighth annual Symposium on Communicating Complex Information on Monday and Tuesday. An annual event focusing on how individuals share scientific and technical information...
02/22/2019
Louisiana’s Bond Commission has approved the city of Ruston’s request to issue up to $20 million in sales tax revenue bonds to fund Phase II projects at the municipal sports complex. Thursday’s...
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02/22/2019
Five Lincoln Parish high school teams will hit the courts tonight as Louisiana high school boys basketball playoff action begins. Simsboro, led by junior standout Jakemine Abney (14, above right) is...
02/22/2019
DUBACH — After voting in January to put off the appointments of town attorney and town prosecutor, the Dubach Town Council will have to find new legal representation. Mayor Mary Claire Smith told the...
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02/22/2019
Voters in House District 12 go to the polls Saturday to elect a new state representative to fill the unexpired term of former Rep. Rob Shadoin. Republicans Jake Halley, of Farmerville, and Chris...
02/21/2019
The driver of car that injured a Louisiana Tech University student in a campus crosswalk was apparently talking on his cellphone when the incident occurred, Louisiana Tech police said Wednesday. The...
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02/21/2019
GRAMBLING — Though the sky was rainy and the temperature chilly, even a dark and gloomy morning could not keep the Grambling State University students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the...