As local, state and federal authorities beef up security ahead of the G-20 summit in downtown Pittsburgh, several protest groups are claiming that they've been targeted in an attempt to silence demonstrators.
Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, declaring that "we'd be content and happy if Obama can stay president forever," launched into a rambling assault against the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday.
Police acting without the FBI's knowledge may have inadvertently helped blow the surveillance of a terrorism suspect and compromised a bomb plot investigation at a sensitive stage by questioning an imam about him, a criminal complaint suggests.
A downtown Lafayette landmark will be gone before the end of the year.
The old Federal Courthouse sits at the corner of East Main Street and Fefferson.
The building used to be Lafayette's main post office, but has been vacant for some time.