Cool Planet awarded $91 million USDA loan guarantee

Tom Vilsack, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, announced a $91 million loan guarantee from the federal government to help build a biomass fuel plant in Louisiana.

Training, real world same for Fort Polk’s 115th CSH

When Fort Polk’s 115th Combat Support Hospital headed to the Joint Readiness Training Center’s Forward Operating Base Forge to support the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division’s rotation Sept.

UL Lafayette linebacker suspended indefinitely after domestic violence arrest

UL Lafayette has suspended Ragin Cajuns linebacker Chris Hill indefinitely following his arrest on domestic abuse battery charges.

Alexandria native's new book sheds light on Civil War regiment from Louisiana

In conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) will release a new book chronicling the history of an independent troop of cavalrymen from New Orleans who served during the war.

Sixteen junior home cooks step up to the plate on “MASTERCHEF JUNIOR”

Their signature dishes include Beet Carpaccio with a Mȃche Salad, Coffee-Crusted Filet Mignon and Pan-Seared Scottish Salmon – and they’re just kids!

Louisiana man reflects on memorable role in "Hocus Pocus"

You've probably already seen the movie Hocus Pocus playing on cable. For many - the movie is a cult classic. Unknown Object

“MASTERCHEF JUNIOR” moves to Tuesdays

Season Two of MasterChef Junior premieres Tuesday, Nov.

LSU gets new 30-foot Christmas tree

Christmas is still a ways away, but LSU is getting ready a little early this year. The university now added a 30-foot Christmas tree to campus. It's a little gem magnolia tree.

U.S. Coast Guard helps sea turtles swim free in Gulf of Mexico

Members of U.S. Coast Guard Station Gulfport and the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies transported rehabilitated sea turtles to a safe location in the Gulf of Mexico, on October 1, 2014.

New TV ad touts cooperation to address Louisiana's coastal crisis

America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) is releasing a new television advertisement showing that cooperation among government, the private sector and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is crucial to efforts to save Louisiana's d