Google hosts small business workshop in Baton Rouge

Hundreds of local small business owners have a leg up on the competition thanks to one of the biggest companies in the world. Google held a pair of workshops today aimed at growing small businesses in the Baton Rouge area.

Five winning acts surprised judges and audience during “THE X FACTOR” Audition Pass Contest

The competition was fierce and intense at the Alexandria Mall on Saturday, March 23, as five acts stood out on top among the 43 acts of the 2013 The X Factor <

Officials: State income tax filing extensions must be submitted electronically

Taxpayers who require more time to file their 2012 Louisiana individual income or Corporation Income and Franchise Tax returns must submit their extension requests electronically. Paper requests are not accepted.

DOTD issues Easter holiday travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Easter holiday (Friday, March 29, through Sunday, March 31

Louisiana offers further clarification on 2013 Red Snapper Season

Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries takes the bold action to move forward with a Louisiana-only recreational red snapper season. The Louisiana-only Season

Aubrey Cleland chosen as winner of AT&T “AMERICAN IDOL Live!” Tour Fan Save

In a brand-new American Idol® element introduced earlier this month, IDOL™ and AT&T teamed up to send an 11th Idol™ on the “Ameri

Big black bears in the backyard

People living in Patterson say there is a big bear problem in their city. They're frustrated Louisiana black bears keep coming in to their yards and littering their lawns.

Former LSU football player Charles Scott found not guilty of sexual battery

After two days of testimony and arguments, a judge ruled former LSU star football player Charles Scott not guilty of sexual battery Wednesday.

Cellular One announces additional mobile broadband services in Central Louisiana

Cellular One announced additional mobile broadband services at a private reception held at Cellular One's state-of-the-art network operations center, located at Cellular One’s Regional Headquarters and flagship store at 2006 MacArthur

Saved by the Belt: How a simple decision saved two lives

When you look at the photograph, it’s hard to imagine anyone could have walked away from the crash. But a woman and her 12-year-old son did just that and it was the simple decision to fasten seat belts that made it possible.