Woman almost throws away $10,000 winning Powerball ticket

Joyce Womack of Greensburg said she originally threw away her Powerball ticket for the March 23 drawing but dug it out of the trash when she realized she hadn’t checked the numbers—and it’s a good thing she did.

Disability advocates rally in support of home and community-based services

Individuals with disabilities, their families, and advocates from across the state will convene in Baton Rouge at the Louisiana State Capitol on May 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. for the 2013 Disability Rights Rally.

Louisiana State Police named 'Best Dressed'

The Louisiana State Police has been selected by the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD) as the best dressed state agency in the country.

Can the 2013 LSU baseball Tigers match the best start in program history?

The LSU baseball team will be playing for the best start in program history Friday night when they take on the Kentucky Wildcats.

Picard Center unveils bronze sculptures

The Cecil J. Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Thursday unveiled two bronze sculptures of the center’s namesake, former State Superintendent Cecil J.

Freshman catcher leads LSU pregame tradition, uses Spanish for good luck

LSU freshman Chris Chinea may not play every inning (or every game, for that matter), but he's found a vital role on the Tiger baseball team in his first year in Baton Rouge.

Rebirth Brass Band to headline AlexRiverFête

The excitement behind AlexRiverFête – a new three-day festival celebrating the arts, culture and heritage of Central Louisiana debuting this May – continues to build. 

Louisiana’s improving economy shortens federal unemployment benefit again

Louisiana’s economy has strengthened enough to trigger the phasing out of another portion of federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation for the state’s long-term unemployed.

Saints 2013 preseason opponents announced

The New Orleans Saints will face four AFC opponents in their 2013 preseason schedule, including one contest at Houston that will be televised nationally on Sunday afternoon, August 25 by FOX Sports.

Survey results: Nearly half of Louisianans think Jindal's tax proposal is a bad idea

The LSU Public Policy Research Lab, or PPRL, supported by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at the Manship School of Mass Communication, has released the second round of results from their annual Louisiana Survey showing 47 perce