Baton Rouge marathoner shares Boston Marathon experience

Members of the Varsity Sports/Run Louisiana team who competed in Monday’s Boston Marathon returned home to Baton Rouge Tuesday. Many of them like Erin Oswalt finished the 26.2 mile race before the explosions went off.

'Color Run' organizers to hold first Baton Rouge event this weekend

Nearly 9,000 runners will be on the streets of downtown Baton Rouge this weekend for the city's first ever Color Run.

NFL Hall of Famer Will Shields hosting two-day football camp in Natchez

Former Kansas City Chiefs, Hall of Fame and 12-Time Pro Bowler Will Shields and NFL Partners is hosting a two day football camp for the 7th-12th grade students of Natchez. The camp will be held Friday, May 3, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Governor Jindal orders flags to fly at half-staff for victims of Boston attack

Governor Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order calling for the flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff until Saturday, April 20.

Vitter introduces North American Wetlands Conservation Act

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Unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire May 16

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on November 17, 2012.

Louisiana's top young auto students compete in state finals

Twenty juniors and seniors representing 10 high schools across Louisiana will meet in Alexandria to face-off in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition.

Boston Marathon officials release statement evening after bombing

The following statmement was released from the Boston Athletic Association, event organizers for the Boston Marathon, on their website in light of Monday's bombing.

Horror at Boston Marathon: Three confirmed dead, numerous injured and maned in bombing

Two bombs exploded at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time near the finish line of the world's oldest marathon, the Boston Marathon, twelve minutes apart on Monday.

Officials warn about possible donation scams for Boston victims

Many are generously donating money to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. However, officials warn that potential scammers are already trying to take advantage of the tragedy.