Students chosen as recipients of La. Young Heroes Award

Six high school students and two middle school students have been chosen as recipients of the 2014 Louisiana Young Heroes Awards.

Farrar announces candidacy for Pineville City Judge

Tuesday, local attorney Todd L. Farrar announced his candidacy for Pineville City Judge. The Pineville City Court has jurisdiction over Wards 9, 10 and 11, which encompass all of North Rapides Parish.

Vitter praises maritime industry report showing Louisiana #1

U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today praised a new study showing the maritime industry in Louisiana ranks first among all states.

LSU right-hander Aaron Nola earns SEC Pitcher of the Week recognition

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola earned Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week recognition Monday from the league office. Nola shared the honor with Arkansas pitchers Jalen Beeks and Chris Oliver.

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones to sit out remainder of season with illness

Due to an illness that has sidelined him for the last 10 games, Tulane baseball head coach Rick Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 season under doctor's orders, announced Tulane Director of Athletics Rick Dickson on Monday.

La. powerlifter taking on world in South Africa

A local powerlifter is about to take the trip of a lifetime. He is headed to Africa to represent our country in a world powerlifting competition, but he's not there yet.

Vitter announces Over $2.8 mil. in grants to La. Highway Safety Commission

U.S. Sen. David Vitter today announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will award $2,819,315 in grants to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

La. Lottery announces Final "Saints" second-chance drawing deadline

The Louisiana Lottery is calling all New Orleans Saints fans to mail in any remaining nonwinning $5 "Black & Gold Saints" scratch-off tickets for its final second-chance drawing to win a 2014 Saints Prize Package, including season

More people donating their bodies to science

Here in Baton Rouge, more people are donating their bodies to science. LSU is taking learning to the next level, by using these bodies to give students a more hands-on learning experience.

Vitter continues fight to maintain troop levels at Fort Polk installations

U.S. Senator David Vitter, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), met with Gen.