Jags prep for FBS opponent UL-Lafayette

For the third consecutive year the Southern football team will start their season on the road against an FBS opponent.

Pelicans sign John Salmons

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed forward John Salmons. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

J.J. Watt, Patrick Peterson to serve as honorary captains for Advocare Texas Kickoff

The former 2011 first-round draft picks both have siblings suiting up for their respective alma maters in the season opener for both schools. Watt’s younger brothers, T.J.

Miles still mum on LSU's starting quarterback

LSU head coach Les Miles still won't reveal who he'll start at quarterback when the Tigers play Wisconsin on Saturday.

Students react to smoke free campus at LSU

"We tailgate too hard over here, good luck though" That sentiment is shared by many students on how LSU is going to be able to enforce the no smoking rule during the football season.

BR psychiatrist gets 7 years in prison for $258M Medicare fraud scheme

A Louisiana psychiatrist was sentenced in federal court in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, today to serve 86 months in prison for his role in a $258.5 million Medicare fraud scheme involving partial hospitalization psychiatric services.

Police shutdown 8 Lafayette massage parlors for prostitution, suspect human trafficking

Lafayette Police in joint effort with the Federal Government and both Calcasieu and Bossier Parish Law Enforcement Agencies have announced today an investigation that had lead to arrests and seizures at 8 massage parlor locations in LafayetteUn

Protect yourself from heat related problems

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is urging everyone to take extra precaution as heat indices remain in triple digits for much of the state.

La. Lottery scratch-off ticket sales growth one for record books

 With more than $450.5 million in revenue for fiscal year 2014, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation transferred $161.6 million to the state treasury for K-12 public education $1.4 million more than last year and second only to 1993 when the

“BROOKLYN NINE-NINE” cuffs Eva Longoria as guest star on three-episode arc this fall on FOX

Golden Globe Award nominee Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) will guest-star on Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a three-episode arc this season on