National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2014 theme announced

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the 2014 official theme of National Disability Employment Awareness Month: “Expect. Employ.

Vitter helps Central La. military veteran receive war medals

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that Retired Corporal Matthew Clyde Brossette of Ball, La. was presented with war medals he earned serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Vitter Ensures Morganza in Flood Protection Bill

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate committee that oversees the U.S.

Doctor among first in United States to use new heart cleaning device

A local doctor is on the cutting edge of heart surgery. Dr. Bahij Khuri, an interventional cardiologist at Ochsner, is the first doctor in Baton Rouge and one of the few in the nation to use a Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System.

Life After War: One veteran's story of overcoming pain on and off the battle fields

When they sign up, they know there's a chance they're also signing their lives away. They're our veterans. They go through things we could never imagine, while they're away and when they're back home.

VIDEO: Les Miles unhappy about SEC scheduling

Change first sentence in first paragraph to the following… LSU head coach Les Miles responded Monday after the SEC school presidents voted to keep the current 6-1-1 scheduling format. The Tigers will continue to play Florida, an SEC

La. Lt. Gov. Dardenne announces record-setting 2013 for La. Tourism

Last year was another record-breaking year for the tourism industry in Louisiana. Lt.

La. Lottery reports robust third quarter revenue for state

For the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation transferred $40.9 million to the state, bringing total fiscal year-to-date contributions to $121.1 million, which is 5 percent over 2013 and exceeds budgeted transfers

Pet owners increasingly choose hospice care for their furry family members

Pet owners are increasingly choosing not to take their old or sick animals to the veterinarian. Instead, they let the vet come to them.

LSU right-hander Aaron Nola on watch list for National Pitcher of the Year

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola is among the 47 pitchers on the first watch list for the 2014 National Pitcher of the Year Award.