Local study finds bedroom TV viewing increases risk of obesity in children

A new research study from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center found that having a bedroom TV and TV viewing time were related to childhood obesity, and specifically high waist circumference.

"Johnny Heisman" apparel flying off store shelves in Texas

Johnny Manziel may have won the Heisman award in New York but he's not the only one winning.

Vitter announces $18.1 Million grant for South Fort Polk Elementary School

U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced today that the U.S. Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) will award an $18,070,606 grant to the Vernon Parish School Board in Leesville.

Saints players get bounty suspensions lifted by Tagliabue

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced Tuesday that he will vacate the player suspensions in the Saints bounty investigation.

Winners of third annual “AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS” announced

The following artists were honored at the third annual American Country Awards, broadcast live on FOX from the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

Slidell man returns after being imprisoned in South Sudan for two months

A Slidell resident is home today after he was detained in South Sudan for nearly two months. Elton Mark McCabe stepped into the New Orleans International Airport to a tearful reunion with his family and friends.

10 Clever Uses For Expired Credit Cards

I recently upgraded to a “grown-up” wallet, and as I was cleaning out the old one, I was struck by the amount of plastic I’d acquired.

LDWF: Hunters report problems with deer tag validation process

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is advising hunters to call a local LDWF field office when problems are encountered with the phone-in, deer tag validation process.

LSU hosts Chattanooga men's basketball Tuesday at 7 pm

The 5-0 LSU men’s basketball team returns to action after a long break for final exams Tuesday night at 7 p.m. against Chattanooga at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

The Ultimate Guide to Saving Energy During Christmas

According to University of University of Minnesota economist Joel Waldfogel, Americans spend about $65 billion a year on Chr