Coast Guard: 11 injured in platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico

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Red River Bank acquires Baton Rouge-based Fidelity Bank

Red River Bank, based in Alexandria, announced it bought Fidelity Bank, an indepedent bank based in Baton Rouge. Fidelity has five branches in the Greater Baton Rouge area, 50 employees, and more than $100-million in assets.

Why and How to Use Earthquake Straps

Earthquake straps are a must-have if you live somewhere prone to geologic activity.

'Share Your Saenger Stories' asks for your best memories, photos

The Saenger Theatre “Share Your Saenger Stories” campaign is calling on locals and visitors alike to share their photos, videos and recollections of the theatre, along with their hopes for the future of the New Orleans’ landma

Missing girl from San Antonio could be in Louisiana

Officials say an 11-year-old girl from San Antonio might be in Louisiana.

FOX unveils “FOX NOW” apps suite

First-of-its-kind "T-Commerce" capability and exclusive offer for American Express cardmembers with New Girl Other brand partners

BP pleads guilty to criminal charges over Gulf oil spill

BP reached a settlement today with the federal government to pay $4.5 billion for the 2010 oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tips for Buying an Energy Efficient House

Buying an energy efficient home can be a great investment that will save you money on energy costs in the long term in addition to increasing the resale value of your home, when you’re ready to move on.

Creative Ways To Use Branches, Twigs, and Sticks

I recently moved away from the progressive playground of Portland, Oregon, which among other things, is a cit

Coleman scores 25 as LSU blasts McNeese, 73-48

Shavon Coleman finished with a team high 25 points and 10 rebounds as LSU cruised past McNeese, 73-48.  Coleman scored the most points in a half since January of 2010 by posting 23 points.