Eighty percent of L.a. schools see positive growth over past year

Report cards are in for Louisiana school districts and most got a good grade. The Louisiana Department of Education issued grades for schools and districts based off of test scores attendance and in high school graduation rates.

Woman intentionally set on fire remains in hospital in critical condition

  A woman is still in critical condition because police say she was intentionally set on fire.

Clever Uses: Buttons, Baubles and Beads

Most of us have a drawer, box or other spot where we throw slightly damaged, or even perfectly good, bits and bobs that we’re not quite sure what to do with.

Getting Jiggy With the Jigsaw

If you're interested in dabbling in a variety of DIY projects, and your budget has room for just one power tool, the jigsaw is your best bet, hands down.

Louisiana native wins Bachelor of the Year award

A Baton Rouge lawyer is coming home tonight with a new title: Bachelor of the Year. Ryan Chenevert won a national contest held by Cosmopolitan magazine.

The Advantages of Buying a Used Laundry Dryer

My old clothes dryer was a GE and it lasted close to 18 years.  So when it came time to get a replacement I was looking for another GE model or one of the b

Tiger Stadium takes first step to becoming 3rd largest stadium in SEC

Tiger Stadium is going to be even bigger, and even tougher for opposing teams. LSU broke ground on the new addition to the south end zone this afternoon.

Clever Uses for Dried Beans

You may have passed dried beans in the bulk section at the store or pre-bagged and ready for sale with other dry goods without a thought, but they actually have a lot of uses, and not just edible ones.

Tips for Brewing Your Own Hard Cider

In some parts of the country, hard cider has grown from a down-home project to a mass-marketed trendy drink. To brew your own requires few materials outside of care and cleanliness.

Bad tires cause Miss. Community College van to crash on I-12, 9 injured

A passenger van from a Mississippi community college crashed on I-12 near Robert, La. Investigators believe poor tire condition may have caused the crash, and officials with the college say a full investigation will be launched.