209th MPs return home after year-long deployment to Afghanistan

Fort Polk's 209th Military Police Company returned home in the early hours Aug. 6 after a year-long deployment to Afghanistan.

Lukas Haas and newcomer Saxon Sharbino join cast of “TOUCH”

Greg Ellis (24) to appear in a recurring role LOS ANGELES — Lukas Haas (Inception, 24, Witness) and newcomer Saxon Sharbino have joined the cast of

Military exercise to be conducted in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas

A military exercise is underway through Aug.

Louisiana shoppers flock to stores for tax holiday

Back-to-school shopping season is always a big boost for local retailers, but add a sales tax holiday to that equation, and what do you get?

Annie Parisse Joins Cast of “THE FOLLOWING”

Annie Parisse (Law & Order, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days) has joined the cast of The Following as a series regular in the highly anticipated new thriller from creator/executive producer Kevin Will

Bolden finds new home in Baton Rouge

Penn State transfer Rob Bolden is officially an LSU Tiger.

LSU ranked No. 1 in USA Today Coaches Poll

 For the first time since 1959, LSU will open a football season ranked No. 1 in the nation as the Tigers have been placed atop the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, the organization announced on Thursday.

Tropical Storm Ernesto forms in Atlantic

 Tropical Storm Ernesto has formed just east of the Windward Islands.

Tropical depression five forms

Tropical Depression Five formed in the Atlantic Basin on Wednesday afternoon. As of the 4:00 p.m.

Governor Jindal cuts ribbon at new L.E. Fletcher campus development

Governor Bobby Jindal marked the opening of the new L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College campus development on Tuesday.