New York City seeks to ban big sodas from restaurants, food carts

New York City is set to ban the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages in an effort to combat rising obesity rates, city officials said Thursday.

Folk musician Doc Watson passed away at 89

Grammy award winning Folk musician Doc Watson has died at 89 years old. Watson passed away Tuesday in a North Carolina hospital.

Hornets win NBA draft lottery, will draft 1st and 10th

The New Orleans Hornets received the 1st and 10th overall selections in the upcoming NBA Draft, as determined by the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery held tonight.

Phillip Phillips to undergo surgery again

The latest American Idol winner, Philip Phillips, is going under the knife again.

No Doubt returns to the stage at “TEEN CHOICE 2012” Awards

Vote for Your Favorite Nominees Online at www.teenchoiceawards.com until Saturday, July 21 LOS ANGELES — World-renowned Grammy Award-

Bloomington, Ind. police contact Lafayette about similar missing person case

The case of missing ULL student Mickey Shunick caught the eye of police investigators in Bloomington, Ind.. That’s because they see similarities between this case and one they worked roughly one year ago.

Superfest weekend brings 75,000 country music fans to Baton Rouge

Approximately 75,000 festival-goers from across the country—and from as far away as Canada, Mexico, France, and Norway—trekked to Louisiana State University’s famed football venue, the legendary Tiger Stadium, to be part of th

Jenna Jameson gets DUI

Jenna Jameson had a run in with the law. Authorities in Westminster, Calif. say on Friday the X-rated actress crashed into a light pole. She was thrown into a southern California jail shortly after and charged with DUI.

Mississippi State edges LSU, 4-3, in 10 innings

Second baseman Matthew Britton’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning Friday lifted No. 21 Mississippi State to a 4-3 win over second-ranked LSU in the SEC Tournament at Regions Park.

Missing UL-Lafayette student seen on surveillance video

Detectives were able to identify a bicyclist believed to be Mickey Shunick traveling on Versailles Blvd. and Saint Landry Street.