Phillip Phillips crowned the new “AMERICAN IDOL”

Two-hour season finale featured performances by Aerosmith, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Neil Diamond and Chaka Khan; special duets by John Fogerty and Phillip Phillips, Jennifer Holliday and Jessica Sanchez, Fantasia and Joshua Ledet, Jord

La. Attorney General urges Internet safety for kids this summer

As the last day of school quickly approaches, many Louisiana children will suddenly have plenty of free time on hand.

Rumors of potential Jennifer Lopez replacement on “IDOL”; Mary Murphy lawsuit

British pop star Cheryl Cole may be coming to American Idol. The show's execs have reached out to the 28 year old.

Mississippi State edges LSU, 3-2, in SEC Tournament

Leftfielder Demarcus Henderson’s RBI single in the sixth inning Wednesday broke a 2-2 tie, and right-hander Chris Stratton earned his 11th win of the season as No. 21 Mississippi State defeated No.

LSU football tickets for North Texas, Idaho and Towson on sale

Tickets for three of LSU’s non-conference home football games, including the season-opener against North Texas, are currently on sale to the general public.

First wave of “TEEN CHOICE 2012” nominees announced

Vote for your favorite nominees online at www.teenchoiceawards.com LOS ANGELES — Teen

Lafayette cyclist never makes it home, community search party seeks answers

What started out as a normal night out on the town has turned into a living nightmare for the family and friends of a 21-year-old woman from Lafayette.

Rhymes named SEC Player of the Year by SEBaseball.com

Junior outfielder Raph Rhymes on Monday was named SEC player of the year by SEBaseball.com.

Nine-hour Natchez prison riot claims life of one guard; several employees and prisoners injured

After nine intense hours at the Adams County Corrections Center outside Natchez on Sunday, one prison guard is dead.

Bono richest man in rock; ex-“THE X FACTOR” host may be new “ET” co-host

Bono may be the richest man in rock now thanks to Facebook. Bono's equity firm bought a little over 2-percent of Mark Zuckerberg's company in 2009. And after today those shares are reportedly worth $1.5 billion.