Hornets to host 2012 draft party at New Orleans Arena

New Orleans Hornets fans can join in the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts a 2012 Draft Party presented by Budweiser at the New Orleans Arena (1501 Girod St.) on Thursday, June 28. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

LA Insurance Commissioner talks healthcare reform

The U.S. Supreme Court postponed a ruling today on several hot button issues including President Obama's controversial national health care reform policy.

Alexandria rated as "place to retire" by Forbes

Forbes magazine has rated Alexandria as one of the 25 best places to retire.

LSU pitcher one of three finalists for Baseball Hall of Fame's Pitcher of the Year

LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman was named Friday as one of three finalists for The College Baseball Hall of Fame’s National Pitcher of the Year Award.

LSU's Dennis Shaver receives National Coach of the Year honor

LSU's eighth-year head coach Dennis Shaver has been recognized for guiding the No. 1-ranked Lady Tigers to the program's 32nd national championship as the NCAA Division I Women's Outdoor National Coach of the Year by the U.S.

Actress Yvette Wilson dies at 46

Actress Yvette Wilson has died on Thursday due to her battle with cervical cancer.

Time running out on BP tourism funds

Time is running out for area tourism agencies to use $15 million of BP funds handed over after the Gulf Oil Spill.

‘The Butler’ sets up in Big Easy with mega-star cast

The next big blockbuster hit has set up shop in the Big Easy. Along with an interesting plot, the film is chock full of mega-celebrities, including one of the richest women in the world.

Second wave of nominees breaks for “TEEN CHOICE 2012”

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 and Snow White & The Huntsman lead second wave with most nominations

Last season's “AMERICAN IDOL” top 10 offer audition advice

As thousands of young hopefuls attend American Idol auditions this summer for next year's season 12 competition, the season 11 finalists want to offer some good advice.