Richard Dawson dies at 79

Richard Dawson, the popular game show host of Family Feud and actor known for his wit and charm has died. Dawson passed away from complications of esophageal cancer on Saturday at an L.A. hospital.

Residents plan rally to ‘save’ Times-Picayune paper

The announcement that The Times-Picayune will cut back its printing distribution to three days a week is not sitting well with some New Orleans-residents. Today, a rally has been scheduled to “save” the paper.

GOHSEP director advises residents to have hurricane preparedness plan

The new director of GOHSEP, Kevin Davis, says being prepared for Hurricane Season is critical. The season hasn't officially started, and there have already been two named storms in the Atlantic.

Softball Drops WCWS Opener to No. 1 California

The LSU softball team jumped out to a 2-0 advantage, but No.

LSU to get budget impact figures, consider new programs for Shreveport, Alexandria campuses

LSU Board members next Friday are expected to get an update on the impact of state budget cuts on LSU System institutions.

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-