Trading guns for gas and a cause

Dozens of people lined up to trade their guns in for gas money in Baton Rouge. It's all part of an initiative to keep your kids safe by getting unsecured and illegal guns off the streets and out of the hands of children.

LSU fans will see increase in ticket costs come 2014

Looks like some LSU Football ticket holders will be paying more when next season rolls around. The LSU Board of Supervisors said yes to an Athletic Department proposal that will mean higher prices for some beginning in 2014.

African-American literature, authors central to Labor Department’s "Books that Shaped Work in America" project

From Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” to Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” African-American literature and authors are represented in the titles of fiction, nonfiction, plays

Pet safety tips for holiday season

Ah, the holidays. Food, family, friends--but for man's best friend, it takes a little extra to be safe.

National Hurricane Museum and Science Center may find home in La.

Louisiana may be the home of a new National Hurricane Museum and Science Center. State and national leaders are pushing for the museum and science center to be built near Interstate 10 in Lake Charles.

OSHA cites Williams Olefins for safety violations due to Geismar plant explosion

Williams Olefins LLC in Geismar was cited for six process safety management standard violations, including one willful, by the U.S.

Fort Polk Progress announces Education Initiative to address military education evaluations

Fort Polk Progress is confident that the Vernon Parish School District can withstand the scrutiny called for by Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno in an Oct. 31 article published by the Army Times.

Outback Bowl trip to offer more than football

The LSU-Iowa Outback Bowl matchup may not have Tiger fans running out the room to book reservations.

SU excited about SWAC championship victory; 10 years since last win

The SWAC trophy is back on the bluff. The Southern jaguars took down the Jackson State tigers 34 to 27 Saturday in Reliant stadium.

SEC's Manziel, McCarron among Heisman hopefuls

Four quarterbacks and two running backs are among a record-tying six Heisman finalists.