Returning soldier from Afghanistan sees son for first time

Spc. Daniel Barbeau, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, sheds a few tears as he holds his son, Fitz, for the first time Feb. 11.

Top NFL prospect announces he's gay; athletes, coaches respond

It's a game changer for the USA's most popular sport, "I'm a college graduate, I'm African American, and I'm gay," said NFL prospect, Michael Sam.

Motion picture child icon Shirley Temple Black passes away at 85

Shirley Temple Black, a Hollywood motion picture icon since the age of three, has passed away at the age of 85. Temple Black died of natural causes Monday at her home in Woodside, Calif., confirmed by her publicist.

Deondre Clark rounds out LSU Football signing class

Deondre Clark became LSU’s 23rd and final football signee on Monday as the defensive end formally signed his national letter of intent with the Tigers.

Doug Williams returns to the Redskins

The Washington Redskins hired their former quarterback, Doug Williams, to join their executive team. This news comes not long after Grambling University in Louisiana fired Williams as their head football coach in September 2013.

Characters come out to New Orleans Comic Con

New Orleans went a little nerdy as comic book lovers, sci-fi enthusiasts,gamers, and fans of pop culture came out for the Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con. The three day event featured chances to meet stars from T.V.

FOX says farewell to “THE X FACTOR” and Simon Cowell

The award-winning international phenomenon The X Factor has concluded its domestic run after three seasons, it was announced today by Syco, FremantleMedi

Two Concordia Parish men arrested for hunting violations

A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agent and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) agent arrested two Louisiana men on Jan.

LSU announces 2014 spring football schedule

The 2014 Tigers will start spring practice on March 7 and practice 15 times over of the following four weeks. The LSU National L-Club Spring Game is scheduled for Saturday, April 5. The time of the game hasn’t been announced.

Vitter’s Wetlands Conservation Act passes committee

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, today announced the passage of the bipartisan North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (NAWCA) through the EPW Committee.