BP oil spill trial to start in less than a month

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGMB) — The trial in the U.S. District Court in New Orleans over the BP oil spill gets underway in just over a month. Four gulf coast states were affected by that explosion and spill in April 2010.

Cancer Baby Facebook hoax resurfaces

TECH NEWS (WGMB) -- Scammers get a kick out of seeing how many shares a post can get on Facebook as well as other social networking sites. That’s one reason for the latest re-post scam.

Betty White turns 90 today!

Popular actress Betty White turns 90 years old today.

Released on YouTube: LSU fan assaulted by Alabama fans after BCS game

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGMB) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an assault situation that happened on Bourbon Street after the BCS National Championship.

"AMERICAN IDOL" returns for its 11th season

The incredible journey is about to begin as AMERICAN IDOL, America’s number one show, returns for its remarkable eleventh season.

Alabama shuts down LSU for BCS title

NEW ORLEANS — After enduring a brutal schedule unblemished, No. 1 LSU (13-1) suffered its first loss in a BCS bowl, as No. 2 Alabama claimed the 2011 BCS National Championship, 21-0, on Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Louisiana ATC gives grant to Vidalia Police Department

VIDALIA, La. (WNTZ) - The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco (ATC) has awarded the city of Vidalia a $4,000.00 sub-grant to compensate Vidalia police officers conducting operations to identify permit holders who are illegally sel

Tigers on Target: From the end of 2010 to the BCS, again

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGMB) — Technically speaking, the 2011 LSU football season began the same day the 2010 season was complete. The Tigers capped of an 11-2 year with Cotton Bowl victory in the land that is Cowboy Stadium.

Jindal starts second term with a swearing in cermony

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGMB) - The who's who of louisiana politics came out in style to watch Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal begin his second term in office.

Saints push forward after win against Lions

NEW ORLEANS (WVLA) — It was another record setting night for the New Orleans Saints. The Who-Dats destroying the Detroit Lions in the Mercedez Benz Superdome Saturday night.