Rally for new bill to make payday lending subject to felony loansharking laws

Payday lenders currently charge interest rates 10 times higher than felony loansharking laws allow.

ULL baseball ranked at top in Collegiate Baseball poll

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped five spots in the Collegiate Baseball Poll to earn the school’s first ever No. 1 ranking for any sport, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced on Monday.

La. Military Advisory Council pays visit to JRTC, Fort Polk

Members of the Louisiana Military Advisory Council spent March 19 getting a first-hand look at the training given to units during a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk and its importance to units prepari

Spring Artwalk to be held in downtown Alexandria

The Arts Council of Central Louisiana will host the Spring ArtWalk on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4:00-9:00 pm in downtown Alexandria.

An international wheelchair tennis tournament brings athletes to the Capital City to compete

A major international tennis tournament is going on right now in Baton Rouge, but on these courts, athletes are on two wheels. This isn't just tennis. This is David Wagner's life.

Facts of the Spring Equinox 2014

Spring begins today. Here are some facts of the Spring Equinox 2014:

Abortion bill passes through house committe with no opposition

At the Capitol Wednesday, a bill that would ultimately shut down abortion clinics in Louisiana passed through the house committee.

LSU records eighth shutout with 9-0 win over South Alabama

A seven-run sixth inning Wednesday night highlighted sixth-ranked LSU’s 9-0 win over South Alabama at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Nine pitchers combined to record the Tigers’ eighth shutout of the season.

LSU Student Senate writes resolution supporting HB 142; bill gives money to higher ed

Students at LSU are taking a stand for a bill that might affect them as well as college students across the state. Representative Dee Richard wrote House Bill 142.

IRS has over $15M for LA residents who have not filed 2010 Income Tax Returns, $760M nationwide

Refunds totaling almost $760 million may be waiting for an estimated 918,600 taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2010, the Internal Revenue Service announced Wednesday.