Hunters for the Hungry program no longer accepting wild hogs

Due to heightened precautions issued by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries regarding the processing and dressing of wild hogs, the Hunters for the Hungry Processor Program will no longer be accepting wild hog donations effective

Three new cases of West Nile virus in Louisiana; on pace for lowest year on record

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed three new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 34.

New Orleans Jazz Fest now taking band applications for 2014 festival

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell (April 25 – May 4) will accept applications for bands wishing to perform at the 2014 Festival through Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

Tropical Storm Ingrid forms in the Bay of Campeche, poses flooding threat to eastern Mexico

Tropical Storm Ingrid formed in the Bay of Campeche Friday morning. It will track into the western Gulf of Mexico as a tropical storm through the weekend, and make landfall north of Tampico, Mexico early Monday morning.

LSU's Mike VI makes his own game-time decisions

If you went to the first LSU home football game, you might have noticed something missing. The school's live tiger mascot, Mike VI, skipped out on last weekend's game.

LSU QB Mettenberger mamed Manning 'Star of the Week'

After firing an LSU single-game record five touchdown passes in a 56-17 win over UAB, senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger was one of eight players nationally recognized by the Manning Award as a “Star of the Week,” the Allstate Sug

Soldiers recall answering the call of duty after witnessing attacks on 9/11

The terror attacks of 9/11 pushed many to answer the call of duty.

Pop art vandals deface 9/11 monument in downtown Lafayette; police investigating

On the 12th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center, a monument dedicated to the tragedy was defaced in downtown Lafayette. Police are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the suspect(s) responsible.

Jags team captain Anthony Balancier to be suspended for one quarter

Southern head football coach Dawson Odums has suspended linebacker Anthony Balancier for the first quarter of Saturday’s home opener.

Sports Illustrated releases report highlighting NCAA violations at OSU while Les Miles was coach

Money is the center of a Sports Illustrated investigation that claims Oklahoma State University had a pay-for-performance system dating back to when Les Miles was the head coach.