Labor Sec. Tom Perez makes statement on July employment numbers

Secretary of Labor Tom Perez issued the following statement about the July 2013 Employment Situation report released today:

LSU Museum of Art to present 'Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New and Strange' exhibit starting today

Beginning in August, the LSU Museum of Art will present Walter Inglis Anderson’s unique observations of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s flora, fauna and landscape in the exhibition, “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is Ne

Hundreds of newly-passed laws take effect in Louisiana

The next time you drive your car, bake a cake, or buy a gun, be aware of new laws that took effect Thursday. Nearly 250 of them took effect August 1 after making their way through the state legislature earlier this year.

LSU studies polarization of public opinion regarding 'fracking'

The natural gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is currently a contentious issue across the country.

Jags go through a "polished" first practice

The Southern football team started fall training camp Thursday. The players went though a conditioning test in the morning followed by a practice in the afternoon.

New Orleans Pelicans unveil new uniforms

To continue to showcase a new identity that represents the culture and character of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, the New Orleans Pelicans unveiled their new home and road uniforms today.

Customers getting ready for State Sales Tax Holiday

If you are shopping for back to school supplies, you might want to wait a day. Friday is the start of Louisiana's sales tax holiday.

LSU football ranked No. 13 in USA Today Coaches' Preseason Top 25

For the 13th straight season, LSU football will open the season ranked among the top 25 teams in the nation as the Tigers were tabbed No. 13 in the USA Today Coaches’ Preseason Poll, which was released on Thursday.

Patriots prepare to watch over FOB Gamberi

The Battery B, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment force protection team watches over the Soldiers and Afghan civilians who move in and around Forward Operating Base Gamberi on a daily basis from towers around the FOB.

Trina Edwards: 'I couldn't possibly be a prouder mommy!'

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards and his wife Trina are the proud parents of a baby boy who was born at 12:52 a.m. on Thursday, August 1.