Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying evidence in 2010 Gulf oil spill

Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying crucial evidence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, announced on Tuesday by the U.S. Justice Department.

LSU students weigh in on latest Forbes rankings

Louisiana State University has broken the top 200 in Forbes top college list. But according to those who compiled the list the ranking still brings the university up short in comparison to other similar colleges.

Gargantuan gator caught in North Carolina after eating 80-pound dog

A massive alligator which attacked and devoured an 80-pound dog in a North Carolina town near the New River has been captured and killed.

Golden Nugget casino set to open in Lake Charles

The Golden Nugget is coming to Louisiana. The property, which is the last to acquire a gaming license from Louisiana, is expected to open next year. 

Ten La. inmates graduate from sign language program

Ten inmates have taken their time behind bars and turned it into something positive. Today, they graduated from the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Sign Language Interpreter Program.

Inmate escapes from Natchitoches Parish Prison

An inmate escaped from the Natchitoches Parish Prison last night and officials need your help to locate him.

More performers confirmed for 2013 Voodoo Fest lineup

More performers have been added to mark the 15th anniversary of Voodoo Fest. Formally known as the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, the festival will be held Nov. 1-3 in New Orleans' City Park.

Community support needed for Dixie Girls Softball World Series

Volunteers are needed during the Dixie Girls Softball World Series, to be held in Alexandria, August 2-8, 2013. The tournament includes all five age divisions, under the Dixie Softball organization, accounting for 60 teams.

“AXE COP” saves the day!

Axe Cop, one of two new quarter-hour Animation Domination High-Def&

Bear escapes narrow encounter with power pole

A female bear that had become enamored with the dumpster behind the Sonic Drive-In is lucky to be alive after a harrowing rescue from the top of a power pole.