WWII veteran gives rare insight into life on submarine

There are more than 20,000,000 veterans in the United States. Every year on the 11th of November, we stop to thank them for their service, for the time and effort they gave, and the sacrifices they made for everyone else.

Red Cross offers help to people trying to find family affected by typhoon

Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines the American Red Cross is doing it's part to help assess the damage there.

The war at home; vets face many hurdles on the home front as well

For many of our nation's veterans the war they fight doesn't always stop when they come home.

Marine honors his fellow service members on Veterans Day

Hundreds of people gathered at the Old State Capitol building today show their gratitude to our veterans...among them, a marine who attends the U.S.S. Kidd Ceremony each year without fail.

Fitness guru, Richard Simmons excites seniors about getting fit and healthy

He’s a well known fitness guru from New Orleans and he’s also known for his spunky attitude. Richard Simmons came back at home to the crescent city Monday and got hundreds of seniors up and moving.

Security experts offer tips of 'Black Friday' shopping

According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend 3.9 percent more money on holiday shopping in 2013 than in 2012.

LSU selected to host U.S. Department of Education public forum on improving college affordability and value

In order to gather public input about the Obama Administration’s proposals to address rising college costs and make college more affordable for American families, the U.S.

LWC adds workers’ compensation web tool for medical providers

The Louisiana Workforce Commission has added a web tool for medical providers to access Louisiana’s medical treatment schedule and guidelines for workers hurt on the job.

Top quarterback prospect Brandon Harris signs with LSU

– LSU became one of the first programs in college football to take advantage of new NCAA legislation Thursday as the Tigers signed highly-touted quarterback prospect Brandon Harris to an Institutional Financial Aid Agreement.

DHH issues emergency rule requiring drinking water systems in Louisiana to raise the level of disinfectant in their water

The Department of Health and Hospitals on Wednesday issued an emergency rule requiring that water systems in the state maintain a higher residual disinfectant level and increase their number of sampling sites by 25 percent.