Popular syndicated radio host Kidd Kraddick dies at charity event in New Orleans

Beloved syndicated radio host David "Kidd" Kraddick, 53, died from cardiac disease, says the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office in Louisiana.

SCAM ALERT: BBB warns of buying puppies online

Better Business Bureau advises pet-lovers to avoid letting their emotions lead the way when looking for a puppy online.

LSU faculty pleased but not satisfied with rare pay raise

For the first time since 2008, LSU is giving its faculty members raises. LSU president F. King Alexander announced the raises during Friday's Board of Supervisors meeting.

Mettenberger, Vincent welcome Camp Care participants

LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger along with assistant director of player personnel Justin Vincent welcomed 38 children in Camp Care, a weeklong camp for children with cancer and their siblings, recently to the LSU Football Operations Center.

City of Vidalia and Nexus Systems to study feasibility of providing broadband service

The city of Vidalia in conjunction with Nexus Systems has partnered with The Motive Group to conduct a feasibility study regarding offering the most advanced and future proof video, high-speed Internet and telephone services to its customers ov

Army Reserve brigade will provide free medical & veterinary care to Miss-Lou residents

The Town of Ferriday with the assistance of the Delta Leadership Network has partnered with the U.S.

Alexandria Zoo selling T-shirts for new jaguar exhibit

As part of the new "land of the Jaguar" exhibit at the Alexandria Zoo opening on September 28, they are selling T-shirts to commerorate the occasion.

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.