Lottery announces Mega Millions multidraw suspension in preparation for October game enhancements

On Oct. 19, the multistate game Mega Millions will undergo enhancements designed to create larger jackpots and more millionaires, according to the Louisiana Lottery.

Mosaic artist selected to celebrate 300 years of Natchitoches history

Mardi Gras bead mosaic artist Stephan Wanger has been selected by the Tricentennial Steering Committee and by the City of Natchitoches to create an artwork in honor of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the City of Natchitoches, the oldes

Deville man found alive after spending night lost in the woods

After searching for over 15 hours, search and rescue teams found a missing Deville man alive on the Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in LaSalle Parish.

First African tropical wave with potential moves into the Atlantic Ocean

The first tropical wave of the Atlantic hurricane season to move off the coast of Africa shows possible signs of development in the Atlantic Ocean.

Nearly 30,000 low-income Louisianans apply to register to vote

Nearly 30,000 low-income Louisianans have recently applied to register to vote at public agency offices, according to a new report released by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

Bayou Corne residents say beauty of the bayou tainted since sinkhole formed

People living in Bayou Corne say they are fed up with work crews in their neighborhoods since the sinkhole formed near their homes. They say it's hard to feel at home with the noise and construction eyesores.

The New York Times travels from the bottom of the boot to the top of the map

The New York Times is documenting a cross-country road trip. Rather than going the traditional coast to coast route, this trip is started at the bottom of the boot and will continue all the way to the top of the map.

Pelicans sign Anthony Morrow as a free agent

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have signed guard Anthony Morrow as a free agent. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

LSU previews 2013 season on final day of SEC Football Media Days

A record 1,200 credentialed media members greeted LSU head coach Les Miles, quarterback Zach Mettenberger, safety Craig Loston and wide receiver Jarvis Landry Thursday morning as the Tigers previewed the 2013 season on the final day of Southeas

Group turns loss into victory with new advocacy group

Turning a loss into a victory: One grass roots organization has decided to keep up the momentum of their advocacy group even though they lost their initial fight to override the Governor's vetoes.