“MASTERCHEF” holding casting call in New Orleans October 5

Producers for the FOX hit television show MasterChef will be holding a casting call for the upcoming season five in New Orleans on Saturday,

Louisiana Democrats launch 'Campaign For Louisiana', focused on 2014 election

The Louisiana Democratic Party today launched "Campaign for Louisiana," a project focused on securing victory for Democrats up and down the ballot in the upcoming 2014 election, and named Andrew Zucker as its communications director.<

Marksville man cited for alligator violations

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited a Marksville man for alleged alligator hunting violations on September 5.

Delta Kappa Epsilon to Kent State: ‘We apologize to your entire community for the banner’

The LSU chapter of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity issued an apology to the Kent State community. The letter is in response to a sign its members posted on its house during Saturday’s home game.

Kent State responds to LSU frat’s game day sign mocking massacre

A game day sign outside an LSU fraternity united fans of opposing teams in the hours before kickoff. Unfortunately, it was due to feelings of outrage.

Community Coffee provides more than a cup for Red Cross

What's in your coffee cup? During disaster, when the American Red Cross shares that cup, it's comfort. And now, Community Coffee Company is making that happen for many more people in South Louisiana when disaster strikes.

Jindal declares September 'National Preparedness Month'

Governor Bobby Jindal has declared a proclamation in support of September being designated as National Preparedness Month. Historically, September is one of the peak months for hurricane activity to threaten the coastal parishes.

Mike VI exhibits normal, young adult tiger behavior but may not attend all home games

Mike VI, LSU’s live tiger mascot, is an important part of the LSU community and its athletic traditions. Fans love to see Mike VI on the field as part of LSU’s pre-game festivities.

Hunters for the Hungry program no longer accepting wild hogs

Due to heightened precautions issued by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries regarding the processing and dressing of wild hogs, the Hunters for the Hungry Processor Program will no longer be accepting wild hog donations effective

Three new cases of West Nile virus in Louisiana; on pace for lowest year on record

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed three new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 34.