Victims identified: One hostage dies, another in critical condition; suspect suffered from mental illness

One of the two people who were taken hostage in a Louisiana bank has died, officials confirmed. Officials identified the employee who died as Jay Wardington. The second victim, Ledean McDaniel, is still in critical condition.

LSU track team welcomes former Olympian to coaching staff

The LSU Track & Field program is excited to welcome one of the nation’s rising stars in the coaching ranks as head coach Dennis Shaver announced Tuesday that two-time Olympian Khadevis Robinson has been appointed an assistant coach to

First Lady of La. announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today that winning art pieces from the Louisiana Art Education Association's (LAEA) 2012 Youth Art Month Flag

UNO researcher investigates bull sharks' movements in Lake Pontchartrain

There is something lurking under the water at Sunset Point Pier in Mandeville.

Long-time annoucner Jerry Romig to call last Saints game on August 16

After serving as the public address announcer for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for 44 years and calling 445 games, long-time announcer Jerry Romig will call his final game on Friday, Aug.

Gunman killed by police, 2 hostages in critical condition following 12-hour standoff at bank

It all started at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Tensas Sate Bank located in the town of St. Joseph. The suspect, Faued Abdo Ahmed, 20, is a California-native who relocated to Louisiana with his family.

Back to school means possibility of bullying: Tips for protection

Compared to all of the things kids can become involved in this day and age, bullying behavior might seem to be insignificant. But, it isn't. More than 160,000 kids skip school every day because of bullying.

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LSU’s Aaron Nola selected for Corbett Award as top male amateur athlete in La.

Aaron Nola, the ace pitcher for the LSU baseball team, has been selected as the 2012-13 male winner of the James J. Corbett Award by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

Hurricane season in Atlanic to be less active than initially expected

Although Hurricane forecasters are still predicting an above-average hurricane season, they now say it will be slightly less active than previously predicted.