Powerball jackpot increases to $425 Million; third largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the August 7 drawing climbed to $425 million, making the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

Governor Jindal declares State of Emergency due to chemical hazard caused by train derailment

Governor Bobby Jindal declared a State of Emergency due to a train derailment and leak of hazardous materials in St. Landry Parish.

The Taxpayer Advocate Service: Helping you resolve tax problems

The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization within the IRS that helps taxpayers who are experiencing unresolved federal tax problems. Here are 10 things every taxpayer should know about TAS:

SU Ag Center’s Kit Chin publishes scientific research in international magazine

Kit Chin, professor, horticulture at SU Ag Center has been published in an international magazine - International Innovation.

Natchez artist featured at Miss. Craft Show

Natchez artist Carolyn Weir of Skysetter Designs will feature later this month at the Mississippi Craft Show at the Trademart in Jackson.

Bossier City man sentenced for running an Internet gambling operation

A man that ran an illegal sports gambling site has been sentenced.

LSU welcomes 103 players to campus as Tigers open training camp Monday

LSU welcomed 103 players to campus Sunday as the Tigers are set to open their ninth training camp under head coach Les Miles on Monday morning.

LSU Flores MBA Program tops for low debt load

The LSU Flores MBA Program’s full-time track was recently named by U.S. News and World Report as having the lowest debt load upon students after graduation among the top 100 ranked MBA programs.

Taste of Tiger Tailgating tickets on sale

The Twelfth Annual Taste of Tiger Tailgating will take place Saturday, August 24 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center.

AG Caldwell recoups $186 million from 27 pharmaceutical companies

More than $186 million siphoned from Louisiana’s taxpayers has been recovered since February 2012 from 27 pharmaceutical manufacturers that cheated the state Medicaid program.