Tropical Depression Seven forms in Caribbean, no impact to Gulf

The National Hurricane Center named Tropical Depression Seven in the northern Caribbean Sea on Wednesday. Impacts are forecast to stay minimal in the continental United States, especially in the Gulf of Mexico.

“AMERICAN IDOL XIII” announces new dream team

Grammy Award-winning and platinum-selling recording artist, actress, movie and television producer and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez returns to American Idol XIII

Rapides Symphony Orchestera presents 'Pops on the River'

To open the 2013-14 season, the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Joshua Zona will once again host Pops on the River on Saturday, September, 14, 7:30 p.m.

Alligator hunters hit the water to find big beasts

Alligator season is officially underway in the Eastern zone of Louisiana. Hunters are trying to bounce back after a hard season last year.

State troopers cracking down on drunk drivers through Labor Day weekend

Louisiana State Police would like to remind motorists that the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign will continue through September 2.

Two men cited for crab trap theft in Calcasieu Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited a man on August 14 and another on August 19 for alleged crab trap violations in Calcasieu Parish.

Local eatery releases burger paying tribute to New Orleans Saints

Just in time for the football season, fast food restaurant Sonic has released its "Who Dat" Burger.

Pelicans to play preseason game in Biloxi, Miss.

The New Orleans Pelicans will play the Atlanta Hawks Sunday, October 13 in a preseason contest Co-Sponsored by Beau Rivage Resort and Casino at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, MS. Tip-off is at 1:00 p.m.

Saints LB could miss season with knee injury

The New Orleans Saints won their third straight preseason game over the weekend, but it didn't come without a price. Reports say LB Will Smith could miss the remainder entire season with a knee injury.

Jindal: Republicans should not focus on impeaching Obama

Governor Bobby Jindal has something to say to his fellow republicans - they should not be focusing on finding grounds to impeach president Obama.