Tommy Tourist begins summer tour

Tommy Tourist continues to discover the area’s great attractions this summer during the annual Close to Home Program – and this year, he is taking you along!

Increased La. State Police presence expected for Fourth of July weekend

Louisiana State Police will have an increased number of Troopers on patrol this week and throughout the fourth of July holiday.

Entergy: 'If someone demands payment, hang up the phone'

There have been multiple reports of a scam targeting Entergy customers in Louisiana.

New Orleans sportscaster Kenny Wilkerson dies from complications caused by long battle with cancer

Longtime New Orleans sportscaster and award-winning journalist Kenneth Wilkerson died Monday in his Pearl River home due to complications from a lingering battle with cancer.

Acadian first responders reunite with heart attack patient

Last week, two months after suffering a heart attack at Festival International de Louisiane, Peter Barrilleaux was able to reunite with the members of the Acadian team who helped save his life.

Same-sex couples in Mississippi will apply for marriage licenses in July

Same-sex couples will request – and be denied – marriage licenses in their hometowns across Mississippi during July as the WE DO Campaign continues to grow across the South.

Commissioner orders La. flags at half-staff following death of 19 Arizona firefighters

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at LDAF facilities throughout the state until July 5, 2013 following the deaths of 19 Arizona wildland fir

Pelicans unveil court for 2013-14 season

The New Orleans Pelicans unveiled the first ever rebranded New Orleans Arena court design for the upcoming 2013-14 season on Pelicans.com. Attached is an illustration of the new Pelicans court design.

Louisiana enacts juvenile justice licensing standards

Effective today, July 1, 2013, all juvenile detention facilities in the state of Louisiana are now licensed and inspected by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).Today marks the first time that juvenile detention faci