LSU’s F. King Alexander part of effort calling for sustained investments in research and higher education

LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander joined almost 200 university leaders across the country in signing an open letter to President Obama and members Congress urging them to “close the innovation deficit.”

Louisiana shrimpers encouraged to report Asian Tiger Prawn catches

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is aware of and constantly monitoring the appearance of Asian tiger prawns, a non-native species, in Louisiana waters.

Man arrested for rushing the Saints Training Camp field, resisting arrest

A 59-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly rushed the field at the Saints training camp.

Former cancer patient turns baking hobby into business

One woman's passion is now a full time job. Kasie Coleman makes baked concoctions from recipes she created while sitting in a chemo chair.

Labor Sec. Tom Perez makes statement on July employment numbers

Secretary of Labor Tom Perez issued the following statement about the July 2013 Employment Situation report released today:

LSU Museum of Art to present 'Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New and Strange' exhibit starting today

Beginning in August, the LSU Museum of Art will present Walter Inglis Anderson’s unique observations of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s flora, fauna and landscape in the exhibition, “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is Ne

Hundreds of newly-passed laws take effect in Louisiana

The next time you drive your car, bake a cake, or buy a gun, be aware of new laws that took effect Thursday. Nearly 250 of them took effect August 1 after making their way through the state legislature earlier this year.

LSU studies polarization of public opinion regarding 'fracking'

The natural gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is currently a contentious issue across the country.

Jags go through a "polished" first practice

The Southern football team started fall training camp Thursday. The players went though a conditioning test in the morning followed by a practice in the afternoon.

New Orleans Pelicans unveil new uniforms

To continue to showcase a new identity that represents the culture and character of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, the New Orleans Pelicans unveiled their new home and road uniforms today.