Army Community Hospital prepares for mandated civilian furloughs

The federally mandated furlough is in effect from July 8 to September 30 at all military treatment facilities. The majority of Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital civilian staff will observe the furlough on Fridays.

88th BSB Course continues as mission transitions

The seeds of military logistics were sewn millennia ago when the Assyrians used their wits to suppress and overtake their neighbors in the Fertile Crescent.

Denham Springs man sentenced to prison for forging the Army Corps of Engineers seal

A Denham Springs man has been sentenced after forging a Army Corps of Engineers seal.

Summer means soaring temperatures and potential life-threatening heatstroke for pets

Now that summer is here, it’s good to remember that pets require special care to avoid heatstroke.

5,953 Louisiana borrowers receiving checks through National Mortgage Settlement

The Louisiana Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division is urging borrowers who have submitted foreclosure-related claims to the National Mortgage Settlement Administrator to check their mail closely.

Eco-friendly bags might not be so friendly to your health

The trend nationwide is to be more "eco-friendly" and many people are doing so by using reusable grocery bags. But this "green" alternative to plastic might be making you sick.

LDWF agents participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division (LDWF/LED) agents will take part in Operation Dry Water from June 28-30 with increased patrols for boaters operating or driving a boat while intoxicated (DWI) enforcement a

431 new laws make it on the books for 2013 legislative session

Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 431.

Reward increases to $15,000 for shooting death of Whooping Crane

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S.

Upset college student says it's unfair that he can't give blood

A Baton Rouge college student is upset he cannot donate blood. Blood banks will take his blood because he's gay. When Jesse Tate decided to to give blood, he had no idea that his blood was not accepted.