Following a stellar career, William Jenkins retires from LSU

After a stellar career in higher education that spans more than 35 years, William “Bill” Jenkins is calling it a career … for the second time.

La. DCFS warns of safety risks associated with summer months

With summer temperatures consistently in the mid 90s across Louisiana, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) reminds parents and caregivers to take extra precautions with summer safety, particularly regarding the risks of heat s

LSU Track & Field alums advance to semifinals to USA Outdoor Championships

LSU Track & Field alumni were a perfect 4-for-4 in the first round of qualifying during Thursday’s opener at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships while earning a spot in Friday’s semifinal action at Drake Stadium

Police: Lil’ Snupe was not killed during a dice game, but he did know his killer

Police have released more information about the murder of Louisiana rapper Lil’ Snupe. They say at least one online rumor is not true, but have confirmed another.

La. rapper Lil' Snupe killed in Winnfield

A Louisiana native rapper was shot and killed in Winnfield, La.

LSU men's basketball team adds transfer Hornsby

The LSU Athletics Department received and confirmed Wednesday the signed Southeastern Conference scholarship papers for transfer men’s basketball player Keith Hornsby from Williamsburg, Va.

James Gandolfini, star of film/television, dies in Italy at 51

James Gandolfini, film and television actor and star of the popular TV drama The Sopranos, died Wednesday night after cardiac arrest on vacation in Italy, where he was to appear at a film festival in the town of Sicily.

Pelicans to host 2013 Draft party

New Orleans Pelicans fans can join in on the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts its 2013 Draft Party presented by Harrah’s and Bud Light at Manning’s (519 Fulton St.) on Thursday, June 27.

Eight-year-old proves rare disease is merely a challenge to overcome

Mikayla Blunt knows she is not quite like everyone else. The Zachary-native has a bigger personality, and she is more controlling than her siblings and most of her peers.

Governor Jindal signs more bills into law

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 399 on June 19. HOUSE