First African tropical wave with potential moves into the Atlantic Ocean

The first tropical wave of the Atlantic hurricane season to move off the coast of Africa shows possible signs of development in the Atlantic Ocean.

Nearly 30,000 low-income Louisianans apply to register to vote

Nearly 30,000 low-income Louisianans have recently applied to register to vote at public agency offices, according to a new report released by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

Bayou Corne residents say beauty of the bayou tainted since sinkhole formed

People living in Bayou Corne say they are fed up with work crews in their neighborhoods since the sinkhole formed near their homes. They say it's hard to feel at home with the noise and construction eyesores.

The New York Times travels from the bottom of the boot to the top of the map

The New York Times is documenting a cross-country road trip. Rather than going the traditional coast to coast route, this trip is started at the bottom of the boot and will continue all the way to the top of the map.

Pelicans sign Anthony Morrow as a free agent

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have signed guard Anthony Morrow as a free agent. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

LSU previews 2013 season on final day of SEC Football Media Days

A record 1,200 credentialed media members greeted LSU head coach Les Miles, quarterback Zach Mettenberger, safety Craig Loston and wide receiver Jarvis Landry Thursday morning as the Tigers previewed the 2013 season on the final day of Southeas

Group turns loss into victory with new advocacy group

Turning a loss into a victory: One grass roots organization has decided to keep up the momentum of their advocacy group even though they lost their initial fight to override the Governor's vetoes.

ACT scores increase among Louisiana students

The Department of Education today announced an increase of 3,600 public high school seniors posting scores of 18 or higher on the ACT, allowing thousands more students the opportunity to attend four-year and two-year colleges without the requir

Louisiana saltwater series to host inaugural tarpon fishing tournament

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is taking an active role in tarpon fishery research to gain insight into the biology of this fascinating species, including plans to host their first annual tarpon tournament late this summer.<

WE DO marriage equality campaign to hold final Mississippi protest in AFA’s backyard

As a campaign for marriage equality continues in Mississippi, the American Family Association reaffirms its position.