Trio of environmental reform bills signed into law

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed a trio of environmental reform bills into law that will strengthen protections for communities where underground caverns are present.

Vitter visits Geismar Chemical Plant, receives briefing from officials

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today met with officials at Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana and received a briefing on the explosion Thursday.

Plant workers and officials look for answers

More than 24 hours after a deadly explosion rocked the William Olefins plant, the focus now shifts to what exactly sparked this deadly blaze.

LSU memorabilia: Before you buy, make sure it's legit

LSU would like to remind fans who are shopping for memorabilia as the Tigers head to the College World Series to look for the “Officially Licensed Collegiate Product” label when purchasing LSU merchandise.

CWS Day 1: LSU baseball returns to Omaha

It’s been nearly four years since an LSU baseball team stepped foot in the city of Omaha.

Family friend of plant fire victim: ‘He was a wonderful man’

Kerry Pitre could hardly speak when discussing family friend Zachary Green, the 29-year-old man killed in Thursday’s plant explosion.

People in Geismar shocked after plant explosion

People in Geismar said this was the last thing they were expecting; a normal work day turned into one they will never forget. Brian Pierre said a day at work turned into the scariest day of his life.

Flood insurance information number changes for La. residents

Louisiana residents who have questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have a permanent helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.

Department of Debt Recovery officially created

Louisiana is getting into the bill collecting business. Tens of millions owed to the state could soon be coming back to it, thanks to the newly created Department of Debt Recovery.

Legal battle over 'Tony the Tiger' will continue at State Supreme Court level

The fate of a famous Truck Stop Tiger is still up in the air, but Tony's owner is still fighting to keep him home in Grosse Tete.