Job Corps education/training centers in La. are now accepting students for new program year

For eligible young people, ages 16 to 24, the U.S.

Art at risk on the bayou; culture of a community sinking away

One woman in Bayou Corne is fighting to keep her community's culture alive. She is doing it by using material from the bayou to make pieces of artwork, but a massive sinkhole might mean she could have to change her entire business.

Third set of puppies abandoned in Baton Rouge in one week: shelters say you need to spay

A litter of puppies and their mom were dumped by the Cortana Mall on Friday. The four puppies and their mother were found tied up to a dumpster lying in the sun.

LSU students want Jeremy Hill back on the team following actions at sentencing

Friday morning in court, LSU running back, Jeremy Hill, pled guilty for hitting a man outside a Tigerland bar on April 27, 2013.

Decision to avoid veto session devastates families waiting on NOW slots

The Brown family has spent the last few weeks hoping for a miracle. "I don't know what they're reason could have been but we all hoped, and prayed and worked for a better outcome," explained Ursula Brown.

LSU safety Craig Loston named to Thorpe Award watch list

The pre-season accolades continue to roll in for LSU safety Craig Loston as the senior was named to his third watch list when the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually to college football’s top defensive back, unveiled its list of candidat

State Police: No boat trailer inspection sticker enforcement initiative

There has been chatter in social media regarding an enforcement initiative by State Police on boat trailer inspection stickers. There are rumors of Troopers issuing hundreds of citations at boat launches in South Louisiana.

Pelicans acquire Tyreke Evans and Jeff Withey In three-team trade

The New Orleans Pelicans acquired guard Tyreke Evans from the Sacramento Kings and center Jeff Withey from the Portland Trail Blazers in a three-team trade, it was announced today by General Manager Dell Demps.

NOAA predicting record-breaking 'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a record-size “dead zone” in the Gulf this summer, stretching from South Texas all the way to Alabama.