Parents pleased with LEAP result improvements

LEAP scores increased alongside the difficulty of the test, pleasing parents of elementary and middle school students.

Convicted murderers, rapists, pedophiles now prohibited from food stamp program

A Louisiana Senator is responsible for passing an amendment that will prohibit convicted murderers, rapists, and pedophiles from being able to receive food stamps.

MISSING: St. Amant man's truck found abandoned in Mississippi

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a man who has been missing since May 18 from his St. Amant home.

LSU shuts out Alabama at SEC Baseball Tournament

LSU advanced in the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament on Wednesday afternoon, as the Tigers scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning and held Alabama to six hits in a shutout victory at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

LSU-Arkansas football game to remain on Friday in 2013

LSU and Arkansas will play on what has become its traditional Friday slot in 2013 as the two teams will square off in Tiger Stadium on Friday, Nov. 29, the Southeastern Conference, along with CBS, announced Wednesday.

Dog on the Interstate?

A large dog was spotted in the grassy median on Interstate 110 near the Governor’s Mansion exit shortly before 2:00 p.m. today.

Report: Louisiana students improve standardized testing scores

The percentage of Louisiana students scoring at the Basic level or above on standardized tests grew one point in grades 3-8, with 69 percent of students testing at Basic or above.

Bill banning social media sites while driving headed to Governor’s desk

A bill banning Louisiana people from visiting social media sites while driving has gained final approval. The bill will now head to Governor Jindal’s desk.

Rising temperatures could create dangerous conditions for weekend activities

It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer. In south Louisiana, that feeling can often become a hazard to your health.

May 22 proclaimed 'American Cancer Society Day' in Louisiana

In honor of the American Cancer Society’s 100th Birthday, Governor Bobby Jindal officially proclaimed May 22 as “American Cancer Society Day” and urges all residents of Louisiana to join together to finish the fight against ca