Two anti-human trafficking bills signed into law; strengthens protection for victims, increases penalties

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed two bills into law that will help guard against human trafficking across Louisiana by strengthening protections for victims and enhancing penalties for wrongdoers.

Town of Jonesville remains under boil water advisory

UPDATE - Mon. 06/24 11:54 a.m.: The Town of Jonesville is still under a boil water advisory.

Lottery Drawing produce $26.4 million in winnings in May, scratch off winners claim $10.8 million

Coinciding with a sales boost from last month’s record Powerball jackpot as well as a Powerball jackpot win in Louisiana, the Lottery reported an increase in the total amount of draw-style winnings to more than $26.4 million in prizes won

Bayou Corne residents struggle living life crammed in a trailer since sinkhole formed

Ronnie and Betty Thibodaux home in Bayou Corne filled with boxes of memories, and every day essentials packed waiting to be taken away with no place to go.

Bayou Corne residents brace for buyout process change

People living in Bayou Corne only have a few hours left to decided what to do with buyout offers from Texas Brine Company. A federal court in New Orleans gave Texas Brine until June 24 at 5:30 p.m.

Lolo Jones' record highlights seasonal bests for LSU athletes at USA outdoors

The day was surely a homecoming to remember for Lady Tiger great Lolo Jones as she stepped onto Jim Duncan Track for the first round of qualifying in the women’s 100-meter hurdles and raced to a new seasonal best and Drake Stadium record

Tigers receive more all-American honors

LSU baseball players collected more all-America honors Friday as the Tigers continue to receive recognition for their accomplishments during a record-setting 2013 season.

Governor Jindal issues bill signings, vetoes


Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that he has signed the following bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total to 425.

You have the right to remain silent…especially on Facebook

As social media sites continue to grow in popularity, so do the frequency and number of posts from its users. However, have you ever considered who’s reading your page?

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.