Bill that would have forced public school out of LHSAA tabled

A controversial bill that would essentially dissolve the Louisiana High School Athletic Association was discussed in the House Education Committee today.

Coushatta sawmill closed due to recession set to reopen this year

A sawmill will reopen its doors, creating 90 new jobs and just under 300 indirect jobs.

Bill making sexual identity discrimination illegal shot down

The LGBT community took another hit in their fight for equality at the State Capitol today.

From one local family to another: State’s largest daily paper sold

The Georges family announced today that they have purchased the state’s largest daily print newspaper.

New Orleans Bowl date announced

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation announced today that the annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 21, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. (CST).

Caught on Video: Victim snatches robber's shotgun, uses it on robber's car

An armed robbery attempt in New Orleans's Marigny neighborhood ultimately turned foul for the suspect, as the intended victim pulled away his gun and chased him down the street.

“MASTERCHEF” cooks up two-hour season premiere event on FOX

Award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot return for Season Four of the culinary smash hit MasterChef wit

Louisiana has record-shattering year for tourism revenue

Record numbers have been reported for the tourism industry in Louisiana. The high numbers include money spent on hotels, food and retail.

Incoming LSU System president to visit LSU-Alexandria campus

F. King Alexander, incoming president of the LSU System, will meet with LSU Alexandria faculty, staff and students on Wednesday, May 1, during a fact-finding visit to the Alexandria campus.

Bird problems frustrate La. rice farmers

Southwest Louisiana farmers are frustrated this year with a larger-than-usual number of birds eating rice seed, causing many farmers to replant.