La. DOTD prepares for 2013 hurricane season

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced its preparations for the 2013 hurricane season, which begins Saturday, June 1.

NOAA predicts extremely active season; 3 to 6 major hurricanes

In its 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active Atlantic hurricane season this year.

State Capitol holds Memorial Day celebration today

Speaker Chuck Kleckley and all members of the Louisiana House of Representatives will recognize fallen members of the armed forces with a Memorial Day tribute on Thursday, May 23.

Raising Cane’s mobilizes to deliver aid to victims of North Texas, Oklahoma tornadoes

Thousands of people across North Texas and Oklahoma are in desperate need of food, water, shelter and other basic necessities after their communities were devastated by deadly tornadoes over the past several days.

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.