Governor Jindal signs bills into law

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 253. HOUSE

Two new pro-life laws increase penalties for coerced abortions

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed a pair of pro-life bills into law that increase penalties for coerced abortions and strengthen protections for pregnant women across Louisiana.

Trio of environmental reform bills signed into law

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed a trio of environmental reform bills into law that will strengthen protections for communities where underground caverns are present.

Vitter visits Geismar Chemical Plant, receives briefing from officials

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today met with officials at Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana and received a briefing on the explosion Thursday.

Plant workers and officials look for answers

More than 24 hours after a deadly explosion rocked the William Olefins plant, the focus now shifts to what exactly sparked this deadly blaze.

LSU memorabilia: Before you buy, make sure it's legit

LSU would like to remind fans who are shopping for memorabilia as the Tigers head to the College World Series to look for the “Officially Licensed Collegiate Product” label when purchasing LSU merchandise.

CWS Day 1: LSU baseball returns to Omaha

It’s been nearly four years since an LSU baseball team stepped foot in the city of Omaha.

Family friend of plant fire victim: ‘He was a wonderful man’

Kerry Pitre could hardly speak when discussing family friend Zachary Green, the 29-year-old man killed in Thursday’s plant explosion.

People in Geismar shocked after plant explosion

People in Geismar said this was the last thing they were expecting; a normal work day turned into one they will never forget. Brian Pierre said a day at work turned into the scariest day of his life.

Flood insurance information number changes for La. residents

Louisiana residents who have questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have a permanent helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information.