Department of Debt Recovery officially created

Louisiana is getting into the bill collecting business. Tens of millions owed to the state could soon be coming back to it, thanks to the newly created Department of Debt Recovery.

Legal battle over 'Tony the Tiger' will continue at State Supreme Court level

The fate of a famous Truck Stop Tiger is still up in the air, but Tony's owner is still fighting to keep him home in Grosse Tete.

LSU’s Coastal Emergency Risks Assessment interactive website system provides critical data during hurricanes

The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season began June 1, and it's expected to be an exceptionally busy year. There are tools, however, that can help mitigate a hurricane’s impact.

Prestigious award given to education volunteers at Governor’s Mansion

Lots of people around our state make a difference, and most of them do it quietly, but nearly two dozen earned a special recognition for their generosity.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to reduce size, scope of state government

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will reduce the size and scope of state government by cutting down on the number of Boards and Commissions in Louisiana. The bill is part of the Governor’s 2013 Legislative Package.

LSU fans gearing up for Omaha; College World Series

LSU baseball fans are gearing up for the trip to Omaha this weekend. They're booking flights, rooms, and putting together budgets for food and tickets. For Chris Guillot, he said no matter the cost, he will be at the games.

Miss-Lou Green Alliance awarded recycling education grant

Natchez, Miss./Vidalia, La. and the Green Alliance have been selected by the Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) to receive a recycling education grant from the new CVP Connect Education Award Program.

New Louisiana law aims to improve treatment of at-risk youth

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will allow for the proactive treatment of youth—termed “crossover youth”—who are involved in both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

4th BCT medics learn to treat point of entry wounds

Medics can mean the difference between life and death on the battlefield. That’s why training is important to successful battle survival.

Compact unit, extensive mission - Fort Polk's 383rd 'Assassins' deploy

Family, friends, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk leaders and the 41st Transportation Company, 88th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade gathered at 1st MEB Field to bid farewell to the 383rd Modular Movement