BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo announces new baby Colobus monkey

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a new baby Colobus monkey, born overnight on June 11.

U.S. Congressman Cassidy and colleagues introduce bill to help reduce obesity

On the heels of the American Medical Association’s decision to officially recognize obesity as a disease, Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Reps. Bill Cassidy, M.D.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to protect hunting game donations and combat hunger across Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that encourages and protects charitable giving of hunting game at a bill signing ceremony with representatives from the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission and Hunters for the Hungry.

Baton Rouge Film Commission launches rebrand

The Baton Rouge Film Commission (BRFC) has launched a complete rebranding, including logo and website redesign.

RECALL: Natura Pet Products issues voluntary recall of specialized dry pet foods due to possible health risk

Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Paramore to perform on “TEEN CHOICE 2013”

Grammy-nominated and platinum-selling rock group, Paramore, will perform “Still Into You” from their self-titled hit album on Teen Choice 2013,

Inning-by-Inning recap of LSU vs North Carolina: LSU out of CWS

The LSU baseball team is facing #1 seed North Carolina right now in the College World Series. The loser will be eliminated from the tournament.  

Strain: Only hire licensed horticulture professionals

Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., is urging Louisiana homeowners to hire only licensed landscape horticulturists, arborists and landscape irrigation contractors when doing major landscaping work at thei

Louisiana police warn about Internet scam called 'Ransomware'

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii wants to inform the public about a new scam circulating on the Internet called “Ransomware.”

Sports fans unsure if firing Atlanta radio hosts for Gleason jokes was right decision

Three Atlanta radio personalities were fired Monday, hours after making light of Steve Gleason's fight against ALS.