LSU right-hander Aaron Nola earns SEC Pitcher of the Week recognition

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola earned Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week recognition Monday from the league office. Nola shared the honor with Arkansas pitchers Jalen Beeks and Chris Oliver.

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones to sit out remainder of season with illness

Due to an illness that has sidelined him for the last 10 games, Tulane baseball head coach Rick Jones will miss the remainder of the 2014 season under doctor's orders, announced Tulane Director of Athletics Rick Dickson on Monday.

La. powerlifter taking on world in South Africa

A local powerlifter is about to take the trip of a lifetime. He is headed to Africa to represent our country in a world powerlifting competition, but he's not there yet.

Vitter announces Over $2.8 mil. in grants to La. Highway Safety Commission

U.S. Sen. David Vitter today announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will award $2,819,315 in grants to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

La. Lottery announces Final "Saints" second-chance drawing deadline

The Louisiana Lottery is calling all New Orleans Saints fans to mail in any remaining nonwinning $5 "Black & Gold Saints" scratch-off tickets for its final second-chance drawing to win a 2014 Saints Prize Package, including season

More people donating their bodies to science

Here in Baton Rouge, more people are donating their bodies to science. LSU is taking learning to the next level, by using these bodies to give students a more hands-on learning experience.

Vitter continues fight to maintain troop levels at Fort Polk installations

U.S. Senator David Vitter, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), met with Gen.

Vitter gets bipartisan estuaries bill through EPW Committee

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today announced the passage of a bipartisan Clean Estuaries Act of 2014 in committee. Vitter, along with Sen.

La. state agencies to conduct disaster response test exercise Saturday

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) will coordinate a full scale exercise April 5th to test the disaster response capabilities of several state, local and federal agencies.

Judge to rule next week on MoveOn billboard attacking La. Gov. Jindal

The message of a billboard along Interstate 10 near Port Allen reached all the way to federal court.