SCAM ALERT: Hang up on new utility bill phone scam

Utility companies throughout the US and Canada are warning their customers about a new con. Scammers are calling residents and impersonating utility staff, claiming to be collecting on late bills. How the Scam Works:

Draft party for former Tiger Tharold Simon canceled after arrest

A draft party planned for a former Tiger has been canceled after he was arrested for public intimidation.

Local study: Vitamins may ease diabetes symptoms

Vitamin therapy is a promising avenue to improving symptoms of pain, tingling and numbness in hands and feet typical of diabetic neuropathy, a study by Tulane University researchers concluded.

Dutchtown's Eric Reid drafted by 49ers

Eric Reid became the second LSU Tiger selected in the 2013 NFL Draft when the 49ers took him with 18th overall pick. San Francisco traded up 13 spots to get Reid.

LSU's Mingo selected sixth overall by Cleveland

It didn't take long for the LSU talent to start falling of the draft boards Wednesday night in New York. With the sixth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft the Browns selected former LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo.

Jindal voices support for delaying teacher evaluations

Governor Bobby Jindal is voicing his support for a bill that would delay starting the teacher evaluation system known as COMPASS. It passed through the House Education Committee with no problem.

Lawmakers weigh allowing online gambling

From the water to the web, lawmakers are looking at winning big and taking a gamble with legalizing online gambling. It's a relatively new concept, legalizing online gambling.

Return to Tigerland aimed toward vets, highlights training

The 162nd Infantry “Tiger” Brigade hosts “Return to Tiger Land” on North Fort Polk from 9 .am. to 2 p.m. May 4.

Suspected poisoned letter attacker appeared on NBC's “Today” show a free man

Kevin Paul Curtis appeared on NBC's “Today” show on Thursday after being released from custody earlier this week.

Bill to delay teacher evalution system passes through education committee

It's a law that would repeal a law already in motion, teacher evaluations through the newly implemented Compass program.