Louisiana and Mississippi 'saddest states' according to Twitter posts

Do you want to escape to a place where everyone is happy?  Consider Hawaii or Napa, California.

Lottery drawings produce $8M in winnings in January while scratch-off winners claim $9M

From going to Disney World to paying off Christmas debt, Louisiana Lottery winners had big plans for the nearly $8 million in prizes won during drawings held in January.

Who knew you could grow a luffa in your backyard, Meet "The Luffa Lady"

You've seen them in body shops, drug stores and especially in bath tubs or showers all across the country. Where do those coarse stringy sponges really come from?

‘Big Cat’ on the field; LSU football spring practice schedule

The newest members of the LSU football team will get their first chance to hit the field soon. Below are the dates for the spring practice schedule.

Deadline extended a fourth time for Isaac-related flood insurance claims in Louisiana

Louisiana property owners with flood insurance policies whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac have an additional 60 days to file claims for their flood-related losses.

Louisiana residents missing out on $250M in tax rebates

If you own a home or any other type of property, odds are, there's unclaimed money waiting for you. More than $250 million is available through the state's "citizens assessment" program.

Tax Tips: Important reminders about tip income

If your pay from your job includes tips, the IRS has a few important reminders about tip income:

Morgan City woman claims $2 million Powerball Prize

After winning $2 million in the Feb. 16 Powerball drawing, Amy Sturges of Morgan City stared in awe at her Louisiana Lottery prize check and turned to show it to her husband.

“NEW GIRL” AND “THE MINDY PROJECT” air on a special night after “AMERICAN IDOL”

All-new episodes of New Girl (8:00-8:30 p.m.) and The Mindy Project

RECALL: Special K Red Berries cereal could have glass inside packaging

Kellogg's is recalling some of its Special K cereal due to possible glass inside the packaging. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Ohio-based company announced a recall of three different size boxes of its Special K Red Berries cereal.