Freshman catcher leads LSU pregame tradition, uses Spanish for good luck

LSU freshman Chris Chinea may not play every inning (or every game, for that matter), but he's found a vital role on the Tiger baseball team in his first year in Baton Rouge.

Rebirth Brass Band to headline AlexRiverFête

The excitement behind AlexRiverFête – a new three-day festival celebrating the arts, culture and heritage of Central Louisiana debuting this May – continues to build. 

Louisiana’s improving economy shortens federal unemployment benefit again

Louisiana’s economy has strengthened enough to trigger the phasing out of another portion of federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation for the state’s long-term unemployed.

Saints 2013 preseason opponents announced

The New Orleans Saints will face four AFC opponents in their 2013 preseason schedule, including one contest at Houston that will be televised nationally on Sunday afternoon, August 25 by FOX Sports.

Survey results: Nearly half of Louisianans think Jindal's tax proposal is a bad idea

The LSU Public Policy Research Lab, or PPRL, supported by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at the Manship School of Mass Communication, has released the second round of results from their annual Louisiana Survey showing 47 perce

Second-ranked LSU faces No. 7 Kentucky in key baseball series

Second-ranked LSU (27-2, 8-1 SEC) faces No. 7 Kentucky (22-6, 6-3 SEC) in this weekend in Alex Box Stadium in a matchup of Top 10 Southeastern Conference teams  

World #3 Justin Rose commits to 2013 Zurich Classic

Justin Rose, currently ranked third in the Official World Golf Rankings, has committed to play the 2013 Zurich Classic of New Orleans, where he tied for 10th last year, announced Steve Worthy, CEO of the Fore!Kids Foundation, producer of the to

Tax Tips: Scenarios that can trigger a tax return audit

Tax return audits are one of the hottest topics each tax season – and one of the biggest concerns of many taxpayers.

Lottery drawings produce $8 million in winnings in February

From new cars to Valentine’s Day surprises, Louisiana Lottery players had big plans for the more than $8.1 million in prizes won during drawings held in February.

Tigerettes take down NBC's Today show crew in hoops

Just for a second forget LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and the Miami Heat. The Tigerettes, representing Baton Rouge, are going for their 8th gold medal at the senior Olympics.