Unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire May 16

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on November 17, 2012.

Two unrestrained teens die in single vehicle crash in West Baton Rouge

Two teens died last night after the driver crashed her vehicle into a tree. Officials say neither was wearing a seatbelt when it happened.

Deadline approaching for Hurricane Isaac flood insurance claims

Louisiana property owners whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac-related flooding have only a short time remaining to file claims for their losses.

Southern, Banks agree in principle to new contract

Southern University has announced the school reached a deal to extend the contract of men's head basketball coach Roman Banks. In 2012, Banks led the team to the NCAA tournament and the SWAC championship.

Motorcyclist dies in Webster Parish crash

A Sarpeta man has died from injuries after crashing his motorcycle and hitting another vehicle.

Home building rises to key milestone

The annual pace of housing starts topped 1 million for the first time in nearly five years in March, another sign of the rebound in the sector.

How to turn your phone into a biometric scanning machine

Smartphones are powerful tools, and with the right apps and accessories, they can become even more so. A California-based tech company has launched a tool that turns a regular iPhone 4 or 4S into a powerful biometrics scanning tool.

Nurses relied on trauma experience to help bombing wounded

Of all the Boston Marathons he's worked -- and he's done a half-dozen of them -- Stephen Segatore figured this one would be pretty easy.

What we know about the terror attack, aftermath at the Boston Marathon

In the aftermath of two bomb blasts near the finish line of Monday's Boston Marathon, Boston police confirm three dead and scores injured, according to Cheryl Fiandaca, head of media relations for the Boston police.