Facebook friends could change your credit score

Choose your Facebook friends wisely; they could help you get approved - or rejected - for a loan.

DEQ to hold public hearing in Baker

Metro District 2 Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel reminds all Alsen, St.

Attorney General and LDR crack down on tax fraud

By the time the Taxpayer Refund Intercept Program (TRIP) singled out yet another tax return prepared by Innovative Professional Financial Services, Inc. (or IP Financial Services), a distinct pattern began to emerge.

State troopers cracking down on drunk drivers through Labor Day weekend

Louisiana State Police would like to remind motorists that the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign will continue through September 2.

Port Allen mayor talks moving forward after resignations at city hall

Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter spoke out Monday about the state of city hall. She said despite losing two veteran employees no Friday the city is running smoothly. She said she has a plan to keep the city running.

Lottery drawings produce $8.6 million in winnings in July, scratch-off winners claim $9.7 million

From extending vacations to paying for college, Louisiana Lottery players had a wide range of plans for the more than $8.6 million in prizes won during drawings held in July.

Should you trust your doctor?

Most of us assume that our doctors are trustworthy. They undergo a minimum of seven years of postgraduate schooling, pass rigorous tests and are responsible for our health and the health of our families.

Secretary of State encourages all to participate in Voter Registration Week

Secretary of State Tom Schedler and the state's registrars of voters are conducting Louisiana's annual Voter Registration Week through Friday, August 30.

Unrestrained and allegedly impaired driver killed in DeSoto Parish

A Mansfield man has died as a result of a single vehicle crash. On August 25 at 3:15 a.m., State Troopers responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on I-49 north of Louisiana Highway 3276.

Cancer drug industry sees $10 billion merger

Looking to get a stronger footing in the cancer drug market, Amgen, the world's largest biopharmaceutical company, has struck a deal to buy Onyx Pharmaceuticals for $10.4 billion.