Advocates for cigarette tax increase rally at the State Capitol

Dozens of people filled the steps of the State Capitol today, pushing for an increase in the cigarette tax.

BESE Board ok's plan to change high school guidance counsoler policy

Louisiana high schools could soon have more options when it comes to how they provide guidance counseling for students.

Alex Box Stadium field to be named after legendary coach Skip Bertman

The LSU Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal from the LSU Athletic Department to name the baseball field at Alex Box Stadium after legendary baseball coach Skip Bertman.

$1 Billion ammonia production project announced in Jefferson Parish, will create 540 new jobs

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal – along with Dyno Nobel Americas President Daniel McAtee and Cornerstone Chemical CEO Greg Zoglio – announced the companies will invest a combined $1.025 billion for a new ammonia production facility and

Arrest made in Boston Marathon Bombings

An arrest has been made in the Boston bombings investigation based on two videos showing images of the suspect, a federal law enforcement source told CNN's Fran Townsend.

BOSTON PD: No arrest made in bombing case

There is conflicting information as to whether someone has been arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings. A federal law enforcement source told CNN's Fran Townsend that someone was arrested.

Senators formally file immigration bill

A bipartisan group of senators formally filed legislation early Wednesday calling for border security as the cornerstone of immigration reform.

Senate to start votes on gun bill

The U.S. Senate will begin voting on amendments to gun legislation on Wednesday, including the leading proposals for tighter restrictions spurred by the Connecticut school massacre in December.

Boston Marathon bombings: More details, more questions

Within a day of the Oklahoma City bombing, officials had named their suspect: Timothy McVeigh. Within two days of the 9/11 attacks, investigators had zeroed in on al Qaeda as the perpetrator.

Anger, frustration displayed by CATS riders, employees

Riders, taxpayers, and employees took turn sharing their feelings with CATS at its board meeting Tuesday, and none of them were positive. Some went as far as to say the board and executive staff should resign.