Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne announces 2012 Louisiana Book Festival

Jay Dardenne is reminding book lovers throughout the south that the Louisiana Book Festival is returning to downtown Baton Rouge on Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More than 300 jobs to be cut at Earl K. Long under new LSU system budget

The board of LSU's hospital system solved a large budget deficit Thursday, but at the expense of hundreds of local employees.

LSU police looking to improve on evacuation plans

Though a few weeks have passed since a bomb threat shocked LSU's campus the memory of that day and the troubles it brought with it haven't faded.

Women advocacy groups discuss statewide problem of domestic violence

Judi Adams with Women Outreaching Women in Livingston Parish deals with domestic abuse cases everyday.

Buying restored goods helped raise awarenss for affordable housing

Dozens of people came out to the Habitat for Humanity's ReStore Saturday to do their part to help raise awareness for affordable housing.

Two unrestrained men die in fatal car crash

Louisiana State Police, Troop A investigated a single vehicle fatal crash in Ascension Parish that claimed the lives of two unrestrained occupants. The crash occurred shortly after 2:30 am on US 61 south of LA 621.

Zombies overrun downtown for annual 'Thriller' bash

Zombies will invade downtown Baton Rouge tonight. Don’t worry, it’s not because of bath salts. Rather, this will be a family-fun activity that will certainly be a “thriller” for all who attend.

Orleans Parish Sheriff answers questions about recent inmate escapes

Those in charge of the jail in New Orleans are busy, not just with keeping inmates locked up, but with trying to find an escaped one.

LSU researchers win $250,000 grant to probe origins of the universe

Parampreet Singh, assistant professor in the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy, and Peter Diener, assistant research professor in the LSU Center for Computation & Technology and the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy, recentl

LWFC approves revised deer harvest season due to Hurricane Isaac impacts

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved recommendations made today by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) to revise hunting rules/regulations for the 2012-13 deer season.