Supreme Court dismisses California's Proposition 8 appeal

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal over same-sex marriage on jurisdictional grounds, ruling Wednesday private parties do not have "standing" to defend California's voter-approved ballot measure barring gay and lesbian coupl

Patriots' Hernandez taken into custody amid investigation of man's death

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was handcuffed Wednesday morning and put into a police cruiser outside his home in North Attleborough, Massachusetts.

Waiting for the Supreme Court to rule on 2 cases concerning same-sex marriage

UPDATED- The Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, ruling that same-sex spouses legally married in a state may receive federal benefits.

Massive tar mat dug up off Louisiana, 3 years after Gulf spill

Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, workers have dug up a massive chunk of weathered crude from the shallows off a Louisiana beach.

Online registration available for Paul Mainieri LSU Baseball Camp

Online registration for the all five summer sessions of the Paul Mainieri LSU Baseball Camp is now available at

Louisiana ranked as the 'most miserable' state to live in

Yet again, Louisiana has ranked number one in a nationwide study; however, this is not a study that you’d want to be at the top of.

Ex-NBA star Scottie Pippen questioned in assault inquiry

Detectives in California questioned former NBA player Scottie Pippen on Monday as part of an investigation into an assault at a Malibu restaurant over the weekend.

New LSU President talks financial problems, unifying all campuses

Freshmen aren't the only ones learning about life at LSU – the new president of the school is as well. F. King Alexander met with a group of incoming freshmen during their orientation session today.

Port Allen mayor being sued by city council

Lawyers for three Port Allen council members are suing Mayor Deedy Slaughter. They said the mayor owes the city money.

Blaze damages Baton Rouge apartment

A fire was containted to a singular apartment thanks to the efforts of local firefighters. Both the St. George Fire Department and the Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to an apartment fire shortly before midnight on June 24.