Sex assaults threaten military trust, Obama tells Naval graduates

A rash of sexual assaults in the armed forces undermines Americans' confidence in the military, President Barack Obama told newly commissioned officers at the U.S. Naval Academy Friday.

Senators left to find funding source for voucher program

Knowing the funding for the state's voucher program is on shaky ground brings mother Falesha Augustus to tears.

Mayor Holden: Washington bridge collapse should serve as wake up call for EBR

Mayor-President Kip Holden warned today that the bridge collapse in Washington should serve as a wake up call for East Baton Rouge Parish.

Bayou Country Superfest to make huge economic impact in Baton Rouge

Bayou country Superfest is this weekend and the fans are ready, and people living here are gearing up. But the fans aren't the only ones.

Suicidal driver arrested for causing crash that injured infant, adult

An infant and a 37-year-old man were sent to the hospital this morning after a car crash. The driver who caused it was allegedly attempting to commit suicide.

DOTD issues Memorial Day travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Memorial Day holiday weekend (Saturday, May 25, through Mo

20 bills passed by Louisiana Legislature signed into law

Governor Bobby Jindal has signed the following bills passed by the Legislature into law. These additions make the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 26. HOUSE

Gov. Jindal: Obama's woes flow out of big government philosophy

The latest problems with the IRS witch hunt, the seizure of phone records from The Associated Press, the conflicting Benghazi stories and disastrous attempts to enforce Obamacare may all seem unrelated, but they are not.

Clinical drug trial thats helped one boy succeed is discontinued: parents worried

One Baton Rouge boy, born with a genetic disorder called Fragile X, has another hardship to face.

Poor hit hardest by Washington budget cuts

Forced federal spending cuts intended to be equal and across-the-board have lately fallen harder on the nation's poor, sick and elderly.