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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.

2013 Special Olympics Summer Games this weekend

 This weekend over 800 Special Olympics Louisiana athletes, hundreds of volunteers, family members and staff invite you to come out to the 2013 State Summer Games. Friday:

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.

Plaquemines Parish man arrested for having sex with juvenile he met online

A Northshore resident has been booked on after chatting online with a juvenile and proceeding to have sex with her.

LSU gives tips, box office locations for Bayou Country Superfest tickets

LSU has issued the following helpful tips for fans planning to attend the Bayou Country Superfest on Saturday and Sunday at Tiger Stadium.

Mathieu makes it official and signs with the Arizona Cardinals

Former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu has officially signed with the Arizona Cardinals today. According to NFL.com’s Albert Breer, the two parites agreed upon a four-year, $3.052 million deal.

GOHSEP announces ALERT FM; sends emergency alerts straight to your phone

Just in time for hurricane season, there's a new way to get the latest information from state police on watches, warnings, and alerts.

End-of-the-year celebration goes up in smoke at Lafayette elementary; no injuries

An end-of-the-year celebration at an elementary school in Lafayette ended in flames this afternoon. The good news is that no one was hurt.