LSBDC sets up emergency alert system

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center has launched a statewide mobile emergency alert system that delivers immediate updates via SMS text messaging to help small businesses prepare for hurricane season.

$2 million in marijuana, hidden in frozen puree, seized by CBP

Custom and Border Protection officers seized over $2 million on marijuana from a shipment of frozen fruit puree at the Pharr/Reynosa port of entry.

Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens visit White House

The 2013 Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens took to the streets of Washington D.C., on Wednesday.

Generators and hurricanes: A potentially deadly combination

Not one, not ten, not even 50 people die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning due to the use of generators. On average, 81 people die each year according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Louisiana State Fire Marshal H.

Fallen soldier arrives home: honored by community

A Louisiana Soldier who died serving our country over the Memorial Day weekend was honored today.

Governor Jindal signs bill cracking down on individuals and business owners fraudulently posing as veterans

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will help prevent individuals who have never served in the military from dishonoring the service of our veterans and veteran small business owners.

Verizon inks deal to live-stream Sunday afternoon NFL games

Verizon extended its exclusive deal with the National Football League yesterday, which for the first time will include the ability for subscribers to stream Sunday afternoon games and playoffs on their phones.

Are you paying the iTunes tax?

That $1.29 iTunes song or $9.99 e-book may be more expensive than you think.

Fitness tracking gadgets go to the dogs

What is your dog doing right now? Is he taking a nap? Furiously digging a hole in your garden? Watching "Ellen" and nibbling on a throw pillow?

Report: Some 20 baseball players may face suspension in doping scandal

Major League Baseball is set to suspend some 20 players in the coming weeks due to a scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs, according to an ESPN report.