LSUS students react to merger decision

There will be no merger for LSU-Shreveport and Ruston-based Louisiana Tech, at least not this year.

Governor Jindal signs sentencing reform laws

BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today to increase prosecutorial discretion, increase parole eligibility for non-violent, non-sex offense, non-habitual offenders and ensure the effective use of administrative sanctio

Facebook's IPO price: $38 per share

NEW YORK — After four months of paperwork, hype and speculation, the last piece of the Facebook IPO is in place: Facebook said it has priced its IPO at $38 a share.

Vilma files lawsuit against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is suing NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Southern Poverty Law Center files discrimination complaint against Jefferson Parish schools

New Orleans, La. — The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed a federal civil rights complaint with the U.S.

2 killed, injured in Highway 79 crash

Earlier today, a single vehicle crash killed two women and moderately injured a man.

Donna Summer dies at 63

LOS ANGELES — Donna Summer, the "Queen of Disco" whose hits included "Hot Stuff," "Bad Girls," "Love to Love You Baby" and "She Works Hard for the Money," has died, a representative said T

Bossier Parish Community College to hold registration for summer 2012 term

Bossier Parish Community College will hold on-site registration for its summer 2012 term from 9:00am-6:00 pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at the BPCC campus, 6220 E Texas Street, Bossier City, LA.

Louisiana state parks to open swimming pools for Memorial Day weekend and summer

The Office of State Parks will open swimming pools for the Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 26.

Louisiana summer reading program announced

Nightime is the theme of the State Library of Louisiana’s 2012 Louisiana Summer Reading Program.