- LSU's Cameron treated for cancer, continuing job Updated: Aug-28-15 7:35 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron says he has been treated for prostate cancer, but has been given "a clean bill of health" and plans to maintain his regular coaching duties this season.
- Saints testing potential of ex-basketball player Manhertz Updated: Aug-28-15 7:05 pm
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton couldn't resist trying out another former college basketball player at tight end.
- Officer's alleged killer hospitalized; may have faked issue Updated: Aug-28-15 6:28 pm
OPELOUSAS, Louisiana - The man accused of fatally shooting a Louisiana police officer in a domestic dispute was taken to the hospital after being unresponsive in jail.
- George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 6:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago.
- While mourning, state police readies to train more troopers Updated: Aug-28-15 5:17 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A day after the Louisiana State Police buries one of its own, a new class of cadets begin their training to be troopers this weekend.
- Body found in burned car in Sun Updated: Aug-28-15 4:37 pm
COVINGTON, Louisiana - St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston has identified the man found dead in a burned car near Sun.
- Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together Updated: Aug-28-15 2:50 pm
HOUSTON - Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.
- The Latest: Former President Bush arrives in Mississippi Updated: Aug-28-15 2:14 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The latest on former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- Bridgewater celebrates New Orleans on Katrina anniversary Updated: Aug-28-15 11:31 am
Dee Dee Bridgewater, "Dee Dee's Feathers" (OKeh/Sony Music/DDB Records)
- Australian punters influencing American college football Updated: Aug-28-15 11:09 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A series of coincidences led LSU coach Les Miles to bring in his first Australian punter.
- Weekly unemployment insurance claims decrease Updated: Aug-28-15 11:01 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Aug. 22 decreased from the previous week's total.
- Judge denies bond reduction for Oakdale woman Updated: Aug-28-15 10:52 am
OBERLIN, Louisiana - A judge has refused to reduce the bond for an Oakdale woman accused of killing, burning and burying a pregnant woman and her unborn baby in 2011.
- Coroner: Heroin deaths on the rise in Baton Rouge Updated: Aug-28-15 10:47 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark says Baton Rouge is on track to see heroin deaths reach record numbers this year.
- State outfits 18-wheeler to save pets during disasters Updated: Aug-28-15 9:55 am
GONZALES, Louisiana - An 18-wheeler outfitted with 55 stainless steel cages, air conditioning and running water is now ready for its mission of rescuing and evacuating pets caught in disasters.
- Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 9:11 am
NEW ORLEANS - Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business.
- Millions in cocaine seized by Plaquemines deputies Updated: Aug-28-15 8:43 am
CHALMETTE, Louisiana - Plaquemines Parish narcotics agents have seized nearly 200 pounds of cocaine.
- Jury fails to reach verdict in Houma murder trial Updated: Aug-28-15 8:01 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A 25-year-old Houma man accused of killing a 40-year-old man in his trailer home will get a new trial later this year after a jury could not reach a verdict in his second-degree murder case.
- Saltwater control structure to be built in Bayou Lafourche Updated: Aug-28-15 7:52 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Lafourche Parish officials hope to see construction on a new saltwater control structure along Bayou Lafourche completed next summer.
- East Baton Rouge Parish School Board holds retreat Updated: Aug-28-15 7:05 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, whose nine members took office in January, is holding its first retreat.
- CATS offering Touchdown Express for LSU game days Updated: Aug-28-15 6:45 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Capital Area Transit System is bringing back Touchdown Express for its sixth straight year, carrying riders from downtown to Tiger Stadium on game days.
- Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage Updated: Aug-28-15 6:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - With Hurricane Katrina headed for the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, The Associated Press deployed dozens of staffers to support its New Orleans and Mississippi bureaus.
- Bell says $26M helicopter assembly plant is completed Updated: Aug-28-15 4:22 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas, says its new assembly center in Lafayette is open for business.
- Romanian man pleads guilty to bank fraud by ATM 'skimming' Updated: Aug-28-15 4:17 am
NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say a 37-year-old Romanian man has pleaded guilty to bank fraud through ATM "skimming" devices.
- NY teens allegedly stole credit card numbers in Louisiana Updated: Aug-28-15 4:05 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Two teenage girls from Brooklyn, New York, are accused of charging $30,000 to credit card numbers stolen while they worked for a week as waitresses in south Louisiana.
- Judge: Government should pay $3 billion to repair wetlands Updated: Aug-27-15 9:46 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A judge ruled Thursday that the federal government should foot the bill - tagged at about $3 billion - for fixing damage done to wetlands just outside New Orleans by a shipping channel the Army Corps of Engineers dug in the 1960s.