LSU celebrates 150th anniversary

BATON ROUGE - LSU officials were celebrating the university's 150th anniversary on Tuesday. The event highlighted the school's accomplishments over all those years. Several alumni shared their stories from their time at LSU, but the focus turn

More Tax Incentive to Help Haiti

House passes bill to let taxpayers claim charitable deduction on 2009 tax returns for donations to Haiti relief• Oil-Rich Nations Fall Far Short in Haiti Donations

Health Reform? Not So Fast

Obama administration lowering expectations of passing bill on heels of Brown's Senate win in Massachusetts

'Fools' on the Hill (Mostly) Silent

Salahis plead Fifth 31 times at hearing on crashing White House party — but still say enough to anger a lawmaker

Haiti at Risk for Another Big Aftershock, Experts Say

Haiti can expect more aftershocks in coming weeks, and while the usual pattern suggests they will become weaker and less frequent, another one as strong as Wednesday's jolt is certainly possible, scientists say.

City tax up for renewal

BOSSIER CITY - Bossier City will hold a special election on May 18 to ask voters to renew one of the city's four property taxes. City leaders say depending on the outcome more layoffs are possible. If renewed, the tax will be in place for 10 mo

Jindal orders cut $13 million cut, jobs could follow

BATON ROUGE - More than 300 LSU instructors are expecting a letter of termination. Some of teachers have already received there notices, others are still waiting to receive word. The letter serves as a warning that the instructors could lose th

Pentagon Too PC on Fort Hood?

Lawmaker says failure to mention extremism in shooting report could hamper efforts to prevent future attacks

Melting Pot for Tea Partiers

While the tea parties have taken heat for supposed lack of diversity, minority activists say that's changing

Hummer production halts, could restart

SHREVEPORT - Officials have stopped manufacturing the Hummer brand at the GM plant in Shreveport. However, they say a sudden increase in sales or the completion of a sale with a Chinese company could force the plant to restart production.