95 Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

Two explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon

UPDATE (3:26pm): CNN is reporting two more explosive devices have been found and are being dismantled at this time.

LSU alum David Toms fires lowest final round at Masters to tie for 13th place

ATLANTA, GA — While carding six birdies on the day, including four birdies in a five-hole stretch on the back nine, LSU alum David Toms fired the lowest score in the field during Sunday’s final round with a 5-under par 67 at Augusta

Traffic advisory for John Wesley Blvd

Beginning Monday, March 18, John Wesley Boulevard from Bobbie Street to Loreco Street will be closed to through traffic for street repairs. Signage is in place to notify motorists of the work.

Governor's Jindal's proposed tax plan dropped in House committee

Governor Bobby Jindal’s hopes of repealing the income tax and pushing through a large tax plan overhaul have been stalled once again.

TxDOT launches re-tooled "Don't Mess With Texas" statewide campaign

You might think Don’t mess with Texas® is just a saying, but it’s way more. It’s a call to action created by the Texas Department of Transportation 27 years ago to stop litterers in their tracks.

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam sign on to headline 2013 Voodoo Music Experience

NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — The annual music festival held in New Orleans over Halloween weekend has announced that Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails will headline this year’s event.

84-year-old woman charged for murder plot of TX prosecutors

According to CNN, Texas Rangers have arrested a woman for a plot to murder and maim two Montgomery County prosecutors.

Opelousas Police officer dies in single-vehicle crash

An Opelousas Police officer died this weekend after she crashed her vehicle while she was driving to work.

1 dead in Miden single car wreck

On Sunday, around 8:57 p.m., troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on U.S. Highway 79 south of Louisiana Highway 518 where a Haynesville man died.