BATON ROUGE - LSU Interim Chancellor Dr. William Jenkins sent out an email warning faculty and staff about the upcoming budget situation facing the state's flagship university.
In the email Jenkins said preliminary information showed the university would receive $23 million less from state appropriations, and that revenue from... more »
BATON ROUGE - Emergency officials in East Baton Rouge Parish warned people to prepare for several inches of rain over the Mardi Gras holiday.
The Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness said forecasts called for heavy rain starting on Lundi Gras and continuing until Tuesday evening.
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WASHINGTON - Israeli officials say they won't warn the U.S. if they decide to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, setting a tense tone ahead of high-level meetings in the coming days in Washington. A U.S. intelligence official says Israel warned that it will keep the Americans in... more »
KENNER - Some Kenner residents received pre-recorded telephone calls this week indicating that a family member was arrested or involved in a serious accident. It was a scam, according to the Kenner Police Department. A spokesman for the department said Thursday the calls are apparently an attempt to "hijack" phones... more »