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Jags set for new scoreboard

Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota, has partnered with Southern University and A&M College and the Southern University System Foundation to install a new LED video display at A. W.

Pelicans sign John Salmons

 The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed forward John Salmons. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

Federal judge rules BR gun law unconstitutional

Yesterday, a federal judge struck down an obscure Baton Rouge gun law, calling it unconstitutional.

Louisiana Workforce Commission works to prevent heat related injuries on the job

"Vomiting, you can quit sweating and get the dry heaves. You can actually pass out. Death can even occur."

ExxonMobil to pay $1.4M penalty for 2012 Torbert oil spill

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company (ExxonMobil) has agreed to pay a civil penalty for an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2012 crude oil spill from ExxonMobil’s “North Line” pipeline near Torbert, Louisiana, the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today.

7-year-old hit by car while getting off school bus

Shortly after 3:30 pm on August 25, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating an injury crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on LA Hwy 67 north of LA Hwy 959 in East Feliciana Parish.

J.J. Watt, Patrick Peterson to serve as honorary captains for Advocare Texas Kickoff

Two of the NFL’s biggest defensive stars and most prominent alumni in Wisconsin and LSU football history will serve as honorary captains when the two schools meet in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium on Aug. 30.

Miles still mum on LSU's starting quarterback

LSU head coach Les Miles still won't reveal who he'll start at quarterback when the Tigers play Wisconsin on Saturday.

Gonzales mayor says budget stalemate 'like a game of chicken'

The mayor of Gonzales is warning residents that the city could shut down in a few weeks if he and the council do not agree on a budget.

Students react to smoke free campus at LSU

"We tailgate too hard over here, good luck though" That sentiment is shared by many students on how LSU is going to be able to enforce the no smoking rule during the football season.

Gonzales PD arrest 2 men for stealing over $1,400 with gas card

Two Gonzales men are now facing theft charges after stealing over $1,400 with a company gas credit card.

73-year-old man dies during car crash in Point Coupee Parish

Shortly before 9:30 am on August 24, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 415 at LA Hwy 981 in Pointe Coupee Parish.

LSP needs your help finding car responsible for hit and run in St. Amant

Troopers are asking the public’s help in locating a vehicle which was involved in a hit and run crash in St. Amant last week.

Electrical short causes house fire on Wisteria Street

A house is now in need of repairs being seriously damaged by an electrical fire. The fire started around 8:41 p.m. on August 24, 2014, at house in the 1700 block of Wisteria Street.

Arson fire causes $80K in damage to home on Mission Street

Baton Rouge fire officials are currently investigating an arson fire that caused $80,000 in damage to a vacant home.