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VIDEO: Johnny Jones previews SEC opener

Johnny Jones and the LSU men's basketball team tipoff the SEC portion of their schedule Thursday night.  They'll take on Missouri at 6 p.m.on ESPN2. 

LSU to open 2017 season against BYU in Houston

 LSU will open the 2017 football season on Saturday, Sept. 2, against BYU in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, the schools announced Thursday.

LA-415 now open in both directions near New Roads

UPDATE: All lanes are open on LA-415 in both directions at LA-413 near New Roads . The queue from this incident is minimal. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.

Ex-APSO employee, girlfriend arrested on obscenity charges

A former APSO employee and his girlfriend are now in jail for posting images of bestiality online, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Jones Creek Road now open after gas leak

UPDATE: The St. George Fire Department says the gas leak has been fixed and Jones Creek Road is now open. Authorities are working to fix a gas leak on Jones Creek Road between Shenandoah and Ferrel Avenue.

Weeks of preparations allow Houmas House gardens to survive freeze

Homeowners are often advised to cover their plants before a hard freeze such as the one Louisiana is experiencing this week, But protecting the plants in your garden seems daunting, imagine having 750,000 plants to think about!

Is your car ready for freezing temperatures?

If we don't give our cars what they need, they won’t take us anywhere.

BRFD gives safety tips for winter weather

The Baton Rouge Fire Department wants us to stay safe while heating our homes.

How to prep your pipes for the cold

It's something we don't think about too much on a regular basis, but when the cold weather comes, Terry Smith said protecting your pipes is one of the first things you should do.

Officials determine cause of 2015’s first fatal fire, identify victim

Fire officials say they now know what caused Baton Rouge’s first fatal fire of 2015.

54-year-old man missing from Zachary

Detectives are looking for a 54-year-old man who has been missing from Zachary since January 4, 2015.

LSU to open SEC play at Missouri on Thursday

 – And so it begins for the LSU men’s basketball team. 18 games. 18 tests. A journey of nine weeks.

19-year-old killed during attempted robbery on Walnut Street

Detectives are looking for a light-skinned black man who shot and killed a 19-year-old man during an attempted robbery.

Elderly Zachary woman dies in crash on Florida Boulevard

Mary Russell , 77 of 3902 Pointe Ave, Zachary LA, died from injuries sustained from a major vehicle crash which occurred on January 6, 2015 around 1:00pm in the 14000 block of Florida Blvd.

Salvation Army prepares for large number of people seeking shelter from cold

Homeless shelters are gathering up supplies, because they expect to be very crowded the next couple of nights.