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LSU to face Mississippi St. at 6 p.m. on ESPN

 LSU’s conference opener against Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 20 in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN, the league office announced on Monday.

LSU fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon under fire for game day sign

"I do think it's time, that they had some consequences for their actions so if that means they are suspended or Kicked off of campus, I think that's a just punishment."

Louisiana's tourism industry is on the rebound

Louisiana's tourism industry was left in shambles after visitors shied away from visiting the state after the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

Ascension Parish residents fed up with Coco Road bridge construction

Ascension Parish residents are not happy. They say, the Coco Road bridge has been closed for emergency repairs since July, and they don't expect it to open any time soon!

Jindal's Announcement: 450 new jobs coming to South Louisiana

Yet another company is putting down roots in Louisiana- and it means even more jobs for residents. Today Governor Bobby Jindal announced that NFR Bioenergy is building ten new sugar refining plants across South Louisiana.

Fire destroys house on Sumrall Drive

Baton Rouge fire investigators are working to determine what sparked a fire at a home in the Glen Oaks area on September 8, 2014. The fire started around 4:06 a.m. at a house in the 5700 block of Sumrall Drive.

LPSO charges Hayden for sexually assaulting juvenile

Livingston Parish deputies are charging William Hayden, 49, for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in March 2013.

EBRSO charges William Hayden with another count of Forcible Rape

‘Sons of Guns’ reality TV star William Hayden is being charged with another count of Forcible Rape. Casey Hicks, a sheriff’s spokesperson, says Hayden allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl about 22 years ago.

Final succession of 'supermoons' ends Monday night

The full moon on Monday night will not only be full, but "super," too. September's full moon wraps up the trilogy of summer's supermoons.

CAUGHT: Escaped inmate back in jail

UPDATE: The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office reports Jason Dempster is jail.  -------------------------

Iberville Sheriff's Office ID's man who was hit by SUV on LA 1 Monday morning

UPDATE: Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi says the man hit and killed by an SUV on LA HWY 1 just north of Plaquemine is Hector Rivera (age unknown). Stassi says Rivera had no U.S.

13th Gate holds auditions for 13th season

To be as successful as 13th gate has been for more than a decade, you need great actors. The key to their success has been looking for enthusiasm, not necessarily experience.

Improving Birth holds awareness rally

Improving Birth held their third annual rally on Saturday in order to continue to seek improvement for the states maternal health care system and let mothers know that their birth process should be their

BR author hopes book inspires children, adults

Sometimes, everyone needs a bit of cheering up, especially the little ones in Children Hospitals all across our area.

LSU reminds fans about parking, traffic changes on game day

A lot of you are getting ready to cheer for our Tigers this weekend, but before you head out to Death Valley, there are some changes you need to know about.