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BR TV personality Scott Rogers shot & killed, another man in critical condition

UPDATE: The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office has notified family members of the murder victim.

DHH, BR General strike deal to keep MidCity Emergency Room open

UPDATE: The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals says it's reached a deal with Baton Rouge General Hospital to keep the Emergency Room at its MidCity hospital open.

Son of veteran driving cross-country to preserve education about World War II

The greatest generation is slowly becoming another forgotten generation. But one man is using his personal feelings of sadness to make sure everyone remembers the lessons of World War II.

Fournette's teammate expecting big things from Tiger running back Saturday

LSU cornerback Tre’Davious White is expecting big things from Leonard Fournette this Saturday. “You will see a coming out party for Leonard Fournette,” White said Fournette’s performance on Saturday.

Jags prep for FBS opponent UL-Lafayette

For the third consecutive year the Southern football team will start their season on the road against an FBS opponent.

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.