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LSU sets dates for spring football, other events

 LSU has set the dates for spring football practice and other football-related events this spring as the Tigers will begin preparing for their 11th season under head coach Les Miles in 2015.

Young LSU pitchers look to lead Tigers back to College World Series

 LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri and his players met with reporters Friday during the Tigers’ annual Media Day activities in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Man arrested for fatal Piggly Wiggly shooting

The man who shot a 19-year-old in the parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly last month is now in jail, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Authorities investigating arson in North Baton Rouge

Firefighters say they are investigating an act of arson that severely damaged an abandoned house in North Baton Rouge. It started around 9:53 a.m. this morning in the 5300 block of St. Gerard Circle.

Sorrento PD audit shows missing semi-automatic rifle

An audit of police equipment in Sorrento, LA, shows the Sorrento Police Department is missing a Bushmaster M4A3 rifle. 

Prayer not Politics: Jindal speaks out on potential presidency run, thousands in attendance at prayer rally

 "Our God wins!" exclaimed Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. Thousands of people all came out to LSU Saturday for one reason... to pray. Governor Jindal was one of them.

Hundreds of people turn out to protest Gov. Jindal's controversial prayer rally

Today, hundreds of people gathered to protest Governor Bobby Jindal's prayer rally, "The Response." They say the organization funding the event, the American Family Association (AFA), is a hateful group that preaches discriminatio

'The Response' prayer rally draws thousands, hundreds of protestors

Thousands of people gathered inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for "The Response," a prayer rally. Outside, hundreds of protestors gathered. 

Jordan twins stand out among Tigers for unique look and playing style

LSU brought in the top-ranked recruiting class in the country to join the 2015 team. It includes a pair of players from Lake Charles who are making quite an impression, both for their skills and for their looks.

EBR Court graduates new class of child advocates

Every house is not a home. Hundreds of children are in danger of being abused or neglected in Louisiana.

LSU Police increase manpower for Governor's prayer rally

Crews are working to get the Pete Maravich Assembly Center ready for Governor Bobby Jindal's prayer rally called “The Response: A Call To Prayer For a Nation In Crisis”.

Fire causes $40K in damage to B’Nai Israel Synagogue

An accidental fire caused $40,000 in damage to a synagogue early this afternoon, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

Food Bank worker arrested for stealing almost $4K in donations

A 10-year employee of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is now facing felony theft charges after police say he stole almost $4,000 in donated food.

Local chef reinvents herself as art teacher

Pam Westbrook was once a very different person. Only a few years ago she would've described herself as a married woman, making a wonderful living as a chef.

Principal and wife arrested for bringing gun to Amite Christian Academy

The principal of Amite Christian Academy and his wife are now in jail for carrying a gun on school property, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.