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Cajuns and Tigers set to meet on opening day of Lafayette regional

 The nationally seeded sixth Ragin Cajuns baseball team is set to open the Lafayette Regional against Jackson State at 6 p.m. on Friday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field.

LSU pitcher Aaron Nola named 2014 first-team All-American

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola was named Thursday by Collegiate Baseball magazine as a 2014 first-team all-American.

Ascension Parish residents wait for the water to go away

Driving around Ascension Parish Thursday drivers saw a lot of water on the road, in parking lots,and in people's yards. Sharla Roussel, stayed home, but still saw the water.

Illegally parked vehicle leads deputies to drug arrests

On Tuesday, May 27, deputies were patrolling the Bishop Woods area in Prairieville when they noticed an illegally parked vehicle in front of a residence on Josh Brown Road.

Shelter, Road Closures, Sand Bag Locations, Damage Reporting

Shelter Assistance: Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced this afternoon the Red Cross will open a shelter at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center gymnasium at 6:00 p.m.

BRPD makes several drug arrests in 2 days

Baton Rouge Police BRAVE Unit conducted several proactive patrols over a two-day period with the assistance of the Baton Rouge Police Narcotics Division.

LA Insurance Commissioner wants you to be prepared this hurricane season

Hurricane season starts Sunday, and now is the time to make sure you have your insurance policies together.

UPDATE: Ascension, Livingston Parishes close all waterways

Ascension and Livingston Parishes have announced that starting at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, waterways in these parishes will be closed until further notice. Details below.

TPSO investigates reported armed robbery in Amite

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery that happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Caskets float out of graves in Assumption Parish flooding

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (CNN) — The small Louisiana town of Belle Rose in Assumption Parish had an unusual problem during Wednesday's wet weather.

2 Denham Springs men killed in Iberville Parish crash

Shortly before 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, Louisiana State Troopers began investigating a single vehicle crash that killed two men. The accident happened on LA Hwy 1148 west of LA Hwy 1 in Iberville Parish.

Tornado causes minor damage near Marathon Oil refinery

People in St. John the Baptist Parish are watching the floodwaters in their neighborhoods, hoping they keep falling. But they have reason to be thankful: a tornado touched down, but caused just a small amount of damage.

Man pinned beneath vehicle drowned in floodwater in Ascension Parish

A 56-year-old man, Danny Deville, of Melville, Louisiana, is dead after what is believed to be a drowning in Ascension Parish after strong storms pushed through South Louisiana.

Neighbors stuck inside because of flooded streets

Over in Ascension Parish many streets were closed due to street flooding. One neighborhood that saw lots of water was the Pelican Point Subdivision. When people looked outside their homes the streets were covered in water.

Floods ruin homes and cars in Gramercy

Emotions are running high in Gramercy after the heavy rain caused devastating flooding in the area.