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LSU 8, Southeastern Louisiana 4

LSU rallied from a 4-2 deficit with six runs in its last two at bats to defeat Southeastern Louisiana, 8-4, in the opening game of the 2014 NCAA Baseball Regional at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Some areas in Livingston see relief after instense flooding: not for long

After days of intense rain, some people are wading through flood waters, others got lucky.

Ascension Parish flood debris removal starts Monday

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Friday the parish’s Department of Public Works will be offering flood debris removal for parish residents beginning Monday, June 2.

5 Disaster scams to avoid this hurricane season

(BATON ROUGE, LA) May 30 — When disaster strikes, fraud can increase in Louisiana.

LSU beats Southeastern 8 - 4

UPDATE: LSU went on to beat Southeastern 8 - 4 on Friday, May 30, at Alex Box Stadium.  -----

BR pair force children to beg for money in parking lots

Two individuals are in jail on charges of cruelty to a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, say Gonzales Police.

Red Cross volunteers help flood victims get their homes back to normal

A lot of people are cleaning up following this week's rain, but they're getting extra help. Dozens of Red Cross volunteers are doing their part to give back to those affected.

Ascension Parish President Declares State of Emergency

GONZALES –Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez declared a State of Emergency for Ascension Parish at noon, Friday, May 30, 2014.

BRFD: Child plays with candle, starts house fire

The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a home in the 1500 block of Goudchaux Street on Friday morning around 8:14 a.m. When firefighters arrived on scene, the living room, kitchen, and attic were burning.

Thibodaux woman dies in 4-vehicle Ascension Parish crash

Shortly before 1:00 pm on May 29, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a four vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 70 south of LA Hwy 22 in Ascension Parish.

Cajun Field expansion to increase economic impact of UL football team

Tiger Stadium is not the only facility that is expanding because of its impact on the economy. Cajun Field has the same effect on Lafayette, so it is getting the same kind of upgrade.

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.