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Road to Excellence program takes form in Baton Rouge

It's called the road to excellence program, where driven high school students, who would benefit from extra guidance, are partnered with mentors.

Southern University hopes washed out road gets finished by start of fall semester

One of the most important roads on Southern University's campus is wiped out. It'll take a lot of money.

ULL partially reopened after bomb scare, fully open Thursday

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has partially reopened Wednesday night, and will fully reopen on Thursday, following campus wide evacuations due to the presence of a “suspicious device.”

Goodwood Library Offering 3-D Printing Services

If you've ever wanted to take one of your ideas from paper to a 3-D model you can at the Baton Rouge Library. As NBC 33's Rachael Penton found out , their new 3-D printer is taking Baton Rouge by storm.

LSU to become tobacco free Aug. 1

As of Friday, August 1, LSU will become a tobacco-free campus in accordance with the Louisiana Legislature’s smoke-free requirement for all public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana and the governor’s “Well Ahead”

Henderson man arrested on multiple drug charges

On Tuesday, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jordan Ryder, 22, of Henderson, for several drug charges.

St. Mary Parish detectives arrest suspect in Bayou Vista shooting

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Cody Thibodeaux, 23, for attempted second-degree murder and a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family.

Former Oakdale officer arrested for sexual relations with juvenile

Skylar Frank, 25, of Oakdale was arrested Tuesday, July 15 for felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and malfeasance in office.

2 MS men attacked by flesh eating bacteria in Louisiana waters

Two Mississippi men are recovering after they were exposed to flesh eating bacteria in Louisiana waters a several weeks ago.

MidSouth Bank warns of latest debit, credit card scam

MidSouth Bank is warning the public of a new phone scam from an automated caller. Thus far, the majority of reports to the bank are from non-customers in South Louisiana who are receiving a call from (877) 886-1996 and (877) 635-0049.

Volunteers on Lafayette streets protest abortion

Tuesday, around lunch time and just before the down pour in the Lafayette area, a group of about 15 volunteers, including two on bag pipes, took to the corner of heavily trafficed Bertrand and West Congress to protest abortion.

UL Lafayette evacuated because of suspicious device

UPDATE: ULL has opened on-campus residences. Wednesday classes remain canceled for the rest of evening, July 16. The University will fully reopen Thursday. Other services open tonight:

St. George organizers disappointed in focus of PBS show

PBS gave the effort to incorporate the city of St. George a national audience, but the chairman of the incorporation committee believes they did not see the true story.

Done Deal: Saints, Graham agree to new long-term contract

The New Orleans Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have agreed to a new long-term contract. The deal is reportedly worth $40M over four years with $21M guaranteed. Graham is now the highest paid tight end in the league.

Four Southeastern football games slated for television in 2014

The Southland Conference Television Network and ESPN3 will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of all 11 Southland football teams in 2014, including four games featuring defending conference champion Southeastern Louisiana.