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Talkin' Tigers: LSU practice report 8/6

It's still very early in camp, but it's never too early for evaluations. There are several very important position battles going on at the LSU football practice facility.

Fire extinguished at The Myrtles Plantation

UPDATE: A fire in a gift shop at the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA, was extinguished just before 10:00 PM Wednesday night.

New for 2014: LSU football gameday traffic, parking

LSU announced Wednesday that the school will adjust post-game football traffic to include contraflow southbound on Nicholson Drive/Highway 30 in an effort to help relieve vehicle congestion following home games.

Overcoming adversity: Former foster child gets accepted into Spelman

Going from home to home... it's reality for a lot of kids in foster care, but for brittany butler, she didn't let adversity stop her. Fun, energetic, smart, and optimistic are just some words to describe Brittany.

Belk department store holds job fair for new Juban Crossing location

The anticipated Juban Crossing project is still under construction in Denham Springs, but before the buildings are finished, the stores need workers to fill them up.

Livingston Parish school gets new classrooms

Tomorrow is the big day for the kids and even teachers in Livingston Parish. It's the first day of school. Some of our teachers will be teaching more students than ever before in more space than they had last year.

I-10 East reopened after big rig accident at LA 415

UPDATE: Work crews have moved the big rig off of the interstate, and traffic is flowing again. 

2 children at felon's home when APSO finds $4,500 worth of drugs

A Donaldsonville man is now in jail on multiple drug charges. Two children were at a home in the 3200 block of W. Highway 18 when Deputies arrested convicted felon Gregory Sharat, 33.

Mayor Kip Holden will run for Lieutenant Governor

Baton Rouge’s Mayor Kip Holden hit the airwaves Tuesday and announced he does plan to run for Lt. Governor in 2015, but is holding off until November to make an official announcement.

Video: LSU practice video from fall camp

Click on the video for LSU practice video from fall camp 2014.

LSU Basketball back on ESPN Tip-Off Marathon for second straight year

The LSU men’s basketball team, coming off a 20-win NIT season, will play for the second straight year in the 24-hour ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon on Nov. 18  

Ascension Parish teachers excited for first day of school

Last-minute preparations are done, so now teachers can welcome students back into their classrooms.

Mayor appears in new music video to promote healthy living

There's a brand new music video people are watching around Baton Rouge, because it features our mayor, Kip Holden!

An 8 year-old Baton Rouge resident bringing families together through collecting change

Joey Roth is pretty much a typical eight year-old, he loves to play with friends and wants to be a chef when he grows up.

Police looking for man who robbed Exxon Station on Highland Rd

Investigators are looking for a black man who robbed a gas station at 5295 Highland Road.