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Lou Reed, rock legend, dies at 71

Lou Reed, who took rock 'n' roll into dark corners as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, died Sunday, his publicist said. He was 71.

Track stars Lolo Jones, Lauryn Williams one step closer to Winter Olympics

It's a good bet that Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams won't be wearing singlets for this Olympics. But it's also safe to assume that -- once again -- they'd be plenty fast.

Anti-NSA rally targets Washington

Hundreds rallied in front of the Capitol on Saturday in protest of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs and demanded a congressional investigation and reform of the laws governing the agency.

Sea Cadets participate in live action disaster drill

Naval Sea Cadets got a chance to get a hands on lesson in what to do during a major disaster.

Southern homecoming draws big crowds

Jaguar fans partied on the bluff Saturday for homecoming. The boys in blue and gold took on Alcorn State at Mumford Stadium.

LSU homecoming reunites friends

LSU Alumni and students gathered together Saturday for their annual homecoming game. The TIgers take on Furman at Tiger Stadium.

Wallace is first African-American to win NASCAR national race in 50 years

It's one win for Darrell Wallace Jr., but what will it mean for other African-American race car drivers -- present and future?

Baton Rouge General earns five-star ratings for treatment ofheart failure and stroke from Healthgrades

 Baton Rouge General was recognized as a five-star recipient for treatment of heart failure and stroke in 2014 by Healthgrades, an independent, nationally-recognized healthcare rating service, in this week’s release of Healthgrades r

LSU fan requests a moment of silence for Shelby

One man wants to honor a die hard LSU fan at this weekend's homecoming game against Furman.

Bike thefts spike on LSU's campus

LSU Police have noticed a disturbing trend in the number of bike thefts on campus. Officials say since the start of the school year, the average number of thefts has almost tripled.