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Alabama sororities extend bids to black students

Two African-American women who accepted offers last week to pledge Greek organizations at the University of Alabama were still receiving congratulations Monday, three days after the university announced that historically white sororities on cam

Revenue Secretary confident state tax amnesty program will succeed

Forgiving old debts is a nice thing to do. But for Louisiana, it is also a key piece of the state budget.

Autopsy: Hannah Anderson's mother, brother were beaten and burned

Her ankles bound, her mouth covered with duct tape, Christina Anderson was bashed at least 12 times in the head. Her 8-year-old son Ethan's body was burned beyond recognition.

Bayou Corne residents demand answers regarding flaring at Crosstex

People living in Bayou Corne were startled by a the sight of a massive flame coming of a flare in the Crosstex Processing Services facility off Hwy. 70 next door to the Texas Brine Company, Sunday evening.

Thai locals arrested over Rihanna Instagram photo

Two men in Thailand are in trouble with the law thanks to an Instagram photo posted by pop star Rihanna during her recent visit to the holiday island of Phuket.

BRAVE program expands to the 70802 with $1 million grant

With a $1 million grant, the city's crime fighting program, BRAVE, will start working in some of the city's other high crime neighborhoods in the 70802.

'2BrokeGuys' helping to feed the hungry; 'GeauxforBRoke'

Imagine eating on just $2.25 a day, well "two broke guys" are bringing that challenge to the community in an effort to help the hungry in Baton Rouge.

LSU researchers receive $4 million NSF grant for new supercomputing cluster

Researchers at the LSU Center for Computation & Technology, or CCT, have received a $4 million Major Research Instrumentation, or MRI, award from the National Science Foundation, or NSF, for the acquisition of SuperMIC, a new supercomputer

Brother of man found stabbed to death speaks out

Baton Rouge Police were called to the 2600 block of Jefferson Ave, where a man was found stabbed to death on his porch. He was found around six in the morning by his roommate.

SU grads finding jobs with Baton Rouge new IBM center

Southern University got some good news during the opening session of the SU Business and Industry Cluster meeting.