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LSU to hold Memorial Day ceremony on May 30

LSU will honor its proud military heritage, while remembering the sacrifices and contributions of all U.S. veterans, with a Memorial Day ceremony at noon on Thursday, May 30, at the LSU War Memorial on the Parade Ground.

Newly proposed law pushes for rehab instead of jail time in DWI arrests

Driving while intoxicated is a problem in Louisiana, and hundreds in the state have more than one DWI offense on their records. Now, lawmakers are trying to stop the epidemic of drunk driving with new laws.

Goodwill helping women find better jobs

The Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana is helping women in the Baton Rouge area find better paying jobs. The program's called "Beyond Jobs."

Baton Rouge sees small rise before June drop in gas prices

Although Baton Rouge saw a small rise in gas prices last week, experts anticipate a drop next month.

Select school zones to be enforced through end of June in Baton Rouge

The Baton Rouge Police Department announced today that school zone speed limits will be in effect at select Baton Rouge schools from May 29 through June 24. 

Prairieville teen dies from injuries sustained in house fire

After spending a day in the hospital, a Prairieville teen died from injuries he sustained during a fire at his family home.

Memorial Day weekend sees increase in fatal crashes across Louisiana

During the 2013 Memorial Day weekend, the Louisiana State Police investigated 6 fatal crashes resulting in 8 deaths. This is up from last year’s 4 fatal crashes resulting in 4 deaths last Memorial Day weekend.

Louisiana serviceman dies in Afghanistan

A Louisiana serviceman has died overseas. Chris Drake, 20, died in Afghanistan. His family is on their way to Delaware to retrieve his body.

Arizona mom's Mexico drug arrest 'about money,' husband says

The family of an Arizona mother of seven being held in a Mexican jail vehemently denies charges that she was trying to smuggle about 12 pounds of marijuana back into the United States.

Drugs, gun, 911 sound figure in Zimmerman pretrial battle

A courtroom battle began Tuesday in the trial of George Zimmerman, as attorneys fight to keep potentially crucial evidence away from the jury.