LSU fans get ready for home opener

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Tiger fans are already getting excited about saturday's contest against Northwestern State. At LSU, the purple and gold are doing what they do best, food, friends, and fun.

Tropical Weather Picture

Tropical Storm Nate located in the Bay of Campeche, southern Gulf, is stronger today with max winds now at 63mph and gusts to 75mph.

Flooding affects pets in Louisiana

LIVINGSTON, La (FOX44) — Tropical Storm Lee left behind a trail of flooding in some parts of the state, and people weren't the only ones affected.

Blood drive helps support LSU cheer coach

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — LSU students supported a fellow Friday. A steady stream of spirited supporters lined up in the Tiger Stadium parking lot to donate blood for Chico Garcia.

Source: Saints WR Colston out with broken collarbone

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- FoxSports Jay Glazer reports that Saints wide receiver Marques Colston has a broken collarbone. The injury could sideline Colston for four weeks. Colston played the entire game Thursday against the Packers.  

Arrests of copper thieves assisted by new law

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Brian Odom, Eric McCall and Tyler Turner are behind bars at the Livingston Parish Detention Center. They're accused of stealing copper wiring from the new Live Oak School in Watson.

'Living with Cancer' event Saturday

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- For the past decade, Woman's Hospital has hosted a 'Living with Cancer' series, and it's coming back to Baton Rouge on Saturday.

New Central Thruway opens Thursday

BATON ROUGE, LA -- Mayor-President Melvin L. “Kip” Holden will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Central Thruway Paving project at 10 a.m.

Bridge closure surprises drivers

CENTRAL, La (FOX44) — Another bridge in Baton Rouge has been deemed too dangerous to drive on. Inspectors took a look at the Wax Road Bridge in Central Wednesday morning.

Southern University still without a budget

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Southern University's budget is still not complete. The drop dead date for getting it finished was supposed to be Tuesday night.