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LSU scrimmages for final time; attention turns to TCU

– LSU had its final scrimmage of the preseason on Tuesday as the Tigers went through a 150-play workout indoors at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility. 

East Lakeshore Drive to experience closure

Part of East Lakeshore Drive will experience a full closure. The closure will take place from August 21-28. 200 feet of East Lakeshore And Hillsdale will not be allowed for use throughout the time period.

Baton Rouge Head Starts dodge funding cuts this year

Close to 1,500 children in Louisiana will be cut off from their Head Start programs this school year.

Coalition established in response to effects of latest FEMA flood mapping; insurance premiums set to skyrocket

The Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance has been established in order to combat the anticipated effect of FEMA’s latest flood mapping.

Family wants to know who stole their camper

For Ramsey Catoir Tuesday started out like any other. The normal morning routine getting her kids ready for school, but Tuesday something was changed.

Baton rouge agency helping to prevent suicide

It's not something we usually talk about, but the recent death of a young star is shining a harsh light on suicide this week. Actor Lee Thompson Young died by his own hand Monday.

Fire torches home of girl who gives back to animals in need

A devastating fire in Denham Springs sparked Tuesday morning at the home of a little girl we introduced you to on NBC33 news a few weeks ago.

LSU men's basketball team announces full 2013-14 season

A minimum 32-game schedule was announced by the LSU basketball program and the Southeastern Conference which includes a return to pre-conference tournament play and for the first time in program history, every game away from the Pete Maravich A

Man threatens to blow up New Iberia Wal-Mart, leaves on pink bike

A man has been arrested after he threatened to blow up a Wal-Mart store in Iberia Parish. On August 19 at around 4:50 p.m., deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office were called out to a bomb threat.

Fugitive arrested as part of Ascension Parish drug investigation

A fugitive wanted in a Donaldsonville drug sting has been arrested. Henry Knockum, 41, of Donaldsonville, was arrested on August 19. He has been charged with Distribution of Schedule II CDS.