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LSU opens men's hoops season at UMass in ESPN Tip-Off Marathon

The LSU men’s basketball team will make its first appearance on ESPN’s highly regarded tipoff marathon as it opens its season on Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. CST at the University of Massachusetts.

Bond set at $200,000 for DWI driver who caused double-fatal crash in Livingston

A Baton Rouge man was arrested this weekend after toxicology results showed he was driving under the influence when he caused a fatal crash.

Southern's football season ticket renewal period extended

Fans are required to call the SU Ticket Office at (225) 771-3171 on Monday, Aug. 12 or Tuesday, Aug. 13 to be placed on the “Do Not Delete” list.

Study shows Louisiana among top states for charter school gains

Governor Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White announced that a recent 26-state study by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University found that Louisiana is a national leader in student achievement at chart

Louisiana bull riding hero to host Professional Bull Riders event

The Gerry Lane Professional Bull Riders Chris Shivers Invitational returns to the Baton Rouge River Center on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24, 2013.

LSU fans meet their fave football stars

Hundreds of LSU faithful filled the PMAC all to get a chance to meet their favorite stars in purple and gold Sunday.

EBRSO deputies responded to shooting turned suicide near Gardere

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call of a domestic disturbance where a man held family at gunpoint and shot one relative before shooting himself.

Port Allen's first female firefighter starts work

A big change for the Port Allen Fire Department. The department's first ever female firefighter started her first shift Sunday.

BRCC to host second annual North Baton Rouge Career & Job Fair

Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) in collaboration with ExxonMobil, Turner Industries, BRAVE, HOPE Ministries, and other industrial and community resource partners have joined forces to host the second annual North Baton Rouge Career & J

State Troopers urge motorists to exercise caution as school resumes

As the 2013-14 school year quickly approaches, Louisiana State Police would like to remind motorists to drive with extra care and be especially aware of school zone speed limits, school buses loading or unloading children, and children walking