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LSU’s Aaron Nola selected for Corbett Award as top male amateur athlete in LA

Aaron Nola, the ace pitcher for the LSU baseball team, has been selected as the 2012-13 male winner of the James J. Corbett Award by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

LSU ROTC holds commissioning ceremony for three members

Three LSU students traded in their Purple and Gold for Red, White, and Blue. The school held a commissioning ceremony for three members of its ROTC program.

Saints ready for first preseason game

The Saints are set and ready for kickoff on August 9 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. They'll take on the Kansas City Chiefs in their first preseason game of the year.

Woman arrested after showing up drunk for traffic court with her two children

A woman has temporarily lost custody of her two children and will spend the next 150 days in jail because she showed up for traffic court with a .271 blood alcohol level.

35-year-old woman claims to be a minor to avoid warrants in multiple parishes

A 35-year-old woman was arrested after claiming she was a minor to avoid being arrested on prior warrants.

Central Mayor Mac Watts not seeking re-election

Central’s first and only mayor says he will not be seeking a third elected term in next April’s city elections.

An inside look at Exxon Mobil: where everday products are made

Louisiana is home to all kinds of chemical plants and oil refineries. Do we really know what exactly goes on there or what products are actually made there?

Baton Rouge man arrested on multiple drug, gun charges

The Baker Police and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office conducted a joint narcotics investigation which resulted in an arrest of a Baton Rouge man.

People in Pointe Coupee shocked by arrest of sheriff's deputy

Pointe Coupee Sheriff's deputies arrested one of their own, 51 year-old Joseph 'Reed' Bueche. Sheriff Bud Torres tells me there were several allegations that Bueche was allegedly involved in drug activity.

DeQuincy man arrested in connection with 2012 shooting death of girlfriend

A man has been arrested after his alleged involvement in the death of his live-in girlfriend, who initially was though to have commited suicide.