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Early season heat wave: temperatures of upper mid 90s or higher

With the threat of high heat on the way in south Louisiana, make sure you’re prepared for this week’s heat wave.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to reduce size, scope of state government

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will reduce the size and scope of state government by cutting down on the number of Boards and Commissions in Louisiana. The bill is part of the Governor’s 2013 Legislative Package.

RESCHEDULED: Father's Day Blues Extravaganza moved to July

The Father’s Day Blues Extravaganza starring Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly originally scheduled for June 14 at the Baton Rouge River Center has been rescheduled to July 12 at 8:00 p.m. at the same location.

LSU, OK fans donate over $14,000 to tornado disaster relief

LSU and Oklahoma fans opened their wallets Friday and Saturday at Alex Box Stadium to support tornado disaster relief efforts in Oklahoma. They gave more than $14,130.

Monty Williams selected as USA Basketball men’s national team assistant coach

USA Basketball and Syracuse University veteran coach Jim Boeheim, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, and New Orleans Pelicans head coach and former USA Basketball player Monty Williams, today were announced as USA Basketball Men’s Na

173 bills signed into law from 2013 legislative session

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 173. HOUSE

Man shot multiple times walks to gas station for help after suspects take vehicle

A 22-year-old man is in the hospital after he was shot multiple times by two unknown men, who fled the scene in the victim’s car.

LSU’s Alex Bregman named freshman hitter of the year by NCBWA

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman and Cal State Fullerton right-handed pitcher Thomas Eshelman have been named the 2013 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman Hitter and Pitcher of the Year recipients, as announced by the organizati

Monty Williams selected as USA Basketball men’s national team assistant coach

USA Basketball and Syracuse University veteran coach Jim Boeheim, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, and New Orleans Pelicans head coach and former USA Basketball player Monty Williams, today were announced as USA Basketball Men’s Na

1 killed, 2 injured in two-boat crash on Mississippi

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are investigating a boating crash incident between two vessels that occurred on June 10 in the Venice area in Plaquemines Parish.