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LSU football takes turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday morning in Hoover

LSU head football coach Les Miles, quarterback Zach Mettenberger, safety Craig Loston and wide receiver Jarvis Landry will meet over 1,200 members of the media on Thursday morning as the Tigers participate in 2013 Southeastern Conference Footba

Lafayette man arrested for soliciting runaway teen into prostitution

A 39-year-old man was arrested for allegedly housing a runaway teen and enticing her into prostitution.

Burglar buries more than $116,000 in cash, jewelry in his backyard

A 59-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly confessed to stealing more than $116,000 in money and jewelry from his employer. He buried the stolen property in the ground behind the shed in his backyard.

20-year-old turns himself in to BRPD for hit-and-run that killed a female pedestrian

A 20-year-old man turned himself in to police for causing a hit-and-run crash that killed a 47-year-old woman. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Devante Pugh of Baker turned himself in on Monday, July 15.

Zachary Police arrest teens accused of robbing Craigslist ad answerers

Zachary Police officers arrested three teens after they robbed a couple who answered a Craigslist ad.

New Orleans memorial for Terrilynn Monette scheduled, scholarship fund established

The New Orleans memorial service for Terrilynn Monette has been scheduled for Saturday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m. It will be held at the Franklin Avenue Church.

New Roads residents thrilled with eocnomic progress the city is making

The city of New Roads has a lot of celebrating to do because two huge projects are finally opening to the public!

A college dean is riding his bike across the country to help find a cure; 2013 Road to Discovery

A college dean is biking his way across the country to help children with a rare incurable disease, and he stopped in Baton Rouge Wednesday. His name is Gregory Crawford.

New chief architect has been named at the office of State Fire Marshal

A new chief architect has been named at the office of State Fire Marshal. Lawrence "Joe" Delaune has been selected as the new Chief Architect for the office of Louisiana State Fire Marshal today.

Four men arrested for murder of Donaldsonville man, additional arrests possible

Four men have been arrested in connection to the shooting that killed a 19-year-old man in Donaldsonville.