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LSU 100 entrepreneurs show economic might of university

The third annual LSU 100 list showed how big an impact former Tigers can have on the world of business.

Draft party for former Tiger Tharold Simon canceled after arrest

A draft party planned for a former Tiger has been canceled after he was arrested for public intimidation.

Victim shot in the back while walking down Clayton Street

A man is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after he was shot in the back last night.

Wal-Mart flasher booked for obscenity in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Lt. Col. Bobby Webre reports a St. Amant man has been arrested after exposing himself in the Prairieville Wal-Mart on Wednesday, April 24 in the afternoon.

Man with no affiliation to LSU arrested for sexual battery at UREC Center

A 46-year-old man was arrested by police for allegedly inappropriately touching a man in the shower at the UREC Center.

Shooting victim in critical condition; Lafayette police seek two suspects

Police are working to identify two suspects believed to be responsible for shooting a 29-year-old man twice last night.

Little girl saves five lives with organ donation

One little girl lost her life almost two years ago, but now her life is being celebrated every day.

LSU's Mingo selected sixth overall by Cleveland

It didn't take long for the LSU talent to start falling of the draft boards Wednesday night in New York. With the sixth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft the Browns selected former LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo.

Two big festivals kick off festival season across south Louisiana

Festival season is in full swing all across south Louisiana. From Lafayette to New Orleans, music lovers have a slew of activities to choose from this weekend.

CATS opens search for next CEO

At an emergency board meeting Thursday, CATS accepted the resignation of former CEO Brian Marshall and opened the search process for his replacement.