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LSU alum David Toms fires lowest final round at Masters to tie for 13th place

While carding six birdies on the day, including four birdies in a five-hole stretch on the back nine, LSU alum David Toms fired the lowest score in the field during Sunday’s final round with a 5-under par 67 at Augusta National Golf Club

Opelousas Police officer dies in single-vehicle crash

An Opelousas Police officer died this weekend after she crashed her vehicle while she was driving to work.

Neighbors say goodbye to Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital

People living in North Baton Rouge said goodbye to Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital Sunday.

Man stabbed during LSU's 'Grovin on the Grounds'

LSU police arrested a teenager for stabbing another teenager in the back.

Unrestrained driver killed near Sorrento

Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on I-10 east of LA Hwy 22 in Ascension Parish just after midnight Sunday. The crash took the life of Sidrian R.

Government street gets temporary makeover

Government street gets temporary makeover

Man wanted in connection to double shooting turned himself in

At approximately 11:00 a.m. on April 13, 2013, Earl Johnson, Jr.,accompanied by his attorney Charles Brumfield, turned himself in to Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives.

Mayor Holden hosted family bike ride

Bike riders from across Baton Rouge got together to promote Baton Rouge as a bike friendly city.

Activists, shippers fight for attention of Mississippi River Commission

Commercial and environmental interests both said Friday the Army Corps of Engineers needs to make improvements along the Mississippi River.

Medical records still available after Earl K. Long medical center closes

Even after Earl K. Long Medical Center (EKLMC) closes its doors on April 14, 2013, patients and their healthcare providers will still have access to medical information concerning the treatment and care received by patients at EKLMC.