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LSU well represented with SEC annual baseball honors

Vanderbilt’s Tony Kemp was selected 2013 SEC Baseball Player of the Year, Aaron Nola of LSU was named SEC Pitcher of the Year and LSU shortstop Alex Bregman was named SEC Freshman of the Year by a vote of the league’s 14 head baseba

Witness describes search for missing man on the Amite River

Memorial day fun on the Amite River in Livingston Parish turned deadly on Monday. Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies recovered the body of Jacques Demare, 21, of Folsom around 1:30 p.m.

Driver dies in fiery single-vehicle crash in St. Martinville

A 32-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash yesterday.

Teen heart transplant patient graduates in hospital

There are lots of graduations taking place this time of year, but none quite like this one.

$40,000 reward being offered for arrest of two burglary suspects

The victims of an aggravated burglary are offering a $40,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of two suspects.

St. Tammany Sheriff: Several violent encounters with individuals on new synthetic drugs

WARNING: Some of the descriptions contained within this story are graphic and could be considered disturbing to some readers.

Unique Baton Rouge charter school 'thrives' in its first year

A charter boarding school that's taken up residence right here in Baton Rouge is seeing some surprising results from their students as the school year closes. Students stay overnight Monday through Friday and work in very small classes.

Capital Area United Way announces over $8M in new community investments

Capital Area United Way (CAUW) announced that community investments for the 2013 – 2014 year totaled $8,056,849.

Two arrested for connection with murder of high school freshman from LaPlace

Two men have been arrested for the murder of a 16-year-old boy from LaPlace.

Teen in ‘serious condition’ after rescue from house fire in Prairieville

A teen was taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at his family home.