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BR man arrested for armed robberies at Mom’s Seafood, Quality Deli

A Baton Rouge man was arrested on Monday, July 15 for allegedly committing two armed robberies at local businesses.

Matthew Flugence officially named primary suspect for murder of 6-year-old

Matthew Flugence is officially being charged as the primary suspect for the murder of his 6-year-old family member Ahlittia North, officials said in a press conference Tuesday.

Neighbors angry at idea of third landfill in their neighborhood

People who live in the Alsen area north of Baton Rouge say something foul is going on.

LSU's kickoff times for UAB and Kent State set for 6:00 p.m.

LSU’s home-opener against UAB on Sept. 7 will kickoff at 6 p.m. CT and will be televised on ESPNU, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday as part of the league’s release of the early season television schedule.

Woman killed in wreck with 18-wheeler on Central Thruway: residents concerned

It's been open less than a week and already and the Central Thruway is making a huge impact on the community. But after a car crash Monday night, one woman is dead and people are asking questions.

Traffic stop leads to synthetic drug arrest

Eighty packs of synthetic marijuana are now off the street as a result of a traffic stop last week.

$2 million donation for LSU Engineering Complex pushes project

Jonathan E. Martin, chairman and CEO of Martin Companies LLC, and Roy O. Martin III, president and CFO of Martin Companies LLC, have announced a $2 million gift commitment to support the renovation of Patrick F.

First major crash on new Central Thruway claims life of 27-year-old woman

A 27-year-old woman died from injuries caused by a traffic crash on the newly opened Central Thruway.

Five Jaguars named to 2013 Preseason All-SWAC team

Southern's Virgil WIlliams earned first team All-SWAC honors at two positions joining teammates wide receiver Lee Doss and linebacker Anthony Balancier as the preseason conference teams and predicted order of finish were announced at SWAC F

Mainieri to welcome 17 new players to baseball squad

Coach Paul Mainieri announced on Monday the 17-man class of baseball recruits enrolling at LSU next month.