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EBRSO to host Drug Take Back Program at Oschner

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office along with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host a prescription drug take back this Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m.

SCAM ALERT: Hang up on new utility bill phone scam

Utility companies throughout the US and Canada are warning their customers about a new con. Scammers are calling residents and impersonating utility staff, claiming to be collecting on late bills.

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.