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LSU Ranked No. 1 in Four Polls Entering NCAA Tournament

LSU has ascended to the top of four different college baseball polls entering this week’s NCAA Tournament. The Tigers are ranked No.

Prairieville teen dies from injuries sustained in house fire

After spending a day in the hospital, a Prairieville teen died from injuries he sustained during a fire at his family home.

Memorial Day weekend sees increase in fatal crashes across Louisiana

During the 2013 Memorial Day weekend, the Louisiana State Police investigated 6 fatal crashes resulting in 8 deaths. This is up from last year’s 4 fatal crashes resulting in 4 deaths last Memorial Day weekend.

Louisiana serviceman dies in Afghanistan

A Louisiana serviceman has died overseas. Chris Drake, 20, died in Afghanistan. His family is on their way to Delaware to retrieve his body.

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

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