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Survey results: Nearly half of Louisianans think Jindal's tax proposal is a bad idea

The LSU Public Policy Research Lab, or PPRL, supported by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at the Manship School of Mass Communication, has released the second round of results from their annual Louisiana Survey showing 47 perce

Man arrested after shooting victim as part of an alleged 'prank'

A man accused of shooting and injuring another man in March surrendered to authorities on April 4 just after 7:00 p.m.

Violent offenders in Baton Rouge given second chance with BRAVE ‘call-in’ program

The BRAVE program has initiated a more active approach to crime reduction by identifying violent offenders and offering them help to rehabilitate.

Can the 2013 LSU baseball Tigers match the best start in program history?

The LSU baseball team will be playing for the best start in program history Friday night when they take on the Kentucky Wildcats.

Freshman catcher leads LSU pregame tradition, uses Spanish for good luck

LSU freshman Chris Chinea may not play every inning (or every game, for that matter), but he's found a vital role on the Tiger baseball team in his first year in Baton Rouge.

One arrested, two still at large for Gonzales storage center burglary

Three suspects have been identified as the people responsible for the storage facility burglary that occurred earlier this week.

Municipal primary elections take place on Saturday, polls open at 7:00 a.m.

Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds Louisiana voters that Municipal Primary Elections will be held in 38 parishes this Saturday, April 6, 2013. Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

Prison escapee Keana Barnes back in Louisiana

Keana Barnes, the 33-year-old offender who escaped from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in early January is back behind bars in Louisiana.

Passenger in vehicle being driven by impaired driver dies in crash

A 21-year-old man died last night in a crash after the driver of the car he was riding in failed to stop at an intersection. The driver of the vehicle was allegedly intoxicated.

Goodwood neigborhood praises value of high-tech neighborhood watch

The Goodwood Villas Area Civic Association is part of a nationwide trend that combines social media with the traditional neighborhood watch. And they're learning more about their neighbors in the process.