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Scott Fujita signs one-day contract with Saints; announces retirement from NFL

The New Orleans Saints announced today that linebacker Scott Fujita has signed a one-day contract with the team and will announce his retirement from professional football.

Jalen Courtney to leave LSU men's basketball team

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones announced Monday that Jalen Courtney will leave the LSU basketball program and will explore his options to continue his basketball career at another school.

Three seperate crashes in one day involving motorcycles result in serious injuries

On Sunday, April 21, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated three crashes involving motorcycles that resulted in multiple serious injuries.

State legislators use football to raise big money for veterans

Democrats and Republicans in the state legislature disagree on many issues. Supporting veterans is not one of them. Almost 40 legislators traded their blue and red for purple and white Sunday in the Truce for Troops Bowl.

Pelicans left stranded after oil continues to destroy marsh lands after BP oil spill

Plaquemines Parish officials are fighting to save coastal islands along the Gulf as the anniversary of the Deep Water Horizon oilrig explosion draws near. They say the oil spill destroyed the islands.

Hundreds run to honor victims of Boston bombings

A couple hundred runners braved the cold morning air and met at the State Capitol Saturday to honor the people who were hurt or killed during the Boston Marathon bombing.

I-10 to experience lane closures at Highland Road through weekend

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today, weather permitting, I-10 will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Highland Road from Friday night through Monday morning while crews install new bridge j

Baton Rouge woman sentenced for abusing tax credit

A Baton Rouge woman has will be sent to jail for abusing first-time homebuyer credits and profiting off of it.

There's something in the water: residents fight is finally over

Some people in Krotz Springs are finally breathing a sigh of relief. That's after concerns over arsenic in the water have come to an end. It's a story NBC33 has been tracking for two years.

Running for Boston: Baton Rouge community unites to show support

The Baton Rouge running community will unite Saturday morning to show their support for the Boston community.