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LSU's Mainieri and Bertman raise awareness for ALS with Ice Bucket Challenge

Former LSU baseball head coach Skip Bertman teamed up with current head coach Paul Mainieri to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Autopsy identifies body found near levee as missing Donaldsonville teen

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala has confirmed that the body that was found along the levee in Donaldsonville last Thursday afternoon, August 14, 2014, is that of 15-year-old Brandon Augusta.

Proposed program would help control cat population

The Companion Animal Alliance is hoping to save the lives of countless cats in the area and cut down on the cat population at the same time with a new program.

A smelly situation at Burbank and Staring

Raw sewage is taking over the brand new Staring Lane Extension that leads to Burbank Drive. If you drive by quickly on your way to work, you won't notice much out of the ordinary---unless it just finished storming.

Lafayette PD investigating 2 shootings in less than 12 hours

Police are investigating two shootings that happened in less than 12 hours of each other.

Woman dies while checking mailbox in St. Amant

Shortly after 11:00 am on August 18, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on LA Hwy 431 north of LA Hwy 934 (Black Bayou Rd.) in Ascension Paris

Unrestrained driver dies in crash on US Hwy 61 in West Feliciana Parish

Shortly after 7:15 pm on August 17, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US Hwy 61 at LA Hwy 964 north of Thompson Creek in West Feliciana Parish.

Drive-by shooting kills 7-year-old boy on Prescott Road

Detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting that killed one child and injured another.

Judge denies NAACP's request for injunction against school board redistricting

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board can go ahead and reduce its ranks.

SEC Network announces league slate of games for LSU basketball

The new SEC Network highlighted its second day of operation Friday night by announcing the 18-game Southeastern Conference men’s basketball schedules for the 14-team league, including the list of dates and games for Coach Johnny Jones and