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From the capital city to the nation's capital: local 8th graders fundraise for class trip

From the state capital to the nation's capital, that's the trip some local 8th graders are hoping to make.

Visitors excited by plans to save, revitalize University Lakes

The University Lakes have been around for almost 80 years, and there is a plan to keep them around for at least 80 more. That comes as great news to the many people who frequent the chain of lakes between LSU and City Park.

Former LSU golfer Andrew Loupe earns first career PGA Tour top 10 finish

Former LSU All-American Andrew Loupe teed off in the final group in Sunday’s final round at the 2014 Valero Texas Open and earned his first career top-10 finish in a PGA TOUR event when he tied for fourth place on the final leaderboard wi

Back in the wild one bald eagle's journey

A symbol of freedom is back soaring thanks to the LSU Vet School. Javier Nevarez, DVM, associate professor with the Vet School released a bald eagle he helped heal.

LSU adds UCLA and Arizona State to future football schedules

For the first time, LSU and UCLA will meet on the football field as the schools have agreed to a home-and-home series starting in 2021 in the Rose Bowl, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced on Monday.

Riders critique new CATS routes

The Capital Area Transit System riders got their first chance to try out the bus system’s revamped routes Sunday.

Parents and students get money savvy

Parents and High School students came out to Southern University’s Business School Sunday to get a chance to learn how to get more financially savvy.

Two people killed in accident on Mississippi River Bridge

Dedrick Matthews, 38, was arrested after being involved in a fatal crash on the Mississippi River bridge that occurred around 2:45am Sunday. Matthews rear ended another vehicle while traveling westbound I-10 on the bridge.

Louisiana State Police investigate fatal crash in St. Tammany Parish

At approximately 4:15 pm Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a single vehicle crash on La. 40 west of La. 437 in St. Tammany Parish which left a Covington man dead.

Locals repsond to triple shooting: say its likely to happen again

One man is behind bars this evening, accused in a triple shooting that left one man dead, and two others hospitalized. It happened Thursday night on Dan Dr. in the Glen Oaks Neighborhood.