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Baton Rouge schools resume normal operations after bomb scare

Several East Baton Rouge Parish Schools were locked down because of the threat at LSU. FOX44 can report everyone's just fine at Buchanan Elementary, McKinley High, Polk Elementary, and University Terrace Elementary.

LSU officials pleased with authorities' response to bomb threat

LSU officials have just wrapped up a press conference discussing how they responded to toady’s bomb threats.

Emergency meeting called by residents in Bayou Corne

Residents of Assumption Parish will hold an emergency Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20 to discuss continued issues related to the sinkhole and unexplained natural gas venting.

Drivers: 'Mass confusion' due to LSU mandatory evacuation

On and around the LSU campus, traffic was a nightmare and those who got stuck in the gridlock said the lack of instructions on how to get off campus could have caused big problems.

UPDATE: Bomb threat reported at LSU

An evacuation order has been issued for LSU’s campus due to a bomb threat. Details are limited at this time and no specific location on campus has been given. The alert was issued at around 11:30 a.m.

ESPNU to televise LSU’S game against Towson, kickoff at 6:00 p.m.

LSU will play a fourth straight night game in Tiger Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 29 as ESPNU will televise the Tigers’ non-conference game against Towson, the Southeastern Conference announced on Monday.

Pedestrian struck, killed on Airline Highway

A 33 year old man died last night after being struck by a car on Airline Highway.

Gallery opening displays artists in line for BR Walls project

Art lovers got their first look at paintings that could soon transform downtown Baton Rouge. The Cress Gallery opened an exhibit Thursday for three artists who will be featured in the BR Walls Project.

Bomb threat found at Lafayette school

Students were evacuated at L.J. Alleman after a bomb threat was found.

Lavergne's psychiatric evaluation released

 A recently released psychiatric evaluation performed on Brandon Lavergne reveals a history of reported sexual and physical abuse.