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LSU student designs crawfish boil Nike shoes

Every spring we lay down our newspapers, put our pots on the fire, and throw in the crawfish and corn for a Louisiana crawfish boil. Well now, a local skate shop has used all that to inspire something you might not expect.

LSU Alumni Association President Resigns

LSU Alumni Association President Charlie Roberts has resigned.

New rules for the Port Allen police department

Port Allen City Council adopted an ordinance Wednesday night that will force all future hired police officers to reimburse the city on all funding spent to train and outfit them if they leave the department within two years.

Saving the U.S.S. Kidd: Staff hopeful for museum's future

It's been a tough year for the staff at U.S.S. Kidd, but this week they got some good news. NCIS New Orleans is coming to the Kidd, and that means more money for the museum.

APSO suspects foul play after body found in Donaldsonville

Deputies are investigating in Donaldsonville after a body found was found along the levee. Investigators believe foul play is involved. Ascension Sheriff Jeff Wiley says his office is:

Deputies arrest Angola prison worker for 'inappropriate conduct' with inmate

An Angola prison employee is now a prisoner. Deputies arrested maintenance worker Danny B. Daniel, 64, of St. Francisville, for malfeasance in office, on August 13, 2014.

DNA evidence links suspect to shooting death on Cate Avenue

Police are charging Demond Bessie, 23, with for the shooting death of a man on Cate Avenue. Ljean Mckneely, a BRPD spokesperson, says DNA evidence has linked Bessie to the death of Major Brown, 29, back on July 9, 2014.

Fallen tree closes Burgess Avenue in Walker

LA 1027 (Burgess Avenue) is closed to traffic in both directions from Glascock Street to King Street in Walker due to a fallen tree. Traffic is not passing through and is advised to use an alternate route.

LSU goes through abbreviated scrimmage in Tiger Stadium

LSU had its first workout in the newly expanded Tiger Stadium on Wednesday as the 13th-ranked Tigers held an abbreviated scrimmage in what was the team’s first visit to the venue since reporting to camp.

'Save our Hills': Residents in Oak Hills neighborhood take a stand against mining operation

Hundreds of people in Watson are waiting for an answer that could change the fate of their neighborhood. A strip mining operation could be in their backyards, but they aren't letting this happen without a fight.