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Students Reaction to SU Band Mates Getting Probation

Three Southern University students are on probation for a hazing incident last year that left two students in critical condition.He hazing was part of an initiation into a secret band fraternity called "mellow phi fellow".The day before southern play

Big Rigs Crash, I-10 Shuts Down

Two big rigs collided on a bridge near La Place—shutting down a ten-mile stretch of eastbound I-10 for most of the day. State troopers say an 18-wheeler carrying compressed cardboard burst into flames after striking another big rig that was ha

BRPD Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect

Baton Rouge Police are looking for a man they say held up a clerk at a Circle K Store on Jefferson Highway.

Ascension Parish to Change Meeting Times

GONZALES – Beginning in November, all regular Parish Council meetings will convene at 6 p.m., according to Parish Council Chairman Pat Bell (District 4). The time change will bring Parish Council meetings, which now begin at 7 p.m., in line with

LA Desert Storm Vets Return to Battle Field

BAGHDAD – “Based on the first deployment we had, life is great,” reflected Sgt. Maj. James Reppond, of Monroe, La., while huddled with four other Desert Storm veterans from the Louisiana National Guard’s 225th Engineer Brigade on Sept. 18.

Ascension Rape Indictment

An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a Slidell man on a charge of aggravated rape in a sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl in Prairieville. Prosecutors said Tuesday that Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies arrested 18-year-old Jerry Webb on