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LSU has confirmed senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger will miss the team's bowl game due to a knee injury. More>>
It's sometimes called "highway hypnosis" or "white-line fever," and it's familiar to anyone who has ever driven long distances along a monotonous route. More>>
A Baton Rouge man has been charged with 21 counts of pornography involving juveniles. More>>
They've talked about growth and a need for commercial development for years. It appears some self-promotion of Livingston Parish may be what is bringing in business More>>
The NAACP says they are taking issue with the hiring and firing practices of the Alcohol and Tobacco Control or ATC. More>>
Ten students have been expelled and 28 others have been suspended after a fight at a Baton Rouge charter school. More>>
"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by injuries from both the impact and subsequent fire when the Porsche his friend was driving smashed into a light pole and tree, according to an autopsy released Wednesday. More>>
Opening statements began Wednesday morning and witnesses for the prosecution were called to the stand in the trial of a man accused of killing his grandfather and setting the house on fire to cover up the crime. More>>
As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, "There's still shooting going on! Please!" A woman breathlessly reported seeing a gunman run down a hall. And a... More>>
The Global Orphan Project is a worldwide project to help with orphan care by connecting global buyers with local makers. More>>
According to the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, two more men have been arrested in connection to the rape of a 12-year-old girl. More>>
Pilot whales beached themselves in a remote area of the Everglades National Park.
The man who died following a struggle at Arrowhead Stadium during the Chiefs game is the son of an area police sergeant. Three who were taken into custody and questioned as part of the death investigation were released Monday.
More charges have been filed against a man accused of raping a 12-year-old and allowing two other men to rape the girl. More>>
Louisiana officials could sue in an attempt to force the federal government to pay for certain coastal recovery and levee projects. More>>
A pedestrian crossing Interstate 35 in the Northland was killed after striking the front windshield of a Kansas City Area Transportation Authority bus. It was first day on the job for the driver, who graduated first in her class.
Sorry, folks. Merriam-Webster's word of the year is not "selfie." And twerk is nowhere on the list, either. More>>
A truck carrying a radiotherapy machine used in cancer treatment was stolen Monday. More>>
Russell Brock has been selected to lead LSU's sand volleyball program as announced Wednesday by vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva. More>>
The search is on in Texas for an escaped state hospital patient who allegedly swallowed batteries to gain access to the outside world. More>>
If St. Peter ever needs help at the Pearly Gates, his successor Pope Francis may be the perfect man for the job. More>>
Authorities said a woman was killed when she stepped onto a Louisiana highway and was hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening. The victim's name was released Wednesday morning.
A man accused of driving drunk and rear-ending a police car on an interstate Sunday was still behind bars as of Wednesday morning. More>>
There is talk a rezoning issue could lead to alcohol sales being allowed in movie theaters, but it is currently a discussion about changing the zoning status of a business that isn't a theater.
LSU senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger will not be playing in the upcoming bowl game due to a torn ACL he suffered in the 31-27 win over Arkansas, according to ESPN reports. More>>
The first Port Allen City Council meeting since Mayor Deedy Slaughter vacated her office will happen Wednesday. More>>
An answer to what kind of delay could occur with the new Common Core educational standards should be announced Wednesday. More>>
Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of getting onto a school bus and threatening a 9-year-old. More>>
A proposal to ban saggy pants in another south Louisiana city has been denied. The Thibodaux City Council voted down the measure three to two Tuesday night. More>>
Just in time for the start of final exams, LSU students got to take a break from studying with some free food in the form of midnight pancakes. More>>
Some child advocates say military jets have no place in the Santa Claus mythos. More>>
Does your child have one of the year's most popular names? More>>
According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officers responded to a home in Dixie Plaza on a report a 24-year-old man had overdosed. More>>
Denver came from behind to beat Southern U 75-74 in overtime. More>>
Shooting better than 60 percent from the floor, Arkansas defeated the Southeastern Louisiana men's basketball team, 111-65, Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena. More>>
A kayak fisherman was attacked and killed by a shark in waters off Maui on Monday morning.
The holidays are a time for family and travel, But there may be a hazard lurking as you head out of state. No, It isn't heavy traffic or even bad weather. It is the flu. More>>
Exactly one week after Ervin Edwards was found dead inside a padded jail cell in the West Baton Rouge Parish Prison, his family filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Federal Court. More>>
The business market in Livingston Parish is booming with many proposed stores and restaurants for the new Juban Crossing development. More>>
Freshman Raigyne Moncrief led four Lady Tigers in double figures scoring with 22 points, as the No. 13 LSU women's basketball team dominated Indiana State, 83-66, for its fifth straight win. More>>
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. More>>
Baker has found a treasure buried in the city's old fire station. It is an economic opportunity leaders hope will open doors for people who live there. More>>
Neighbors were able to safely pull a resident out an apartment Monday evening before first responders arrived on the scene. More>>
After a four-hour flight crossing two time zones, the team landed after 3 p.m. local time. More>>
A total of three men have now been arrested in connection with the rape of a 12-year-old girl. More>>
A 20-year-old man is being held in EBR parish prison on a $125,000 bond for allegedly robbing someone at gunpoint. More>>
In the Sunday edition of the Charlotte Observer, Page 7 B, you find a story of a love so true, even death didn't part them for long. More>>
The second-year big man and 2012 top overall draft choice was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal of his left hand after Sunday night's victory over the Knicks in New York. More>>
A Dixie family made a startling discovery recently when they lit a flame next to the water coming out of their household faucet and it burst into flames. More>>
Baton Rouge Police are looking for two men who allegedly tried to rob a fast food restaurant. More>>
Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify a man caught on surveillance who was burglarizing the Family Dollar at 2875 Highland Road on November 29, 2013 around 3:30 am. More>>
An animal group has donated 13 pet CPR kits to a fire department to help first responders save the lives of animals injured in house fires. More>>
The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering an Equalizer Women's Self-Defense class. Participants must attend all four sessions to be certified. More>>
With jury selection over after just one day, the trial of a man accused of killing his grandfather continued Tuesday with opening statements getting underway. More>>
Police are ramping up patrols and urging people to be safe after a woman was attacked while in a popular jogging location. More>>
The Green Wave's confirmation of the bowl bid Tuesday marks the program's first chance to play a postseason game since the Hawaii Bowl in 2002. More>>
A Houston, TX man was arrested in Baton Rouge after being accused of using his cell phone to record a 10-year-old girl taking a bath, molesting the 10-year-old girl and being in possession of marijuana. More>>
Detectives said foul play is not suspected in an incident that sent a man to the hospital. The man was found covered in blood. It is believed he fell out of his vehicle.
Next year's Essence Festival is getting a dose of music royalty from Prince. More>>
Mourners gathered at the crash site where Fast and Furious star Paul Walker died Saturday.
A curious eagle took off with a camera, flying 68 miles before examining the object. More>>
A couple thousand Seahawks fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker room still in full uniform. More>>
President Barack Obama's new and improved health care website faces yet another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. If HealthCare.gov becomes overwhelmed by an expected year-end crunch, many Americans will... More>>
Jrue Holiday made a three-point play with 2.6 seconds remaining in the third overtime Monday night, giving the New Orleans Pelicans a 131-128 victory over the Chicago Bulls. More>>
Investigators say there is no evidence to support the possibility that another car was involved in the fiery car crash that killed actor Paul Walker on Saturday. More>>
A new audit says Louisiana's revenue department hasn't been making sure that oil and gas companies pay everything they owe in severance taxes.
The old Mississippi River Bridge, between Port Allen and Baton Rouge, is getting a makeover. More>>
A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or... More>>
An audit of the East Baton Rouge Metro Council says the city could be dealing in risky business by allowing employees to use credit cards, some with limits up to $25,000 More>>
For those still working on their lists, big days remain between now and Dec. 25.
While some fans were taking souvenirs from the field, at least one was leaving something very personal behind. The grounds crew tweeted a picture of what it says were cremated remains poured into a small pile on the sideline. More>>