Southern celebrates 100 years in Baton Rouge

18 April 2014, 7:39 am

The people who make up the Southern University community will never forget the institution's history. It's a point of pride, from the recruiters who visit high schools, to the students counting down the days until graduation and to the alumni who stay in touch decades after they last took a ... Read More »

Proposed bill would make it harder for teachers to get arrested

16 April 2014, 12:05 pm

From the legislature, a bill to protect teachers from being arrested.... Read More »

Proposed bill would make it harder for teachers to be arrested

15 April 2014, 5:10 pm

From the legislature, a bill to protect teachers from being arrested.... Read More »

Judge rules Baker teen accused of murder can be charged as an adult

14 April 2014, 5:24 pm

Judge Kathleen Richey has ruled that the Baker teen accused of three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder can be charged as an adult.  ... Read More »

UPDATED at 9:40 p.m.: Former LSU player Tahj Jones shot; former LSU player Brandon Winey arrested

12 April 2014, 8:10 am

BATON ROUGE -- Former LSU outside linebacker Tahj Jones was in serious condition with a gunshot wound in his abdomen Saturday night following morning surgery in Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.... Read More »

La. lawmakers hanging onto their Tulane scholarships

11 April 2014, 1:56 pm

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana lawmakers aren't giving up the Tulane University scholarships they get to dole out each year, but they might be willing to tweak who can receive them in hopes of easing criticism of the program.... Read More »

Shorter red snapper season ahead for Gulf Coast

10 April 2014, 4:19 pm

Charter boat and recreational fishermen will have only 11 days beginning June 1 to reel in red snapper from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico this year, down from 42 last year. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery ...... Read More »

Cool Schools: Youngsville Middle School

7 April 2014, 5:34 am

Two eighth grade students from Youngsville Middle School competed in the FCCLA (Family Career & Community Leaders of America) state convention in Baton Rouge.  Two students, Katherine Bryant and Olivia McGuire participated in the National Programs in Action category. Their presentation was Autism A... Read More »

Red light camera bills presented to House Transportation Committee

31 March 2014, 10:25 am

A number of anti photo enforcement bills was presented in the House Transportation Committee Monday morning.... Read More »

Owners of smoke shop arrested in synthetic marijuana bust

25 March 2014, 1:40 pm

The owners of two smoke shops in Baton Rouge have been arrested after investigators raided their shops and found they were selling illegal synthetic marijuana. This comes four days after search warrants were conducted at the businesses and six others were arrested.... Read More »