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 »

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 »

Second LSU student faces charges after 2 other students recorded having sex

1 April 2014, 8:58 am

Investigators have arrested a second LSU student in a case in which two other LSU students were recorded having sex.... 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 »