Posted 10:34 AM 12/4/2013
WALKER, La. - State police say a vehicle struck and killed a female pedestrian north of Walker.
Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer says the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Sandifer says 30-year-old Tara M. Messina, of Denham Springs, who was dressed in dark clothing, was walking northbound along La. Highway 447 and stepped in front of an SUV driven by 61-year-old Alice Devall of Walker.
The accident remains under investigation.
Posted 1:03 PM 12/2/2013
BATON ROUGE - Local school boards and public school superintendents are asking for a slow-down of Louisiana's shift to toughened educational standards. The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Tuesday will consider changes sought by Education Superintendent John White (More)
Posted 10:06 AM 12/1/2013 by Greg Renoud
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers (9-3, 5-3 SEC) moved up one spot to No. 14 in both the Coaches and AP polls after their thrilling victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks.
LSU is the highest ranked 3-loss team in both polls.
The BCS standings will be released tonight at 7:30 on ESPN.(More)...
Posted 4:06 PM 11/30/2013 by Brittany Rivas-Aucion
BATON ROUGE - A purple and gold wish came true for a teen with cancer.
Joe Wuellner and his family joined Les Miles on the field ahead of kickoff against the Arkansas Razorbacks. The 15-year-old is living with a brain tumor and currently going through chemotherapy treatment.
Posted 3:40 AM 11/28/2013 by Rob Krieger
DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested four people and seized thousands of dollars worth of crack cocaine during two early morning raids.
Deputies found 2.5 ounces of crack at Robert Bennett's home, about $5,000 worth of drugs, after they say he flushed the evidence (More)