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  • Chevron gives $2.7M for LSU engineering upgrades

    August 28, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced today that Chevron will give the university $2.7 million for renovations and upgrades to their Engineering and Science schools. An LSU spokesperson said $2 million will go toward the Patrick F. Taylor Hall renovation and expansion for the College of Engineering, while 700,000 will... more »
  • Defense expert refutes road rage claims Play Video

    August 8, 2013 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A traffic accident reconstruction expert paid to testify for the defense said Kelsye Hall was not at fault in a fatal crash that killed five people in March 2011. Kimberly Stagg, 19, Effie Fontenot, 29, Austin Fontenot, 3, Hunter Johnson, 7, and Keagan Fontenot, 11 all... more »
  • Prosecution wraps in road rage homicide trial

    August 7, 2013 7:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The prosecution finished presenting its negligent homicide case against Kelyse Hall, Wednesday evening after calling nine witnesses to testify. Hall is accused of causing a deadly crash in March 2011 that killed five people on I-10 between the Highland Rd. exit and Prairieville, La. Kimberly Stagg,... more »
  • New security measures at City Hall Play Video

    July 18, 2013 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Four security doors were recently installed on the third floor of City Hall. Metro Councilman John Delgado requested them after reports of people walking freely into personal council offices during meetings. "This is a public building. We want to make it accessible to people, but... more »
  • $2 million gift for LSU Engineering Complex Play Video

    July 16, 2013 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Roy O. Martin and the Martin family are giving $2 million for a new Engineering Complex at LSU. The donation will help with the $100 million public-private project to renovate and expand Patrick F. Taylor Hall. So far, the engineering school has raised about $30... more »
  • Two teens arrested for school vandalism

    May 10, 2013 11:51 AM

    COVINGTON - Police arrested two teens in connection with vandalism at St. Paul's School. Covington Police Capt. Jack West tells The Times-Picayune a 17-year-old from Folsom and 18-year-old Carter Norman Hall of Covington were booked with felony criminal damage to property over $500. They were booked into the St. Tammany... more »
  • Strahan, Sapp, Ogden among Hall of Fame finalists

    January 11, 2013 10:31 AM

    CANTON, Ohio - Four linemen in their first year of eligibility, including single-season sacks record holder Michael Strahan, are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The hall has announced that defensive end Strahan and defensive tackle Warren Sapp made the cut, along with tackle Jonathan... more »
  • Women wanted for questioning in LSU armed robbery

    June 13, 2012 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police released more photos of women they want to question in connection with an armed robbery on the university campus. Capt. Cory Lalonde said the night of May 29, a man with a gun robbed a student near Pleasant Hall on Highland Road. Later, surveillance... more »
  • Superintendent plans teacher town hall meetings

    April 19, 2012 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Superintendent of Education John White is setting up meetings across the state with teachers and education leaders to talk about education changes in the works. White announced Thursday that he's planned 22 meetings in 16 cities, starting with two events in New Orleans. Half of those meetings... more »
  • Asbestos found in McNeese State's Kaufman Hall

    March 29, 2012 7:36 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - McNeese State University officials have closed Kaufman Hall until further notice because removal of a door led to the release of asbestos, which has contaminated multiple areas of the building. University President Philip Williams says that a door on the third floor of Kaufman Hall, which is... more »
  • All-clear given after suspicious bag found at LSU

    October 24, 2011 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police gave the all-clear a short time ago after they blocked off an area outside the campus library where an unattended black suitcase had been found. LSU Police notified the campus through the emergency text message system that the situation outside the Middleton Library had... more »
  • Arrest made in Geismar park murder

    February 24, 2011 11:39 AM

    GEISMAR - Authorities have arrested someone in the death of an Ascension Parish man who was found dead in a relative's car last week at Jackie Robinson Park in Geismar. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said detectives arrested 19-year-old Dominique Brown of Gonzales Wednesday night in suspicion of killing 28-year-old... more »
  • Hall of Fame quarterback Blanda dies

    September 27, 2010 2:35 PM

    Hall of Fame quarterback George Blanda has died, that's according to the Oakland Raiders organization. Blanda spent 26 seasons in the NFL as a quarterback and kicker while playing for three different teams. He spent 10 seasons with Chicago, seven with the Houston Oilers and nine with the... more »
  • La. Hall of Fame induction concert moves to WBR Parish

    May 13, 2010 2:00 PM

    Just three days before the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame's first annual induction and benefit concert, organizers have moved the location. The 7-hour event is moving from Ascension Parish to West Baton Rouge Parish. Officials say contract differences with Lamar-Dixon Expo Center are to blame for the move... more »
  • Ethics Complaint Filed Against Vitter

    August 21, 2009 5:41 PM

    The Louisiana Democratic Party has filed an ethics complaint against Senator David Vitter. The party claims Vitter is using taxpayer funded, town hall meetings to lash out against Congressman Charlie Melancon. Melancon is often mentioned as a possible opponent for Vitter's senate seat. Republicans say Vitter did not... more »

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