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  • Rapper Lil Boosie to take Louisiana stages

    April 18, 2014 10:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - It's a big weekend ahead for Louisiana-grown Lil Boosie, who for the first time since his years long prison stint for a 2009 drug conviction, takes the stage in his home state with performances scheduled in Lafayette and New Orleans. In an interview with The Associated Press,... more »
  • Daughter's Christmas wish comes true Play Video

    December 17, 2013 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A little girl's wish to have her father home for Christmas came true today in Baton Rouge. Madison Davis and her classmates at St. Jean Vianney wrote letters to the troops in Kuwait. What the class didn't know was that Madison's father, Master Sergeant Dean Davis,... more »
  • LSU hosts activities for homecoming

    October 25, 2013 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU will be hosting multiple events in celebration of their homecoming game against the Furman University Paladins. Here is a list of the events: * Greek Lawn Decoration Competition Display - On Saturday and Sunday members of LSU's Greek life will be decorating their fraternity... more »
  • Southern urges homecoming fans to arrive early

    October 25, 2013 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police at Southern University urge fans to arrive three to four hours early for their homecoming matchup between the Jaguars and the Alcorn State Braves at 5:30 p.m. Campus officials expect the game to attract more than 20,000 people, with thousands more who will just be... more »
  • Football weather heading into homecoming weekend

    October 25, 2013 5:57 AM

    High pressure is in control of our weather pattern leading to sunny days and clear, cool nights. While we're starting off a bit warmer than yesterday, our coolest morning of this young fall season will come tomorrow. With a reinforcing cold front through the area, winds have shifted to... more »
  • Jackson State: Grambling forfeit will be costly

    October 23, 2013 7:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Jackson State says financial losses for the university and the city of Jackson, Miss., "could be in the millions" because of Grambling's decision to forfeit Saturday's football game after its players refused to play. Grambling's players staged a boycott because they said they had many issues... more »
  • Medical unit returns from Afghanistan on 4th

    July 4, 2013 8:28 AM

    CARVILLE - More than 65 soldiers made it home to Louisiana from Afghanistan, just in time for the Fourth of July today. The Louisiana National Guard says the 756th Area Support Medical Company has been gone since September, starting with training at Fort Hood, Texas, then moving to Bagram and... more »
  • GMA host Robin Roberts welcomed home for Super Bowl

    January 31, 2013 5:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Friday's "Good Morning America" will welcome back host Robin Roberts, who's currently in New Orleans ahead of the Super Bowl. Roberts, a Mississippi native who left the show to deal with a rare blood disorder, tweeted a photo today of herself with members of Southeastern Louisiana... more »
  • WKU says it won't back down from No. 1 LSU

    November 11, 2011 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - As far as Western Kentucky coach Willie Taggart is concerned, No. 1 LSU is so loaded with NFL prospects that one might as well call the Tigers "a minor league NFL team." That doesn't mean Taggart expects the Hilltoppers to be intimidated when they enter... more »
  • LSU v Bama bumps up high school homecoming

    November 1, 2011 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge high school has been swept up in the national hoopla over LSU vs Alabama this weekend. Catholic High School shifted its homecoming dance time from 8 p.m. to 3 p.m. to end the event before game time. The move ended up on Twitter and... more »
  • LSU gets night game for homecoming

    October 31, 2011 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - After a season filled with daytime kickoffs, LSU's homecoming at least will be a Saturday night in Death Valley. The Southeastern Conference announced Monday that the Tigers' Nov. 12 game against Western Kentucky will kick off at 6 p.m. on ESPNU. The LSU men's basketball... more »
  • Amid homecoming highs, LSU alumni feel budget worries

    November 13, 2010 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU alumni and parents from all over the country are in Baton Rouge for the school’s homecoming, and many had two things on their mind. The Tiger’s game tonight against ULM, and how deeply next year’s expected budget cuts were going to hurt their alma mater. Kim... more »
  • Traffic, parking changes for LSU Homecoming

    November 13, 2010 1:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU officials are reminding people that some parking and other traffic changes are in effect for the homecoming game tonight. The Tigers take on ULM starting at 6 p.m. in Baton Rouge. For the full list of road changes and advisories, visit LSUSports.net . ... more »
  • LSU Homecoming schedule of events

    November 13, 2010 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Here's a list of all the scheduled events for LSU's 2010 Homecoming weekend. You can find more information about Homecoming by visiting the university's website . Homecoming Day Spirit Wall Free Speech Plaza. The entire LSU Community is invited to sign the wall to celebrate LSU’s... more »
  • SU hopes radiothon will benefit from homecoming fans

    October 8, 2010 6:46 PM

    Southern University is hoping gridiron action can help ease budget cuts. The goal is $90,000, and Southern hopes its annual radiothon can benefit from fans in town for the homecoming game. News 2’s Stephanie Ryan got answers on why the money is important, especially this year. more »
  • SU fans gear up for homecoming game

    October 8, 2010 5:25 PM

    Fans at Southern University are gearing up for the homecoming game against Mississippi Valley State University tomorrow. News 2’s photojournalist and Southern alumni Tommy Harris talked to people who have the spirit. more »
  • Jags gear up for Homecoming week

    September 27, 2010 7:09 AM

    Southern University is celebrating homecoming October 3rd thru October 9th. Thursday at Noon - Pep Rally Saturday at 8 a.m. - Parade For a complete list of events click here . more »
  • Teen killed during hayride

    September 26, 2010 10:24 AM

    A teenager was killed after falling off a trailer during a hayride. Louisiana State Police identified the victim as 19-year-old Nathan Trepagnier. The hayride was part of the homecoming festivities for a fraternity at Nicholls State University. Police say Trepagnier fell off the front of the trailer and... more »
  • Dog beaten with baseball bat back home

    July 30, 2010 5:17 PM

    A dog beaten with a baseball bat in Livingston Parish last week is back home. Three teens were arrested. As News 2 reported, Kristy Davis was there for the homecoming. more »
  • LSU remains heavy favorite over Louisiana Tech

    November 13, 2009 10:37 AM

    LSU remained a 24-and-a-half-point favorite over Louisiana Tech for Saturday's homecoming game in Tiger Stadium. LSU coach Les Miles said he's leaving open the possibility that sophomore Jarrett Lee will start against the Bulldogs. Starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson, who was hurt in last weekend's Alabama game, returned to... more »
  • Southern keeps Homecoming Sweet

    October 17, 2009 11:13 PM

    The Jaguars defeated Fort Valley 55-23. The homecoming crowd of 24,500 saw quite an offensive and defensive show. The Jags got on the board first capitalizing off one of nine turnovers forced by the defense for the night. Bryant Lee found LaQuinton Evans for a 12 yards strike, 7-0.... more »
  • Dancing Dolls celebrate 40th anniversary

    October 16, 2009 4:41 PM

    Southern University's homecoming has special meaning for some ladies picking up their dancing shoes for the first time in decades. The Dancing Dolls celebrate their 40th anniversary this weekend. They will put on a special performance during Southern's homecoming football game on Saturday. The former dolls have been... more »
  • Jaguars prepare for Homecoming Saturday

    October 14, 2009 7:50 PM

    The Southern Jags will be back in action this Saturday as they welcome Fort Valley State for Homecoming. "Our players have had some time off and I'm quite sure they'll be ready to go." Coach Richardson said at his weekly Wednesday press luncheon. The Jags most likely will be chomping... more »
  • SU Dancing Dolls celebrate 40 years

    October 6, 2009 9:28 AM

    Homecoming festivities kick off next week, and the Southern University Dancing Dolls are celebrating their 40th anniversary. Former Dancing Dolls Muriel Haysbert and Dancing Doll Bridgette Richard joined John Pastorek with a look at the past and present. more »

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