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  • LSU announces homecoming game and other home games for season

    April 5, 2016 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU announced its homecoming game date against Missouri for its upcoming season along with other home game dates on Tuesday. The homecoming game will be on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Tiger Stadium where the two teams will meet for only the second time in football. Other homecoming activities... more »
  • Injured Southern football player receives heartfelt welcome home Play Video

    March 5, 2016 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Devon Gales took a life-changing hit in a football game against the Georgia Bulldogs last fall, and ever since then he's been fighting his way back to a full recovery at an Atlanta hospital. On Saturday, the Jaguar Nation welcomed him back home. After his flight... more »
  • Homecoming for 2 spacemen after year aloft: 'We did it!'

    March 1, 2016 4:48 PM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is closing the door on a space mission that has spanned a U.S.-record 340 days. Kelly and his roommate for nearly a year, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, check out of the International Space Station on Tuesday night, U.S. time. By the time... more »
  • Doctors clear Devon Gales for release next week Play Video

    February 18, 2016 12:25 PM

    ATLANTA - Devon Gales', the Southern University football player injured during a game in September learned from his doctors Thursday he'll be out of the hospital next week. Gales, a wide receiver, has been at the Shepard Center in Atlanta, Georgia, for months undergoing surgery and rehabilitation. WBRZ reporter... more »
  • DA says Oklahoma parade deaths seem intentional

    October 26, 2015 5:23 PM

    STILLWATER, Okla. - A prosecutor says it appears that a woman accused of driving her car into a homecoming parade near Oklahoma State University did so "purposely." Payne County District Attorney Laura Thomas said Monday that the evidence suggests that the deaths of four people during Saturday's parade were "an... more »
  • 2-year-old is 4th victim to die in OSU parade crash

    October 24, 2015 2:37 PM

    STILLWATER, Okla. - Hospital officials say a 2-year-old has become the fourth person to die after a woman suspected of driving under the influence plowed into an Oklahoma State University homecoming parade crowd. The child's death was reported Saturday evening in a news release from OU Medical Center and The... more »
  • Mckinley Senior High Homecoming Play Video

    September 17, 2015 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Mckinley Senior High is the oldest high school established for African-Americans in Louisiana. Former faculty, staff and students are getting ready to travel back to the school to celebrate its homecoming celebration. This year the school will be kicking off homecoming week with a parade prior to the... more »
  • Man dies of heart attack at Tiger Stadium

    October 26, 2014 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency responders were unable to resuscitate a man inside Tiger Stadium during the game against Ole Miss. East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office says the person is 59-year-old, Brian Tingley. The call for help came moments before the game's conclusion. LSU send out a statement... more »
  • Aeneas Williams honored by Southern at homecoming Play Video

    October 5, 2014 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What a year it's been for Aeneas Williams. In August, the former safety for the St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals was inducted into the NFL hall of fame. Then on Saturday, he was honored by his alma mater, Southern, at homecoming. The school, celebrating... more »
  • Southern rides big offensive night to homecoming win over UAPB 51-36

    October 4, 2014 7:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars found their offensive spark and rode a big offensive performance to a 51-36 win over Arkansas Pine Bluff. The Jags homecoming game saw a lot of offensive fireworks, including a 79 yard touchdown pass from Austin Howard to Reggie Travis to start the... more »
  • Southern celebrates legacy during homecoming festivities

    October 4, 2014 7:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands packed Southern University's campus to celebrate this year's homecoming. For the past two weeks, the school has been celebrating 100 years on Scott's Bluff. To many of the Jaguars, being a part of the century old legacy is something that is priceless. "When... more »
  • Jaguars get in shape for homecoming Play Video

    October 3, 2014 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the Jaguar Nation spent the end of homecoming week working to get fit and healthy. Students at Southern University participated in workout sessions organized as part of the two weeks of celebrations for the school's centennial at Scott's Bluff. Students said they're happy... more »
  • 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 »

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