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  • LSU looks for a bit of redemption vs Syracuse

    September 23, 2017 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE — LSU coach Ed Orgeron has been apologizing for seemingly an entire week. On the heels of 37-7 loss to Mississippi State, Orgeron has been taking the blame and emphasizing to fellow Louisiana natives that he feels their disappointment. He's also pledged to turn things around against... more »
  • LSU plans for sobering tailgating experience after fights, fraternity death Play Video

    September 22, 2017 7:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Officials have warned of a more sobering tailgating experience Saturday as LSU works to cleanup a drunken party ahead of football games. Earlier this week, the district attorney warned authorities will be targeting underage drinkers. LSU has banned Greek organizations from tailgating this weekend amid the... more »
  • Here's the initial police report from LSU fraternity death

    September 22, 2017 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU released the police report related to the death of Max Gruver. Gruver, 18, died after a night of drinking at the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity house last week. Gruver was found unresponsive in the house and taken to the hospital by “private vehicle,” where he... more »
  • Fall begins, steam continues Play Video

    September 22, 2017 6:39 AM

    High pressure is in firm control over the eastern part of the U.S. giving rise to just slim rain chances over the next few days. The official first day of the autumn season begins today at 3:02PM sharp when the sun will be directly over the equator and equal amounts... more »
  • Suite-mates of Max Gruver speak on his tragic death Play Video

    September 16, 2017 10:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Max Gruver’s suitemates and neighbors describe him as “warm,” “inviting,” and “energetic.” “I really wish I could’ve gotten the chance to know him better,” said Nick Ashton, who lived a few doors down from Gruver in LSU’s South Hall. “I didn’t feel uncomfortable talking to him.”... more »
  • LSU gets blown out by Miss. State 37-7

    September 16, 2017 5:30 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. — Nick Fitzgerald threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help Mississippi State rout No. 12 LSU 37-7 on Saturday night. Aeris Williams led the Bulldogs with 146 yards rushing and averaged 6.3 yards per carry. Mississippi State (3-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) beat... more »
  • LSU celebrates Mike VII's first birthday

    September 13, 2017 2:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU is hosting a birthday party for Mike VII and everyone is invited. The cute little guy is turning one year old. Mike has been on campus about month now. He was adopted from a sanctuary in Florida at 11 months old. RT and help... more »
  • Six dead in six days: Authorities investigating multiple deadly shootings in Baton Rouge Play Video

    September 13, 2017 1:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a violent week in the capital area as five separate shootings have left six people dead since Friday. The spate of deadly shootings began Friday morning when two shooters rolled up to a home on Thomas H. Delpit Drive and opened fire on two... more »
  • LSU football to host night game vs Syracuse

    September 11, 2017 4:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Coming back from their game against Miss. State this upcoming weekend, the LSU Tigers will look forward to another Saturday night in Death Valley. The Sept. 23 game against Syracuse is slotted for primetime. Kickoff will be at either 6 on ESPN or 6:30 p.m. on... more »
  • Local bar apologizes over alleged noose, 'show your pride' cup

    September 11, 2017 12:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An area bar has released a public apology after a post on social media showed what appeared to be a noose and a cup bearing the phrase "show your pride" at the Tigerland business. A tweet posted Sunday showed the alleged noose hanging in Reggie's, a... more »
  • Fournette, strong defense lead Jaguars over Texans 29-7

    September 10, 2017 7:07 PM

    HOUSTON - Leonard Fournette ran for 100 yards and a touchdown in his NFL debut, and Jacksonville had 10 sacks and forced four turnovers to help the Jaguars to a 29-7 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. Blake Bortles threw for 125 yards and a touchdown, Calais... more »
  • New Jersey officers return to Baton Rouge after helping in 2016 flood Play Video

    September 10, 2017 12:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Several New Jersey police officers traded in their uniforms for purple and gold at the request of Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore. Moore and the Baton Rouge Police Department invited the Jersey natives down to Tiger Stadium as a thank-you gesture, for their service during... more »
  • Friends create lifelong bond strengthened by tailgate tradition Play Video

    September 9, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're ever at a tailgate, you've probably seen Thomas Lamont and Paul Felker. Their friendship spans about 50 years when the two first became close in grade school. "We've been buddies since 8th grade," Felker said. "There's a bunch of us that went to... more »
  • One stabbed at LSU Parade Ground

    September 9, 2017 6:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was stabbed on the LSU Parade Ground Saturday afternoon. LSU Media Relations Director Ernie Ballard says the victim was not an LSU student. Authorities say the victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. This is a developing story. Check... more »
  • LSU freshman refuses to let cancer keep him out of school Play Video

    September 8, 2017 7:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An LSU freshman is living out his dream of being an Tiger. Kayne Finley was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer late last year, but it hasn't stopped him from going to school. While he says some days are harder than others, he's trying... more »
  • Report: LSU, BYU to meet with ESPN today over Saturday's game in Houston

    August 25, 2017 1:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – While LSU said Friday there was no change in the upcoming season-opener for LSU Football, historic flooding by Sunday morning may be changing that thought. LSU is scheduled to face BYU in Houston on Saturday, September 2nd, at Houston's NRG Stadium. LSU and BYU are... more »
  • LSU football ranked No. 13 in AP Top 25 Poll

    August 21, 2017 12:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is ranked No. 13 in The Associated Press' preseason college football poll. Alabama is No. 1 for the second straight season and third time in five years. The Crimson Tide, coming off a last-second loss in the national championship game that left it No.... more »
  • LSU team on special NASA mission to get video of solar eclipse Play Video

    August 21, 2017 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU students, staff and faculty are launching two high-altitude balloons to capture a never-before-seen look at the solar eclipse Monday. The balloons will live-stream video of the moon's shadow as it crosses the continent. The project is part of a NASA-sponsored program that's part of the... more »
  • LSU's new Mike makes on-campus debut Play Video

    August 21, 2017 8:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU officially has a new mascot. The 11-month male tiger, formerly known as Harvey, is now Mike VII. The energetic tiger was out playing in his new habitat this morning just in time for classes to begin. The new mascot was donated to LSU from... more »
  • Texas man arrested for raping acquaintance

    August 18, 2017 3:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Texas man accused of raping an acquaintance has been arrested. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office arrested Christopher Appleton-Ellis, 19, of Sugarland, Texas and booked him with second-degree rape in an assault that occurred this past October. The victim reported the rape several weeks after the... more »
  • LSU, SU students move in for 2017 school year Play Video

    August 16, 2017 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The is luggage rolling in, beds are being lofted and students at LSU and Southern University are moving in. Another move-in day is in the books for Baton Rouge's two major college campuses. Despite heavy rains and muggy conditions, most parents and their children had... more »
  • LSU Football unveils new ticket package, will sell wine and beer

    August 16, 2017 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tiger Stadium is offering a new ticket package to fans including a chance to purchase alcohol inside Death Valley. According to a news release, the new Skyline Club will feature an all-you-can eat special menu. Wine and beer will be available for an additional cost. ... more »
  • LSU Football reveals 2017 season poster, placard

    August 15, 2017 1:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With college football season right around the corner, LSU Athletics has released this season's poster and placards. This year's poster features a bird's eye view of a Saturday night in Death Valley with this season's opponents lined across the bottom. For those who like to... more »
  • LSU announces pay raises

    August 7, 2017 1:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU is trying to hold the revolving door closed, so it is offering pay raises to some faculty and staff in an effort to keep them from leaving. “… We have to adequately reward our dedicated employees,” LSU President F. King Alexander wrote in a letter... more »
  • Statue of football great Billy Cannon coming to LSU campus

    August 3, 2017 7:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Committee approved a proposal to honor football legend Billy Cannon with a statue on campus. The committee voted unanimously to approve the proposal. Funding for the statue, like others, will come from private donations through the Tiger Athletic Foundation. ... more »
  • Southern University obtains license to develop marijuana-based medicines

    August 2, 2017 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University has been granted a cultivation license to develop pharmaceutical grade medicines from marijuana plants. Dr. Janana Snowden, Director of SIMP, stated that the Institute’s research will focus on natural product development and usage to address the major health issues. “Quality medicine is the... more »
  • LSU offensive lineman Teuhema released from football team, will transfer schools Play Video

    August 2, 2017 9:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Offensive lineman Maea Teuhema has been released from the LSU football team after he was suspsended Wednesday for a violation of team rules. LSU made the announcement through a statement released by LSU Athletics Wednesday night. Coach Ed Orgeron said that Teuhema had been granted his... more »
  • LSU will have two No. 18s in 2017

    July 31, 2017 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU will have two players wearing the number 18 on their jerseys this season, the team announced on Sunday. Senior J.D. Moore will join defensive end Christian LaCouture in wearing the number. LaCouture was presented with the jersey during the spring. Moore was presented... more »
  • BRPD: Woman charged with attempted murder after stabbing sleeping victim in the head

    July 22, 2017 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman Friday after she repeatedly stabbed a sleeping person in the head and neck. According to Baton Rouge Police, the attack happened in the 1300 block of Sharlo Avenue. Police say 20-year-old Chelsea Ellington is accused of stabbing the sleeping victim multiple times... more »
  • LSU's PMAC to add largest hung video board in nation

    July 20, 2017 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center will be home to the largest centrally-hung video board in college basketball, the university announced on Thursday. The board will rank 11th in size among all centrally hung boards in NBA arenas, school officials say. The school is set to... more »
  • Pair arrested in off-campus housing robberies near LSU

    July 17, 2017 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police arrested two people for early-morning burglaries at off-campus student housing communities near LSU. Police said Elijah Lucido, 21, and Justin Perry, 20, were arrested Monday morning around 5 o'clock. Booking records show both men were booked on various counts of armed robbery. Lucido... more »
  • Alabama predicted to win 2017 SEC Championship

    July 14, 2017 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU fans might be screaming “fake news” but media attending SEC Media Days this week predicted Alabama to win the 2017 SEC Championship. The selection was revealed in a news release Friday morning. Georgia was selected to win the SEC Eastern Division narrowly edging two-time... more »
  • Police: Zachary man arrested for 5th DWI following crash in Baton Rouge

    July 11, 2017 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man for his fifth DWI offense after he crashed into a ditch near LA 423 Monday. According to Louisiana State Police, 28-year-old Curtis Loftin of Zachary was arrested following the crash on Brownsfield Drive. Police say Loftin was driving northbound on Brownsfields... more »
  • Cyclists continue bike ride to honor officers killed in Baton Rouge, Dallas Play Video

    July 9, 2017 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A team of bicyclists composed of police, first responders and other law enforcement officers are honoring their fallen comrades with a bike ride that will take them all the way from Dallas to Baton Rouge. On Wednesday, The Texas Brotherhood Ride's Facebook page announced the riders... more »
  • LSU gates being relocated, reconstructed Play Video

    July 6, 2017 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU's gates, located at the corner of Nicholson Drive and West Chimes Street, are being relocated. According to university officials, the gates are being relocated and restored as a part of the Nicholson Gateway Project. The Lemoine Company began taking down the two... more »
  • LSU pitcher Eric Walker will miss 2018 season Play Video

    July 6, 2017 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU freshman pitcher Eric Walker, will miss the 2018 season and will need Tommy John surgery, coach Paul Mainieri announced on Thursday. Walker has been diagnosed with a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his right elbow and will undergo reconstructive surgery. He... more »
  • LSU sends out alert after armed robbery attempt on campus Play Video

    July 4, 2017 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A campus wide text alert and email went out to students and faculty at LSU in the wee hours of the morning on Tuesday after a suspect flashed a silver handgun at a victim on campus. The alert stated an armed robbery was reported at Highland Road... more »
  • Edwards: Louisiana Medicaid payment skewed under Senate bill

    June 28, 2017 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana would be uniquely penalized in the calculation of federal spending on state Medicaid programs in the Senate GOP's proposed health law rewrite. The Democratic governor said Wednesday the per-capita payment calculator proposed for Medicaid spending uses a formula that... more »
  • All East Baton Rouge Parish Library locations closed for 4th of July

    June 27, 2017 2:47 PM

    EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH - All locations of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. All locations will resume normal hours of operation Wednesday, July 5. All other library resources, including e-books, downloads and other information, will still... more »
  • LSU baseball dads help save Florida fan's life at CWS Play Video

    June 27, 2017 11:16 AM

    OMAHA – Two dads with ties to the LSU baseball team saved an 87-year-old man's life during the LSU-Florida game at the College World Series game on Monday. Dr. Jerry Poché, the father of LSU pitcher Jared Poche, and Jimmy Roy, the father of LSU's strength and conditioning coach,... more »
  • LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybees

    June 25, 2017 11:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Louisiana State University researchers are getting nearly $1 million for a two-year study of how stress affects honeybee health. The LSU AgCenter says in a news release that Kristen Healy and Daniel Swale are working with U.S. Department of Agriculture honeybee researchers in Baton... more »
  • LSU faces Oregon State in CWS Friday

    June 23, 2017 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU looks to move one step closer to the College World Series Finals when they face Oregon State (56-4) at 2 p.m. Friday at TD Ameritrade Park. The Tigers (50-18) must defeat Oregon State on Friday and Saturday in order to advance to the... more »
  • Medical marijuana contract will give LSU at least $3.4M

    June 22, 2017 4:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The first medical marijuana production deal struck in Louisiana is expected to bring the state's flagship university at least $3.4 million over five years. In its bid offer, the contractor agreed to pay that amount or 10 percent of gross receipts, whichever is higher, to... more »
  • In campus memo, LSU President grateful of state budget deal

    June 16, 2017 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU President F. King Alexander was appreciative of lawmakers' ability to deal with state budget issues and fund TOPS at the end of a special session at the legislature this week. TOPS was funded 100% and higher education funding was restored to July 2016 levels. ... more »
  • You've got 20 percent chances and 15 minutes Play Video

    June 16, 2017 7:04 AM

    Through the weekend, isolated showers and thunderstorms can’t be ruled out during the afternoons but heat and humidity will be the two dominant features. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Another downturn in rain and thunderstorm coverage is expected for Friday. Skies will be partly sunny with a 20... more »
  • LSU gear arrives at U.S. Capitol for tonight's baseball game honoring of Scalise Play Video

    June 15, 2017 2:09 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - LSU memorabilia – including purple and gold baseball hats – arrived at the U.S. Capitol shortly after lunch local D.C. time. The items will be handed out and worn at Thursday night's charity baseball game that's taken on a new meaning – a show of support... more »
  • LSU Ag Center selects company to grow medical marijuana

    June 14, 2017 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU AgCenter has requested its board of supervisors to approve the university to enter into a contract with a company to produce medical marijuana. The company chosen by the university is GB Sciences, Inc. Seven businesses, including GB Sciences, Inc. submitted offers to... more »
  • Edwards appoints Angelle's replacement on LSU Board of Supervisors

    June 13, 2017 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards has announced the replacement for former Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle on the LSU Board of Supervisors. On Tuesday, Edwards announced that Mary Werner will take over Angelle's vacated seat for the remainder of his term representing the 3rd Congressional District. Werner,... more »
  • How to get tickets to College World Series

    June 12, 2017 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will accept request for all potential games LSU may participate in during the 2017 College World Series from LSU Baseball season ticket holders and current LSU students only. Season ticket holders and students have until 5 pm CT on Monday, June 12 to submit their requests.... more »
  • Suspect turns self in after fatal stabbing on N 13th Street

    June 11, 2017 3:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man Monday after he allegedly stabbed another man with a beer bottle on North 13th Street. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the 120 block of North 13th Street. Police say 59-year-old Elvis Graham... more »
  • LSU officer accused of beating girlfriend resigns same week as chief

    June 9, 2017 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A shakeup at the LSU Police Department this week led to the retirement of Police Chief Lawrence Rabalais and the resignation of K-9 Officer Blake Devillier. The Investigative Unit has learned Devillier went for an interview as a road deputy in Iberville Parish within the past ten days.... more »
  • Baseball weekend at LSU is sold out Play Video

    June 6, 2017 8:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There are no more tickets to see LSU play at the Box this weekend - the baseball Super Regional. The Tigers will take on Mississippi State at 8 p.m. Saturday, in Alex Box Stadium for the first game, in the best-of-three Super Regional series. The... more »
  • LSU uses power to overcome errors in 15-7 NCAA win over TSU

    June 2, 2017 7:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Zach Watson homered twice and Michael Papierski added another for LSU, which overcame a sloppy defensive performance for a 15-7 victory over Texas Southern on Friday in the Baton Rouge Regional. The Tigers (44-17), winners of 12 straight, committed five errors to help Texas Southern (20-33) score... more »
  • LSU baseball earns #4 national seed, hosts SLU, Rice and TSU in regional

    May 29, 2017 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tiger Baseball team earned a Top 8 National Seed and will host both Regional and Super Regional play at Alex Box Stadium for the next couple of weeks if they're successful. The Tigers are the #4 national seed securing a Super Regional host site... more »
  • Valero makes $1 million gift to LSU College of Engineering

    May 27, 2017 1:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University's College of Engineering is getting a $1 million leadership gift from Valero Energy Corporation to support the engineering education and hands-on experiences for engineering students. Officials say the Valero Fund at the LSU Foundation will acquire cutting-edge equipment for undergraduate education and research labs... more »
  • Hospital CEO brings $6M check to pay debts to budget hearing

    May 26, 2017 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The operator of two Louisiana state-owned hospitals is again in a dispute with Louisiana State University's medical school over unpaid debts. The disagreement spilled out into a Senate Finance Committee budget hearing Friday, with the CEO of the hospitals handing over a $6 million check to LSU... more »
  • LSU's Lanard Fournette accused of using fake ID to play at casino Play Video

    May 23, 2017 5:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football running back Lanard Fournette was arrested Monday after state police say he used a fake ID to play at a Baton Rouge casino. Fournette was charged with unlawful use of a state issued identification and gaming prohibited for persons under 21. He was booked... more »
  • TOPS could get fully funded Play Video

    May 22, 2017 6:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Senate President said Monday he expects his colleagues to pass a budget that fully funds the TOPS scholarship program. "In order to do that we may have to move some monies around that the House of Representatives did not allocate," said Alario. Three weeks... more »
  • 2une In 2 the weekend: local events guide Play Video

    May 11, 2017 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Your 2une In crew has you covered. CRAWFISH MAMBO: COOK-OFF AND MUSIC FESTIVAL New Orleans Saturday – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $20 IN ADVANCE, $30 DAY OF, KIDS FREE All-you-can-eat crawfish on University of New... more »
  • Board approves sale of land for CATS North Baton Rouge hub

    May 10, 2017 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University's Board of Supervisors has approved the sale of land in North Baton Rouge to be used as a CATS transit hub. The CATS Board of Commissioners approved the $235,000 purchase of real estate property located adjacent to LSU Health North on Airline Highway... more »
  • Jeff Brown resigns after 20 years as LSU men's tennis coach

    May 8, 2017 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Men's Tennis Coach Jeff Brown resigned Monday after leading the team for 20 years. In a statement released Monday, LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva said that the resignation was a mutual decision. The search for Brown’s successor will begin immediately. “We appreciate all that... more »

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