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  • White defeats Purple 45-6 in Annual Spring Game Play Video

    April 18, 2015 11:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris combined to rack up 420 passing yards and threw for four touchdowns as the White team secured a 45-6 victory over the Purple team Saturday during LSU's National L-Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's at Tiger Stadium. Both signal callers... more »
  • Tigers Crush Cardinals to tune of 11-2 victory

    April 15, 2015 10:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Baseball letting Lamar know early this would not be a happy visit to Baton Rouge. The Tigers scoring 9 runs in the first three innings, to eventually win 11-2. LSU's first seven batters reaching base in the first inning, with Mark Laird driving in... more »
  • LSU remains at top of national polls

    April 13, 2015 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team held onto its top position in national polls Monday after going 4-1 last week. Perfect Game USA ranked LSU (31-6, 10-5 SEC)their No. 1 team in college baseball following the Tigers' 2-1 series against Auburn. LSU stormed to a six-run lead... more »
  • LSU applying pressure to stem higher ed cuts

    April 13, 2015 11:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU President F. King Alexander continued his full-court press to prevent crippling cuts to higher education as the legislative session got underway. Alexander sent an email Monday morning detailing the university's goals during the session to LSU alumni and those following the school's funding fight. ... more »
  • LSU defeats Auburn 6-2 to take series

    April 12, 2015 7:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La.-Top-ranked LSU erupted for six runs in the first three innings Sunday and defeated Auburn by a score of 6-2 to win the SEC series at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Senior left-hander Zac Person (2-0) earned the win for the Tigers. He had his... more »
  • Tigers Claim First Road Series at Tennessee with 7-4 Win

    April 11, 2015 11:13 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - After taking the first game of the weekend on Friday, the No. 1 LSU softball team was on the cusp of doing something it had never done before on Saturday, and after scoring four runs early, produced some insurance scores late in holding off the No. 11... more »
  • LSU chief lawyer lacks La. license

    April 11, 2015 1:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana State University System's newly hired, $270,000-a-year general counsel does not have a license to practice law in Louisiana. Thomas Skinner, who has a law license in Illinois, says that the lack of a Louisiana law license won't hinder his ability to do the job of... more »
  • Rain pushes LSU baseball game back

    April 10, 2015 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rainy skies forced LSU's baseball team to push back the start of their series against Auburn Friday night. LSU announced on Twitter they'd try to get underway at 9 p.m. CT Friday. Ground crews had the tarp out at Alex Box Field just before 6 p.m.... more »
  • Former Tiger Mahtook called up to major league

    April 10, 2015 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Tampa Bay Rays called up former LSU outfielder Mikie Mahtook this week, and he will join them in Miami for their series against the Marlins. Mahtook's rise brings the total number of former Tigers currently active in the MLB to six. He's also the eighth... more »
  • LSU wins 6th straight, defeats Northwestern State 9-6

    April 8, 2015 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Third-ranked LSU defeated Northwestern State, 9-6, Wednesday night behind three-hit games from designated hitter Chris Sciambra and first baseman Chris Chinea at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers improved to 29-5 on the year and extended their winning streak to six games.... more »
  • Jets add former LSU running back Stevan Ridley to roster

    April 8, 2015 8:56 PM

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - The New York Jets further bolstered their offense by adding running back Stevan Ridley on Wednesday. The former Patriot agreed to a one-year deal with the team. Ridley played in only six games last year before tearing his right ACL. "He's excited for the opportunity... more »
  • Lawmakers unable to alleviate higher education woes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 8, 2015 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers had lots of questions for leaders of the state's higher education institutions, but offered few suggestions to cope with potentially crippling cuts. In a unanimous voice, leaders of state run universities and junior colleges begged lawmakers to spare them from devastating cuts proposed in the next... more »
  • Man arrested in LSU attempted armed robbery

    April 8, 2015 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police said a man arrested Wednesday morning will be charged with attempted armed robbery and assault for two recent incidences around the campus. Capt. Cory Lalonde with LSUPD said officers arrested Curtis J. Honore Wednesday morning after the man tried to flee from police on... more »
  • LSU star player chooses diversion program instead of trial check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 8, 2015 9:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU defensive back, Jalen Mills, enrolled in a pretrial program after being arrested for simple assault. Mills didn't utter a word as he left court today. He is accused of punching a woman last may at an apartment complex near LSU's campus last May. He was... more »
  • Spring Break Busted: LSU students accused of hauling alcohol to Gulf Shores

    April 7, 2015 11:56 AM

    GULF SHORES, AL - Sheriff's deputies in Mobile County interrupted someone's Spring Break plans after investigators said they busted four LSU students under the age of 21 with more than a hundred cases of beer and liquor. Lori Myles with the Mobile County Sheriff's Office said the four teens... more »
  • Acacia frat house damaged during weekend bash

    April 6, 2015 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Acacia fraternity house on LSU's campus sustained property damage over the weekend during a party that marked the beginning of spring break, according to university police. Members of the fraternity were recently ordered out of the alumni-owned house after LSU found they violated several anti-hazing... more »
  • Master Gardeners Plant Sale check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 6, 2015 7:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- It's time for another Louisiana spring tradition to bloom. The Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale is this Saturday at Burden, just off Essen Lane. Cathy Mayer and Donna Montgomery stopped by 2une In this morning to tell us all about the unique plants the sale has to... more »
  • No. 2 Tigers Take Two to Capture Sweep against Ole Miss

    April 4, 2015 8:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - In front of the second-largest crowd ever to see a game at Tiger Park, the No. 2-ranked LSU softball team produced 13 hits and needed just three innings to produce eight runs in an 8-2 victory over the Ole Miss Rebels in game two of the... more »
  • LSU baseball survives another marathon, sweeps Bama with 6-4 win in 13 innings

    April 4, 2015 6:53 PM

    HOOVER, AL - Third-ranked LSU completed a three-game sweep of Alabama Saturday with a 6-4, 13-inning victory over the Crimson Tide at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. LSU, posting its second extra-inning win of the series, improved to 27-5 overall and 8-4 in the SEC. Alabama dropped to 15-15 overall and... more »
  • LSU signee Simmons wins MVP of high school national championship game

    April 4, 2015 2:29 PM

    NEW YORK CITY - LSU men's basketball signee Ben Simmons made four free throws and had a breakaway dunk in the final minute to clinch Montverde (Fla.) Academy's third straight national high school championship with a 70-61 win over previously undefeated Oak Hill (Va.). The final of the nationally... more »
  • Lloimincia Hall: Moving through the Spirit check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 3, 2015 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Watching Lloimincia Hall perform on the floor would leave some speechless. Others would call it larger than life. For Hall, she's just telling you a story. "Floor is a time when I engage with the audience and tell them my story," Hall said. "I was... more »
  • Tigers take series with 6-2 win over Alabama

    April 3, 2015 6:28 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - An out-of-the-park home run highlighted the Tigers' 6-2 win over Alabama Friday evening at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The Tigers put pressure on early and held a 5-0 lead into the bottom of the seventh when the Crimson Tide put up their only runs of the game.... more »
  • LSU defensive back Jalen Mills goes on trial next week

    April 3, 2015 2:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Court documents say the prosecution plans to use screenshots of text messages and photos of the victim in the trial against LSU defensive back Jalen Mills. Mills' trial for simple battery is set to begin Wednesday in Baton Rouge. State Judge Richard Moore will preside over the... more »
  • LSU takes game one over Alabama in 16 Innings

    April 3, 2015 2:11 AM

    TUSCALOOSA- LSU baseball took the first game of the series against Alabama in a thrilling 16 inning game. Alabama hosted the tigers last night in a game that went down to the wire. At the end of the ninth inning, the game was still tied at 2-2. The... more »
  • Man accused of rape at LSU dorm

    April 2, 2015 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Lafayette man after they said he forced himself on an LSU student in her dorm this past weeked. Investigators charged 19-year-old Victor Daniel Silva with forcible rape for the March 28 incident. LSU Police said the victim told them she saw Silva... more »
  • LSU's Jordan Mickey entering 2015 NBA Draft

    March 31, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU forward Jordan Mickey announced Tuesday that he will give up his final two years of eligibility to enter the 2015 NBA Draft. LSU said Mickey shared his decision with Coach Johnny Jones and members of the media through a text message. Mickey said in the... more »
  • Chinea hits inside the park home run, LSU wins 7-3

    March 28, 2015 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU first baseman Chris Chinea didn't have a home run before Saturday. And not many could've predicted his first would be inside the park. Tied at 2-2 in the 8th, the power slugger hitting a 3-run inside the park HR to give the Tigers the lead... more »
  • LSU pitchers to challenge strong-hitting Kentucky

    March 27, 2015 8:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top-ranked LSU Tigers host Kentucky starting tonight for a weekend SEC series at Alex Box Stadium. LSU (22-3, 4-2 SEC) is coming off their 13-7 against Tulane Tuesday, the third straight win for the Tigers. The team is ranked No. 1 in the Baseball America... more »
  • Acacia frat kicked off LSU for numerous violations check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 26, 2015 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Thursday that their troubled Acacia fraternity chapter was being dissolved after numerous hazing acts. The university said the chapter accepted responsibility for their actions, which included forcing pledges to drink alcohol, "personal servitude" to other members, and restricting their meals during initiation. Tiger... more »
  • Louisiana Board of Regents commissioner talks budget cuts check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 25, 2015 7:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The presidents of LSU and Southern University have already expressed they're extremely worried about what massive budget cuts will do to higher education in Louisiana. This morning, the Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education, Dr. Joseph Rallo, stopped by 2une In to talk about how he's approaching the... more »
  • LSU frat suspended during investigation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 24, 2015 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU officials said Tuesday they're investigating possible misconduct by the school's Acacia fraternity, which is on interim suspension for the moment. LSU spokesperson Ernie Ballard did not go into specifics, saying the university was working with the Acacia national office, the alumni and chapter leadership to... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics a top seed in NCAA Regional check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 23, 2015 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's gymnastics team learned they will be one of the top seeds in this year's NCAA Regional Tournament. LSU was ranked fourth nationally, and is the number one seed in the Ames Regional. The team will travel to Iowa for the April 4 Regional, with... more »
  • LSU president issues dire warning about cuts check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 23, 2015 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU President F. King Alexander painted a grim picture at the Baton Rouge Press Club as he described what the worst-case budget scenario for higher education looked like. He said under the proposed budget LSU is facing an 70 percent cut, a reduction from $110 million... more »
  • Poche' struggles, bats quiet, #1 LSU loses to Arkansas 5-1

    March 20, 2015 12:02 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Arkansas pitchers Dominic Taccolini and Zach Jackson combined to limit top-ranked LSU to one run on seven hits Thursday night as the Razorbacks posted a 5-1 win over the Tigers in Game 1 of an SEC series at Baum Stadium. Arkansas improved to 11-9 overall and... more »
  • NC State stuns LSU 66-65 at NCAA tournament to end Tigers season

    March 19, 2015 11:56 PM

    PITTSBURGH, PA - BeeJay Anya's hook shot rolled around and in with a second to play, lifting North Carolina State to a stunning 66-65 victory over LSU in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. The eighth-seeded Wolfpack (21-13) trailed by as much as 16 but rallied to earn a date... more »
  • A split on whether La. heading in right or wrong direction

    March 19, 2015 2:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An annual poll by the LSU Public Policy Research Lab indicates residents are evenly divided over whether Louisiana is headed in the right or wrong direction, with 44 percent saying "right" and 45 percent saying "wrong." An analysis accompanying Thursday's poll release says the numbers reflect an... more »
  • LSU Alumni Association names 6 to Hall of Distinction

    March 19, 2015 6:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Alumni Association's Hall of Distinction will induct an Olympian, a construction CEO and a former associate athletic director, among others, later this month. The university announced this year's inductees on Wednesday. They are: Lolo Jones, an American track-and-field and bobsled athlete; Newtron Group founder, owner... more »
  • LSU softball, baseball teams both ranked No. 1

    March 17, 2015 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the first time in school history, LSU's baseball and softball teams are ranked as the best in the nation at the same time. The USA Today/NFCA Division I poll ranked LSU's softball team (27-1) as No. 1 Tuesday. The softball Tigers defeated top-ranked Florida twice... more »
  • WBRZ Hosts 9th Annual $20,000 Yard Makeover Contest

    March 16, 2015 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - WBRZ News 2, Louisiana Nursery Home & Garden Showplace, Sabine Pools, Spas & Furniture, and Essential Federal Credit Union are joining together to give one lucky winner the yard makeover of a lifetime in the $20,000 Yard Makeover Contest . Viewers can register now through April 10.... more »
  • Jindal economic development leader leaving for LSU position

    March 16, 2015 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's economic development secretary, Stephen Moret, is leaving the job in May to lead LSU's chief fundraising organization. The university announced Monday that Moret has been named president and CEO of the LSU Foundation. Jindal hasn't named a new secretary of the Department of Economic... more »
  • Auburn rallies, upsets LSU 73-70 in overtime at SEC tourney

    March 13, 2015 5:12 PM

    NASHVILLE, TN - KT Harrell scored 15 straight points for Auburn, including a 3 in the final second of regulation to force overtime, and the 13th-seeded Tigers upset No. 4 seed LSU 73-70 Friday at the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Auburn Tigers (15-19) won for the third time in as... more »
  • LSU AgCenter working on feral hog poison check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 10, 2015 4:16 PM

    CLINTON - The LSU AgCenter is working in the field and labs to solve the nation's feral hog problem. Researchers are working on a poison to knock down the number of hogs wreaking havoc. The AgCenter says wild hogs cause $1.5 billion of damage across the southeastern United States,... more »
  • Celebrate accomplishments of Louisiana women at LSU Women's Center check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 9, 2015 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Over the weekend, the world celebrated International Women's Day. The celebration continues next week at a special event hosted by the LSU Women's Center. 2015 Esprit de Femme Awards and Sunrise Celebration is Thursday, March 19th from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel (7000... more »
  • LSU baseball beats Nebraska 4-2, sweeps Houston College Classic

    March 8, 2015 6:22 PM

    HOUSTON - Freshman right-hander Jake Godfrey worked a career-high seven innings Sunday to lead second-ranked LSU to a 4-2 win over Nebraska in the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park. LSU (15-1) won all three of its games in the Houston College Classic and extended its win streak... more »
  • Governor's LSU prayer rally cost $10,289 in police overtime

    March 6, 2015 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A prayer rally at LSU cost about $10,289 to pay overtime for state police officers. The rally, called The Response , was at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) on January 24. The governor was a large supporter and promoter of the event. The Associated... more »
  • LSU drops over-budget contractor of engineering hall check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 6, 2015 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Renovations to one of the oldest buildings on LSU's campus could be pushed back longer than expected after the university recently dropped its current contractor. The State Facility Planning and Control withdrew their contract with Skanska-Mapp Construction to build LSU's Patrick F. Taylor engineering building. The... more »
  • Looming budget cuts force LSU to delay construction on athlete center

    March 3, 2015 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced late Tuesday, it was delaying construction of its new Tiger Athletic Nutrition Center. Construction was set to begin in April on the $12 million facility near the old Box. Funding for the project has already been secured through donations but university officials said with... more »
  • Quarterman's triple-double leads LSU to 73-63 win over Ole Miss

    February 28, 2015 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Tim Quarterman had 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and LSU pulled into a fourth-place tie in the Southeastern Conference with a 73-63 victory over Mississippi on Saturday. Quarterman's triple-double was the first by an LSU player since Shaquille O'Neal did it against BYU... more »
  • LSU students literally dancing the night away

    February 27, 2015 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of LSU students won't be sleeping until later this weekend, since they are spending the 26.2 hours standing and dancing at the John M. Parker Coliseum. The group is raising money for Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital in an annual event, Dance Marathon.... more »
  • LSU shifts Princeton series to Saturday doubleheader check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2015 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU shifted its baseball schedule for the second time in two weeks due to concerns about bad weather. The Tigers moved their baseball game scheduled for this Sunday against Princeton to a Saturday doubleheader. The first game will start at 4 p.m. CT, with the second... more »
  • Chavis files suit against LSU, Texas A&M; LSU responds

    February 27, 2015 4:32 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Former LSU football assistant coach John Chavis filed suit Friday against both LSU and Texas A&M, where he's coaching now, over a contract dispute. At issue is a $400,000 buyout clause in Chavis's LSU contract. Chavis asked in his suit for a court to determine... more »
  • Tigers, Lions face off tonight after weather delay

    February 26, 2015 8:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will take on the Southeastern Lions tonight at Alex Box Stadium after Wednesday's game was postponed because of inclement weather. First pitch will is tonight at 6:30 p.m. Fans who were planning on attending Wednedsay's game should use the same ticket tonight. ... more »
  • LSU audit says Cassidy fulfilled part-time agreement

    February 25, 2015 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU said an audit found U. S. Senator Bill Cassidy met all his obligations during part-time educational work which drew attacks by former Senator Mary Landrieu during last year's elections. The university said Cassidy was fairly compensated for work done at the LSU Health Sciences Center... more »
  • Weather worries postpone tonight's LSU vs. SLU match-up

    February 25, 2015 8:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will have to wait one more day to take on the Southeastern Lions at Alex Box Stadium. Tonight's game has been postponed because of inclement weather in the forecast. First pitch will now be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Fans who were planning on... more »
  • Girls look up to star gymnasts at packed performance check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 20, 2015 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Pete Maravich Center was packed with a record number of attendees Friday night to cheer on the LSU gymnastics team take on Florida, the defending national champions. The Tigers won 197.950-197.425. The attendance record shattered at 12,217. Fans were on their feet, pom-poms... more »
  • LSU tops Boston College 8-3 in early game

    February 20, 2015 3:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After trailing early LSU shot ahead of Boston College to win the first game of Friday's doubleheader 8-3. The Tigers scored six unanswered runs in the middle and late game, including a home run single by sophomore infielder Danny Zardon. Boston took an early 2-0... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Kayak Fishing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 20, 2015 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kayak fishing is a growing sport in south Louisiana. Some credit it's growing possibility to four LSU graduates who launched a new company and their dreams at the same time. "I got my first kayak when I was a sophomore," Corey Coghlan explains. "That's when I... more »
  • LSU expanding housing to keep up with demand check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 18, 2015 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Residential life says there's a high demand for student housing on campus, so the school will continue to add new dorms. The university turned away 1,000 students three years ago and 500 the year after. LSU Residential Life Executive Director Steve Waller says the numbers... more »
  • LSU adds doubleheader for weather concerns

    February 18, 2015 12:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Wednesday that weather concerns led them to shift the schedule for this weekend's baseball series against Boston College. The Tigers will play a doubleheader at Alex Box Stadium Friday with the first game at 2 p.m., followed by the regularly-scheduled 7 p.m. game. ... more »
  • Lady Tiger softball unsurprised by undefeated start check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 17, 2015 8:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Lady Tiger softball team took care of business over the weekend, sweeping their Tiger Invitational Tournament with five wins in three days to remain perfect on the season. As exciting as the 10-0 start is for the LSU softball team, it's the variety of ways... more »
  • Lange, Walljasper get SEC freshman nods

    February 16, 2015 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pair of LSU freshman pitchers earned SEC honors after softball and baseball series this weekend. Alex Lange and Allie Walljasper were both named Freshman of the Week for their performances against Kansas and during the Tiger Invitational. Lange took out 15 of 19 Jayhawks... more »
  • Police identify human remains found near LSU

    February 15, 2015 5:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators for Baton Rouge Police say the human remains they found near LSU's campus belong to a 56-year-old man. According to Cpl. Don Coppola with Baton Rouge Police, they found the remains behind the levee near River Rd. and Skip Bertman Dr. around 5:15 p.m. on... more »
  • LSU names Tony Ball wide receivers coach

    February 13, 2015 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU head coach Les Miles says he's hired former Georgia assistant Tony Ball as the Tigers' new receivers coach. Ball has coached at the college level for about three decades, working with wide receivers for about 20 years. He spent the past nine years at Georgia, working... more »
  • LSU asks for budget input on new website

    February 13, 2015 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University launched a website Friday detailing the dire budget situation the school is facing and asked for help finding ways to save money. The budget site lays out LSU's proposed share of $383 million in higher education cuts being discussed among lawmakers and the... more »
  • LSU Scouting Report: One-on-One with Paul Mainieri check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 13, 2015 7:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU opens the 2015 baseball tonight at The Box against the University of Kansas. The new season brings along new hopes and high expectations. News 2's John Pastorek got a scouting report on the Tigers when he went one-on-one with head coach Paul Mainieri . ... more »
  • LSUPD: UREC, sorority bandit arrested

    February 10, 2015 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police arrested a man Monday in connection to a series of thefts on the university campus. LSU PD said 25-year-old Timothy Cole stole several credit cards and electronics from the campus recreation center and the Delta Gamma Sorority house in January. Police said surveillance... more »
  • Sellout expected when LSU takes on #1 Kentucky tonight

    February 10, 2015 8:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The biggest game of the season for the LSU Men's Basketball team is tonight. A sell-out crowd is expected when they take on the undefeated, top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats. The #1 team in the country is 23-0 as they roll into Baton Rouge, while the Tigers have... more »
  • Hundreds agree to lobby lawmakers to swing ax elsewhere

    February 9, 2015 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - About 700 people have signed up to lobby lawmakers in some sort of fashion when they discuss how to deal with the state's $1.6 billion budget shortfall soon. Last week, the LSU Alumni Association created Tiger Advocates. Association president Cliff Vannoy said the group's first goal... more »
  • LSU outlines dire budget scenarios, layoffs and course cuts

    February 6, 2015 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Internal documents prepared by LSU leaders said deep budget reductions proposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal would force widespread layoffs across LSU campuses, shutter academic programs and lessen the value of the degrees students obtain. LSU campuses from Shreveport to New Orleans were asked to explain how a... more »
  • WATCH: Go inside important forensic lab check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 5, 2015 11:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's FACES Lab, a place where science, art and crime meet to find justice was featured on WBRZ News 2 at 10:00. The lab creates life-like images of dead people from bone fragments or creates age progression images to assist in the search of missing persons.... more »
  • Signing day recap check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 8:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - From West Feliciana to Plaquemine, Denham Springs to U High and everywhere in between, local high school players from all over the area signed to play college football on National Signing Day, while LSU and Southern welcomed their incoming classes for 2015. The Tigers have a... more »
  • LSU 2015 recruiting class features Toliver, Johnson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles is looking to a 2015 recruiting class filled mostly by Louisiana players to help the Tigers bounce back from their worst season in six years. Out of the total class of 25 announced Wednesday, only nine are from out of state. Four of... more »
  • Men's Basketball to kick off homestand against Auburn

    February 4, 2015 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU men's basketball team is kicking off a rare stretch of three home games in six days, a rarity in the Southeastern Conference, with their first chance to take advantage of the PMAC-based contests coming up Thursday night against Auburn at 6 p.m. LSU rolls... more »
  • LSU lobbying group forms to battle higher ed cuts check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 3:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU announced Wednesday that a group of alumni have formed a grassroots advocacy group to lobby legislators in Louisiana not to make further cuts to higher education in the upcoming legislative session. The group, called Tiger Advocates, is sponsored by the LSU Alumni Association. Association president... more »
  • National Signing Day off and roaring check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is picking up strong recruits for National Signing Day, but the day is still young and already producing some surprises. University High running back Nick Brossette signed with the Tigers after flirting with Texas. He led UHigh to the state title in 2014 and was... more »
  • Who's playing where?: A guide to National Signing Day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today's a big day for high school senior athletes in our area: it's National Signing Day. It's the day we learn who's going where to play college ball. Here are times for schools in our area: 8:00 a.m.- West Feliciana 8:30 a.m.- Plaquemine 9:00 a.m.-... more »
  • LSU PD looks to identify man behind UREC thefts

    February 2, 2015 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help Monday in identifying a man wanted in connection with a series of property thefts from the campus recreation center. LSU PD said the man is known to be driving a silver sedan, believed to be a Lexus 250. The... more »
  • LSU students staying Up Til Dawn for St. Jude check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 2, 2015 8:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of students at LSU are preparing for an event aimed at raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The organization "Up Til Dawn" hopes to raise $75,000 "Their mission is that no children should be left without a chance to fight," Executive Director Lara... more »

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