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  • 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 »
  • 21 people lose visas, other vital documents in Baton Rouge apartment fire

    May 8, 2017 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Massive flames destroyed eight units at the Hub apartment complex over the weekend. Crews arrived around 1 p.m. Saturday to find the entire roof of one building completely engulfed in flames. Firefighters even had to back out of the apartment at one point due to a... more »
  • Report: LSU students some of the most arrested on the beach this spring break

    May 6, 2017 12:14 PM

    DESTIN – Students from the two largest colleges in Louisiana were the most to get arrested along the popular stretch of beach in Florida during spring break. Thirty-four of the 508 arrests in Okaloosa County, Florida, were LSU students. Twenty-three were from UL Lafayette. Twenty-three of those arrested were... more »
  • Man indicted for LSU abduction near sorority house

    May 4, 2017 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been indicted for the abduction of a woman near a sorority house on LSU's campus. According to court documents, Frank Herrera was indicted on charges of second degree kidnapping, armed robbery and aggravated rape. Arrest records say a female LSU student was... more »
  • Speakers stolen from Tiger Band Hall observational tower

    May 1, 2017 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police are investigating after speakers were reportedly stolen from the Tiger Band Hall on Aster Street. According to the LSU crime log, speakers were taken from outside the band’s observation tower. Additional details about the burglary are limited at this time. The Tiger Band... more »
  • Police:19-year-old charged with DWI after crash near LSU

    April 28, 2017 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 19-year-old woman was charged after police say she drunkenly crashed into another vehicle near LSU's campus in December. Summer Nichole Stevens, 19, was charged with first-degree vehicular negligent injuring, first offense DWI, reckless operation and running a red light. According to the arrest warrant,... more »
  • LSU AgCenter wants 'Tiger Tasters' to try new food products

    April 23, 2017 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter is looking for some taste testers. The AgCenter's Sensory Services Lab helps companies conduct evaluations and product research before new food products go to market, and it's looking for people who would be willing to participate in the testing. Researchers with the lab are... more »
  • Governor Edwards to deliver keynote address at LSU graduation ceremony in May

    April 18, 2017 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Governor John Bel Edwards will deliver the keynote address at LSU's commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12, the university announced Tuesday. "We are pleased to welcome Gov. Edwards to campus to speak to our May graduates," LSU President F. King Alexander said. "Gov. Edwards has a long... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics, Golf to host NCAA Regional Championships

    April 18, 2017 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU gymnastics program along with the men's and women's golf programs will host NCAA regional Championships between 2019 and 2021, the NCAA announced on Tuesday. The 2019 NCAA Baton Rouge Gymnastics Regional will be held on Saturday, April 6 inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.... more »
  • LSU gymnastics rallies late, finishes 2nd at NCAA championships

    April 16, 2017 12:03 AM

    ST. LOUIS - The LSU gymnastics team had been hoping this was finally the year they broke through for a national title, but the Tigers could not overcome the Oklahoma Sooners as LSU finished 2nd for the 2nd straight year. The Tigers were coming off the best score in... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman attacks man with butter knife at Waffle House

    April 15, 2017 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman was arrested for aggravated battery after she attacked a man with a butter knife at a Waffle House Saturday. Deputies responded to a reported stabbing at the Wafflehouse on Highland Road around 4 a.m. Saturday morning. Upon arrival, deputies found the victim who was... more »
  • LSU AgCenter to sell off 1 of 5 research cattle herds

    April 15, 2017 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU AgCenter says it's going to sell many of the cattle in the largest of its five research herds, and eventually plans to eliminate cattle research at the Homer facility, near the Arkansas state line. AgCenter Associate Vice President Phil Elzer says the Hill Farm Research... more »
  • LSU Police investigating burglary at Tiger Stadium

    April 14, 2017 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are investigating reports of a burglary inside LSU's Tiger Stadium early Friday morning. University officials say received reports of people inside the stadium sometime around midnight. LSU's Division of Strategic Communications has not released any other details about the crime. It is unclear whether anything... more »
  • LSU top scorer Blakeney entering NBA draft

    April 12, 2017 7:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU guard and leading scorer Antonio Blakeney says he's declaring for this summer's NBA draft after two seasons with the Tigers. Blakeney, who announced his decision in a written statement released by LSU on Tuesday night, leaves the Tigers shortly after the hiring of coach Will Wade.... more »
  • Man with sword arrested after bizarre altercations at LSU Thursday

    April 6, 2017 7:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police arrested a 31-year-old carrying a sword after bizarre altercations were reported on campus Thursday. Ronald Chenevert, Jr., was booked into jail after being questioned by university police. A campus spokesperson said Chenevert was booked with terrorizing, criminal trespass and illegal carrying of a weapon.... more »
  • EBRSO seeking suspect for obscenity at local library

    April 5, 2017 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect involved in an obscenity case at a local library. According to the sheriff's office, the incident occurred Monday at 12:20 p.m. Details are limited at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call... more »
  • LSU students launch website to help users avoid fake news

    April 5, 2017 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A group of LSU students launched a website to help users avoid “fake news” The website was designed and launched by Geaux Vote LSU, a student run civic engagement organization. The group said they want the website to be used as a tool readers can use... more »
  • LSU researchers take aim at weather messages on social media

    April 4, 2017 11:18 AM

    The Geography and Anthropology Department at Louisiana State University is conducting research about the use of weather information on social media. This study will collect data from willing survey participants on a state by state basis, around the United States. By taking the time to fill-out a brief survey... more »
  • LSUPD investigating spray-painted message on Chi Omega sorority house

    April 2, 2017 2:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Police Department is investigating a spray-painted message that was found on the Chi Omega sorority house located on LSU's campus. According to a University spokesperson, LSUPD responded to a report of vandalism at 10:50 a.m. Sunday morning. LSU PD investigating spray-painted threat... more »
  • Two hurt in shooting on Highland Road

    April 1, 2017 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred on Highland Road Saturday night. Sources say two victims were shot on Highland Road near East Buchanan Street. The two victims were reportedly transported to the hospital in stable condition. There are currently no details on a possible... more »
  • Seven companies bid to grow medical marijuana for LSU Play Video

    March 31, 2017 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Seven businesses have submitted offers to produce marijuana for Louisiana through LSU. The marijuana growing operation is estimated to cost $10 million and will be paid for by the contractor. "We're looking for somebody who will be able to provide the quality product for the... more »
  • LSU PD: three arrested for breaking into Tiger Stadium overnight

    March 31, 2017 2:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police say that three individuals have been arrested for breaking into Tiger Stadium on Friday around 1 a.m. Officers arrested 21-year-old Cade Broussard, 20-year-old Seth Broussard and 22-year-old Frederick Herrera. According to police, the individuals entered through a boarded up window and were attempting to... more »
  • Tony Benford named LSU men's basketball assistant coach

    March 28, 2017 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU head men's basketball coach, Will Wade, has named Tony Benford to serve as assistant coach for the 2017-2018 season. Benford comes to LSU after serving as the head coach at the University of North Texas and a career of more than 25 years in NCAA... more »
  • Two arrested after scuffle in LSU Student Union bathroom

    March 26, 2017 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men were arrested after an apparent brawl in a bathroom at the LSU Student Union Friday. According to arrest records, an officer was called to the LSU Student Union in reference to criminal damage to property around 7 p.m. The witness told the officer... more »
  • Exotic livestock: Slovakian students learn of gator farming

    March 25, 2017 1:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Students from the Slovak University of Agriculture learned a bit about alligator farming and uses for 'gator hides during an eight-day visit to Louisiana State University. One visiting student, Lukás Sýkora, said he was surprised that an exotic predator could grow on a farm. The LSU AgCenter's... more »
  • Beloved cat with microchip went missing, adopted by another family Play Video

    March 24, 2017 6:49 PM

    ADDIS - A woman is distraught after finding out her missing cat has been adopted. The cat was microchipped but animal control told her it couldn't detect anything. Whitney Prudhomme adopted her two cats seven years ago. They were Christmas presents for her daughter. "They've been in my... more »
  • LSU introduces Will Wade as new men's basketball coach Play Video

    March 22, 2017 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU officially introduced newly hired men’s basketball coach Will Wade Wednesday afternoon. Wade left VCU to take over the LSU team after guiding the Rams to the NCAA Tournament in both his seasons as coach. "Will Wade is a smart, energetic, and skilled individual," LSU athletic... more »
  • LSU abduction suspect identified by hat left in car Play Video

    March 17, 2017 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person has been charged in connection to a reported abduction near a sorority house on LSU's campus. Police have arrested 20-year-old Frank Herrera Jr. in connection to the incident, which occurred Wednesday. His bond was set at $475,000. Herrera was booked into East... more »
  • LSU students question safety following abduction Play Video

    March 16, 2017 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One day after LSU issued an alert that a student had been abducted, few additional details have been released, and some students find that concerning. LSU sent the initial alert to students just before midnight Wednesday. It said LSUPD was investigating a reported abduction by an armed... more »
  • New details: Abducted LSU student left on Government St. Play Video

    March 16, 2017 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU authorities are tight-lipped Thursday about a reported abduction at a "sorority area" late Wednesday night. Beyond the alert sent by the university's emergency alert system, few details are available. LSU Police issued an emergency alert around 11:48 p.m. that said a victim was safe after... more »
  • 21-year-old arrested for macing roommates at Burbank apartment

    March 13, 2017 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman has been arrested for spraying her roommates with mace after an argument Sunday. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 21-year-old Malia Jones was arrested at her apartment on Burbank Drive. Jones reportedly sprayed her roommates with mace after they got into an... more »
  • LSU bats win big over Wichita State 12-5 Play Video

    March 11, 2017 8:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Behind another strong performance by senior Jared Poche’ and a combined 17 hits from the Tiger hitters, No. 6 LSU (11-4) defeated Wichita State, 12-5, Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Poche’ improved to 4-0 after firing off seven shutout innings and striking... more »
  • Lange leads LSU to 6-1 win over Wichita State

    March 11, 2017 12:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Junior right-hander Alex Lange tossed eight innings, allowing just two hits, no runs, and no walks with nine strikeouts to deliver a masterful performance on Friday night, as sixth-ranked LSU defeated Wichita State, 6-1, at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. LSU's offense also fired on... more »
  • Game 1 of LSU-Wichita State series delayed due to weather

    March 10, 2017 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Friday night's LSU baseball matchup against Witchita State has been postponed due to weather. Heavy rains and lightening in the area has forced officials to delay the game until 9:30 p.m. Getting it from both sides here at the Box. Strong puddling as well... more »
  • As expected, Johnny Jones has been fired Play Video

    March 10, 2017 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – As expected, LSU announced it has parted ways with head basketball coach Johnny Jones. The university made the official announcement in a news release around lunchtime Friday. Sources had previously revealed Jones' expected firing earlier this week. Jones being let go was obvious, coming at the... more »
  • Details on Coach O's new, 5-year deal with LSU

    March 9, 2017 6:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – New LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron will earn about $3.5 million according to newly-released documents. Orgeron will earn roughly $800,000 less than fired LSU coach Les Miles. LSU's governing body, the board of supervisors, is expected to rubber-stamp the contract at an upcoming meeting. ... more »
  • Coach Orgeron previews LSU spring practice Play Video

    March 7, 2017 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Coach Ed Orgeron previewed the tigers' upcoming spring practice in a press conference Tuesday. The LSU football team will return to the field for spring practice on Saturday, Mar. 11, and Orgeron answered several questions about the tigers heading into Spring. Most of the questions... more »
  • LSU to open spring practice on Mar. 11

    March 6, 2017 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU football team will return to the field for spring practice on Saturday, Mar. 11. Saturday's practice marks the first of 15 workouts for the Tigers under head coach Ed Orgeron. Orgeron will preview LSU's spring practice at 11 a.m. on Tuesday to media members... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics wins SEC Championship Play Video

    March 5, 2017 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – No. 2 LSU defeated No. 3 Florida, 198.150-196.600, to capture the Southeastern Conference Regular Season Title Sunday afternoon at the Pete Maravich Center. The Tigers totaled the third-highest score in school history against the Gators. They improved to 12-1 for the season, extending its streak inside... more »
  • LSU falls 5-4 to No. 10 Texas Tech

    March 5, 2017 6:55 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. – Texas Tech scored a winning runin the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, as the 10th-ranked Red Raiders edged No. 2 LSU, 5-4, at Minute Maid Park. Texas Tech improved to 11-2 with the victory, while the Tigers dropped to 9-3 on the year. LSU... more »
  • Tigers fall 88-76 in regular season finale

    March 4, 2017 8:55 PM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - LSU fell in the regular season finale Saturday night, 88-76, at Humphrey Coliseum to Mississippi State. Skylar Mays led LSU in scoring with 15 points as all five Tiger starters were in double figures. Mays also led the team in steals with four. Quinndary Weatherspoon... more »
  • Gymnasts take over Baton Rouge this weekend

    March 3, 2017 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Gymnasts took over the city Friday as the annual Purple and Gold Invitational gets underway. Gymnastics teams from across the Gulf Coast are competing at the PMAC and an off-site hotel through Sunday. Almost 300 gymnasts are competing. The event ends Sunday as LSU's Tiger... more »
  • LSU Police investigating dating site sextortion

    March 2, 2017 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police are investigating a sextortion incident that happened on Valentine's Day. According to court documents, the incident happened on Feb. 14. A male victim said he was using an online dating site and had agreed to have "webcam sex" with another user. The victim then... more »
  • Norman to miss remainder of 2017 LSU baseball season due to injury

    February 27, 2017 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Doug Norman, LSU baseball pitcher, will miss the remainder of the 2017 season due to an elbow injury. LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri announced the news on Monday. Norman's injury happened while he threw a pitch in the seventh inning of Sunday's game against Maryland.... more »
  • SEC delivers $100,000 check for LSU employees impacted by flood

    February 24, 2017 4:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – University officials say the Southeastern Conference has given LSU $100,000 to assist university employees impacted by August’s historic flooding. A statement from the university said the donation was made to the LSU Employee Assistance Fund, which was established by LSU President F. King Alexander in August.... more »
  • TOPS cuts may continue through next year Play Video

    February 23, 2017 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Edwards' administration proposed a state budget Thursday that keeps the cuts to the TOPS scholarship program intact. In the proposal, students would only receive 70 percent of their scholarships beginning fall 2017. It's the same amount students are receiving this year after lawmakers cut the program... more »
  • LSU Football announces homecoming, special events plans

    February 22, 2017 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU's game against Troy on Sept. 30 will serve as the 2017 Homecoming contest for the Tigers. Troy will also serve as the “Purple Game” for the Tigers as LSU will wear its purple jerseys for the game against the Trojans. As part of the “Purple... more »
  • Johnson, Auburn drop LSU to 14th straight loss, 98-75

    February 21, 2017 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ronnie Johnson scored 17 points and Auburn snapped a three-game skid with a 98-75 victory over reeling LSU on Tuesday night. LSU (9-18, 1-14 Southeastern Conference) tied a school record with its 14th straight loss. LSU allowed 90 points for the 10th time this season as coach... more »
  • WATCH: Paratroopers jump into the Box as LSU welcomes military, baseball season Play Video

    February 17, 2017 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU baseball team opens its 2017 season on Friday in Alex Box Stadium against Air Force Academy. The Tigers will meet Air Force at 7 p.m. on Friday before taking on Army West Point at 4 p.m. on Saturday. LSU and Air Force will conclude... more »
  • Student body presidents express concern over threats to higher education

    February 16, 2017 8:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In a plea to the governor, the Council of Student Body Presidents expressed their concern over "constant cuts" to higher education. More than 30 student body presidents from Louisiana schools, including Louisiana State University and Southern University, issued a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards and... more »
  • LSU's Etling named vice-chair of SEC leadership council

    February 16, 2017 1:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU quarterback Danny Etling has been elected as the vice-chair of the Southeastern Conference Football Leadership Council, the league announced Thursday. Etling joins Kentucky's Greg Hart, who was selected to serve as chair for the group, as the two elected leaders of the football council. Etling... more »
  • Arden Key taking time away from LSU football for 'personal reasons'

    February 15, 2017 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Head coach Ed Orgeron announced Wednesday that Sophomore linebacker Arden Key has decided to take time away from football for “personal reasons.” “We fully support Arden in his decision and look to welcoming him back home to the Tiger family at the appropriate time,” Orgeron said.... more »
  • Quarterback Brandon Harris is leaving LSU

    February 13, 2017 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU quarterback Brandon Harris says he is leaving LSU. In a statement shared on Twitter Monday, Harris said LSU head coach Ed Orgeron gave him a full release and he will transfer away from LSU. “I look forward to finishing school and graduating and finding... more »
  • Arkansas rallies to beat LSU 78-70

    February 11, 2017 11:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dusty Hannahs and Daryl Macon scored 17 points each and Arkansas rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat LSU 78-70 on Saturday night. The Razorbacks (18-7, 7-5 SEC) trailed by as many as 14 points in the first half and took control of the game with... more »
  • LSU softball to open 2017 season at Tiger Classic

    February 10, 2017 2:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU softball team, ranked number 4, opens the 2017 regular season on Friday afternoon to take part in the Tiger Classic. The Tigers will take on McNeese State, Oklahoma State and Penn State at Tiger Park Friday through Sunday. The team returns with Head... more »
  • LSU baseball voted to win SEC Western Division

    February 9, 2017 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU and Florida baseball teams were voted to win the 2017 Southeastern Conference baseball championship based on the annual league coaches preseason poll released on Thursday. The teams are voted on by the league's 14 head coaches. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their... more »

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