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  • Final audit report details reasons behind LSU Band Director's firing

    May 5, 2016 9:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has released the final results of the university’s internal audit that investigated alleged misconduct by now former Director of Athletic Bands Roy King. The audit was initiated after allegations of inappropriate distribution of athletics bands scholarship funds to non-instrument playing students and non-students surfaced. Specifically,... more »
  • Fired LSU band director files lawsuit against university

    May 2, 2016 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former LSU band director, Roy King, has filed a lawsuit against the university after he was fired from his position earlier this month, according to his attorney. King’s attorney has said the school was on a “witch-hunt conducted by jealous colleagues” after the band director was... more »
  • Police respond to woman being chased by man with knife in North Gates area

    May 2, 2016 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police surrounded an off-campus pharmacy Monday afternoon after reports a woman was being chased by a man with a knife. Police cars filled the parking lot of the CVS near the North Gates of LSU. Preliminary information was released, but officers said they were... more »
  • Deputies looking for man who robbed Burbank CVS

    May 1, 2016 9:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are looking for a man who they say robbed a CVS on Burbank Drive Sunday night. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the store around 6:30 p.m., pulled out a knife and demanded money from a clerk. Deputies say... more »
  • Jones first Tiger off the board; LB picked by Atlanta

    April 29, 2016 10:00 PM

    FLOWERY BRANCH, GA - The Atlanta Falcons have taken LSU linebacker Deion Jones in the second round of the NFL draft to shore up a pass rush that's been among the NFL's worst over the last three years. Jones joins Florida safety Keanu Neal, drafted 17th overall, as second-year coach... more »
  • WATCH: Miles ready as NCAA allows coaches to text recruits Play Video

    April 28, 2016 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday marks the first day college coaches can contact high school recruits via texting. In a video posted on Facebook, LSU Coach Les Miles did a series of finger stretches to prepare. The NCAA deregulated electronic communication between coaches and recruits, meaning coaches can now send... more »
  • Bossier Parish deputy, former Tiger leaves department to join pro baseball team

    April 28, 2016 4:38 PM

    BOSSIER PARISH - The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office bid farewell to a deputy who has signed a contract to become a professional baseball player. Thursday was Randy Ziegler's final day on the job. He's headed to Nebraska to play for the Lincoln Saltdogs, a minor league team of the... more »
  • LSU softball to host McNeese Tuesday

    April 26, 2016 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU softball team will host McNeese State on Tuesday afternoon in their final non-conference midweek game of the season. Fans that have made it to Tiger Park for the season-long Turn Up Tuesday’s promotion will receive their final stamp and be given an LSU softball visor when... more »
  • Fox Finders track sightings across Baton Rouge Play Video

    April 26, 2016 12:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - People across Baton Rouge say some new tenants have made homes in their neighborhood: Foxes. Many of the encounters have been caught on camera. Mid-City, Kenilworth, Highland, University Acres and the LSU lakes are just a few of the locations where foxes have been reported on... more »
  • LSU takes game 3 over No. 6 Mississippi State

    April 24, 2016 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. – The Tigers used 12 hits to score 11 runs and take Game 3 of the Southeastern Conference series over Mississippi State, 11-8, Sunday afternoon in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, No. 5 LSU improved to 27-13 on the year and 10-8... more »
  • Tigers Get Defensive in 2-0 Win Over Gamecocks

    April 24, 2016 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A pair of runs would be all the No. 14 LSU softball team would need to score in the finale of its SEC series on Sunday, as some defensive stops and a solid pitching performance from freshman Sydney Smith in the circle proved to be the difference... more »
  • LSU retires Furniss' 36 Play Video

    April 23, 2016 12:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Eddy Furniss' sweet swing is forever etched in the memories of Tiger fans, and LSU cemented his place in Tigers' lore Friday night by retiring his number 36. That honor has only been bestowed on two other's: Skip Bertman and Ben McDonald. "It's really something... more »
  • LSU softball to host Northwestern Wednesday

    April 20, 2016 1:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU softball team is set to host the Northwestern State Lady Demons on Wednesday afternoon at Tiger Park. The game is the first of five consecutive home games for The Tigers. LSU returns home after claiming a major win over the SEC series this past weekend at... more »
  • Louisiana Survey shows many state residents retain conservative views

    April 18, 2016 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The 2016 Louisiana Survey, a project of the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affair at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, indicates that Louisiana’s residents continue to hold primarily conservative views. The state survey shows just over half of Louisiana residents are still opposed to... more »
  • LSU baseball sweeps Missouri with big 15-2 win

    April 17, 2016 8:51 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – LSU baseball capped a sweep of Missouri Sunday with a big 15-2 win against their SEC foe. Sunday’s win gave the Tigers their first Southeastern Conference series win of 2016. LSU started quick and early, scoring five runs in the top of the first... more »
  • Teen charged with DWI, hit-and-run on LSU campus

    April 16, 2016 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police arrested an 18-year-old Friday after they say he drove while drunk, hit two cars at an LSU parking lot then fled the scene. LSU Police officers were dispatched to Blake Hall around 9:33 p.m. Friday in reference to a hit and run. A witness told... more »
  • BRPD: Man hit by train near Tigerland

    April 15, 2016 4:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are investigating after a man was hit by a train near Tigerland early Friday morning. Emergency crews responded to the scene around 2 a.m. Friday morning. The collision happened on the train tracks that run parallel to Nicholson Drive near LSU's campus. According to BRPD... more »
  • Students out of time to raise ACT score

    April 14, 2016 8:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Students hoping to boost their ACT scores to save their TOPS scholarships have run out of time. The last day to take the test to qualify for the next school year was Saturday. Before the latest round of state budget cuts were announced, students only needed an... more »
  • Man wounded in deadly shootout released from hospital

    April 14, 2016 1:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 24-year-old man who was wounded in a shootout that killed two 19-year-old Southern University students has been released from a Baton Rouge hospital. Baton Rouge Police Sgt. Don Coppola said he was notified Thursday that the man had been released from Our Lady of the Lake... more »
  • Everything you need to know about LSU football's spring game

    April 13, 2016 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU football will kick off its annual Spring Game in Tiger Stadium at 3 p.m. Saturday. LSU is offering free admission to the game The University is also hosting a block party on North Stadium Road between Tiger Stadium and the Pete Maravich Center at... more »
  • LSU professor named 2016 SEC Professor of the Year

    April 12, 2016 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An LSU professor, also recognized as one of the school’s Boyd Professors , has been named the 2016 SEC Professor of the Year. Dr. Isiah Warner was announced as the 2016 SEC Professor of the Year on Tuesday. Warner is also the Phillip W. West Professor of Chemistry... more »
  • WATCH: Baker, Hokie Gajan's hometown, remembers sports legend Play Video

    April 12, 2016 1:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Saint and LSU running back Hokie Gajan died Monday night following a battle with cancer, WWL-TV reports. Gajan also spent time as a scout and radio broadcaster and color analyst for the Saints. He was 56-years-old. Earlier Monday, Gajan was placed in intensive care... more »
  • LSU students threaten to disrupt campus events over officer's comments

    April 12, 2016 12:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A small gathering of about 30 LSU students rallied together Monday night to discuss what to do about a police officer's comments about rape they found offensive . They're frustrated by this quote from LSU spokesman Lt. Kevin Scott in the student newspaper "The Reveille": "If you... more »
  • Students to rally Monday after LSUPD comments on campus sexual assaults

    April 11, 2016 9:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A group of LSU students will rally Monday afternoon after LSU Police Spokesperson Lt. Kevin Scott made comments about campus sexual assault statistics in an article by the LSU Daily Reville last Wednesday. In the article it states that the number of sexual assaults reported on campus increased... more »
  • Kentucky takes game 1 against LSU softball

    April 9, 2016 9:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – After a no hitter for nearly seven innings, No. 16 Kentucky Wildcats finally put one run on the board to defeat No. 8 LSU 1-0 Saturday at Tiger Park. LSU’s Carley Hoover halted the Kentucky bats for most of the day, striking out 10 and walking... more »
  • LSU falls to Vanderbilt 9-7 in game 3

    April 9, 2016 8:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – No. 14 LSU dropped the final game of the SEC series to Vanderbilt 9-7 Saturday in Alex Box. Vanderbilt rightfielder Jeren Kendall knocked a three-run homer in the eighth inning, erasing a 7-6 deficit and putting his team on top. LSU falls to 21-10 on... more »
  • Former LSU standout Kaufman alone in 2nd at the Masters

    April 9, 2016 8:41 PM

    AUGUSTA, G A - Jordan Spieth finished the third round of the Masters with a bogey and a double-bogey and will head into Sunday with only a one-shot lead. Spieth shot 1-over 73 to finish at 3 under for the tournament. That's one ahead of Masters rookie and former... more »
  • Former LSU football player suspended from NFL for 4 games

    April 8, 2016 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU cornerback Jalen Collins, will miss the first four games of the 2016 NFL Season with the Atlanta Falcons. Collins violated the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, according to NFL.com on Friday. The Mississippi native was picked in the second round of the NFL draft by the... more »
  • Gov. Edwards to deliver LSU Law Center commencement address

    April 7, 2016 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Gov. John Bel Edwards, graduate of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU, will deliver the school’s commencement address for its 2016 graduating class in May. The ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May 27 at the Baton Rouge River Center. LSU Law Interim Dean Bill Corbett said... more »
  • LSU to open series against Vanderbilt on Thursday

    April 7, 2016 10:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU is set to open a three-game series against Vanderbilt on Thursday afternoon. All three games will be played in Alex Box Stadium. LSU enters the series tied for third place in the SEC Western Division, while Vanderbilt is tied for second in the SEC East. The Tigers... more »
  • Students to rally after LSUPD 'hurtful and heinous' comments

    April 6, 2016 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A group of LSU students are planning to rally Monday after a LSU Police Lieutenant made comments to the Daily Reveille about campus rape statistics. In an report with a Daily Reveille reporter about football game day sexual assaults, LSU Police Public Information Officer Lt. Kevin... more »
  • LSU announces block party for Spring Game

    April 6, 2016 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU announced that its athletic department will host a block party on North Stadium Drive prior to kickoff of the National L Club Spring Game next Saturday. The LSU Football Block Party will start at 1 p.m. on Apr. 16 and will feature local bands Rockin’ Dopsie Jr.... more »
  • Attorney likens LSU band director's administrative leave to a witch-hunt Play Video

    April 6, 2016 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The attorney representing one of LSU's band directors, Roy King, said King was put on administrative leave because of a witch-hunt jealous colleagues are conducting. "It's a travesty," Jill Craft said about King's leave. King directs the Tiger Marching Band where he serves as the primary... more »
  • Regulating booze, tailgating hours part of sweeping changes LSU is considering Play Video

    April 5, 2016 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU is proposing sweeping changes to football tailgate activities for students in what appears to be a way to curb underage drinking. A meeting with students is set for 4:30 Tuesday to discuss the proposal, which limits what items can be brought to a student organization... more »
  • 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 »
  • LSU softball can't sweep, falls to Georgia, 3-1

    April 3, 2016 8:32 PM

    ATHENS – The No. 8 LSU softball was unable to clinch the sweep against No. 10 Georgia Bulldogs in Athens Sunday. Looking for another comeback like on Friday, the Tigers couldn’t get a timely hit and ended up stranding eight on base. Despite Sunday’s loss, LSU coach... more »
  • LSU baseball vs Auburn postponed, doubleheader Saturday

    April 1, 2016 3:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – According to a tweet from Auburn Baseball, Friday’s game against LSU has been postponed due to rain. The official Auburn Twitter account said Friday’s game will be moved to a double header on Saturday at 1 p.m. Game two will start 30 minutes after the first... more »
  • LSUs Freshman Antonio Blakeney to test the NBA draft without agent, could return for second season

    April 1, 2016 3:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU guard Antonio Blakeney has announced that he will try the new NBA draft system and will not hire an agent. Under the new rules this year by the NCAA, NBA, and National Association of Basketball Coaches Blakeney has the opportunity to return to the university for... more »
  • LSU softball plays SEC series Friday at Georgia

    April 1, 2016 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The LSU softball team will travel to Athens, GA this weekend for a 3-game series with the University of Georgia Bulldogs at Jack Turner Stadium. The Tigers go into the series after a 3-game loss against Florida in last week’s series at home. The losses dropped the Tigers... more »
  • Cyclist hit by car near LSU campus

    March 29, 2016 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews responded to a pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Perkins Road near LSU’s campus while on her bicycle Tuesday afternoon. According to BRPD Sgt. Don Coppola, the bicyclist was on Perkins Road and wanted to avoid stopping for a traffic light at Stanford Avenue. The... more »
  • LSU's Quarterman announces departure for NBA

    March 29, 2016 12:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Guard Tim Quarterman, who started 27 games this season, and who in three years is ranked 11th at LSU in career assists, has opted to forgo his remaining college eligibility and will enter the 2016 NBA Draft, LSU head men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones confirmed on Monday.... more »
  • LSU, SU grad appointed to U.S. Department of Education

    March 28, 2016 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The U.S. Department of Education announced the appointment of LSU and Southern University graduate Kim Hunter-Reed as deputy undersecretary Monday. Hunter-Reed received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the E.J. Ourso College of Business at LSU. In addition, Reed... more »
  • Aggies top LSU baseball 3-1 to win series

    March 26, 2016 9:01 PM

    COLLEGE STATION – The Tigers only scored one run in its Saturday win against No. 2 Texas A&M in Blue Bell Park. The Aggies took the SEC series with its second win 3-1. LSU dropped to 16-7 overall and 2-4 in SEC play. The Aggies improved to 21-3 and... more »
  • LSU softball falls to Florida in final game

    March 26, 2016 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Even with a rally in the sixth inning, the Florida Gators proved to be too much for the LSU Tigers softball team. No. 6 LSU (26-8, 3-6 SEC) was down by four points but cut Florida lead to just two in the sixth inning. The... more »
  • New apartments causing competition in LSU student housing Play Video

    March 24, 2016 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Several large apartment complexes are under construction in the LSU area. About 4,600 new apartment units are expected to be completed this year. According to real estate appraiser Wesley Moore, that's more than twice as many as normal. "We are going to add a five-year... more »
  • Sister of LSU student studying in Brussels speaks about terror attack Play Video

    March 23, 2016 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two LSU students, are studying abroad this semester in Brussels, Belgium, and experienced the terror attacks Monday. Heather Julius was asleep, when her sister woke her up, to let her know she was okay. Julius says she knew her sister was safe, before she knew there was... more »
  • Developers want to build 18-story apartment overlooking LSU's Old Front Nine

    March 22, 2016 7:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Developers are proposing an 18-story apartment complex south of LSU. The off-campus development would have about 455 units and sit on nearly five-and-a-half acres at the intersection of Nicholson and Burbank. The development, called Summit at Southgate, would be built behind the already existing Southgate Towers... more »
  • LSU's Les Miles in Cuba for today's historic baseball game

    March 22, 2016 12:02 PM

    HAVANA, Cuba - Les Miles is in Cuba, the football team tweeted Tuesday morning. The secret is out. @LSUcoachMiles is in Cuba this week. Could he be down there auditioning to become the World's Most Interesting Man? — LSU Football (@LSUfootball) March 22, 2016 Miles, LSU's... more »
  • Report: Ben Simmons to hire agent, declare for NBA draft

    March 21, 2016 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's Ben Simmons will hire an agent and declare for the NBA draft, ESPN.com reported Monday morning. #asexpected Ben Simmons announces he's got an agent and is headed to the NBA Draft. @WBRZ — Michael Cauble (@MichaelCauble) March 21, 2016 "I'm making it... more »
  • LSU baseball prevents sweep, tops Alabama 7-5

    March 20, 2016 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With six runs in the eighth inning, No. 6 LSU defeated Alabama to win the final game of a series to open Southeastern Conference play Sunday. Brody Wofford hit a single up the middle with bases loaded to score two runs and cut the game to... more »
  • LSU softball drops series with loss to Texas A&M

    March 20, 2016 6:02 PM

    COLLEGE STATION – A big rally late in the game was not enough to for No. 4 LSU softball to defeat No. 11 Texas A&M. The final score of the game was 9-5 in Texas A&M's favor. Down by six points, the Tigers rallied four runs in the top... more »
  • LSU gymnastics earns third place at SEC championship

    March 19, 2016 11:54 PM

    LITTLE ROCK – The highlight of the night was another perfect 10.0 from LSU junior Ashleigh Gnat, but it was not enough as the third-ranked LSU gymnastics team tallied a solid 197.500 to place third at the Southeastern Conference Championship Saturday night in Verizon Arena. No. 2 Florida won... more »
  • LSU loses both games in doubleheader against Alabama

    March 19, 2016 9:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers baseball team lost 4-3 against the University of Alabama in game two of a doubleheader at Alex Box Stadium Saturday night. The Crimson Tide kept the Tigers scoreless while putting up six runs to start the SEC series open earlier in the day.... more »
  • LSU softball evens series with 6-1 win over Aggies

    March 19, 2016 8:54 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, TX. – Looking to bounce back after dropping the opener Friday, the No. 4 LSU softball team produced a pair of multiple-run frames and scored in four straight innings Saturday, getting a gem from Allie Walljasper in the circle to defeat the No. 11 Texas A&M Aggies 6-1... more »
  • Red Cross to raise money for flood victims at LSU doubleheader Saturday

    March 18, 2016 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The American Red Cross will collect donation's at Saturday's LSU-Alabama baseball game, a doubleheader since weather canceled the first game Friday night. Donations will be collected starting at 4 p.m., between the first and second games. The Red Cross has a part in seven shelters that... more »
  • Man arrested in LSU Student Union robbery Play Video

    March 18, 2016 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police say suspect, Brice Poole, is in custody for a robbery outside the LSU Student Union Friday morning. Police say a middle aged black man wearing a Star Wars t-shirt and yellow Crocs approached a student and said he had a gun and demanded money.... more »
  • Governor to meet with credit rating agencies after downgrade

    March 17, 2016 4:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Gov. John Bel Edwards is visiting with representatives of the major credit rating agencies, after Louisiana was hit with one downgrade and is threatened with more. Edwards spokesman Richard Carbo says the governor will meet with rating agency officials Thursday evening at the governor's mansion. Also invited to... more »
  • Cam Cameron to get 20% pay cut; other salaries will be rubber-stamped Friday

    March 16, 2016 7:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Salaries for some LSU Football coaches will be rubber-stamped at the LSU Board of Supervisors meeting Friday. The governing body of the university will discuss the contracts of Jeffrey Grimes, Ed Orgeron, Cam Cameron, Dameyune Craig and Jabbar Juluke. Both Craig and Juluke are new to... more »
  • Mo Claiborne releases statement over unauthorized sale of LSU championship ring

    March 15, 2016 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU officials released a statement on behalf of former LSU football player Mo Claiborne related to the online sale of his 2011 championship ring. Claiborne, now part of the Dallas Cowboys, said he did not know the ring was for sale. In fact, he said in... more »
  • LSU basketball elects to not participate in postseason

    March 13, 2016 7:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Johnny Jones announced Sunday that LSU basketball will not participate in a post season tournament this year. “We will be able to utilize this time to get better and start preparations for next season. We fell short of the mark of getting to the NCAA Tournament;... more »
  • No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies trounce LSU 71-38 in SEC Tournament

    March 12, 2016 3:21 PM

    NASHVILLE - Tonny Trocha-Morales scored 13 points as No. 17 Texas A&M trounced LSU and freshman star Ben Simmons 71-38 on Saturday to reach the Aggies' first conference tournament championship game since 1994. The Aggies (26-7) will play for the Southeastern Conference Tournament title on Sunday after sharing the regular-season... more »
  • Blakeney scores 22, LSU beats Tennessee 84-75 at SEC tourney

    March 11, 2016 5:57 PM

    NASHVILLE - Antonio Blakeney led five Tigers in double figures with 22 points, and No. 4 seed LSU beat 12th-seeded Tennessee 84-75 Friday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinals. The Tigers likely need to win this tournament to give freshman star Ben Simmons a chance to play in the NCAA... more »
  • Area universities announce closures as severe storms move into BR

    March 10, 2016 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Community College and Southern University have announced closures as severe weather impacts the southeastern part of the state. LSU has announced all classes starting at 3 p.m. are canceled, and the university will close at 3:30 p.m Thursday. The university says... more »
  • LSU's Ben Simmons named National Freshman of the Year

    March 8, 2016 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - USA Today has named LSU basketball's Ben Simmons the 2016 National Freshman of the Year on Tuesday. This is Simmons first national post-season award. “He was consistently dazzling, whether or not it was him taking the ball coast-to-coast and dunking, or a jaw-dropping pass to a... more »
  • LSU scientists receive grant to further Antarctic research

    March 8, 2016 8:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU scientists have secured nearly $3 million in NASA funding to develop a cryobot that will use lasers to melt through miles-thick Antarctic ice to search for life in lakes and oceans below. Research from the Sub-glacial Polar Ice Navigation, Descent and Lake Exploration crybot, known as SPINDLE,... more »
  • Proposed BR streetcar to run early morning, late nights; more released today

    March 7, 2016 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The city released more information about a $100 million proposed streetcar line through Old South Baton Rouge that will connect downtown and LSU. The line, called TramLinkBR, has been the topic of a series of meetings as engineers work on an environmental plan ahead of a... more »
  • 2 hospitalized after car drives into crowd during 5K race

    March 5, 2016 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were sent to the hospital Friday morning after a car crashed through a barricade and ramped onto the curb while a charity 5K race was underway. LSU Police say the crash happened on West Lakeshore Drive near the Beta House on Sorority Row at... more »
  • Traffic just got worse as Friday's commute wore on

    March 4, 2016 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The commute hit its usual afternoon snag Friday. Problems started before 3 p.m. and traffic monitors said it was expected to linger until after 7 p.m. First, Traffic in both directions slowed between the New Bridge and Washington Street because earlier incidents on both sides... more »
  • Fired LSU worker arrested for theft of laptops

    March 3, 2016 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former LSU employee who was fired last year after he worked from home without permission for at least six months was arrested after he was accused of refusing to return university property after his termination. 38-year-old Srinivas Thouta, of Irving, Texas, was booked on charges... more »
  • Former LSU tennis star dies at 38

    March 3, 2016 1:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former LSU tennis star died unexpectedly at his home at the age of 38 late last month. Ed Rubin, a key member of two of LSU’s men’s tennis teams that advanced to the NCAA semifinals, passed away at his Lafayette residence on Feb. 27. The... more »
  • LSU in disrepair, hundreds of millions needed to fix facilities Play Video

    March 2, 2016 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU estimates there is currently $600 million in damage and disrepair, nearly 70 percent of buildings on campus are more than 25-years-old, and Facility Services hasn't received consistent deferred-maintenance funding from the legislature since 2008. Chipped paint, broken windows, and old carpet are the least of worries.... more »
  • Traffic alert: 25,000 expected for LSU events tonight

    March 2, 2016 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Four different sporting events at LSU will likely mean huge crowds and lots of traffic Friday. Baseball, softball, gymnastics , and tennis are expected to draw as many as 25,000 people to the Nicholson area of campus. Events start at 5 p.m. North Stadium Road... more »
  • LSU releases spring practice schedule

    March 2, 2016 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU released their 2016 spring practice schedule this week. The spring practices will begin on Monday, March 7th and run through Saturday, April 16th when the Spring Game will be held in Tiger Stadium. The tigers will hold 15 spring practices in total, eight in March and six... more »
  • Residents discuss pricey proposed tram between LSU, downtown

    March 1, 2016 11:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At a meeting Tuesday night, transportation leaders talked about a proposed plan to provide a new, pricey option to shuttle people from LSU to downtown Baton Rouge and back again. The TramLinkBR calls for a tram line running from campus along Nicholson through south Baton Rouge to... more »
  • LSU women's basketball hyped for first round of SEC Tournament

    March 1, 2016 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU women’s basketball are seeded No. 13 in the upcoming SEC Tournament with their first game of the preseason challenge scheduled against No.12 seeded Alabama on Wednesday. Tip-off will be at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. “We’re going to look at... more »
  • LSU students removed from Capitol after senate chamber disruption Play Video

    February 29, 2016 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two LSU students were removed from the state Capitol Monday afternoon after causing a disruption in the senate chamber. Peter Jenkins was escorted out of the Capitol after dropping a banner that read, “Save Our Schools #SOSLA.” Security quickly grabbed the banner and removed the students.... more »

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