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  • Fraternity releases statement about missing student Play Video

    August 28, 2013 2:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The national Theta Chi fraternity released a statement today about a missing member from LSU, Christopher Broussard. Family members reported Broussard missing Tuesday after he did not return from a party near LSU late Monday night. They last heard from him around 1 a.m. Tuesday, when... more »
  • Airline groper says woman came on to him

    July 16, 2013 7:41 PM

    NEWARK, NEW JERSEY- A man accused of sexually abusing a woman sitting next to him on a cross-country flight told the FBI the woman came on to him. Bawer Aksal says the woman told him he was a "very handsome guy and smelled nice." He made the statement to federal... more »
  • Catholics: DOMA decision "tragic day for marriage"

    June 26, 2013 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Diocese of Baton Rouge released a statement by U. S. Catholic bishops today which called the Supreme Court's Defense of Marriage Act ruling "a tragic day for marriage and our nation." The high court struck down a provision of DOMA which denied federal benefits for... more »
  • Small jet crash kills 5 in eastern Georgia

    February 21, 2013 8:55 AM

    THOMSON, Ga.- The National Transportation Safety Board says in a statement that a small jet "overran" a runway during its landing and crashed into a wooded area in eastern Georgia. Authorities say five people died in the crash shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday and two others were taken to a... more »
  • Police union supports firing of BRPD chief Play Video

    February 8, 2013 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police union president Chris Stewart released a statement Friday supporting the mayor's decision to fire former Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White. Stewart said in the emailed statement that White's tenure as chief resulted in "the most tumultuous era ever within the Baton Rouge Police Department."... more »
  • SU issues statement concerning deaths of two students

    February 22, 2011 2:35 PM

    Baton Rouge- Southern University issued this statement concerning the recent deaths of two of its students: "The Southern University family extends its prayers and sympathies to the families and friends of Sheena Barnett and Ferdinand M. Dorsey Jr.," two of our students killed in recent days. "While we... more »
  • Family of Ariz. mass shooting suspect speaks

    January 11, 2011 5:13 PM

    TUCSON, Ariz. - The family of the 22-year-old suspect in the mass shooting in Arizona is expressing sorrow for what they called heinous events. The family of Jared Loughner said in statement Tuesday that they care very deeply about the victims and their families and that there were no words... more »

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