BATON ROUGE - In his first official visit to campus, Dr. King Alexander said he doesn't have all the answers, but plans to listen and learn from students, faculty and the legislature about what's best for LSU.
Alexander answered questions from students and staff members in two separate meetings... more »
BATON ROUGE - Dr. King Alexander, the finalist selected for LSU's vacant president's office, started his tour of the university campus today.
Alexander is currently president of California State University at Long Beach. A search committee announced him as their finalist for the LSU president's job earlier this week.... more »
NEWTOWN, Conn.- Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is visiting the Connecticut town where a gunman massacred 26 people at an elementary school last month. Sue Marcinek, an assistant to Newtown's first selectman, says the former Arizona congresswoman met Friday with the selectman, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Lt. Gov. Nancy... more »
AURORA, Colo. - Batman star Christian Bale is in Colorado visiting victims of the shooting at a theater showing "The Dark Knight Rises." A Warner Bros. spokeswoman told The Denver Post on Tuesday that Bale was representing himself, not the movie studio. Carey Rottman, one of the 58 people injured... more »
NEW ORLEANS- U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu's office says the senator planned visits to post offices in Moss Bluff and Lafayette. Friday's visits were set after Landrieu wrote to the Postmaster General, urging the U.S. Postal Service to extend the current moratorium on post office and mail processing facility closures.... more »
NATCHITOCHES - Natchitoches police are investigating a fatal shooting involving two Natchitoches Parish sheriff's deputies. Police say 26-year-old Robert Vercher was shot and killed Wednesday... more »