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LSU Officials talk safety at Tiger Stadium

 Death Valley is packed with more than One hundred thousand people on Saturdays and we've all seen the excitement. What you don't see - is all the people working behind the scenes to keep us safe.

Busy weekend ahead for former LSU men's golfers on pro tours

  A busy weekend lies ahead for four former LSU Tigers as Andrew Loupe and David Toms are each set to tee off at the PGA TOUR’s Waste Management Phoenix Open and Smylie Kaufman and Curtis Thompson will both compete at the Web.com Tou

Police looking for truck responsible for hit and run in Gonzales

The Gonzales Police Department is looking for the person responsible for a hit and run on January 9, 2015. It happened in the parking lot of the Premier Lanes Entertainment Center on Airline Highway.

BRPD's free Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense class scheduled for March 2015

The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering an Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense class.

Former Glen Oaks High School player prepares for NFL combine

After a four-year career with the Demons, Northwestern State University defensive tackle Deon Simon is training for a career in the pros.

CATS launching new route to L'Auberge on Super Bowl Sunday

The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) is launching a new limited stop route – 46 Gardere Limited – that will serve the Mall of Louisiana, the Gardere Community, the Emerge Center, and L’Auberge Casino.

Father Than Vu dies at age 56

Father Than N. Vu passed away at 2:04 am on Wednesday, Januarv 28 at a private diocesan residence, at the age of 56. Born in Saigon, Vietnam on 4 May 1958,he arrived with his family as boat people in Baton Rouge in 1975.

Southern's National Signing Day celebration set for Feb. 4

  Southern University head coach Dawson Odums will unveil the Jaguars’ 2015 National Signing Day class during its Feb. 4 recruitment celebration in the Smith-Brown Royal Cotillion Ballroom on the Baton Rouge campus at 7 p.m.

Breathe Free campaign hits Baton Rouge

  "2015 will be the first year where all of our local hospitals and healthcare organizations will have tobacco-free campuses," said Mayor of Baton Rouge Kip Holden.

State Fire Marshal investigating fatal house fire in Holden

Louisiana State Fire Marshal investigators were called to the scene of a house fire this morning where a body was found inside.