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LSU men's basketball listed as "Team on the Rise" by NBC College Basketball Talk

The LSU men’s basketball program was listed as a “team on the rise” Wednesday by writer Terrance Payne on NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk website.

LSU basketball tips-off preseason practice

Both the LSU men’s and women’s basketball teams started preseason practice Wednesday afternoon.

L'Auburge annex won't affect St. George

Like the mall of Louisiana, L'Auburge casino is looking to become an official part of Baton Rouge. It is a move that would in turn, cut a lot of tax dollars out of St. George's territory, but it is something St.

Kids get real life lesson on gun safety

Louisiana ranks number two in the country when it comes to accidental gun deaths involving children. More than a dozen kids die in Louisiana every year as a result of accidental shootings.

2 men shot, Baton Rouge police investigates connection

Baton Rouge Police are investigating two overnight shootings that left two people injured. The first shooting happened on Boulevard De Province just before 9:30 p.m. on October 7, 2014.

New 3D mammogram technology comes to Ochsner

Ochsner Health Center is introducing some new technology, just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Community college officials hope new plan will bring growth

Some big changes are coming for community and technical colleges across our state. Wednesday, the system's board of supervisors all voted on a plan that's meant to make a huge impact.

Plane nose-down at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Emergency crews are at the scene of a plane that ran off the runway at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport.

Livingston Parish teen arrested for arson connection at timber company

A 17-year-old from Tangipahoa Parish is accused of arson in connection with a fire at a Livingston Parish timber company.

Second man arrested in cell phone murder

The second suspect involved in the shooting of a man over a cell phone is now in jail, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.