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William Hayden's daughter to detail allegations against him on national TV show

When William Hayden was first arrested in early August, he claimed an ex-girlfriend filed false charges against him because he ended their relationship.

Surveillance cameras at center of continued Gonzales budget fight

There is one issue that's keeping the City of Gonzales from funding city services: new surveillance cameras. The city council voted Monday in its typical 3-2 fashion to approve a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

Ronald Dupree named LSU student assistant for LSU basketball

Former LSU basketball star and 10-year pro Ronald Dupree was named a student assistant on the LSU men’s basketball staff Monday by LSU Head Coach Johnny Jones.

LSU to face Mississippi St. at 6 p.m. on ESPN

 LSU’s conference opener against Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 20 in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN, the league office announced on Monday.

Louisiana's tourism industry is on the rebound

Louisiana's tourism industry was left in shambles after visitors shied away from visiting the state after the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

Coco Road Bridge demolished this morning

Ascension Parish residents are not happy. They say, the Coco Road bridge has been closed for emergency repairs since July, and they don't expect it to open any time soon!

Jindal's Announcement: 450 new jobs coming to South Louisiana

Yet another company is putting down roots in Louisiana- and it means even more jobs for residents. Today Governor Bobby Jindal announced that NFR Bioenergy is building ten new sugar refining plants across South Louisiana.

LPSO charges Hayden for sexually assaulting juvenile

Livingston Parish deputies are charging William Hayden, 49, for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in March 2013.

EBRSO charges William Hayden with another count of Forcible Rape

‘Sons of Guns’ reality TV star William Hayden is being charged with another count of Forcible Rape. Casey Hicks, a sheriff’s spokesperson, says Hayden allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl about 22 years ago.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to report to federal prison by noon Monday

Ray Nagin has until noon Monday to report to a federal prison near Texarkana, Texas.