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4th of July Shooting Trial Continues

Closing arguments began today in the Devin Collins attempted murder trial, one of the men accused of shooting two people on the levee after a 2007 4th of July firework show.

Morning Manhunt

A man who shot off an AK-47 on the streets of Baton Rouge is now behind bars. It all happened on Plank Road just after midnight.

Making LA Safer, Homeland Security Grant

Washington is shelling out millions to make Louisiana safer. It’s coming in the form of a Homeland Security Grant.

Mitchell Enters Draft Pool, Could Return to Tigers

LSU forward Tasmin Mitchell announced on Wednesday that he will put his name in for consideration for the 2009 National Basketball Association draft, but will not hire an agent and leave all options for his future open at this time. Mitchell, a fi

LSU Takes First Meeting with GSU Tigers

LSU second baseman Ryan Schimpf launched a two-run blast, and third baseman Derek Helenihi delivered an inside-the-park home run to propel the second-ranked Tigers past Grambling State, 8-4, Wednesday night in Alex Box Stadium. With the victory, t

Jaguars Topped at the Tigue

The UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns put up their lowest run total since March 24 at Houston, but came away with a victory anyway thanks to a talented potpourri of pitchers, winning 4-1 over Southern University Wednesday night at M.L.

Southeastern Doubles Up Southern, 4-2

Southeastern Louisiana senior Heather Sherrill became the school’s new career hits leader and sophomore Kelly Lyman hit a two-run home run to key the Lady Lions’ 4-2 victory over Southern in non-conference softball action Wednesday afternoon at Lady

Work Zone Awareness Week

It’s Work Zone Awareness Week in Louisiana and the Department of Transportation has set up a cone memorial in front of its headquarters in memory of those killed in construction zones.

July 4th Shooting Trial Day 3, Defense Wants Acquittal

Both the prosecution and defense have rested in the Devin Collins attempted murder trial. He’s one of the suspects in the 2007 4th of July levee shootings that left two people disabled.

B.R.P.D. Officer Hurt in Car Crash

A Baton Rouge police officer is recovering tonight after an SUV collided head-on with his police cruiser. Police say Officer Charles Pollar, Jr. was driving westbound on I-10 when a car going the wrong way drove past him.