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“Cop-Killer” Bullets Penetrate Body Armor?

“Cop-Killer bullets” some say it’s a bullet specifically designed to penetrate the protective vests of law enforcement. Could they be in the wrong hands?

Health Alert: Head Trauma

Traumatic brain injuries have come into the spotlight after the tragic death of actress Natasha Richardson.

Let the Madness Begin: LSU Faces Butler Thursday

After not having a single open practice in Baton Rouge this season, Trent Johnson was finally forced by the NCAA to hold a work out in front of a crowd Wednesday.

LSU Softball Squad Sweeps Bama

The LSU softball team earned a critical sweep picking up 3-2 and 6-5 victories over #2 Alabama Wednesday evening in-front of 1,635 fans at the new Tiger Park. The Tigers (17-6, 4-2 SEC) erupted for five runs in the fifth inning in game two to turn

Schimpf, Tigers Surge Past McNeese

Second baseman Ryan Schimpf homered and drove in four runs as the fifth-ranked Tigers defeated in-state foe McNeese State, 6-3, Wednesday night at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers (15-4) won their fourth straight contest against McNeese State (9-9).

New Mexico Crushes Southern in WNIT

New Mexico women's basketball (23-10) advanced to the second round of the Women's National Invitational Tournament (WNIT) Wednesday with a whooping 72-44 victory over Southern (16-14) inside The Pit. Lobo Amy Beggin led all scorers with 15 points

Businesses Near Hundred Oaks Face Perkins Detour

It’s a nervous day for businesses near the “Hundred Oaks” area of Baton Rouge. Starting today, you’ll have to take a detour if you plan to travel on the Perkins overpass. So what will that mean for the stores located near there?

More Security at Prescott Middle

Five boys are now in police custody after a female student was raped at Prescott Middle School. The investigation is ongoing and school officials say they’re stepping up security.

Entergy Lowers Rates

There is some good news for your pocketbook, especially when it comes to your electric bill. Your energy bill is about to get a lot cheaper!

Baton Rouge Tax Tea Party

Frustrated citizens plan to take over the steps of the state capitol. They’re upset about the federal stimulus plan.