Baton Rouge

Father of missing LSU student says 'gridlock' of football game has hindered search

The father of an LSU student who's been missing for close to a week has created a Facebook group to broadcast updates, in which he voiced concern …

Louisiana

Despite challenges, Louisiana schools making 'dramatic gains' | Letter | NOLA.com

While there is much to be admired in columnist Bob Mann's recent efforts to call attention to grave problems in our state, his most recent column's …

Education

Syracuse at LSU

1. WHAT WE LEARNED<p>LSU is a collection of talent but not a cohesive team. The Tigers can make brilliant individual plays, like Greedy Williams’ …

College Football

Syracuse vs LSU: Pre-game jitters thread

The Syracuse Orange (2-1) will face the LSU Tigers (2-1) at 7:00 pm. If you aren’t lucky enough to be in Baton Rouge, you can watch the game on ESPN2 …

College Football

Mississippi State blasted by Georgia in another lopsided SEC showdown

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Freshman Jake Fromm threw a pair of touchdown passes in another poised showing on the big stage, the defense stifled Nick …

College Football

Watch live: LSU gameday outside Tiger Stadium; follow team march down Victory Hill

It's gameday in Baton Rouge.<p>Follow along with a live video below as LSU gets ready to face off with Syracuse at Tiger Stadium.<p><i>Can't see the video</i> …

College Football

SEC Betting Preview: Alabama And Anyone Else?

Over the past few years there have been few surer things in sports than Alabama winning the SEC.<p>The Crimson Tide has won the SEC each of the past three seasons. And in each of the past three seasons Alabama has reached the College Football Playoff. That’s no coincidence.<p>Winning the SEC all but …

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Mother of disabled child: Cassidy 'should know better'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jessica Michot's voice breaks, and her eyes fill with tears.<p>Since July, the 33-year-old mother of a severely disabled boy has been trying to meet with her senator, Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana.<p>This year, she and other mothers of children with disabilities took a bus from Baton Rouge, …

Health Care

Syracuse vs. LSU 2017 live stream: Game time and how to watch online

The Tigers will try to bounce back from a deflating loss to Mississippi State.<p>The LSU Tigers plummeted to 25th in the AP Poll after a blowout road loss to Mississippi State. They’ll try to get back on track when the Syracuse Orange come to Death Valley at <b>7 p.m. ET on ESPN2 (</b><b>WatchESPN</b><b>)</b>.<p>Things could …

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'We will get prayer back in our schools,' Attorney General Jeff Landry says | NOLA.com

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is vowing to fight for prayer in public schools, telling a friendly audience of several hundred people: "With …

New Orleans

Saints thin at corner against Carolina with Marshon Lattimore, Sterling Moore declared out

The New Orleans Saints will be forced to take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday without rookie cornerback Marshon Lattimore and veteran Sterling …

Marshon Lattimore

College football teams return to work with hurricanes in the back of their minds - CBSSports.com

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma created a ripple effect around college football the last few weeks<p>When Miami tees it up this week against Toledo, South …

College Football

Saints coordinator Dennis Allen takes aim at highlighting strengths, eliminating secondary's uncertainty

The New Orleans Saints have to find some answers on defense to turn around an abysmal start.<p>And the bulk of that responsibility falls on the …

Louisiana

New York Times executive editor: Support local journalism | NOLA.com

The journalism industry is in turmoil. There have certainly been cuts to legacy news organizations. Newspapers' staff have shrunk, and it's probably …

Journalism

Willie Snead will rejoin Saints in London

Willie Snead is eligible to return from his three-game suspension when the Saints take on the Miami Dolphins in London last week.<p>New Orleans is …

Louisiana

Saints' Cam Jordan: Trump's comments bring Colin Kaepernick's social injustice platform to light

On Friday night at a rally speech in Alabama, President Donald Trump said NFL owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And …

Louisiana

Why Americans can’t agree on which crimes are hate crimes

Little, at this point, is known. But as is so often the case, there is an image that says a lot.<p>Witness a man, Kenneth James Gleason, young and white <b></b>with what looks like bed head and a three-day shadow. Gleason was arrested Tuesday in Baton Rouge and charged with two counts of first-degree murder …

News (U.S.)

These jury systems are vestiges of white supremacy

<i>Angela A. Allen-Bell is an associate professor of legal writing and analysis and the B. K. Agnihotri Endowed Professor at the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge.</i><p>Louisiana and Oregon are not often thought of in the same vein. But on the issue of non-unanimous juries, they are kindred …

Opinion

Ready, set, grow: Southern University picks medical marijuana business vendor

Southern University picked Advanced Biomedics of Lafayette and its guaranteed $6 million in payments to operate the school's medical marijuana …

Cannabis

Another fraternity pledge is dead. Is it time to ban Greek life at LSU? | NOLA.com

Maxwell Gruver wanted to be a sports reporter. He'd coached kids, probably not much younger than he was, on their teams, and he wanted to go to LSU, …

New Orleans

Syracuse vs LSU Official TNIAAM Predictions & Poll

The <b>Syracuse Orange</b> (2-1) travel to Baton Rouge to face the #25 LSU Tigers (2-1) in Tiger Stafium this Saturday night looking to grab a statement …

College Football

Economy split in Louisiana cities in 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's eight metropolitan areas included two of the nation's fastest growing economies and two of its fastest shrinking ones in 2016.<p>Lake Charles' economy grew 8.1 percent, the fastest in the nation according to numbers released Wednesday by the U.S. Commerce Department. …

Business

What should Louisiana do with its rare budget surplus? | NOLA.com

With a surprise $140 million budget surplus and options for using it limited by law, Louisiana officials are starting to ponder how to allocate the …

New Orleans

GOP rep on paying for flood loss: ‘At some point, God is telling you to move’

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Tx.) said on Thursday that it is not fair for taxpayers to repeatedly pay for homes that have flooded, and suggested that …

National Flood Insurance Program

Judge rules in Rouzan case, but lawyers on both sides say questions remain

In a ruling that spares any homes from being torn down, a Baton Rouge judge on Thursday gave Rouzan developer Tommy Spinosa until Jan. 21 to restore …

Louisiana

On Tap: An Oktoberfest sixer — Here are six beers to try during the annual German celebration

Although it’s still late September, 5,000 miles away in Munich, Germany, the largest festival in the world is being celebrated at the annual …

Oktoberfest

Saints know poor personnel decisions have stunted the defense's growth, but believe they're getting on the right track

Sean Payton made an admission that wasn’t really an admission at all – at least not a new one.<p>It wasn’t an admission because the evidence has been …

Louisiana

LSU to induct six former greats to its athletic hall of fame

A groundbreaking men’s basketball player, two track and field greats, a tireless softball pitcher, a champion diver and LSU women’s basketball’s …

Hall of Fame

LSU to partially reinstate Greek activities Sunday including homecoming events, tailgating

LSU officials announced Thursday night that some Greek activities, including tailgating on Sept. 30, will be allowed starting Sunday, following a …

Louisiana

Week 4: Five Games Not to Miss

<b>1. NO. 17 MISSISSIPPI STATE AT NO. 11 GEORGIA (6 P.M., ESPN):</b> We saw what State is capable of in its thorough thrashing of LSU last week, now we’ll …

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