Baton Rouge

NCAA Field of 64

<b>NCAA FIELD OF 64</b><p><b>Corvallis, OR</b><p><b>Clemson, SC</b><p>(1) Oregon State^*<p>Clemson^<p>Nebraska<p>Vanderbilt<p>Yale*<p>St. John’s<p>Holy Cross*<p>UNC-Greensboro*<p><b>Chapel Hill, …

College & University

BOWL.com | Indiana bowler makes 50th consecutive trip to Women's Championships

<b>BATON ROUGE, La. -</b> Jo Anne Elischer of Portage, Indiana, said one the early goals in her <b>United States Bowling Congress Women's Championships</b> career …

USB-C

LSU will host the Baton Rouge Regional

LSU was chosen to host a baseball Regional in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, the NCAA announced Sunday night. The Tigers were one of 16 teams chosen.<p>Dates …

New Orleans

Meek Mill Warns NBA YoungBoy To Move Away From Baton Rouge

NBA YoungBoy, a rising teen rapper from Louisiana, was freed from jail last Monday (May 22) after facing two counts of first-degree attempted murder …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Baseball Factory Churning Out the Next MLB Stars

College baseball fans swear there’s magic in Baton Rouge. The thousands of gold shirts, they say, form one deafening, howling organism in Alex Box …

College & University

Baseball Earns No. 4 Seed; Faces Texas Southern in NCAA's

Baton Rouge Regional Opening Games<p>(4) 1 LSU (43-17) vs. 4 Texas Southern (20-32), 2:30 p.m. SEC Network<br>2 Southeastern Louisiana (36-20) vs. 3 Rice …

College & University

Source: Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief gets a raise

Zach Strief is getting a raise.<p>The Saints restructured the right tackle's contract, giving him the opportunity to earn an additional $1 million this …

NFL

Criminal justice advocates eye Angola's re-entry program as gold standard for prisoner rehabilitation

Ronald Kemper, who is serving time for multiple felony burglary counts, said he will leave Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola better off than …

Prison

Bud's Broiler expands to Baton Rouge near LSU: reports

A classic broiled burger will be served in Baton Rouge when Bud's Broiler opens south of LSU.<p>The new Bud's Broiler will be operated by Shannon …

Louisiana

Saints plan to be 'smart' with Hau'oli Kikaha's return in order to have him full strength for training camp

Almost a year after suffering the third torn ACL of his career, Hau'oli Kikaha is close to getting back to full strength for the New Orleans …

NFL

After Woman Escapes Vicious Attack From Ex in Her Home, Police Make a Disturbing Find in Attic

A Louisiana woman who fled from a knife attack by her ex-boyfriend got a disturbing surprise when police entered her attic.<p>According to AOL, the …

Crime

Black Male Educators of New Orleans, LA: Brothers Empowered to Teach (BE2T).

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) At “Brothers Empowered to Teach”, we recruit men of color—particularly <i>black men</i> to explore careers in …

New Orleans

Tigers Face South Carolina Saturday in Hoover

HOOVER, Ala. – Third-ranked LSU (41-17) makes its fifth consecutive SEC Tournament semifinal appearance at Noon CT Saturday when the Tigers face …

College Football

Louisiana driver's licenses may cost more if lawmakers pass this bill

BATON ROUGE -- Lawmakers are considering whether to raise driver's license fees by $1 and deposit the estimated $2.4 million raised over five years …

New Orleans

Blockbuster renovations, upgrades at Superdome possible after big-name architect hired

Though the Mercedes-Benz Superdome was only recently updated, the 40-year-old stadium may be in line for another round of upgrades.<p>The Louisiana …

Louisiana

Change and Culture Collide in America's Prison Capital

BATON ROUGE—Louisiana is on the verge of a wide-ranging criminal justice overhaul aimed at curbing the highest incarceration rate in America.<p>Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, and some top Republican lawmakers are backing legislation that would reduce sentences …

Prison

How a Democratic Governor Pushed Prison Overhaul in a Law-and-Order State

BATON ROUGE—The attack ad hit four weeks before Election Day in 2015, accusing gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards of plans to release “5,500 dangerous thugs.”<p>Aired by Republican David Vitter, the ad aimed to exploit Mr. Edwards’s promise to reduce Louisiana’s incarceration rate, the highest …

Louisiana

Louisiana Legislature moves closer toward a meltdown on several fronts

The Louisiana Legislature edged closer toward a full meltdown that would derail not only its far-fetched tax overhaul, but also the state budget plan …

U.S. Congress

Agent feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect election

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Less than two weeks before Election Day, federal agents descended on a hotel lobby to meet a Louisiana private investigator they believed had illegally tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns.<p>At the time, the agents didn't know if Jordan Hamlett had been successful — and …

Donald Trump

Very soon it may be stupid to buy a home in San Francisco and these other cities

In some cities, buying is only marginally cheaper than renting<p>Nowadays, it’s the mortgage that’s too damn high.<p>While it’s still cheaper to buy than …

Real Estate

Alton Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissal

The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man's death.<p>In a letter Wednesday to Baton Rouge …

Policing

The Latest: Lawmaker delays vote on Louisiana gas tax hike

The Latest on state legislative debate over whether to raise Louisiana's gas tax (all times local):<p>7:45 p.m.<p>A Louisiana lawmaker pushing to increase …

U.S. Congress

Don't dig near rising Mississippi River levee in New Orleans, officials warn

With the Mississippi River rising at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans on Wednesday (May 24) to 16 feet, just a foot below the official flood …

Weather

Vice President Mike Pence visits Louisiana

Vice President Mike Pence reunited with a couple of Louisiana flood victims at their rebuilt home on Wednesday, then urged an end to the Affordable …

Health Care

Lyle Robelot Named Tulane Women's Assistant Coach

Robelot joins the Green Wave after spending the 2016-17 campaign as a volunteer assistant with NC State’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving …

College & University

Gradual increase in Louisiana gas tax might attract support, sponsor says

The Louisiana legislator proposing a 17-cent gasoline tax increase might look at phasing in the hike over more than one year instead of implementing …

Louisiana

The 13 US cities with the absolute worst traffic

Congestion is getting worse every year in the United States.<p>In fact, the average US commuter spends 42 hours stuck in traffic a year, according to a report by the Texas Transportation Institute. Congestion is also a big reason why auto and tech companies are pouring money into everything from …

Louisiana

Breaking: SEC Running Back Arrested

The LSU running back was arrested on a gambling charge.<p>LSU running back Lanard Fournette was arrested this weekend on a gambling charge.<p>The younger …

Leonard Fournette

Deadly virus threatens local crawfish industry

Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>><p>Posted:Tuesday, May 23 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-05-23 12:10:44 GMT<p>Updated:Tuesday, May 23 2017 8:10 AM …

Manchester, England

Pence planning to hold rally in Louisiana

Updated 05/24/2017 10:03 AM EDT<p>Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday has scheduled a free rally in Louisiana on Wednesday that is being promoted by the state’s Republican Party.<p>An advisory from the Louisiana GOP says that Pence is headlining the event at Cajun industries in Port Allen, just …

Elections