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Tyrann Mathieu To Make Possible Return To LSU Tigers Football Team

New information is surfacing tonight from LSU on a possible return to the team for Tyrann Mathieu.

Lafayette Man Behind Bars Charged With Armed Robbery

A Lafayette man is behind bars tonight charged with armed robbery, resisting arrest, 2 counts of attempted 1st degree murder and aggravated criminal damage to property.

Eighteen Wheeler Demolishes Car On Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

It was an eighteen wheeler versus car this morning on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. This happened between the Butte La Rose and Whiskey Bay exits around 9 am.

Ragin Cajun Football Team Holds Scrimmage Over Weekend

As the rest of us count down Ragin' Cajun kickoff the guys are keeping busy on the practice field. Saturday, the team had its first head to head scrimmage of the preseason, offense vs. defense.

Three teens arrested for theft of historical military items from Denham Springs

Three teens have been arrested for allegedly stealing several firearms and other military weapons from the Old City Hall display in Denham Springs.

LSU Scrimmages for first time during preseaon camp

Quarterback Zach Mettenberger connected on 15-of-30 passes for 190 yards and two scores as top-ranked LSU went through its preseason scrimmage here Saturday indoors at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

Victim of robbery at downtown gas station died; charges upgraded

The victim who was shot during a robbery attempt at a downtown gas station has died. Two suspects were quickly arrested after the incident and now their charges have been upgraded to First-Degree Murder.

Texas Brine gets green light to begin relief well in Bayou Corne

 Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Stephen Chustz announced today that the Office of Conservation’s Injection and Mining Division has reviewed and approved Texas Brine LLC’s permit to drill a new well in

Armed robbery suspect accused of trying to hit police officers with his car

A robbery suspect is behind bars today after police say he fled the scene, hit two parked police cars, and then tried to hit at least two officers with his car.

U-High's Matthews signs with Xavier for 2013-14 season

 Makayla Matthews of Baton Rouge, La., and University Laboratory High School has signed a women's basketball scholarship with Xavier University of Louisiana.