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Tropical Storm Ernesto forms in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Ernesto has formed just east of the Windward Islands. Current sustained winds are 52 mph with gusts up to 63 mph. The projected path is west at 22 mph entering the Caribbean Sea as a tropical storm by tomorrow.

Burglars foiled by homeowner; Police seeking suspects

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently seeking two suspects for an attempted burglary that happened a short time ago.

GOHSEP holds hurricane preparedness meeting

In advance of a predicted, near-normal season, state officials came together today for a midseason review of their hurricane preparedness plans and coordination with other agencies.

‘We Are Cajun’ hopes to show a broader reality of Cajun culture

 Who are the Cajun's of today? That's the question Louisiana documentary maker Allen Clements set out to answer in his latest film.

Arrest warrant issued for Cuba Gooding Jr. for alleged Big Easy brawl

The New Orleans Police Department told CNN: "Mr. Gooding and his attorney met with police officials this morning. At the meeting's conclusion, Mr. Gooding was given a summons to appear in municipal court.

LSU football reports to campus on Wednesday

The LSU football team reports to campus on Wednesday with its first practice scheduled for the following day as the Tigers begin their eighth season under head coach Les Miles.

West Nile and high temps reason for early morning spraying

East Baton Rouge Parish Mosquito and Rodent Control is stepping up efforts to keep the mosquito population in check. They've announced they'll be conducting an early morning aerial spray mission this week.

Louisiana Lottery hunts for sales with Louisiana Sportsman Magazine Partnership

As scratch-off sales continue to explode, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation bagged another big one by entering into a strategic alliance with Louisiana Sportsman Magazine to produce a series of five $2 tickets bearing the publication’s fl

Saints unveil "Rebirth" stucture of likeness of Steve Gleason

The New Orleans Saints unveiled a spectacular tandem statue at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome today entitled “Rebirth.” The statue, commissioned by Saints’ Owner/Chairman of the Board Tom Benson, was unveiled in a private ceremon

LSU baseketball coach Johnn Jones to appear on Katz's corner Friday night

ESPN.com senior college basketball writer Andy Katz will sit down with NCAA head men’s basketball coaches at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World for the sixth annual year of Katz Korner to discuss the biggest topics in the