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NOPD investigating fatal shooting in St. Roch

New Orleans police announced Tuesday evening they were investigating a shooting in the St. Roch neighborhood, which they later eleva… Read more

JPSO: Suspect arrested in Jefferson after allegedly snatching wallet, breaking woman's hip

A Jefferson man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly grabbing a 62-year-old woman's purse and knocking her down during a struggle, r… Read more

Lafayette council approves Pinhook complex

The Lafayette City-Parish Council voted 6-3 Tuesday to clear the path for a 194-unit apartment complex on Pinhook Road, despite oppo… Read more


You decide: What does Ed Orgeron have to do to remain LSU's head coach?

With the firing of Les Miles, names will be flying from wall-to-wall for his replacement. But could LSU's next head coach already be in-house? Read more

Brusly finds a defensive weapon in quarterback Jason Holliday

Brusly coach Marc Brown struggled with the decision of playing quarterback Jason Holliday both ways. Read more

LSU baseball notebook: LSU gets good news about freshman infielder Josh Smith; young pitchers impress

The best news LSU coach Paul Mainieri received Tuesday came before his team lined up for its third fall practice. Read more


Walt Handelsman: Post Debate Hunger

Tough night for The Donald... For more Walt toons and animations click here. Read more

Our Views: It's well past time for Hillary Clinton to visit Louisiana

With all the issues involved in a national presidential campaign, it's understandable enough that the plight of Louisiana flood vict… Read more

Letters: This is what liberalism really stands for

I know many people who identify as liberal or progressive who are educated, tax-paying, law-abiding, upstanding citizens who believe… Read more


Yum of its parts: New Orleans' Boucherie is building a hub of flavors, one piece at a time

The whole hogs come to chef Nathanial Zimet one at a time, but they go back out many different ways. Read more

Elementary library flooded with donations after librarian's passionate post

Two days into his new job as the literacy specialist at Baton Rouge's Glen Oaks Park Elementary, Trey Veazey's library lost every bo… Read more

Brik Allen survives round two on 'Project Runway'

Local designer Brik Allen stitched together another save on Season 15 of "Project Runway" last week after finding himself again as o… Read more

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