Archie Williams stepped out of the 19th Judicial District courthouse and into the sunshine Thursday afternoon surrounded by relatives and lawyers — his first taste of freedom after more than 36 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
The 2019 Louisiana Small Farmers Conference was hosted recently by the Southern University Ag Center at the school's F.G. Clark Activity Center. Upcoming areas of interest in farming and the many challenges affecting small farming operations, incl…
Airline Highway at South Choctaw in Baton Rouge was temporarily closed Tuesday due to a crash involving a train and an 18-wheeler.
As the Mississippi River has swelled in Baton Rouge, the water has crept up the banks. By Monday, the massive red letters spelling the city's name on the side of the levee were almost completely covered.
St. Patrick's Day was celebrated in Baton Rouge with the city's 34th annual 'Wearin' of the Green' parade, complete with a rare appearance by the Southern University 'Human Jukebox' band and many others, a plethora of floats and marchers. Grand Ma…
LSU held their second spring practice featuring full pads Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the Tigers' indoor practice facility on campus in Baton Rouge, La.
The 3rd Annual Pardoning of the Crawfish ceremony is held Tuesday at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The crawfish, who was named Clyde after former UL President Clyde Rougeou, will be allowed to live out his life at a state park. The par…
See the big blocks, slam dunks and more from No. 10 LSU's blow out win over Vanderbilt to capture the SEC regular season championship in their season finale.
From "Free Will Wade" to "Fire Joe Alleva," LSU basketball fans made their voices heard loud and clear during the No. 10 Tigers' regular season finale against Vanderbilt.
The East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority put on a 'Walk the Plank' tour of the Plank Road corridor, Saturday, March 9, 2019, showing areas of improvement and other areas still including vacant buildings and land, as they asked participants to…
LSU drops game two of a three game series and Saturday double header with California. The Bears beat the Tigers 5-2.
LSU defeats Oregon State 198.150-196.375 behind perfect 10's from Kennedi Edney and McKenna Kelley on Senior Night, Friday, March 8, 2019, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La.
Tony Benford has been named the interim head coach of the LSU basketball team after the school announced Friday that Will Wade has been suspended indefinitely.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019's Ash Wednesday services at St. Joseph Cathedral were Baton Rouge Bishop Michael Duca's first there since becoming the Bishop of the Diocese.
LSU starts spring practice Thursday with the first of 14 practices across five weeks. The spring game on April 6 marks the end of the 15-day maximum of spring sessions a team can hold, per NCAA rules.
Despite overnight temperatures around the freezing mark, BREC's Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo was a popular destination on Mardi Gras' Fat Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at BREC's Zachary Community Park. Almost 100 dedicated anglers braved the chilly morning …
At noon, the 44th edition of the Bourbon Street Awards unfolded at the corner of Bourbon and St. Anne streets. This massive costume contest features female impersonators, fantasy characters and amazing high-tech costumes, with contestants coming f…
Tuesday's match-ups; Division V: (2) Crescent City (24-13) vs. (3) Runnels (31-14), Division V: (1) Jehovah-Jireh (35-6) vs. (4) Northside Christian (23-12), Division IV: (2) Central Catholic (22-9) vs. (3) Hamilton Christian (26-8), Division IV: …
The Krewe of Comogo dodges light rain as it rolls in Plaquemine on Lundi Gras, Monday, March 4, 2019. The parade was rescheduled for Monday due to inclement weather.
The Krewe of the Good Friends of the Oaks celebrated its 35th annual Mardi Gras parade in Port Allen, Louisiana, Sunday, March 3, 2019.
Two people were killed and seven others injured when a car hit a group of people on Esplanade Avenue in the Bayou St. John area on Saturday night in New Orleans.
John Curtis tops Mt. Carmel for the Division I and Northlake Christian reigns over St. Thomas Aquinas Division III, Madison Prep falls to Loranger in 3A and Denham Springs loses to Capt. Shreve in Class 5A finals game of the LHSAA Girls State Bask…
The Krewe of Southdowns delighted Baton Rouge Mardi Gras revelers during their annual stroll through the Southdown neighborhood Friday night, March 2, 2019.
Mardi Gras for the young at heart brought fun to residents and staff at Ollie Steele Burden Manor nursing facility in Baton Rouge, Friday, March 1, 2019. Royalty included Unit 1 King and Queen Eugene Casadaban, 90, and Elsa Denny, 90, Unit 2 King …
Lee Magnet wins Division II and Lafayette Christian Academy wins Division IV Louisiana High School Athletic Association Girls State Basketball Championships
Open for tourists to come explore an old style sailing vessel, the Santa Maria historic replica ship is docked next to the USS Kidd Thursday Feb. 28, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La.
After playing its first eight games at home to start the season, LSU baseball (8-0) will head on the road for a weekend series against the Texas Longhorns (7-3).
East Iberville faced off against Delhi and KIPP Booker T. Washington against Elton LHSAA Girls State Basketball March Madness in Alexandria, La. on Tuesday,
The Southern women’s basketball team was looking to protect its home court, and the Jaguars used a dominant third quarter to make sure they did just that Monday evening against Alabama State.Southern men did not fare so well with a loss.
Krewe Mystique de la Capitale, Baton Rouge's oldest Mardi Gras parade, rolled despite flirtations with rain Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
LSU point guard Javonte Smart corralled a Tennessee miss in overtime with 0.6 seconds left, was fouled, made two free throws and the Tigers celebrated an 82-80 win over No. 5 Tennessee on Saturday before an announced sellout crowd at the Maravich Center.
LSU loses to Florida in overtime, Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Gators defeated the Tigers 82-77.