Baton Rouge residents got a head start on celebrating Juneteenth Saturday afternoon, June 15, 2019, at Gus Young Park.
Visually impaired tudents involved in a three-week summer camp at the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired participate in a "mock" archaeological dig Wednesday June 12, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. This ia done with the Division of Archaeology,…
Prospective buyers watch the live cattle auction at Dominique's Livestock Market Monday June 10, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. Dominique's Livestock Market, established in 1937, is a family owned full service livestock marketing company. Dominique's s…
Family, friends and fans of Leah Chase — the Queen of Creole Cuisine — gather Monday to pay their respects to the legendary New Orleans figure who died a week ago.
Lifeguard Emma James teaches swimming strokes to Tai Nguyen, 11, Kenny Nguyen, 11, and Maddy Hatcher, 10, at the Pennington YMCA Wednesday June 5, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. Learning was fun and informative.
The Tigers battled Florida State in the second game of the super regional on Sunday, but ultimately dropped the game and ended their season.
Annual IWE (pronounced yoo-way) Festival is an urban culture festival focused on books, literacy and the arts at Southern University. Councilwoman Erika Green hosted it through her Imagination Leads nonprofit organization.
Family, friends and fans of Mrs. Leah Chase paid homage at Xavier University Convocation Center public viewing Saturday. A memorial has been made outside of her restaurant as well.
Florida State defeats LSU 6-4 in game one of the NCAA Baseball Baton Rouge Super Regional, Saturday, June 8, 2019, at LSU's Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge, La
The Reel Dads 2019 fishing day drew a crowd Saturday, June 8, 2019 at BREC's Howell Community Park. The goal of the planned-to-be-annual event is to build long-term memories between a father and child, and rebuild family values to help guide youth…
Attendees enjoy a calm and peaceful evening to themselves during BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo's 13th annual “Dreamnight” event, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. "Dreamnight" is a private, invitation-only event for children impacted by pediatric…
Two of college baseball's most dominant programs the past two decades meet this weekend with LSU hosting Florida State at Alex Box Stadium.
A traditional vigil and second line, starting at Dooky Chase's restaurant and ending at Kermit's Treme Mother-In-Law Lounge, was held in New Orleans on Tuesday. Leah Chase died last Saturday.
Dozens of K-9 officers from area law enforcement agencies, as well as family and friends, gathered Tuesday, June 4, 2019 to salute their longtime colleague, Lt. Steven Whitstine, the East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy who died of heart failure whil…
The Big 6 Brass Band lead a second line past Dooky Chase restaurant to celebrate the life and legacy of the legendary New Orleans chef Leah Chase.
Services took place today Monday June 3 2019 for Pearl Harbor Navy Seaman 2nd Class Charles "Buddy" Gomez Jr.
Locals and their dogs attend the Art in the Park BREC event on Sunday, during the Art Unleashed event, on Sunday at City-Brooks Community Park.
Leah Chase, one of New Orleans' most beloved public figures, died Saturday, according to a family spokesperson.
The Tigers defeat Southern Miss 8-4, Saturday, June 1, 2019, to advance to the Championship Round of the NCAA Baseball Baton Rouge Regional.
Former Southern Lab stand-out and current Denver Broncos offensive guard Ron Leary, held a free one-day camp for youth age 6-16 on football fundamentals
Former players and opposing coaches from across Louisiana and the country gathered at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans on Thursday (May 30) for a memorial service honoring Otis J. "Coach" Washington Jr. who died last week.
Deputy Steven Whitstine, 42, of the K-9 division, died Thursday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Zachary.
Authorities began taking steps to sink a barge in Bayou Chene with the hope it will mean Iberville and nearby parishes are spared from devastating backwater flooding when the Morganza Spillway is opened.
The Jambalaya Festival Association, chartered in 1967, celebrates the 52nd annual Jambalaya festival with rides music and of course world championship Jambalaya.
Veterans, active-duty U.S. military and La. National Guard members on For Our Fallen's 'Hero Hump,' a six-mile ruck march from War Memorial Tower at LSU to the State Capitol, carried the 11,000 U.S. flags for placement at the State Capitol for a …
Workers, including many from Rhino Staging & Event Solutions, progress Thursday, May 23, 2019 on setup for Bayou Country Superfest, which opens for its Memorial Day weekend Baton Rouge concert series on Saturday, returning to LSU's Tiger Stadi…
LSU defeats Auburn in an elimination game at the Southeastern Conference Tournament, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Hoover, Ala.
After more than six hours and 17 innings, Mississippi State escaped Hoover with a 6-5 win over LSU in what could go down as one of the most memorable games in the history of the SEC baseball tournament.
If the Morganza Spillway opens, it would be only the third time since it was completed in 1954. The spillway was previously opened for 56 days in 1973 and 55 days in 2011.
After the bell rang on the last day of classes for East Baton Rouge Parish public schools, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, graduating eighth graders at Sherwood Middle Academic Magnet School formed a procession, passing between lined up teachers, sixth a…
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and droves of talented Baton Rouge-area high school sports athletes stole the show Monday night at the annual Advocate Star of Stars awards event.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees visited with several young patients recovering in Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Children's Hospital, Monday, May 20, 2019. Brees also toured the emergency room and pediatric emergency room a…
The Saints Hall of Fame Celebrity Golf Classic was held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Bayou Oaks at City Park in New Orleans. Saints coach Sean Payton, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry, and current and former players such as Cameron Jordan and Jonatha…
Laine Hardy was named the winner of the 17th edition of 'American Idol' on Sunday night, becoming the first Louisiana native to capture the 'Idol' crowd.
Southern University defeats Alabama State 15-0 to win the SWAC Tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Wesley Barrow Stadium in New Orleans, La. With the win, Southern automatically received a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Tyrann Mathieu hosts his Honey Badger youth football clinic at the Saints Practice Facility, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in New Orleans, La.
The second annual Baton Rouge Oyster Festival, which featured oyster shucking and eating contests as well as live music on the Galvez Plaza, an oyster cook-off contest and many oyster-centric food dishes offered by vendors at tents set up nearby o…
Students from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans’ six professional health schools graduated during its 145th Commencement on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena.