Police said a man is fighting for his life after getting hit by at least one vehicle along I-12 early Tuesday morning.
A convicted con man is behind bars on multiple felony counts of auto theft and it was the quick thinking of one of his victims that helped police make the arrest.
World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans honored Nelson Mandela on Tuesday at a Soweto soccer stadium that was two-thirds full amid cold, driving rain.
Here are the five best bowl games outside of the BCS conglomerate, why you should be interested in them and what player to watch in each.
Congress' easy renewal of an expiring ban on undetectable plastic guns belies the larger reality that one year after the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn., major new firearms restrictions have little chance of...
LSU Police are looking for a man they say raped a woman during the LSU vs. Texas A&M game on November 23.
With their latest double-digit triumph over a playoff contender, the New Orleans Saints left little doubt about how tough they are to beat in the Superdome.
The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Tyreke Evans is expected to miss up to two weeks because of his left ankle injury.
Michael Acaldo stood outside two open deliver trucks at St. Vincent de Paul. "We have brand new tags in it and everything! That is fabulous!" he exclaimed.
After nearly 19 years of being unsolved, a suspect has been arrested in a double murder case from 1995.
One person is dead after a massive house fire in the Lakeside neighborhood Monday morning.
Jameis Winston will have plenty of company at the Heisman Trophy ceremony - though he's not expected to have much competition.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a woman for damaging property and resisting arrest after she was accused damaging woman's car.
Gunfire erupted during a traffic stop that resulted in the arrest of a man on drug charges. Although police believe the two cases are connected, they do not have enough at this time to make a second arrest.
A federal trial got underway Monday for the former Commissioner of the Louisiana Alcohol Tobacco Control.
An eclectic mix of world leaders including President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro will eulogize Nelson Mandela before a crowd of nearly 100,000 mourners at a massive memorial service Tuesday in the World...
Baton Rouge Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Monday morning at the Jack in the Box on Scenic Highway in Baton Rouge.
A truancy complaint resulted in the arrest of a woman for cruelty to a juvenile after 35 animals were found inside her home. Officers recovered 14 adult cats, 18 kittens, and 3 dogs inside the home. They observed animal feces and urine on the floor throughout the home, as well as on the juvenile's bed.
Upon officers' arrival, the subject had fled the scene into the surrounding wooded area.
Jury selection began on Monday in the second degree murder trial of Walter Fort. Fort is charged in the March 2012 shooting death of former Southern football standout Silas Gibbs. Gibbs was found shot in a car on I-110 and Chippewa.
A family lost their home and both of their vehicles in a house fire early Sunday morning just after midnight. At around 12:23 a.m., firefighters arrived at a house on Blake Drive in the Antioch Villa
A Baton Rouge man is behind bars accused of breaking into his ex-wife's home on Flag Street and trying to drown her on Sunday. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office say Dewayne Anderson was arrested after
A 20-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested in the Hammond Tractor Supply store after being seen staggering in the aisles with a gun.
Snow and bitter cold snarled traffic and prompted another 1,650 U.S. flight cancellations on Monday, and tens of thousands of people were still without power after January-like weather barged in a month early.
Authorities are hoping an autopsy scheduled for Monday will shed some light on the murder investigation of a missing man whose body was found Friday along the Mississippi River.
Jarvis Landry, Trai Turner, Anthony Johnson and Lamin Barrow made the second team, while Zach Mettenberger, Ego Ferguson and Craig Loston garnered honorable mention.
Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox spent decades trying to beat each other, no holds barred. On this day, however, they were a mutual admiration society.
Tyrann Mathieu's terrific rookie NFL season has come to a premature end.
When officers arrived at the home, they found a three year old girl and eight dogs and two cats living inside the home with no running water.
Les Miles and LSU are heading to the Outback Bowl, so Tiger fans are now wondering how they'll get to Tampa to watch the team take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on January 1.
A man and woman face drug charges after police said they found drugs on the woman and she allegedly told them where to find drugs belonging to the man.
Investigators said a woman who reported being attacked and robbed later changed her story and is the one who was arrested. She is charged with false reporting of a crime.
A former LSU football player who turned himself in to authorities in connection with a burglary is out of jail after posting bond.
Officials released an announcement that the LSU Tigers and the Iowa Hawkeyes will bring in the year 2014 as they square-off in the Outback Bowl on January 1 in Tampa.
The last thing he said he remembered was taking off his hat and dozing in his window seat near the back of the airplane.
Drew Brees saw his face on giant Superdome video boards, then nodded and smiled as a jubilant crowd applauded the star quarterback's latest milestone and the meaningful way in which he hit it.
Alsen-St. Irma Lee Fire Chief Charles Jackson is a happy man these days. Alsen, St. Irma Lee spent the last two years with a 10 fire rating, which is the worst a department can receive. That rating will
A dramatic fight in front of a Lubbock convenience store was captured on video Saturday night.
A powerful storm that crept across the country dropped snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region and headed northeast Sunday, turning NFL playing fields in Pennsylvania into winter wonderlands, dumping a...
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer As college football prepares for the final Bowl Championship Series, featuring a Florida State-Auburn championship game, it's easy to see why the coming...
St. George Santa Parades and Jones Creek Christmas Parades have been canceled.According to Eldon Ledoux of the St. George Fire Protection District, the St. George Santa Parades have been canceled for
In death, Nelson Mandela unified South Africans of all races and backgrounds Sunday on a day of prayer for the global statesman - from a vaulted cathedral with hymns and incense to a rural, hilltop church with goat-skin...
A car crash in Ascension Parish has claimed the life of a Mississippi resident on Saturday evening, December 7th. According to Louisiana State Police TFC Jared L. Sandifer of Troop A, just before 5:30 p.m.,
Bryan Bennett marched his team 85 yards in six plays for the winning touchdown with 36 seconds remaining as Southeastern Louisiana came back to defeat Sam Houston State 30-29 Saturday night and win the
The government is back at work, and markets are laden with fruits, pork, fish and bread. Shredded trees are sprouting new leaves. Above all, the sounds of a city getting back on its feet fill the air: the roar of trucks...
The last steps to the BCS championship game summed up their seasons.