Bald eaglet back in air after 2 weeks in wildlife hospital

U.S. 05/28/19, 14:13

A bald eagle hatched this spring in a New Orleans suburb was released Tuesday in the same neighborhood after two weeks in Louisiana State University's Wildlife Hospital.Dozens of neighbors who have watched over the eagle family cheered as the mottled ...

APNewsBreak: Police: Louisiana gov’s mansion intruder jailed

U.S. 04/23/19, 14:39

Louisiana State Police on Monday revealed an extraordinary security breach at the Governor's Mansion, saying they had arrested a man last week who trespassed into the building and damaged property before falling asleep on a couch.Reynard Green, 34, of Baton ...

Inmate at center of landmark juvenile case up for parole

U.S. 04/11/19, 07:43

A Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling extending the hope of freedom to juvenile offenders sentenced to life without the possibility of parole will hear Thursday whether he'll finally get paroled after more than five ...

Louisiana man accused in slayings found competent for trial

U.S. 02/27/19, 04:58

A Louisiana man accused of killing three people and wounding another in 2017 has been found competent to stand trial. The Advocate reports Ryan Sharpe's defense attorney, Tommy Damico, says his client was moved over the weekend to East Baton Rouge ...

Smart leads No. 13 LSU past No. 5 Tennessee in OT, 80-82

Sports 02/23/19, 15:32

Javonte Smart capped a career-best 29-point performance with a crucial rebound and go-ahead free throws in the final seconds, and No. 13 LSU outlasted fifth-ranked Tennessee 82-80 in overtime on Saturday. Smart, a freshman who grew up near Baton Rouge, began ...

Allen scores 21, Florida downs No. 13 LSU, 82-77

Sports 02/20/19, 21:40

Kevaughn Allen highlighted a 21-point performance with a pair of 3-pointers late in overtime, and Florida beat No. 13 LSU 82-77 on Wednesday night.Jalen Hudson and Noah Locke each scored 15 for Florida (15-11, 7-6 SEC), which has won three ...

Judge says man accused in slayings is incompetent for trial

U.S. 01/31/19, 04:37

A man accused of killing three people and wounding another in 2017 has been ruled incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of a former Baton Rouge official.The Advocate reports Judge Trudy White announced Wednesday that 37-year-old Ryan Sharpe isn't ...

Kyle Ardoin wins election for Louisiana secretary of state

Politics 12/08/18, 22:38

Republican Kyle Ardoin will retain the Louisiana secretary of state's job he's been performing since May, winning a special election Saturday that was set in motion when his former boss stepped down in a sexual harassment scandal. Ardoin defeated Democrat Gwen ...

Group rescinds speaker invite for deputy cleared in shooting

U.S. 11/12/18, 03:32

An Oklahoma deputy acquitted in a 2016 fatal shooting of an unarmed black man is no longer scheduled to speak at a homicide investigators conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.News outlets report the Southeastern Homicide Investigators Association rescinded Roger County Sheriff's ...

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