The No.2 Tigers earned another come-from-behind win in Hoover, eliminating Arkansas with a 3-1 win Saturday afternoon.
Officials say about 60 people have been rescued from their San Antonio-area homes as floodwaters continue to rise.
A California man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for his role in a scheme to fraudulently bill Medicare and Medicaid more than $21 million for medical tests at New Orleans area clinics.
Police have identified a suspect in the murder of Joseph Massenburg, an 18-year-old AmeriCorps volunteer from Chicago, killed in Carrollton.
Vanderbilt advanced to the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament with a 3-0 victory over Texas A&M Friday night in an elimination game.
Lamar rode the momentum of a Friday afternoon win to a 12-2, run-rule victory in seven innings over Southeastern Louisiana later Friday evening in the 2013 Southland Conference Tournament.
Friday afternoon's elimination game was a bit of déjà vu with No. 2 LSU and Alabama colliding once again. Even more so when the Tigers won 3-2 to knock the Tide out of the SEC Tournament.
Investigators have arrested a suspect in a murder that happened on Friday afternoon in a small community near Clinton.
A woman has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a Port Allen pharmacy.
Concealed weapon permits are popular in certain parts of Louisiana, though some locations may surprise you.
With two outs in the 9th, LSU scored two runs to beat Alabama and advance to play Arkansas in the SEC Tournament.
Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a 52-year-old man apparently shot his 16-year-old son in the head and then turned the gun on himself in their home in River Ridge.
Just two days after a federal court approved a class-action lawsuit for people impacted by the giant Louisiana sinkhole, the company responsible for the salt cavern that caused the sinkhole says they're ready to begin making settlement offers to affected residents.
People who rely on the state for health care and educational programs traveled to the Louisiana Capitol to ask senators to pay for those services in next year's budget.
A Slidell man is accused of several sex crimes involving juveniles.
A Ponchatoula man is recovering after being shot in the face Thursday night.
Dominique Smith, the man convicted of slicing the throats of 3-year-old Juan Palmer, Jr., his mother 23-year-old Jessica Palmer, and her daughters, 4-year-old Paige Johnson and 6-month-old Robbyn Palmer, will never see the outside of prison walls again.
Authorities said a 51-year-old man was taken into custody after assaulting someone and then resisting arrest early Friday morning.
The Southeastern Conference announced Friday that Herb Vincent has been hired as Associate Commissioner for Communications for the league.
Law enforcement officers started carrying the Special Olympics torch from Baton Rouge to Hammond Friday morning.
This Saturday and Sunday, shoppers can take advantage of the Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday and save a little money while stocking up on supplies.
Transportation officials said enhanced monitoring equipment has been installed near the giant sinkhole in southeast Louisiana to better detect any changes.
Authorities are looking for the people who broke into a church and made off with a 250-pound safe, along with the money inside it.
Organizers of the Bayou Country Superfest have released the schedule of performers for this weekend's event at Tiger Stadium.
LSU's undefeated Aaron Nola and Arkansas stud Ryne Stanek duked it out on the mound, but in the end Arkansas out hit LSU 4-1.
A lightning strike sparked a house fire Thursday. It happened on South Lakeside Oaks Drive in Baton Rouge.
A new 2-cents monthly tax on cell phones to help provide services for people with hearing impairment has been approved by the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee.
A former East Baton Rouge Parish School System bus driver pleaded guilty Thursday on drug trafficking and money laundering charges. She was sentenced in federal court to 28 months.
The Louisiana attorney general's office says a special grand jury has been selected to look into possible criminal activity involving the award of a $200 million Medicaid contract.
The Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 12-6 on Thursday night, spoiling the debut of former LSU Tiger and Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman.
The destruction in Oklahoma is much worse in person than what we see on television, that's according to one Baton Rouge man who's just returned from Moore, Oklahoma.
Baton Rouge lawyer, James M. Bernhard III, was sentenced to 27 months in prison Thursday for wire fraud in connection with the theft of more than $453,000 from his former law firm's trust account.
Brett Moree reflected on the lives of some of the seven thousand fallen soldiers at Port Hudson National Cemetery Thursday, as he and his coworker planted American flags at the base of tombstones.
The former LSU star begins his career at safety and will team up with fellow Tiger and NFL Pro Bowl defensive back Patrick Peterson.
According to WWL-TV in New Orleans, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is closed to southbound traffic after a four vehicle crash.
On May 23, 1934, 79 years ago, bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were shot to death in a police ambush in Bienville Parish, La.
Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season. Thursday's outlook calls for 13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes.
Former LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman will make his MLB debut in Toronto Thursday night.
Former Southern University wide receiver Charles Hawkins has signed with the Arizona Cardinals.
LSU guard Corban Collins has decided to leave the LSU basketball program.
Louisiana lawmakers took some time Thursday morning to hold their own service remembering military servicemen and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
In 13 starts this season, the sophomore from Catholic High School, is 10-0 with a 1.99 ERA. He has struck out 97 batters and allowed only 13 base on balls.
New Orleans homicide detectives are investigating a deadly shooting on I-10. Officers found a car riddled with bullet holes had slammed into an overpass concrete support.
Authorities said a 24-year-old man faces murder charges after his girlfriend's 20-month-old son died of what is believed to be Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Homeowners in Maurepas want the U.S. Corps of Engineers to find a solution to a big flooding problem in southern Livingston Parish. They peppered Parish President Layton Ricks with questions at a meeting Wednesday night.
The 9News I-team has spent the past several months combing through never before seen and some recently released interrogation tapes and depositions. They're all in a case involving a Tangipahoa Sheriff's deputy with a deadly shooting of an unarmed teenager.
Authorities need help finding a missing St. Amant man.
Investigators say a man kicked his dog to death, then bound it in electrical tape and left it in a field.
A little rain has turned into a huge problem for one Baton Rouge woman
A federal judge has granted class action status to a lawsuit over the Bayou Corne sinkhole.
A new Asian elephant has arrived at the National Zoo in Washington, reuniting her with another elephant she once lived with in Sri Lanka.
Brand new, affordable housing opened in Mid City on Wednesday. The energy efficient complex replaces the old Capitol City South Apartments on North Boulevard.
An off-duty Slidell Police officer ended a high-speed chase Wednesday after using spike strips to stop the suspect's vehicle. Before that, the suspects are accused of stealing a printer from Wal-Mart, nearly hitting an off-duty officer with their vehicle, and throwing meth and marijuana from their speeding vehicle during a high speed chase.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - State education officials say the number of Louisiana public school students performing at grade level nudged up from 68 percent to 69 percent in the latest round of standardized test
No. 2 LSU wasted no time making its presence felt in Hoover as the No. 2-seed Tigers took care of Alabama 3-0 in their first game of the SEC Tourney.
The long proposed Juban Crossing shopping development takes another step forward at the State Capitol Wednesday. It is familiar territory for those supporting the project, who hopes this will be the year they turn the corner.
Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested two men after a week-long investigation into a report that a white male was selling drugs in the parking lot of a church.
Police say they have arrested three teenagers suspected of carjacking a New Orleans judge outside his home in the city's Carrollton neighborhood.
The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southern Assumption Parish, west central Lafourche Parish, north central Terrebonne Parish.
The attorney general of Louisiana is urging customers who lost money because of a failed Baton Rouge gym to file a consumer protection claim.
Kickoff in Tiger Stadium is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and can be seen on WAFB-TV.
One of the suspects in the deadly ambush that took the lives of two deputies of the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office pleaded guilty Tuesday to amended charges.
Second-ranked LSU faces Alabama at approximately 12:30 p.m. CT Wednesday in the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a collision involving a train and a truck. Injuries were reported due to the crash, but specifics were not given.
A federal court has approved a class-action lawsuit for people impacted by the giant Louisiana sinkhole. A New Orleans attorney is handling the suit.
Residents from St. James and surrounding parishes came had pointed questions on Tuesday night for project planners with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The New Orleans Pelicans have received the sixth overall pick in Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery, dropping a spot after finishing with the fifth-worst record in the league this past season.
Southeastern opens its quest for an NCAA postseason appearance as the No. 4 seed in the 2013 Southland Conference Baseball Tourney that gets underway Wednesday in Sugar Land, Texas.
Two people are wanted for questioning in connection with the use of a stolen credit card.
Hundreds fled to Larose in Lafourche Parish in 1964, trying to get away from Hurricane Hilda. It was the F-4 tornado that hit right before the hurricane that leveled the area.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested for a shooting Tuesday in Donaldsonville.
Police are looking for four people who were caught on camera breaking into bait cars on two occasions.
The home has sat there so long, the once yellow caution tape has now faded and turned white.
South Louisiana Red Cross volunteers are joining in efforts to help victims of the storms that ripped through Oklahoma on Monday, and one a Baton Rouge couple is among them.
Baton Rouge Police say the suspect accused throwing a punch during a bar fight that led to the death of another man turned himself into police Tuesday.
Motorists in Louisiana will have to add tweets and Facebook updates to the list of activity banned while driving, in addition to texting.
A key piece of evidence in a Baton Rouge drunk driving case has been tossed out of city court. The ruling could have a major impact on future DWI trials.
The Louisiana National Guard's 773rd Military Police Battalion welcomed Lt. Col. Mark A. Howard as their new commander during an official change of command ceremony on the parade field at Camp Beauregard in Pineville, La., May 19.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) dedicated a statue Tuesday, May 21, in Baton Rouge to honor those Enforcement Division agents who have died in the line of duty.
Public schools, already required to have written crisis management plans, will now have to coordinate those plans with local law enforcement and emergency preparedness officials - and hold annual safety drills to rehearse them.
A proposal for Louisiana to tap into federal health overhaul money available for expanding Medicaid has been stalled by senators.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who got punched when he tried an armed robbery with a knife at a tire shop Tuesday morning.
For the next couple of weeks, officers from more than 130 agencies will be conducting overtime patrols and checkpoints in Louisiana, as Operation Click It or Ticket kicks off.
LSU men's basketball coach Robert Kirby is leaving one Tiger program for another one. Kirby has joined the University of Memphis staff as an assistant coach.
It was a busy morning for lawmakers at the Louisiana Capitol as they consider several timely and sensitive issues. They are talking about volunteer firefighters and Medicaid.
The deadly tornado that hit Moore, OK has been given a preliminary rating of EF-4. Tornadoes of that magnitude are rare in Louisiana, with only nine since 1950.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted on charges of cyberstalking, illegal use of a weapon and aggravated assault with a firearm.
As Fico grunted and launched strikes to UL-Lafayette batters Saturday and Sunday afternoon, she knew her father's longtime battle with cancer was likely nearing an unhappy end.
New Orleans Saints players say they expect their return to the practice field this week to be intense, given the tone Sean Payton has set at club headquarters since his return from his bounty ban.
Detectives said three men face drug charges after meth and other drugs were found inside a home, along with two small children, Monday evening.
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday.
Vanderbilt and LSU are the favorites to win this week's Southeastern Conference tournament after mowing through regular-season play with uncommon ease.
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.
Representative Chris Broadwater and a supporting cast presented his bill to members of the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee on Monday. The bill would create a centralized collection department to work in conjunction with the Department of Revenue and the Attorney General's Office.
In a statement released after the news conference, Governor Jindal said, "It has become clear that Texas Brine is trying to run out the clock on the citizens of Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou by hiding behind insurance companies, lawyers and lobbyists. That is unacceptable."
A new Legislative Audit report released Monday shows some problems with the way the State Department of Education is managing its charter schools.
According to CBS, the season finale of 'Mike & Molly' will not air due to the tragic events Monday afternoon in Oklahoma. CBS officials say it is due to a related storyline.
Baton Rouge Police are searching for a suspect accused in a rape that happened over the weekend, just south of the LSU campus.
Sheriff's Deputies are searching anyone with information about a dog that was found dead in an open field in Ascension Parish Sunday evening.
Rhymes batted .455 in four games with one double, two homers and six RBI.
The Army Corps of Engineers will meet with some Louisiana residents on how to better reduce risks from hurricane and storm surge.
After taking a huge pay cut to stay with the New Orleans Saints, Will Smith will now have to make a position change.
Detectives are looking for a killer after a deadly shooting late Sunday night. The sheriff said it is believed this was a drive-by shooting.
Dallas firefighters have recovered the body of a comrade who reported by radio being trapped while battling a condominium complex blaze.
Police said the man accused of opening fire into crowds standing outside a gas station early Sunday morning turned himself in to authorities early Monday morning.
Investigators said a 12-year-old boy faces charges after accidentally shooting his 8-year-old brother Saturday. The injury is not considered life-threatening.
Authorities in Florida are investigating the death of an 8-year-old Louisiana boy. Officials said it is believed he drowned, but an investigation is ongoing.
Authorities said a man was shot in the leg inside a park Saturday night. The injury is not considered life-threatening.
An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a truck Sunday morning. Investigators said the boy was trying to cross the road and stepped directly in front of a pickup.
Dozens marched downtown Sunday to raise awareness for AIDS at the 30th Annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial.
The No. 9 national seed LSU softball team was unable to climb out of the loser's bracket at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional as No. 21 Louisiana-Lafayette picked up a 1-0 victory over the Tigers.
A 13-year-old who said he was playing with a lighter, started a fire that destroyed his home Saturday afternoon.
After losing to Louisiana-Lafayette 3-0, the Lady Tigers eliminated Central Connecticut State 11-0 and advanced through the loser's bracket to face ULL again in Sunday's regional final.
An off-duty Lafayette Police lieutenant was killed Saturday afternoon after his motorcycle crashed in Iberville Parish.
Louisiana's unemployment rate rose in April for the fourth straight month, as fewer people reported having work.
State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson made a round trip Saturday to Adamsville, Tennessee where he was presented with the Buford Pusser National Law Enforcement Award.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Chamber of Commerce sponsored a free gun training course in Baker on Saturday morning that provided a wealth of knowledge about firearm use in Louisiana.
No. 2 LSU (48-8, 23-7 SEC) fell to No. 14 Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) by a score of 11-9 in Game 3 of the series Saturday at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field to end the regular season.
No. 3-seeded LSU men's golf team certainly took advantage of their opportunity to host the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional as they qualified for the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.
New Orleans officials and cultural advocates say the Mother's Day parade shootings that left 20 people injured won't spell the end of second-line parades, the local tradition that celebrates the city and its people.
Police are investigating two fatal shootings that left a 37-year-old man dead in Central City and a 20 -year-old man dead in the Florida area.
A two-run eighth-inning homer by senior leftfielder Raph Rhymes lifted No. 2 LSU to a thrilling 5-4 victory over No. 14 Ole Miss Friday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.
Ashley Czechner racked up a career-best 15 strikeouts to spark the No. 9 LSU softball team to a 3-2 triumph over Central Connecticut State to open the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional.
The reality TV bug bites Louisiana residents again. This time it's a show that will feature a group of hunters from the Baton Rouge area.
A Gonzales couple was arrested Friday on a long list of drug-related charges.
Hundred gathered Friday to celebrate the newest Southern graduates.
Five days after a family was attacked for being in the "wrong neighborhood," Baton Rouge Interim Police Chief Carl Dabadie issued statement saying officers made a mistake and an error of judgement.
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday.
After losing a heart breaker early Friday morning to Alabama State, Southern was eliminated from the SWAC tournament after falling to Prairie View.
People from as far as Mississippi are coming together to help the St. Amant family that lost their home to fire Thursday morning.
Louisiana State Fire Marshal Butch Browning recently returned from West, Texas. West is the site of a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 and injured 200 more. The blast happened April, 14th and was triggered by a fire that was reported 20 minutes earlier. Twelve of the 14 killed were first responders.
According to WWL-TV in New Orleans, a seventh person has been arrested in connection with the shooting at a Mother's Day second line celebration that injured 19 people.
Three Zachary women are facing Medicaid fraud charges for allegedly filing false claims.
Louisiana's unemployment rate rose in April for the fourth straight month, as fewer people reported having work.
The 6-'4, 315 pound defensive tackle signed a two year contract with the Saints.
LSU tied a school record with 22 SEC wins in a season, hitting four solo home runs to beat Ole Miss 7-1 in the first game of their final regular season series at Alex Box Stadium Thursday night.
The make-up of the Baton Rouge city court may likely change in the coming months, with one of the current judges retiring, according to some.
Foreign exchange students jump at the chance to come to the United States for an opportunity at the American Dream. Some claim a staffing company in the U.S. promised them nice apartments and jobs at upscale hotels. But they said their experience was far from it.
Fire fighters were called to a fire in Bienville Towers on College drive Thursday evening.
Could the legal drinking limit drop from .08 to .05? That's what the National Transportation Safety Board is pushing.
LSU junior second baseman JaCoby Jones has been diagnosed with an injury to his left hand and will be held out of the starting lineup during this week's series versus Ole Miss.
Those who use mobile devices while they drive may soon need to be aware of a bill that took another big step closer to becoming Louisiana law on Thursday.
Five people were selected as winners of new Lexus vehicles Thursday as part of the annual Driving the Future campaign.
Firefighters rescued the driver of a car after the vehicle landed in a canal off Essen Lane Thursday afternoon.
A family is in need of assistance after a fire destroyed their home Thursday morning. It sparked when a candle was accidentally knocked over.
Bradley Brown played high school at Capitol and was a teammate of quarterback Terrance Broadway
A Denham Springs man was sentenced to almost five years in prison for masterminding an insurance fraud scheme.
The Louisiana Department of Education, DOE, says that they've received plans to open more than 100 new charter schools in 19 parishes, nearly double the number of proposals received in 2012. The DOE
A ban on posting to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter while driving appears likely to hit Louisiana's law books.
Public schools will now have to coordinate crisis plans with local law enforcement and emergency preparedness officials and hold annual safety drills to rehearse them.
Several gun bills that moved through House and Senate committees were scheduled to be debated on the Senate floor Thursday morning.
Southern erased an early 1-0 deficit against Alabama A&M scoring two runs in the fifth before exploding for five in the sixth.
Mental health officials in Louisiana have slashed budgets and reduced the number of psychiatric beds, but say despite that, they've increased their mental health services.
The suspect arrested in a Baton Rouge gas station beating is facing additional charges, but not related to that incident.
As the Mississippi River rises, Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency in preparation of crests in Louisiana that are predicted to be well above flood stage.
Second-ranked LSU concludes the 2013 regular season with a three-game SEC series against No. 14 Ole Miss in Alex Box Stadium.
The LSU women's basketball team has signed Akilah Bethel and Ann Jones, two Division I college transfers, who will be eligible to compete for the Lady Tigers during the 2014-15 season.
National Geographic has chosen Louisiana as one of four states for a new geo-tourism initiative. The initiative will feature an interactive map that will highlight geo-tourism along the Gulf Coast
The state Department of Health and Hospitals has hired a new inspector general to review spending and fight fraud. The hiring of William Root, announced Wednesday, comes after Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration
A road widening project in Ascension Parish is causing traffic back-ups along the highway that, during some times of the day, stops cars right in front of a fire station
Drivers in the City of Central are finding themselves in bumper-to-bumper traffic.
The state Department of Health and Hospitals is putting nursing homes on notice - if they have to evacuate a nursing home because the facility couldn't execute an emergency action plan, that home will be billed.
The Senate Transportation Committee has backed a proposal to use Louisiana driver's licenses to comply with federal law requiring each state to create a national identification card for air travel, including domestic flights.
A new mobile farmers market will try to bring more fresh fruits and vegetables to the inner city. The Red Stick Mobile Farmers Market held a kick-off celebration Wednesday afternoon
TCU announced Wednesday that star defensive end Devote Fields has been suspended for two games this season, including the opener against LSU.
The Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) may take another step closer to some big changes Wednesday afternoon.
Tim Davis, who coached with Saban at Miami for three years, was speaking to boosters when he compared the Alabama head coach to his new boss, Will Muschamp.
Louisiana's income forecast has gotten brighter, giving lawmakers more money to spend in the budget. The Revenue Estimating Conference adjusted next year's forecast by $155 million.
Opening statements are set to begin Wednesday in the trial for the man suspected of killing a former broadcaster and police juror.
The FBI could step in to help Baton Rouge Police with an alleged fight at a gas station with three black suspects and a white family.
Five runs in the first inning boosted No.2 LSU to an 11-2 win over the University of New Orleans Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium.
A few celebrities walked the red carpet along with what is sometimes referred to as the free lunch crowd - invited state legislators.
It's a learning difference that can make it hard to read and spell. Depending on how severe, dyslexia can make things, like school, seem impossible. One mom in Baton Rouge was told her son's case was so severe, he'd never graduate. But some new glasses are giving some who suffer from dyslexia a much better outlook.
A man, his wife, and their daughter were attacked at the Chevron on Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway. The attack was bad enough to send the man to the hospital. Since the news broke, there's been an outcry on social media and talk radio for stiffer charges.
Authorities are searching a section of the Mississippi for a missing boater.
Texas Brine says it has finished repairing damaged berms at the Bayou Corne sinkhole.
The jury selection began Tuesday in the trial for the man suspected of killing a former broadcaster and police juror.
Tracking sex offenders who live near you has gotten a lot easier. That's thanks in part to an upgrade to the state police website.
Some worry the open access to the Mississippi River is an invitation to danger, but officials there say they have done everything they legally need to do to warn drivers.
Those supporting the proposed breakaway Southeast Baton Rouge School District get another victory at the State Capitol as two Senate bills move to the House.
A man pled guilty Tuesday to a scheme to take advantage of Louisiana's movie tax credit program.
Police need help identifying a man in connection with a convenience store robbery.
Arkansas, Georgia, LSU and Tennessee will not play in the first year of the SEC/Big 12 Basketball Challenge.
In 1976 the Saints drafted Muncie from the University of California with the third pick of the first round.
A Mississippi law enforcement official says state investigators have talked with the FBI to see if federal charges apply in the case of a dismembered Bourbon Street stripper.
The man who pleaded guilty to driving drunk and killing seven people in a crash had his sentence cut in half Tuesday morning.
A Louisiana junior high teacher accused of inappropriate contact with one of her former students was arrested Monday.
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night.
An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of hurting his baby son to the point of causing brain damage. The child is listed in critical but stable condition.
Rob Maness, a retired Air Force colonel, said he plans to run against incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu because of her support of President Barack Obama's policies.
The Louisiana Lottery said Samantha Netterville, 29, of Woodville, claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from Saturday's drawing.
Authorities said a 26-year-old man died after getting hit by a truck Monday night. The victim was identified as Charles Favre of Springfield.
LSU sophomore pitcher Aaron Nola will not take the mound this weekend when Ole Miss visits Alex Box Stadium. Kurt McCune will take his place on the bump for Friday's game.
Authorities said a Louisiana man died after being shot by his brother-in-law in Florida early Sunday morning. The victim was identified as Thomas "Gerry" Rangeley, 56, of Gonzales.
Second-ranked LSU begins a four-game homestand at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when the Tigers play host to the University of New Orleans in Alex Box Stadium.
The LSU softball team earned the No. 9 national seed in the 2013 NCAA Championships and will host a four-team regional.