The Southern Jaguars host the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
TONIGHT ON 9NEWS AT FIVE: Southern is preparing for their home opener against Mississippi Valley State. WAFB's Sharief Ishaq will have a live report from A.W. Mumford Stadium.
COMING UP ON 9NEWS AT SIX: $1.4 billion is owed to the state in past due accounts. WAFB's Greg Meriwether talks to state officials about how they plan to collect those debts.
- The body of a missing Pike County teen was found Wednesday in Lake Tangipahoa at Percy Quin State Park.
- A man already on probation for dumping materials used in the production of biodiesel has been arrested again on the same charges.
- With anti-U.S. protests spreading in the Arab world, President Barack Obama says the U.S. would not consider Egypt an ally, "but we don't consider them an enemy."
- BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is deeply saddened by the loss of a female baby giraffe. The giraffe passed away Thursday morning after Zoo staff conducted its regular morning inspections.
- Police said a truck driver is locked up after reportedly grabbing a Walmart employee and kissing her against her will.
- Jay Grymes and Steve Caparotta will have a look at your weekend forecast tonight at 5, 6, 9 and 10.