Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:45:27 GMT
From LSU SportsHOOVER, Ala. – Second-ranked LSU (48-8) faces Alabama (33-24) at approximately 12:30 p.m. CT Wednesday in the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.The game can be heard on the affiliatesMore >>
Second-ranked LSU faces Alabama at approximately 12:30 p.m. CT Wednesday in the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:24 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:24:32 GMT
A simple glance at the box scores will tell you LSU's Rachele Fico pitched two games against UL-Lafayette this past weekend and lost them both. They were a pair of defeats that ended the Tigers' seasonMore >>
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.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:45 PM EDT2013-05-22 01:45:51 GMT
Two people are wanted for questioning in connection with the use of a stolen credit card.LSU Police say three suspects took the victim's wallet and phone during an armed robbery on April 27th.The robberyMore >>
Two people are wanted for questioning in connection with the use of a stolen credit card.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 5:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 21:43:45 GMT
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. Baton Rouge attorney Cliff Ivey took one of hisMore >>
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.More >>
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
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. More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
First grader Khamory Gipson wanted the typical stuff any seven-year-old boy would ask Santa for: toys, video games and even a car. But there's something the Baton Rouge student wanted more than anything else.
"My dad to come home," he said.
Khamory, his three-year-old brother and his mother all moved from Hawaii to Baton Rouge in the summer of 2012. His father who is in the U.S. Army stayed behind for training. He will be deployed in the summer of 2013 to Afghanistan.
So when Santa showed up at his school, Wedgewood Elementary, on Thursday, he told Santa exactly that. And moments later his dad, 1st Lt. Shamory Gipson, popped out.
Khamory was not quite sure what to do when he first spotted his father. There was a look of shock on his face. Khamory's mother, Kimberly, was in the audience watching with tears streaming down her face.
"This is a long time coming. I've been anxious about doing it. It's been hard for the past six months," she said. She says Khamory and his dad are extremely close. Even dad says its been difficult.
"We Skype every once and a while and he always gets sad because he knows the computer goes and he won't see me. Just to see him and touch him was a blessing," Shamory said.
The Gipson's say this Christmas will be extra special, since Shamory won't be with them next year.
"We're going to play whatever he wants," said Shamory.