Bayou Country Superfest brings joy to fans and local businesses

People from all over the country celebrated the Bayou Country Superfest at LSU’s Tiger Stadium.

  Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor

President Donald Trump participates in a welcome ceremony with Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Japanese Empress Masako at the Imperial Palace, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Tokyo.
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  Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $418 million

Statistically, you only have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of winning the big one.

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Baton Rouge kids, teens offered free meals throughout summer months

  11-year-old arrested after 9-year-old brother killed in shooting

  Residents displaced after crews battle early morning fires in Baton Rouge

Hammond man killed after crashing car into horse

  LSU baseball eliminated from SEC Tournament with loss to Vanderbilt in semifinal

LSU fought until the end but Vanderbilt was just too much in the semifinal game of the SEC Tournament.
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  Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

Crews were expected to arrive in El Reno to determine the severity of the damage to the town.

  LSU softball’s season ends with shutout loss to Minnesota in Super Regional

La. health department will track all results of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis C tests

$18.5 million worth of meth found in shipment of fresh carrots at border

Helicopter company to begin hiring next year

  Speakers sold at Best Buy, online recalled after 5 explosions reported

Hate crime charge dropped against agent shot by trooper

  Suspect shot during attempted car burglary in Tigerland

Louisiana football coaching icon Otis Washington dies; funeral arrangements set

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  Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay quarterback, dies at 85

The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014.

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Baton Rouge named NCAA Regional host site

  LSU softball’s season ends with shutout loss to Minnesota in Super Regional

LSU’s season came to an end Saturday with a loss to Minnesota in the second game of the Minneapolis Super Regional.

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Gov. Edwards to visit St. Martin Parish as flood protection measures are underway

Gov. Edwards requests federal assistance amid ongoing river flooding concerns

Memorial Day weekend events scheduled for Baton Rouge area

Adam Levine leaving ‘The Voice’ after 16 seasons

Baker charter school backtracks after telling students they failed, needed to attend summer program

Parents of students attending Advantage Charter Academy are fuming Friday night after being told their kids will be held back and will need to attend a 16-day summer school program in order to advance to the next grade.
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Torrential rain doesn’t stop sentinels from placing flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

A soldier from the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment continued to place flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during severe weather on Wednesday.

  Parish County Line excited for big performance at Bayou Country Superfest

  LSU softball falls to Minnesota in Game 1 of Super Regional

  Parishes preparing for flooding with possible Morganza spillway opening

APSO Narcotics Unit seizes 30+ lbs of marijuana from man’s vehicle; arrest made