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Lawn Mower Man

It’s not even safe to mow your lawn in parts of the City. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are on the case of a 39-year-old man robbed while mowing his lawn on Tuesday (9.29) afternoon.

Erika Storms West

Meteorologists are cautiously optimistic that Tropical Storm Erika will not pose a threat to New Orleans. Instead, the National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting that the fifth named storm of the Atlantic season will hit Cuba before veering north through Florida.

Four Louisiana Guardsmen Presumed Dead In Blackhawk Crash

A Black Hawk helicopter crash in Florida is believed to have claimed the lives of seven Marines and four Louisiana National Guardsmen.

Police Look for Missing Teen

A girl is missing from Law Street and now the law is involved. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are on the search with a missing 15 year old since her disappearance from the Florida neighborhood on Saturday (1.17).

Sunday Morning Quarterback

Takeaways from LSU's 30-27 Win Over Florida

LSU edged out 30-27 win in a nail biter against Florida on Saturday (10.12) night. The nail biter was LSU’s first SEC win, and handed the troubled squad some momentum as they eye tough match ups against Alabama, Ole Miss, Arkansas, and Texas A&M in the weeks ahead. Top Freshman recruit Leaonard Fornette looked as if he is coming into his own as did the defense. QB Anthony Jennings did not.

LSU Overpowers Florida, 17-6

SEC power football hadn't been heard from for a while, but there was a sighting in Baton Rouge on Saturday afternoon. And, as it often goes in Death Valley, the LSU Fighting Tigers were able to impose their will on the visiting side. Relying on a reawakened defense and the power run game, the Bayou Bengals came away with a 17-6 victory over Florida to improve to 6-1 (3-1 SEC).

NOPD: 3 Murders in 4 Hours

New Orleans police investigated three separate murders over the last 12 hours, marking the City's first violent deaths since the Mother's Day shootings. A woman was killed in Algiers Friday evening. After midnight, two people were killed within minutes of each other in the Central City and Florida neighborhoods, police said.

LSU in Review

Breaking Down the Bayou Bengals' 2012 Campaign

With the 2012 college football season officially in the books, LSU football beat writer Chris Rinaldi tries to make sense of the Tigers' 10-3 season.

LSU-South Carolina Preview: Fighting Tigers Face Another Top 10 Opponent

by Chris Rinaldi

LSU will be under the lights in Death Valley tonight, as they take on the No.3 South Carolina Gamecocks (7 p.m., ESPN). Tonight's game is a chance to recover from last week's loss, the team's first in the past 18 regular season match-ups, and also an opportunity to for the Tigers to maintain control of their national championship destiny.


Mark Messersmith's Untamed Canvasses Capture the Vivacity and Violence of the North Florida Wilds

For Mark Messersmith, the North Florida swamps are a place of magic and mystery, a phosphorescent landscape just beyond the increasing sprawl of small towns in Wakulla and Leon counties.

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