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Big celebration planned for L’Auberge casino grand opening

 Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. has announced it will open the doors of the L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

LSU football fan day set for Aug. 11

LSU's annual football fan day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Maravich Assembly Center and the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus.

Suspect standoff with law enforcement has part of Essen Lane blocked off

 UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as Stephen W. Sanchez, 28, of Baton Rouge. We’re told Sanchez initially pulled over when instructed by the LSU PD officer, but then took off after the officer exited his vehicle.

'Not Guilty' plea from Lavergne in Pate, Shunick murders

Brandon Scott Lavergne, 33, the man accused of killing Lisa Pate in 1999, and Mickey Shunick on May 19, has pleaded Not Guilty to first degree murder charges in both cases.

CBS Reality Show Star Arrested In Lafayette

There was a celebrity sighting in downtown Lafayette last night  but it didn't end with autographs.   Hantz played the role of the villian on the CBS reality series before getting the boot last week.

Arrest made for robbery of elderly man in Prairieville

 A man was arrested in Ascension Parish for allegedly robbing an elderly man in Prairieville.

Laughing with Les: How he spent his summer vacation

Les Miles spoke with the Baton Rouge Rotary Club Wednesday, July 25 in his last off campus engagement before gearing up for the 2012 season.

Realty show star busted running from police in downtown Lafayette

There was a celebrity sighting in downtown Lafayette last night but it didn’t end with autographs.

UPDATE: Video surveillance incriminates pastor and her sister in Zachary house fire

 UPDATE: Both Pastor Bridgett Steib and her sister, Lucille Brown, are accused of setting fire to Steib's million dollar Zachary home.

Female victim dies after shooting on Ryder Street

The female victim of a shooting resulting from a domestic dispute died as a result of her injury.