Alabama fan accused of assaulting LSU fan in viral video arrested

UPDATE 10:38 p.m.: Brian Downing, 32, of Smiths Station, Ala., arrived in New Orleans around 10:30 p.m.

Lady Gaga takes in local flavor at Baton Rouge hot spot

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) — She’s 25-years old and now has more followers on Twitter than the President. Now, New York-native Lady Gaga takes in the local flavor while making a stop in Baton Rouge.

Louisiana's infrastrucure receives poor grades

LOUISIANA (WGMB) — According to a report card released today by the Louisiana section of the American Society of Civil Engineers , Louisiana's roads and bridges are inadequate.

NOPD launches investigation seeking Alabama fan

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGMB) — The New Orleans Police Department is now seeking the Alabama fan seen physically abusing an LSU fan after the BCS game.

BP oil spill trial to start in less than a month

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGMB) — The trial in the U.S. District Court in New Orleans over the BP oil spill gets underway in just over a month. Four gulf coast states were affected by that explosion and spill in April 2010.

Cancer Baby Facebook hoax resurfaces

TECH NEWS (WGMB) -- Scammers get a kick out of seeing how many shares a post can get on Facebook as well as other social networking sites. That’s one reason for the latest re-post scam.

Betty White turns 90 today!

Popular actress Betty White turns 90 years old today.

Released on YouTube: LSU fan assaulted by Alabama fans after BCS game

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGMB) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an assault situation that happened on Bourbon Street after the BCS National Championship.

"AMERICAN IDOL" returns for its 11th season

The incredible journey is about to begin as AMERICAN IDOL, America’s number one show, returns for its remarkable eleventh season.

Alabama shuts down LSU for BCS title

NEW ORLEANS — After enduring a brutal schedule unblemished, No. 1 LSU (13-1) suffered its first loss in a BCS bowl, as No. 2 Alabama claimed the 2011 BCS National Championship, 21-0, on Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.