Dream Date: Lolo Jones agrees to date with college student Bubby Lyles

July 5, 2013 Lyles tells NBC33 News that Lolo Jones' agent has been in contact with him and the parties are "setting something up." July 3, 2013

Tigers embarking on pro baseball careers with minor league assignments

-- Ten former LSU players have been assigned to minor league teams as they begin their careers in professional baseball.

Baton Rouge woman uses pageant to mentor, inspire, educate about life with disabilities

A local woman who says she was never interested in pageants will represent Louisiana with a chance at a national crown.

Louisiana State Penitentiary to donate prison guard tower to museum

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has received a donation of a prison guard tower from the Louisiana State Penitentiary.

Firework related injuries increase during the Fourth of July holiday

The Fourth of July holiday accounts for 60 percent of annual firework injuries, according to a new study. At the end of June, the U.S.

Dream Date Update: Lyles nears 150K retweets and possible date with Lolo Jones

July 2, 2013 - 11 p.m. CST Lyles' tweet is nearing 140,000 retweets. NBC33 News spoke with Lyles earlier today and he feels confident she'll follow through if he reaches his mark.

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman named Baseball America National Freshman of the Year

The honor marked the third such award for Bregman, who was named National Freshman Player of the Year last month by Collegiate Baseball magazine and by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

LSU to host 7-on-7 passing and lineman camp July 20

The LSU 7-on-7 Passing Camp will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the LSU’s Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

Tommy Tourist begins summer tour

Tommy Tourist continues to discover the area’s great attractions this summer during the annual Close to Home Program – and this year, he is taking you along!