Grant writing collaborative to help state's educational communities vie for competitive dollars

Advance Innovative Education (AIE) will host its third annual Grant Writing Collaborative to teach educational leaders how to creatively procure resources and funding for their schools.

LSU landscape architecture professor Max Conrad awarded ASLA Jot D. Carpenter Teaching medal

Max Conrad, professor of landscape architecture in LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, has been selected as a recipient of the American Society of Landscape Architects, or ASLA, Jot D.

Jordanian pleads guilty to marrying two women to evade immigration laws

Emad Edin Yousef Abdallah, 29, of Jordan, pleaded guilty to marriage fraud.

Coast Guard, NOAA seize 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp

A joint law enforcement operation involving Coast Guard crewmembers and agents from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration resulted in the seizure of 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp in Louisiana waters.

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.