Looking ahead, Kevin Connelly, 22, saw nothing but clear skies as the wind whipped past him on what he thought was a typical spring day. But the next thing the biology senior remembers was the feeling of the cold, hard concrete as he abruptly pounded onto it with a thud.
Students can now receive crime alerts with a swipe of a finger but some feel that text alerts do nothing but put people in fear.
Reporter Ambria Washington looks into why crime alert could potentially harm or help students from being victimized.
By Farrah Reed Tangi Humane Society in Hammond is helping law enforcement combat cases of horse neglect. David Triche is a volunteer for the shelter. He transports the horses once authorities contact them. “We found horses in ditches, stuffed in dredge, dog pins, flood zones,” Triche said. Tangi Humane Society President, Randy Stegall said horse …
By Farrah Reed Zachary officials were on edge after a social media threat at a local high school. Police investigated the incident to ensure students’ safety. Zachary Police Detective Ty Stephens says the department often monitors social media sites for possible threats. He says school threats are not taken lightly. “It takes a lot of …
LSU Cycling and Triathlon team member Mike Bitton spends long hours every day in physiotherapy.
Bitton was out for his normal Saturday morning bike ride when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of
the truck left the scene leaving Bitton in a ditch and fighting for his life.
Having a long history of high accident rates, the intersection of West Parker and Burbank now has a stoplight to help alleviate the traffic surrounding the LSU campus.
Louisiana State University faced two major emergency events in the first few weeks of school. How did the university reach out to more than 30,000 students, faculty and employees? Two words: social media.