Baton Rouge becoming safer for bicyclists
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Baton Rouge becoming safer for bicyclists

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. Continue reading

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LSU CRIME ALERT TEXT SYSTEM TRIGGERS CONCERN FOR STUDENT VICTIMIZATION
LSU / People / Public Affairs / Public Safety

LSU CRIME ALERT TEXT SYSTEM TRIGGERS CONCERN FOR STUDENT VICTIMIZATION

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.
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Local shelter helps authorities combat horse neglect
Public Safety

Local shelter helps authorities combat horse neglect

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 … Continue reading