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Stabbing suspect Jacoby Johnson is apprehended at Kidd Commons, some 1,500 feet south of the stabbing incident at the Lambright Sports & Wellness Center on Nov. 13. Johnson told law enforcement he was on his way to the dining hall on Tech campus when he was arrested. This photo, submitted to the Leader, was taken by a student from a campus apartment.

11/28/2023 - 4:12pm
The man accused of stabbing a woman to death and injuring three others on Louisiana Tech University campus allegedly confessed to police on the day of the incident, saying he “snapped” from stress and anger. A police report, filed in 3rd Judicial...


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11/28/2023 - 7:50pm
GRAMBLING - Hue Jackson, who was fired from his head coaching duties at Grambling State University after two seasons, said Tuesday he appreciates GSU administration for giving him the opportunity to coach at the historic HBCU program, but said his...


Untangle the lights, it’s Christmas season
11/26/2023 - 12:00am
This weekend you’re probably waltzing back and forth to the kitchen for a variety of leftover turkey and ham sandwiches. You may have saved a little stuffing and a casserole or two to keep the Thanksgiving feast going for a few more days. While you’...


Dr. Connie E. Ward
11/19/2023 - 12:00am
Funeral Services for Dr. Connie E. Ward, age 89, of Ruston, will be 1 p.m., Monday, November 20, 2023, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel of Ruston. Officiating will be Dr. Reggie Bridges, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Visitation...