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Vigil tonight for late Father Than Vu

Posted 7:06 AM 1/30/2015 by Russell Jones, Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - A Vietnamese-born priest who was well-loved in the Baton Rouge community passed away Wednesday morning, according to the Diocese of Baton Rouge.

The diocese said Father Than N. Vu died at his residence after a long battle with cancer. He was 56 years old.

Father Vu was (More)


Get a first look at designs to revitalize the lakes

Get a first look at designs to revitalize the lakes

Posted 7:13 AM 1/29/2015 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Several meetings have been held over the past couple months for designers of improvements for the Baton Rouge and LSU Lakes to get public input. You can get a first look at the initial master plan tonight.

Designers have combined some of the ideas from the public meetings (More)


Missing man found safe and sound

Missing man found safe and sound

Posted 7:01 AM 1/28/2015 by Trey Schmaltz & Hunter Robinson

PLAQUEMINE - City police found a missing person overnight after issuing an alert Tuesday for a 64-year-old man who hadn't spoken with his family since last Friday.

Norman Deggs appeared to have vanished, family members reported to police. He was last seen and heard from on January 23rd. (More)...


Deputies looking for man who escaped during arrest

Deputies looking for man who escaped during arrest

Posted 4:01 AM 1/27/2015 by Trey Schmaltz

GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who was able to break free from a deputy during the course of an arrest Monday night.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's office sent an alert, asking people in the area of Airline Highway and Highway 74 to be on the lookout for the man who (More)


Group ready to buy Redemptorist from Diocese of Baton Rouge

Posted 2:47 PM 1/26/2015 by Jessica LeBlanc

BATON ROUGE - The Save Redemptorist Group says it has a plan in hopes of keeping the school open.  They are willing to purchase the property outright.

The group told News Two's Jessica LeBlanc they are planning to ask the Diocese of Baton Rouge to name their price for the (More)

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