Updated: 6:47 PM 1/30/2015
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police reported an armed robbery outside a dorm on the north side of the campus Friday evening.
An emergency alert texted to students and faculty said it happened outside Kibry Smith Hall, in the parking lot.
The alert said the robber was wearing a dark hooded sweater and fled on foot heading north, away from campus.
Police are on the scene at this time. News 2 will have more details as they become available.
Updated: 11:56 AM 1/30/2015NEW ORLEANS - Law enforcement officials in New Orleans are calling it "Operation Wild Wild East." A joint federal, state and local police operation that targeted violent drug offenders in eastern New Orleans has resulted in 111 arrests. Officials also said the operation resulted in the seizure of numerous... (More)
Updated: 11:34 AM 1/30/2015BATON ROUGE - Deputies recovered an antique sign stolen from an Ascension Parish fish house two months ago and accused four people of taking it or trying to get rid of it. The sheriff's office charged 35-year-old Chad Prejean, 36-year-old Leah Arnold, 30-year-old Jennifer Bennett, and 39-year-old Michael Wilkinson... (More)
Updated: 9:07 AM 1/30/2015GREENSBURG - In an exclusive interview with WBRZ News 2 Thursday, a deputy recounted the moments of last weekend when he foiled a kidnapping involving a mother and her two-year-old child. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies released details of the incident, which began in Watson and wound through Tangipahoa and... (More)
Updated: 6:59 PM 1/29/2015LIVINGSTON - A man who is accused of cutting his unborn child from his wife's body learned in court that his trial will begin in September. The man also had a special message for his ex-wife who allegedly tried to kill. "I also want to wish my wife... ex-wife... (More)
Updated: 6:13 PM 1/29/2015BATON ROUGE - A new street drug combo has authorities on the lookout as deadly cases show up in the state. Gary Smith told News 2 he's been clean for the last 15 years after suffering from an addiction to cocaine, but the fight against new drug trends in... (More)
Updated: 4:48 PM 1/29/2015ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies issued an arrest warrant Thursday for a West Feliciana Parish teacher accused of kicking and slapping a student at the elementary school where she works. Deputies said 31-year-old Chanel Lamelle faces a charge of cruelty to juveniles for the Jan. 23 incident at Bains... (More)
Updated: 3:41 PM 1/29/2015NEW ORLEANS - In its fight against crime, New Orleans is calling on former police officers to join the police department as unpaid reserve officers. The New Orleans Police Department is making this push as it struggles to deal with a shrunken force and an uptick in violent crime. At... (More)
Updated: 3:32 PM 1/29/2015COVINGTON - The swath of customers possibly affected by hackers recent attempts at "skimming" credit card data from several ATMs has been expanded on Thursday afternoon to include Covington and Slidell, according to an announcement by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. Louisiana State Police confirmed with local, state... (More)
Updated: 3:31 PM 1/29/2015NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says a baby goat was beheaded and its head and the goat's twin brother taken from a New Orleans park. The SPCA is offering $1,000 for information leading to conviction of the person responsible. Morgana King says... (More)
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