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    Whaley pleads guilty to malfeasance

    Whaley pleads guilty to malfeasance

    Updated: 11:23 AM 4/17/2014

    PORT ALLEN - Indicted Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley pleaded guilty today to malfeasance charges, admitting he used a town gas card to fuel up his personal vehicle and boat. Whaley was arrested on malfeasance and theft charges back in January, and admitted to News 2 he'd spent more... (More)
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    I-12E closed at Holden after multi-vehicle wreck

    I-12E closed at Holden after multi-vehicle wreck

    Updated: 1:17 PM 4/17/2014

    HOLDEN - State Police re-opened a portion of I-12 East in Livingston Parish just after 1 p.m., after a multi-vehicle wreck closed it an hour earlier. Troopers said the wrecks happened near Mile Marker 29 past Holden, where a moving truck had reportedly crashed into a center dividing wall.... (More)
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    Students arrested for Instagram school threats

    Students arrested for Instagram school threats

    Updated: 12:14 PM 4/17/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the School Drug Task Force arrested two students in East Baton Rouge Parish after they said the pair posted threats against their school on the social media network Instagram. An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson said the Westdale Middle School students made threats... (More)
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    EBR School Board member dies

    EBR School Board member dies

    Updated: 11:14 AM 4/17/2014

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Randy Lamana died suddenly last night, according to the board's president. Lamana had attended a legislative hearing at the Capitol last night on restructuring the school system, and died some time later according to School Board President David Tatman.... (More)
  • International News

    Snowden questions Putin on surveillance policies

    Snowden questions Putin on surveillance policies

    Updated: 11:10 AM 4/17/2014

    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin is assuring Edward Snowden that Russians have nothing to fear when it comes to mass surveillance by their own government. Several hours into Putin's televised call-in show today, there was an appearance on video from Snowden, the American who leaked a trove of material... (More)
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    CBO on Obama budget: Higher deficits than claimed

    CBO on Obama budget: Higher deficits than claimed

    Updated: 10:34 AM 4/17/2014

    WASHINGTON - A report by the Congressional Budget Office says the president's budget request would result in significantly larger deficits than he claims. CBO says President Barack Obama's budget plan would produce deficits of more than $6 trillion over the next 10 years. That's more than $1 trillion more than... (More)
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    Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash

    Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash

    Updated: 10:22 AM 4/17/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget has received the backing of the State Bond Commission. The plan is a budget sleight of hand, using dollars that are limited in how they can be spent,... (More)
  • WBRZ Weather

    STUDY: Shifting landscapes trigger tornado touchdowns

    STUDY: Shifting landscapes trigger tornado touchdowns

    Updated: 9:54 AM 4/17/2014

    Researchers from Purdue University say it is time to examine land areas that transition from rough to smooth, wet to dry and sloped to flat. They believe regions of changing landscape could be the focal point for tornado touchdowns. After examining National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center tornado data... (More)
  • Local News

    New era begins with Port Allen Mayor Richard Lee

    Updated: 9:09 AM 4/17/2014

    PORT ALLEN - Richard Lee was sworn in as the new mayor of Port Allen Tuesday. He joined us on 2une In Thursday to talk about his vision for the future of the city. Lee's swearing in signals the end of nearly a year of constant fighting and scandal... (More)
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    Deputies: Man murders wife and son in Gonzales

    Deputies: Man murders wife and son in Gonzales

    Updated: 8:53 AM 4/17/2014

    GONZALES -The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office say Ronald Green Sr. murdered his wife and son. They believe he jumped off of the Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. John Parish into the Mississippi River. Two people were found dead in a home on Lakeway Cove Ave. off of LA-44 early... (More)
  • National News

    Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

    Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

    Updated: 8:41 AM 4/17/2014

    MONTEREY PARK, CA - Authorities now say 15 people are hurt after two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant. At least five of those injured are firefighters. A spokesman for Garfield Medical Center in Monterey Park says six victims... (More)
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    Caught between two systems

    Caught between two systems

    Updated: 8:30 AM 4/17/2014

    A cold front will approach from the northwest Thursday Afternoon. Meanwhile, an upper level trough and associated shortwave trough will kick up a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico. Winds have become southeasterly at about 5-10mph. As a result, local temperatures will have an opportunity to climb... (More)
  • Events

    Hemingbough's Easter Sunrise Service

    Updated: 7:57 AM 4/17/2014

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - An Easter Sunday tradition will carry on this Sunday at Hemingbough in St. Francisville.

    The 27th Easter Sunrise Service is this Sunday at 7:00 a.m. Guests will be seated in the beautiful amphitheater that overlooks a 45-acre lake. Hemingbough owner Arlin Dease visited 2une In Thursday to talk about the non-denominational event.

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  • LSU Sports

    LSU's busy week continues with visit to St. Jude Hospital

    Updated: 7:12 AM 4/17/2014

    MEMPHIS, TN - The LSU baseball team continued a busy week as they visited the St. Jude children's research hospital in Memphis as they spend spring break on the road. The Tigers got off to a good start to their week with a 13-5 win over Southern Mississippi on... (More)
  • National News

    Blast on site of ammunition plant kills 1

    Blast on site of ammunition plant kills 1

    Updated: 7:10 AM 4/17/2014

    NASHVILLE, TN - An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where ammunition is made has killed one person and left three others injured. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives spokesman Michael Knight says rescue workers were called Wednesday afternoon to a blast at the Rio Ammunition plant in... (More)
  • State News

    Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

    Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

    Updated: 7:06 AM 4/17/2014

    LYNCHBURG, VA - Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his appearance on Wednesday. Earlier this month, another possible Republican... (More)
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