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    11-year-old's shooting believed accidental, investigation continues

    11-year-old's shooting believed accidental, investigation continues

    Updated: 9:42 PM 1/30/2015

    NEW ROADS - An eleven-year-old is in a hospital in Baton Rouge after being shot by a fourteen-year-old Friday. The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office said it appears the 14-year-old was showing the gun to the 11-year-old when it discharged, firing a bullet into the younger child. The shooting... (More)
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    With police escort, first cars cross bridge 6 hours after crash

    With police escort, first cars cross bridge 6 hours after crash

    Updated: 7:50 PM 1/30/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic started moving on I-10 late Friday, six hours after a crash closed the interstate completely in one direction and slowed traffic in another. Two 18-wheelers and a motorcycle collided in eastbound lanes just across the East Baton Rouge Parish line on the Mississippi River Bridge... (More)
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    Armed robbery reported outside LSU dorm

    Armed robbery reported outside LSU dorm

    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.

     

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    Pat Shingleton: "Snow Block"

    Pat Shingleton: "Snow Block"

    Updated: 5:57 PM 1/30/2015

    Friday's column shared the wintry weather in Erie, Pennsylvania. Gannon University was located adjacent to the Lake on Perry Square. Our fraternity house was blocks away from campus. Visiting with my frat brothers: Pete Fresina, Dennis Noble, Swede Carlson, Ernie DeSantis, Jim Suppa, "Bullwhip" Wilkins, Eddie Engelmire, Rick Moran and... (More)
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    ACA making taxes more complicated

    ACA making taxes more complicated

    Updated: 5:50 PM 1/30/2015

    BATON ROUGE - The Affordable Care Act is affecting the way many people file their taxes this year. It's one of the biggest changes to the tax code in decades and it's confusing even the professionals. The biggest change are two new forms: "1095-A," for people enrolled in... (More)
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    An end in sight for LA 73 work

    Updated: 5:30 PM 1/30/2015

    PRAIRIEVILLE- The construction on LA 73 is nearing an end as the contractor begins working on the road bed near Airline Highway. The $15.5 million dollar project was expected to be completed last year, but the deadline was extended because of utility problems and weather delays. DOTD says... (More)
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    Local kids get dental care for free

    Updated: 5:21 PM 1/30/2015

    BATON ROUGE - In honor of National Children's Dental Health Month, East Baton Rouge Parish Schools partnered with dentists and organizations to bring free dental care to kids. It's called the "Give Kids a Smile" program, and sponsors include Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, the Greater Baton... (More)
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    9 units damaged during Florida Blvd. apartment fire

    9 units damaged during Florida Blvd. apartment fire

    Updated: 5:09 PM 1/30/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that damaged 9 units in a Florida Blvd. apartment building complex on Friday. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, firefighters arrived at the scene of the fire at the apartment in the 10000 block of... (More)
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    40 Livingston Parish roads getting overhauled

    Updated: 5:00 PM 1/30/2015

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Forty of Livingston Parish's worst roads will be overhauled soon after the parish council awards a contract for the lowest bid. R.J. Daigle & Sons of Gonzales is expected to be awarded the contract at the parish council meeting on Feb. 12. The company submitted the... (More)
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    Jindal urges BESE to allow "opt-out" for PARCC test

    Jindal urges BESE to allow "opt-out" for PARCC test

    Updated: 4:56 PM 1/30/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order Friday declaring parents should be able to opt their children out of taking the assessment test tied to the Common Core educational standards, which have created a deep political divide in Louisiana public education. The governor's order directs the... (More)
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    AT&T, Verizon get more airwaves: Expect more mobile capacity

    AT&T, Verizon get more airwaves: Expect more mobile capacity

    Updated: 4:04 PM 1/30/2015

    NEW YORK - Consumers may see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies, spent billions in the government's latest airwaves auction. The new spectrum will allow wireless companies to offer more capacity for mobile data services, helping ease congested networks. The auction, which ended Thursday,... (More)
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    Oil soars on signs US oil companies curtail production

    Oil soars on signs US oil companies curtail production

    Updated: 2:52 PM 1/30/2015

    NEW YORK - The price of oil is up 7 percent on indications that production in the U.S. has slowed following the big drop in prices since last June. U.S. oil surged $3.18 to $47.71 a barrel. Baker Hughes reported that the number of rigs drilling for oil in the... (More)
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    Smoking in Big Easy bars, gambling halls to end in April

    Smoking in Big Easy bars, gambling halls to end in April

    Updated: 2:28 PM 1/30/2015

    NEW ORLEANS - In three months it will no longer be legal to smoke in bars and while gambling in the Big Easy. On Friday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed into law a new ordinance doing away with smoking inside bars, gambling halls, stadiums and hotels. It will be a big... (More)
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    Police say train hit man asleep on the tracks

    Police say train hit man asleep on the tracks

    Updated: 1:51 PM 1/30/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man who was likely drunk fell asleep on train tracks near Tigerland and was hit by a train overnight.

    A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said the 20-year-old man was hit around 2:15 a.m. He suffered serious foot injuries as a result, as well as lacerations to his head and leg.

    Authorities said the man's leg or foot may have been severed as a result.

    Police said the man was recovering at a local hospital.

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    Wrecks slow, shut down highways around Baton Rouge

    Wrecks slow, shut down highways around Baton Rouge

    Updated: 1:17 PM 1/30/2015

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Two wrecks slowed traffic or shut down highways around the Baton Rouge area Friday morning. Traffic along I-10 East into Ascension Parish remained backed up around noon after a dump truck overturned on the shoulder of the road. The truck was hauling gravel and no one was... (More)
  • Sports

    Goodell: No decision yet on discipline for Lynch

    Goodell: No decision yet on discipline for Lynch

    Updated: 1:03 PM 1/30/2015

    PHOENIX - The NFL won't decide on any discipline for Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch until after the Super Bowl, commissioner Roger Goodell said at his Super Bowl news conference Friday. Lynch has kept all his media appearances this week to five minutes or less and hasn't said much. He... (More)
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