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    Deputy who foiled kidnapping: 'We just do what we are supposed to do'

    Deputy who foiled kidnapping: 'We just do what we are supposed to do'

    Updated: 10:26 PM 1/29/2015

    GREENSBURG - 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)
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    The truth about testosterone

    The truth about testosterone

    Updated: 10:41 PM 1/29/2015

    BATON ROUGE - Men showing similar symptoms to depression may actually have low testosterone levels. It's natural for men's testosterone levels to decline over time, but sometimes it can cause extreme fatigue, the inability to sleep and low libido. "I just had no energy at all, I was just... (More)
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    Gap between public and scientists

    Gap between public and scientists

    Updated: 8:12 PM 1/29/2015

    WASHINGTON- Scientists and the public in the U.S. are miles apart on issues about science. Almost all the scientists polled say its a problem we don't know what they are talking about. The researchers say they are far less worried about genetically modified food, pesticide use, and nuclear power... (More)
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    Porn film shot at university library

    Porn film shot at university library

    Updated: 8:00 PM 1/29/2015

    CORVALLIS, OREGON- A 19-year-old woman is charged with public indecency after shooting a porn film in the main campus library at Oregon State University and posting it to the internet.

    The school learned about the film this week but it was shot last fall. She was enrolled in school then but is no longer a student. Police say the library is patrolled by security but the film was shot on the sixth floor that can't be monitored all the time.

     

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    Man accused of feticide wishes ex-wife happy birthday

    Updated: 6:59 PM 1/29/2015

    LIVINGSTON - 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)
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    Computer problem means 911 center may not get GPS info

    Updated: 6:57 PM 1/29/2015

    MORGANZA- The 911 call center in Pointe Coupee Parish only has one station to take emergency calls following a compute malfunction on its second station. Any additional calls are currently routed to an administrative line which is answered by someone trained to take emergency calls. The caller will still... (More)
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    Scenes from BR abortion clinic

    Updated: 6:54 PM 1/29/2015

    BATON ROUGE - The abortion debate raged downtown at a public hearing Thursday over tighter clinic regulations, but across town at Baton Rouge's only abortion clinic people were largely unaware of the regulation battle. However, they were still very invested in the outcome. Samantha Bowen, 20, has three children.... (More)
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    State officials looking out for new deadly drug combo

    Updated: 6:13 PM 1/29/2015

    BATON 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)
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    Zachary bridge to get repairs in late spring

    Updated: 6:06 PM 1/29/2015

    ZACHARY - A bridge which has been shut down for nearly two years has got some residents getting impatient. The parish said they're on schedule with the process of getting a replacement at the Milldale Road bridge that's over Beaver Creek. Some residents said it's taking too long.... (More)
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    Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81

    Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81

    Updated: 5:49 PM 1/29/2015

    NEW YORK - Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music and verse recordings won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81. His half brother, Edward McKuen Habib, says McKuen died Thursday morning at a rehabilitation center... (More)
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    Yellowstone oil spills fuel arguments over Keystone line

    Yellowstone oil spills fuel arguments over Keystone line

    Updated: 5:27 PM 1/29/2015

    BILLINGS, Mont. - As Congress presses the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, government records show oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. An Associated Press review shows accident numbers growing steadily since 2009, reversing a decade-long decline. Keystone would go from Canada to the... (More)
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    Eachus: Certainties in a world of maybes

    Eachus: Certainties in a world of maybes

    Updated: 5:06 PM 1/29/2015

    Meteorologist's closest allies have become their biggest enemies. TOGETHER, we need to fix it. Merriam Webster defines a forecast as follows: "to say that (something) will happen in the future | to predict (something, such as weather) after looking at the information that is available." I share that... (More)
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    Teacher accused of hitting student, stealing food

    Teacher accused of hitting student, stealing food

    Updated: 4:48 PM 1/29/2015

    ST. 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)
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    NOPD calls on retired officers to help fight crime

    NOPD calls on retired officers to help fight crime

    Updated: 3:41 PM 1/29/2015

    NEW 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)
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    Area of ATM skimmer investigation widens

    Area of ATM skimmer investigation widens

    Updated: 3:32 PM 1/29/2015

    COVINGTON - The swath of customers possibly affected by hackers recent attempts at "skimming" credit card data from several ATMs has been expanded on Friday 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)
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    Baby goat beheaded; head, twin taken from New Orleans park

    Baby goat beheaded; head, twin taken from New Orleans park

    Updated: 3:31 PM 1/29/2015

    NEW 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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