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    Lighting Santa's way with bonfires, gumbo

    Updated: 7:38 AM 12/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A Christmas tradition continues this weekend in St. James Parish. Dozens of bonfire structures have already popped up near Gramercy and Lutcher. They're used to light the way for Santa on Christmas Eve. Family and friends spend weeks constructing the elaborate structures. Some are as tall... (More)
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    St. Vincent de Paul assisting women, children

    Updated: 7:29 AM 12/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - The Woman and Children Center at St. Vincent de Paul is a full house this holiday season. The shelter often doesn't have the space necessary to help everyone in need.

    News 2's Rebecca Buchanan visited the the center this morning on 2une In to learn more about the impact it has on local women and children.

    Click on the video link for more information.

     

  • News

    Woman killed in New Orleans hit-and-run

    Woman killed in New Orleans hit-and-run

    Updated: 7:21 AM 12/22/2014

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a 37-year-old woman dead. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 10. Police say the unidentified victim was westbound when her SUV was struck by another vehicle. Investigators say the victim then exited her vehicle... (More)
  • Weather

    This is winter?

    This is winter?

    Updated: 6:21 AM 12/22/2014

    The first full day of winter may not feel so, as thermometers eclipse 70° with a touch of humidity in the air. Then, a strong storm threat warrants our attention for Tuesday. THE FORECAST: Today and Tonight: Monday won't necessarily be an active weather day but the atmosphere... (More)
  • News

    Fire damages Univ. of Louisiana-Lafayette dorm

    Fire damages Univ. of Louisiana-Lafayette dorm

    Updated: 5:33 AM 12/22/2014

    LAFAYETTE - University of Louisiana-Lafayette officials are evaluating damage to a dormitory after a Sunday morning fire. University officials say that a fire alarm went off in Baker Hall about 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters arrived to find a fire burning in a third-floor data equipment closet. Students were evacuated and... (More)
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    Ariz. sheriff aims to halt Obama immigration order

    Ariz. sheriff aims to halt Obama immigration order

    Updated: 5:33 AM 12/22/2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - An Arizona sheriff is trying to halt President Barack Obama's plans to spare nearly 5 million immigrants from deportation. A lawyer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will try Monday to convince a federal court judge nominated by Obama that the immigration system is not really broken.... (More)
  • News

    Two shot in Zachary drive-by

    Updated: 5:32 AM 12/22/2014

    ZACHARY -- A man and a woman were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday night, Zachary Police Chief David McDavid said.

    The shooting at East Central Avenue and Avenue G happened about 7 pm, McDavid said. The two victims were taken to a hospital for treatment.

    The investigation is ongoing and no further information was immediately available.

  • Sports

    Rough Riders top Black Knights 35-23 in 2014 Red Stick Bowl

    Rough Riders top Black Knights 35-23 in 2014 Red Stick Bowl

    Updated: 5:32 AM 12/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Some of the top high school seniors gathered for the 2014 Red Stick Bowl, and the two teams put on a show Sunday afternoon, as the Rough Riders beat the Black Knights 35-23 in the annual high school all-star football game. The Rough Riders, led by... (More)
  • Sports

    Saints fall to Falcons 30-14, eliminated from postseason contention

    Saints fall to Falcons 30-14, eliminated from postseason contention

    Updated: 5:31 AM 12/22/2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Julio Jones returned from a hip injury to catch seven passes for 107 yards, and the Atlanta Falcons remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. Matt Ryan completed 30 of 40 passed for 322 yards and a touchdown, and Devonta... (More)
  • News

    Two home fires overnight displace residents, kill dog

    Updated: 5:30 AM 12/22/2014

    BATON ROUGE - An early-morning fire at a Drusilla Lane apartment complex on Sunday damaged most of the units in one building, but the only injury was one to a firefighter, a fire department news release said. The causes of that fire and one Saturday night at a house... (More)
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  • Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: A Trip with Gramps

    Pat Shingleton: A Trip with Gramps

    Updated: 4:00 AM 12/22/2014

    Jack Steckman managed the Locust Grove Cemetery and accommodated graveside services for the community. During Christmas Season evergreen wreaths adorned the graves of loved ones. Jack saved the left-over evergreen branches for Mom who would construct door decorations. As noted in a previous column, the cold weather kept her displays... (More)
  • Sports

    Hearing set for ex-Patriot facing murder trial

    Hearing set for ex-Patriot facing murder trial

    Updated: 2:07 AM 12/22/2014

    FALL RIVER, MA - A pre-trial hearing on jury issues is scheduled Monday for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, whose murder trial is slated to start next month. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player who was dating the... (More)
  • Sports

    Wilson, Seahawks close in on NFC West title

    Wilson, Seahawks close in on  NFC West title

    Updated: 2:05 AM 12/22/2014

    GLENDALE, AZ - Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Seattle set a franchise record with 596 yards of offense and the streaking Seahawks closed in on another NFC West title with a 35-6 romp over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night. Seattle (11-4) moved into a... (More)
  • Sports

    Southern women's hoops falls to Florida 78-49

    Southern women's hoops falls to Florida 78-49

    Updated: 10:07 PM 12/21/2014

    GAINESVILLE, FL -The Southern women's basketball team dropped a 78-49 contest to the Florida Gators on Sunday, dropping the Jaguars record to 2-7 on the year. 

    The Jags were led by Brianna Green's 11 points, while Jasmine Jefferson chipped in 8. 

    The Jags will continue their stay in Gainesville on Monday as they try to regroup against Georgia Southern and get a win at the Gator Holiday Classic. 

  • Pat Shingleton Column

    Pat Shingleton: Winter Wind

    Pat Shingleton: Winter Wind

    Updated: 4:25 PM 12/21/2014

    Welcome to winter. The direction of the wind is a determining factor as to changing weather conditions. In my younger days, our grandfather would ask us to "check that thar weather vane" on top of the house. As noted in a previous column, where many weathervanes on barns and towers... (More)
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